This post updates information from the #6 of 8 posts in March 2020... Art is Life. Scroll down this post for details on the following sub-headings:
Online art lessons, coloring sheets and projects (including sing- alongs)
Artist recommended art courses
Worksheets and Info Graphics
Literary Learning (reading and online Shakespeare)
Online Tours of Cultural Sites
FREE download for horse anatomy coloring book. Science and art lesson!
John Muir Laws "How to Teach Nature Journaling"
Link includes free download for pdf of "how-to" book. Science and art project together.
FREE download w/ 7 pages of coloring sheets:
Link for coloring book:
This site has links for various animal-themed downloads and activities
Free downloadable activity library from artist Laura Kelly
ones they are offering
Arts and crafts galore online. Look for indie artist sites. Ordering kits and patterns from indie artists helps you and supports an artist. I love these felt animals from "The Wishing Shed" by Rachel Austin.
No-sew Face Mask
Info graphic by Lili Chin, Doggie Drawings https://www.doggiedrawings.net/
Click on image to enlarge
WORKSHEET and INFO GRAPHICS
Artist and kids book author and illustrator Elise Gravel
is a great source for info graphics and activities.
If you like these, buy her books. Support what you "like" and share.
Elise Gravel and other authors have been posting they are granting "open license" for non-commercial video readings of their books to be posted online.
Posts like these are learning opportunities. All the art that is being shared and is comforting us started as IP of creators. Intellectual property. It's valuable. It's ImPortant.
Please note the links are for general information purposes only and my comments/summaries are not tax/business/legal/medical advice. Please consult your own resources for advice that best suits your individual situation.
Operation Storytime -- kids books read aloud by authors
Here's link for Open License just granted by JK Rowling for ok to use her Harry Potter works by teachers. There's a teacher guideline in the link.
Please note there is a time limit written into this agreement/post. Again --great learning opportunity. What rights are being granted? To whom? For how long?
NATIONAL THEATRE ONLINE -- FREE on You Tube, starting April 2, 2020. New play each Thurs night. Free to stream for 1 week.
Fingers crossed they will include the Cumberbatch "Hamlet" -- not yet announced, but hoping!
Frankenstein Coriolanus Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Follies
SHAKESPEARE ONLINE FROM GLOBE THEATER UK
Modest online rental fee to view filmed productions. Some free content.
New York Public Library free online titles
10 books Scientists are reading
Facebook page announcement by author Pam Houston:
FREE online readings by authors, with interview by host Pam Houston, and QandA with listeners, Online via Zoom. Thursdays, 5PM Pacific Time. Here's link with more info:
London Tower Ravenmaster reading his book on his You Tube Channel
A link for one of my favorite science museums. They have many online offerings right now
Top 10 museum tours