Free online printables, puzzles and games for younger students

This would be highly recommend to younger children and offer some creative time for fast finishing students.

Coloring4all.com offers Free online coloring pagesprintableskids puzzles,drawing game and connect the dots (dot to dot) are interesting and funny, help children develop important skills. Color dozens of pictures online, including all kids favorite cartoon stars, animals, flowers, and more. Traditional colouring book is a type of book containing line art for a reader to add color. They are generally used by children. Like many other activities, coloring-in has gone digital. Most children can't resist to do these activities. Here you will find fun and educational kids activities: pick a color and click on any element of the picture to fill it. You can follow the suggested thumbnail picture at the bottom right corner or add your own colors.

Access coloring4all.com here.

Great websites for exploring CAD (Computer aided Design)

 

High school

students will really enjoy the opportunity to create something in 3D on a computer from an original idea and a 2D image.  Of course there is always Google Sketchup for a great entry point into computer modelling and design but here are a few other alternatives to try.

Technology Student:  Drawing tutorials including buildings are one part of this huge site that includes graphic design, physics, structures and simple machines.

Small Blue Printer:  Build your own house plan, view it from above, take a 3D walkthrough and printi it out.  Simple drag-and-drop online software.

3D models of Great Buildings:  Hundreds of free 3D walkthroughs of architectural computer models including landscaping and interior decoration.  Also include real photos and floor plans of famous buildings from around the world.

Visual communication and design resources:  Click through guide to design principles, design elemnts and drawing systems.

Learn how to draw famous cartoon characters from video tutorials

Drawing now has excellent video Tutorials on how to draw some famous cartoon characters of the last fifity years.  Great Art Activity or just something different for a change.  Access it here.

Create your own online Picasso in Minutes

mrpicassohead is a fun and simple to use website that allows you to create your own picasso style pictures using many of his trademarks styles and brushstrokes.  This would be a great activity for Art students to try if they are looking at different styles of famous painters.  Love or hate his work Picasso was a unique individual with a fresh new style and Mrpicassohead lets you see and experiment with the elements of picasso's work that made him so famous.

If art is your thing you might also like to check out a great Leonardo da Vinci site also.