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NGAkids CD ROMs Eight new NGAkids CD-ROMs are available through the Gallery's LEARNING RESOURCES portal. If you are having compatibility issues or if you prefer using our art activities offline, we invite you to register and borrow these free CDs. The set includes some of our most popular interactive programs, including Brushster, Dutch House, Faces and Places, Jungle, Photo Op, Sea-Saws, and Still Life. To install all of them at once, order the NGAkids Art Zone "combo" disc. What's Happening? Download the calendar (PDF, 267k) or visit the Family Activities page on our Web site for more information about upcoming programs. Parents and teachers may wish to sign up for the mailing list or consult the Gallery's online Calendar of Events. For up-to-date information on the current month’s films, please call the Children’s Film Program information line at (202) 789-3030 or read this list of scheduled Children's Film. Here is an up-to-date list of Current Exhibitions. Searching for something?

Creative Playdate Ideas - Snooze Radio Create a radio show starring… the kids! It’s the perfect viral Facebook video they can share with schoolmates, Grandma, even the local news team. Best for kids aged:6 and upWhat you’ll need: - an iPod connected to speakers, where kids can construct their own playlists - video camera - print-outs of kid-friendly news stories - poster-sized map of the world Directions:Have the kids produce their own radio news show! THE DAILY MONSTER: How are you? I'm glad you're here. As always, the Daily Monsters are restless, and they've been waiting for your visit. Here is a very special 7th Anniversary Monster to get you started: Here's what you'll find on the site: Click here to check out all the Daily Monster video clips, and the brilliant stories about each creature by viewers from all over the world. You can also check out this trailer for the amazing documentary Lynda.com recently made about me and the Monsters: You can watch the whole thing on their site at this link. But wait... there's more! Click here if you feel like drawing a few monsters of your own. It's scary stuff! Or click here if you'd like to help me build the World's Tallest Monster! The first 100 monsters are also available as a book/DVD. It's a nifty little item, and a labor of love. (Make sure to keep an eye on the cover monster!) Finally, if you like, you can take a look at my online store if you feel like ordering limited edition monster prints and 344design goodies.

Design Museum Design Library Discover more about the designers, architects and technologies featured at the Design Museum in Design Library our online research archive of modern and contemporary design. James Paterson Jamie Hewlett Jasper Morrison Jean Muir Jean Prouvé Jerszy Seymour Jock Kinneir + Margaret Calvert Joe Colombo John Galliano Jonathan Barnbrook Jonathan Ive Jop van Bennekom Joshua Davis Julia Lohmann Jurgen Bey Kerr Noble Khashayar Naimanan Konstantin Grcic Leopold + Rudolf Blaschka London Transport Louis Kahn Luigi Colani Luis Barragán Luis Eslava Maarten Baas Manolo Blahnik Marc Newson Marcel Breuer Martí Guixé Matali Crasset Mathias Bengtsson Matthew Carter Matthew Williamson Matthias Megyeri Maureen Mooren + Daniel van der Velden Max Lamb Memphis Mevis en Van Deursen Michael Cross + Julie Mathias Michael Marriott Michael Young Müller+Hess Nadine Jarvis norm Norman Foster Onkar Singh Kular Pascal Anson Paul Cocksedge Paul Smith Penguin Books Percy Shaw Peter Marigold Peter Saville Philip Treacy Philip Worthington Plywood R.

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Teaching Good Behavior Without Harsh Discipline | Parenting Tips Blog Teaching Good Behavior Without Harsh Discipline April 22nd, 2010 - Category: Behavior Advice Have you ever felt sometimes like you just want to give up on being patient with your kids? Oftentimes, as a parent, you feel like you can see the consequences of certain actions a little better than your children because of your age and experience. Effects of Harsh Discipline Consistent harsh discipline seems to bring out the worst in children. In a research article by Dr. So harsh discipline doesn’t seem to be a positive method of teaching the kids to behave. Some Alternatives 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Hope you enjoyed this post and got some ideas. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

THE DAILY MONSTER: OPEN SOURCE MONSTERS Good evening. How are you? I hope the holiday madness is beginning to settle into more of a holiday coziness. Over the past two months I've been shamefully remiss in keeping up with the Open Source Monsters. I also have a new Open Source Ink Blot for you. I can't wait to see what you come up with! Download OPEN SOURCE INK BLOT 22, print it out, and have at it in any way you like: Draw, paint, origami, film, sculpt, write an orchestral score for it. Here are some drawings that should give you plenty of inspiration: Here are my own versions of Open Source Blots 7, 17, 19, 20, and 21. Lastly, art student Chris Comper asked me if he could make a few of his own monsters for a school assignment. HAPPY HOLIDAYS everybody!

Design for Chinese New Year: 20+ Images, Brushes, Wallpapers and Fonts | Graphics In another week or two, 1.3 billion from China and 40 million Chinese around the globe will be celebrating Chinese New Year (Lunar New Year), the year of Ox. For designers who are working on designs and promotional campaigns for this festive season, we figured you could use more resources. Here’s 20+ Images, Brushes, Wallpapers and Fonts to Design for Chinese New Year. Images and Cliparts Lunar new year elements. from Veeqi.com Happy 2009 via ikingyo3 cute ox icon images available in .PNG format. Ox via k-hots Happy Ox Year via inObrAS Chinese New Year clipart More Wallpapers 2009 Year of the Ox Year of OX via theletterA Year of the Ox 2009 via duosun00 Sacred ox via ShantiShantiShanti More wallpapers: Chinese new year wallpaper from 6to23 Fonts Sinosplice chinese fonts13 free chinese fonts, in TTF format. Free Chinese Fonts More: 6 Chinese fonts by cice0129 Brushes Chinese Ink via arpadThis brush set was made with real Chinese ink. Dragons volume II via AmarieVeanne-Stock39 Photoshop dragon brushes.

Teaching Good Behavior Without Harsh Discipline | Parenting Tips Teaching Good Behavior Without Harsh Discipline April 22nd, 2010 - Category: Behavior Advice Have you ever felt sometimes like you just want to give up on being patient with your kids? Believe me you’re not alone. Oftentimes, as a parent, you feel like you can see the consequences of certain actions a little better than your children because of your age and experience. Effects of Harsh Discipline Consistent harsh discipline seems to bring out the worst in children. In a research article by Dr. So harsh discipline doesn’t seem to be a positive method of teaching the kids to behave. Some Alternatives 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Hope you enjoyed this post and got some ideas. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

50 Great Photographers You Should Know (with portfolios) | Inspiration Lots of wonderful things happen around us all the time; being able to see is easy, but being able to capture that very moment is probably the hardest part. A good photo comprise of many things, not only you must hit the shutter at the right time and moment, the perspective, composition and color coordination plays a big role too. Being a good photographer is not easy, let alone getting to that professional level. This weekend, we want you introduce you some of the greatest photographers around the globe and their awesome portfolios. We hope you’ll be able to get some sort of inspiration from their work. Note: All photos used in this article are property of their respective photographers. Ciril Jazbec “Do everything for what you dream or think that is in your strengths! David Lindsey Wade. Senol Zorlu. egofoto.net presents selected photographers by Senol Zorlu. Lee Towndrow. Lyndon Wade. Kalle Gustafsson Henrik Knudsen Yuri Yasuda Koen Demuynck Sarah Cheng-De Winne. Dimitris Theocharis Tom Kan

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