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Sesame Street Art Workshop May 28, 2009

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Creativity Tools

Sesame Street Art Workshop

Sesame Street Art Workshop (ages 2 & up), one of many titles en route from the Children’s Television Workshop (this one via Creative Wonders), contains four simple activities for toddlers (more…)

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Harvest of the Sun: Vincent Van Gogh Revisited May 12, 2009

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Art

Harvest of the Sun: Vincent Van Gogh Revisited

You know you’re in for a disappointing experience with Harvest of the Sun: Vincent Van Gogh Revisited (Philips Media/ E.M.M.E.) as soon as you realize that each “letter” in the letter section excerpts only a single sentence (more…)

 

A Survey of Western Art May 8, 2009

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A Survey of Western Art

We saw A Survey of Western Art (TDC Interactive) in beta. We hope the final version will be much improved. In its present form, this is a very elementary reference work. The design is clumsy (more…)

 

Exploring Ancient Architecture: Walk Through Ancient Wonders April 16, 2009

Art

Exploring Ancient Architecture: Walk Through Ancient Wonders

Exploring Ancient Architecture: Walk Through Ancient Wonders (Medio Multimedia) is a disappointment. Here is an excellent idea – namely, the ability to figuratively walk through a graphic representation of restored ancient buildings – that fails in the execution (more…)

 

Crayola Art Studios 2 March 25, 2009

Creativity Tools

Crayola Art Studios 2

Crayola Art Studios 2 (Micrographx – ages 3-12) has combined a program for little kids and a program for older childreninto a fairly complete creativity tool with tons of activities and multiple levels of difficulty (more…)

 

Crayola Amazing Art Adventure February 18, 2009

Creativity Tools

Crayola Amazing Art Adventure

Micrografix has two titles, Crayola Amazing Art Adventure (ages 3-6) and Crayola Art Studio (ages 6-12). The main difference between the two is that Art Studio offers games and coloring books as separate activities, whereas Art Adventure combines the two (more…)

 

Louvre Museum for Kids, The February 6, 2009

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The Louvre Museum for Kids

The Louvre Museum for Kids, the first title of the Museums of the World for Kids series from The Voyager Co., is intended to introduce children age 5 and up to the collections of the Louvre and to the building itself (more…)