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Students research the history and characteristics of haiku poetry using books and the Internet. They use Kid Pix to create and present original haiku.
Third graders create illustrations of fractions as parts of a whole and parts of a set using Kid Pix computer program.
Third graders use a computer program. In this fractions lesson, 3rd graders review fractions. Students use the Kid Pix Deluxe 3 program to practice working with fractions.
Second graders explore technology and its uses. They explore Kid Pix software and create pictures displaying their interests. They review their spelling list words and use Kid Pix to choose tools to demonstrate their words. They write stories about their experiences and type them. They use Kid Pix to illustrate landforms and animal and plant life.
Explore the concept of shapes by using tools in Kid Pix Deluxe 4 computer program. This techno-shapes lesson has pupils watching a video about shapes, and using the Kid Deluxe 4 computer program to draw shapes. They get to design their own computer artwork using the shapes presented in this lesson.
Learners explore the alphabet by completing a computer activity. In this letter identification lesson, students utilize Kid Pix to create artwork based upon each letter of the alphabet. Learners utilize drawings, type and animation to create alphabet pages on their computers.
Students listen to an oral reading of the book Tar Beach, start and exit the Kid Pix program, use the mouse and the keyboard as input devices, and use the software to create a painting to express their ideas generated by the reading of the book.
First graders, after reading The Alphabet Tree by Leo Lionni, retell the events of the story on a flow map. Then, utilizing Kid Pix software, they choose an event, illustrate it, and write a caption for it. They finally put their events in a slide show and present them to the class.
Students study various artistic styles and then make a Kid Pix slide show creating works of art (landscapes, portraits, abstracts, etc.) in the style of a second grade artist.
Students complete a variety of activities exploring the joys and science of bubbles. They listen to the book "Bubbles Bubbles" by Mercer Mayer, create a bubble picture using Kid Pix, and explore blowing bubbles. Students experiment making bubbles with different objects, and create a bubble picture using watercolor markers.
Students investigate how to communicate about themselves and each other. In this social studies and technology lesson plan, students represent their thoughts regarding themselves and others both on paper and using "Kid Pix".
Math and religious studies are integrated together using using cuisenaire rods and Kid Pix for this problem-solving exercise. In pairs, they match different colored rods to represent various groups of people. Meanwhile, students at computer stations use the Kid Pix program to create the rods in various lengths and colors using the art tools. Students make the religious connection that God loves variety.
Students listen as the teacher reads The Very Hungry Caterpillar and discuss the story. Students make a mural; each child illustrates a different page in the story. Students fill in missing words in sentences and complete a Venn, comparing and contrasting butterflies and moths. Students discuss life cycle, and show the stages of a butterfly, using pasta. Students research butterflies, using the Internet and use Kids Pix to write and illustrate a story.
Second graders create a short descriptive story describing a mystery seed they have planted. They incorporate needs that must be met in their story for a seed to grow. They create an original picture using the Kid Pix software program.
First graders create either an alphabet or number book using Kid Pix software. For this alphabet and/or number unit, 1st graders design a themed alphabet and/or number book using the Kid Pix software over the course of three weeks.  Students work collaboratively with an older student, teacher, or adult volunteer for assistance.   
Second graders research information on the animal of their choice using the James E. Gerholt animal series books. They create a graphic organizer (concept web) using Kid Pix Deluxe 3 software, display information on screen, and create a product to turn in.
Fourth graders discuss idioms and their literal meanings. In this idioms lesson, 4th graders discuss idioms, their literal meanings, and pantomime examples. Students use the Scholastic Dictionary of Idioms to do research. Students illustrate idioms using Kid Pix and write paragraphs.
Students explore various colors. They research information on the primary and secondary colors. Students research the colors of the rainbow and they create a picture of a rainbow using Kid Pix.
Learners explore emotions. In this visual arts instructional activity, students use Kid Pix software to create slide shows of animated facial expressions.
Students create a list of words beginning with a specified letter. They write rhymes for that letter. They design a book and illustrate it by hand, or with a software drawing program.

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