Poke the children to get coughs, sneezes and other noises – a human drum machine! link
Archive for April, 2007
Neil Gaiman reading his poem about what to do if you find yourself in a Fairy Tale – ‘Instructions -
A couple of very nice animations of poems by Billy Collins. ‘Walking across the Atlantic’: and ‘Forgetfullness’:
Most children like creating their own ‘museums’. Here’s a nice cartoon of a museum created by the ‘nibs’ – the children in the Casey Court cartoon (which ran from 1902 to the mid 1950s). To see the whole picture click here . Make your own sculpture and see it displayed in a museum. link Create [...]
If you like making scrap-books, then ‘scrapblog’ is a website that lets you create multi-media scrap-books online – you can add your own pictures and decorate with frames, stickers, speech-bubbles etc. You can experiment with making pages without signing up. Remember to ask your parents if you would like to save your pages and join [...]
Well it’s Spring, so here is a recording entitled ‘Birds of the Forest’ from 1913. [audio mp3="http://www.middlestreet.org/Cylinder/mp3/BirdsOftheForest-Gialdini1913.mp3" ogg="audio.ogg" wav="audio.wav" autoplay="off" loop="on" preload="on" controls="on" flash_fallback="on"] For a jukebox full of cylinder music click here
IQ Marathon is a game where you have to guide a cow to reach a yellow object by placing guiding arrows on the screen. The instructions are in German but you’ll work it out! link Clue: the red arrows disappear after redirecting the cow, the blue ones are permanent.
Nice straightforward game – all you need to do is draw extra ‘walls’ so that the red ball bounces onto the red square. link
Greg Kennedy juggling inside an inverted cone!
Create your own comic strip on the ‘Read Write Think’ website. link