A white, erasable idea wall can be created with IdeaPaint at home, at school, or at work.
IdeaPaint has been used at Harvard’s i-lab.
It has also been used in this library renovation.
1. “Renovate” your library — even if this just means organizing your books.
2. Consider how you could use a dry-erase wall.
(Cinderella’s shoe: Disney)
A fairytale can be retold in an endless variety of ways.
- Watch this short video about Cinderella’s shoes.
- See the shoe exhibit at the Victoria and Albert Museum.
- Select a fairytale from this list and retell it.
- Look at this ‘Goodreads’ list of retold fairytales.
More great links from Prof. Ashliman here.
“He is best known for his color (people speak of ‘Parrish blue’), but his earliest work was b&w.”
From Maxfield Parrish by Coy Ludwig at JVJ Illustrators.
2. Use blue.
more from Nancy White Carlstrom and Jane Dyer
The Science of Snowflakes TedEd here.
Snowflakes and writing:
See more of Melissa Graves Brown’s beautiful work here.
More photos and snow forecasts around the world here.
Watch Linus here.
The familiar poem which begins “Twas the night before Christmas . . .” is entitled, A Visit from St. Nicholas. It was written by Clement Clarke Moore and can be found here at the poetry foundation.
Charles Santore has created beautiful artwork to accompany Moore’s poem.
Santore has beautifully illustrated this work by L. Frank Baum, of The Wizard of Oz fame.
How about a silly interpretation of Twas the Night Before Christmas?
The rest of the “Legal Version” from Paul Caron here.
In a world driven by supply and demand, don’t forget to watch those great old movies.
You can watch the BFI dance mash-up here.
Looking for movie suggestions? Here’s a list.
The Film is Fragile trailer is here.
1. Give films/movies as presents.
2. Watch a classic movie.
3. Many scripts are available online.
More info about BFI here.
Find the Let It Go video here.
Find the video performance of Silent Night with Placido Domingo here.
You will find the video performance of Angels We Have Heard on High here.
And, of course, don’t forget the (spiral bound!) sheet music here.
More about these talented guys here.
Even more great videos here.