EARLY FINISHER ACTIVITIES

Yay! You finished your work early! - What should you do NOW?

“OFFLINE” ACTIVITIES

1

Tap into your imagination and free Draw, on real paper!

Try some old school drawing. Just you, a pencil, and some paper. Blank sheets are on the supply table.

2

Keep literacy alive and Read a good book or graphic novel.

Books are awesome. Always have one close.

3*

Practice your drawing skills and Draw one of the suggested topics at the end of this document.

Paper and Pencil, Marker,or Colored Pencil; You choose!

4*

Improve your skills and Draw from observation.

Search the internet for a picture you are interested in drawing. Use it as a reference and draw it on paper. Color or B&W, your choice.

5

Test an art supply and Write a review.

Select an art supply to try out. Could be mine, could be yours. Test it. Write about it in detail. Pro’s & Cons.

6

Work on homework.

Get ahead of the game and finish some assignments.

7*

Independent Study

Spend your extra time exploring some of your own creative interests.

8

Old School Games

Grab a mancala board or a deck of cards and spend some quality time with each other. (I’m looking to buy some more games, be the first to suggest, and I’ll try to get it.)

 

Hey!!! Notice anything missing from this list? Use this FORM to make a suggestion. I’ll review it, and if approved, I’ll add it.

“ONLINE” ACTIVITIES

1

Are you missing any work for Art Class? Check PowerSchool.

https://powerschool.op97.org/public/

2

Practice your typing with Typing Club!

https://www.typingclub.com/

3

Test your Digital Citizenship skills with Digital Compass!

https://www.digitalcompass.org/game/

4*

Make a cool 3-D design using TinkerCad!

(Sign in using your Google account)

https://www.tinkercad.com/

5*

Draw something using Google Draw.

https://drawings.google.com/

6

Practice your coding skills with a Code.org/Hour of Code activity.

https://code.org/learn

7

Practice your coding skills by playing Code Monkey.

https://www.playcodemonkey.com/

8

Explore current events by reading the latest news stories at Google News.

https://news.google.com/

9

Quick, Draw! by Google - it’s a pictionary-like drawing game.

https://quickdraw.withgoogle.com/

10

Google Maps “Smarty Pins” Trivia

OR

GeoGuessr

https://smartypins.withgoogle.com/

 

https://geoguessr.com/

11

Spell Up spelling game!

https://spellup.withgoogle.com/

12

AutoDraw - graphics creator - start drawing, and Google will guess what you’re trying to make and give suggested clip art images to use!

https://www.autodraw.com/

13*

Classic Mac OS emulator - try and see what an old-timey Paint/Draw program looked like way back when.

https://archive.org/details/mac_Paint_2

14

Oregon Trail - the original computer game

http://fourthgradegingerich.weebly.com/oregon-trail-game.html

15

Explore Google Earth

https://www.google.com/earth/

16*

Draw something using Sketchpad.

https://sketch.io/sketchpad/

 * BONUS: Items that are labeled with a star can be turned in to Artsonia for extra credit.

Submit finished work to the “Independent Study” Project.

Drawing Topics

Draw your favorite animal.

Draw your favorite food.

Draw the front of your home.

Draw a video game character

Draw an x-ray version of an animal

Draw an optical illusion

Draw a new video game

Draw a taco

Design a new pattern

Design a new pair of shoes

Design a new emoji

Design a new font.

Draw your name in graffiti style letters

Design a mural

Draw your thoughts

Draw your best friend

Draw fantasy or imaginary creatures

Draw a Simpsons Character

Draw a new invention

Create an abstract drawing

Design a recyclable cup for an existing business

Draw your thoughts.

Draw a superhero

Draw something from Nature

Draw Manga

Draw your heart, factual or fiction

Draw dragons

Draw a dream you had.

Create a new animal

Draw something from the future.

Draw an underwater city

Draw a new outfit

Draw cartoons

Design a new logo

Draw what music feels like.

Draw a vending machine for something interesting and unlikely

Draw Outer Space

Draw a Season

Draw a Monster

Draw your favorite vacation

Draw a mythological creature

Draw your hero

Draw a fear you have

Draw your hair when you wake up

Draw a self portrait