This is an earlier version of the Wallovers application.  If you have an older computer or an out-of-date version of Shockwave installed, it may be more compatible with your operating system. 

are symmetrical designs painted on a virtual wall. Select a square or hexagonal grid and choose a pattern and background color, then watch what happens as you draw. Change the brush size or color to vary the patterns. The rainbow brush cycles through colors as you hold down the mouse. The computer will make patterns for you if you click the auto button AUTODRAW button near the top of this page. To start over, choose a new grid or pattern, or click the eraser.

Click theprinterprinter icon to print your designs on paper, or capture a screen shot to save your picture on the computer or to share the file with a friend. Here's how.

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This NGAkids Art Zone activity is fun for young children.