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NGAkids SWATCHBOXis a tool for mixing and drawing with millions of colors. Experiment with different hues, tones, values, and blend to create and save your mixed colors. Click the rainbow palette at the top to begin.

MIX COLORS: click and drag on the rainbow palette
DARKEN & LIGHTEN: click and drag on the gray slider
SELECT DRAWING COLOR: click in the swatchbox
SAVE COLOR: drag selected color from the arrow to empty palette
CREATE: draw in the empty box at the right
PICK A COLOR FROM YOUR DRAWING: click the eyedropper and then click the drawn color
FILL BACKGROUND: click the paint bucket to fill the background with the selected color
UNDO/REDO: click the red x/green arrow toggle button the last drawing move
ERASE: click the eraser to start over 

The online version of SWATCHBOX is no longer available. Please use the links at the right to order the free Art Zone CD.   

NGAkids for iPad

NGAkids for iPad
Learn more about NGAkids Art Zone for iPad, which is available for download on the App Store. This iOS app contains nine new interactive activities and an array of art-making tools that will inspire artists of all ages. The same interactive programs, customized for Macintosh and Windows-based computers, are available on our new NGAkids App CD, or you can use the links above to download a desktop version for Mac or PC. 

NGAkids on CD

Read more about the interactive discs currently available.

Visit Learning Resources to register and request NGAkids CDs.


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