Digital coloring pages work on so many great technology skills at the same time. While students are all familiar with paper and pencil coloring activities, it takes it to a whole new level to do it digitally. With these nature and animal theme designs, students will master working with layered shapes and the fill tool. Coloring in individual shapes in each design requires precision and patience.
Why digital coloring pages?
Sometimes students need a creative outlet while working on new skills. These digital coloring pages help students practice their tech skills while also providing a soothing art project. Understanding how shapes fit together to make a larger design is the beginning of graphic design lessons. Completing an activity like this is accessible to much younger students than the average graphic design unit.
1.. Plan how you want to share the file with your students. I’m providing the Google Slides file link (on page 4) but you can also use this as a PowerPoint file. Using Google Classroom makes it really easy, but any learning management system can be used to send the file to students.
2. Decide how you want students to practice filling in the shapes (keyboard shortcut or toolbar menu)
•Navigating to the file
•Navigating between slides in a Google Slides or PowerPoint file
•Use the fill tool to color individual shapes
•Use keyboard shortcuts to save time
Strand: Innovative Designer
Standard: 4.b. select and use digital tools to plan and manage a design process that considers design constraints and calculated risks.
I Can Statements:
I can resize, arrange, and layer pieces in a presentation program
I can create visual representations of the solution to a problem
I can stick with a problem until it is solved
I can use the materials around me to help me solve a problem
I can create an original work using a digital tool
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