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Author Topic: Free paint program for kids  (Read 3777 times)

mouser

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Free paint program for kids
« on: June 23, 2005, 04:29:41 AM »
Tux Paint
http://www.newbreeds...ftware.com/tuxpaint/

maybe not as good as Kid Pix (http://www.riverdeep...s/kid_pix/kpd4.jhtml)
but you can't beat the price

anyone interested in us doing a review on kid's painting programs?

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Re: Free paint program for kids
« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2005, 12:41:42 PM »
Have you tried "Project Dogwaffle"?  It's a paint type program for artists.  It isn't really for kids, but my 12 & 14 year old girls use it all the time & love it.

http://www.thebest3d...dogwaffle/index.html

Or "PlantStudio"?

http://www.kurtz-fernhout.com

It's also at www.download.com.  The author's website is in I think German, so unless you know German, I'd use download.com if I were you.  That's what I did.  Again, it's not really a kid's drawing program, but it's a program that allows you to create your own flowers & other garden plants along with whole gardens & scenes.  My kids like it a lot as well.

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Re: Free paint program for kids
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2005, 03:18:07 PM »
Thanks for pointing out Tux Paint!  I think I've heard of it before, but for some reason never bothered installing it.  My daughter enjoys it, so how can I complain?

I learned quickly that it really is necessary to run it in full-screen mode.  And it saves files as PNG, which is cool.  I recommend downloading the "rubber stamps" too.  Good stuff.
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Re: Free paint program for kids
« Reply #3 on: November 28, 2005, 03:59:37 PM »
bumping this up, new release today (http://www.newbreeds...ftware.com/tuxpaint/)

i'd like to see more posts about children's software.

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Re: Free paint program for kids
« Reply #4 on: November 29, 2005, 02:43:58 AM »
I have Simple Paint (Freeware) on my CD for the Kids (only 'cus its only 300kB)
http://www.programming.de/

There are also
Kaleidoscope (Freeware)
Enjoy beautiful mandala-style ornaments with this Kaleidoscope program.

and very nice
Concentration Game (Freeware)
You need concentration and a good short-term memory to play it.

and
Recall the Melody (Freeware)
Not only for kids. If you have a musical ear, repeat the chancy melodies

and a few more of this.