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Art Bundle
Windows compatible Mac compatible Networkable
Item #: 2197
Gr. K-5, Inclusion
Watch your students' creativity develop before your very eyes with Tool Factory’s Art Bundle! These five programs are dedicated to the creating visual masterpieces and most programs can be tailored to the ability level of the learner. Watch your painted artwork sing or manipulate digital photographs. A subscription to Tool Factory’s Clip Art Station, which is comprised of over 5,600 images, is included for use in school projects. Use photos as a basis for future art pieces, or draw from scratch. Imaginative and inspired work is in the future for both you and your students! The retail value is $270!

The bundle includes:
  • Fresco
  • Tool Factory Painter
  • Tool Factory Beep!
  • Clip Art Station
  • Making Creatures

    FrescoSee a demo! Windows compatible Networkable
    This paint program is an art teacher's dream! It simulates real painting tools including crayons, charcoal, pastel, airbrush and watercolor. Choose from a variety of paper types and canvases, and experiment with symmetry and tiling effects. Use the picture brushes for truly creative effects and select from multiple paint palettes. Fresco is customizable for all ages. There are four built-in levels and teachers have the option to create new levels to meet the needs of individuals or groups of students. Ideal for use with a whiteboard, projector, or pressure sensitive pen tablet.
    Tool Factory Painter V3See a demo! Windows compatible Networkable
    This is one powerful art program! Like all the other Tool Factory Workshop applications, Tool Factory Painter is fully configurable to the age and abilities of any student. You get full control of the pen size, shape, and density. The stamping feature lets you easily grab clip art or photographs, and stamp them onto the page. Students will be stunned by the realism of the different painting tools. There are hundreds of images provided with the program, but you can always use your own pictures. Tool Factory Painter is ideal for use with a digital camera or scanner. Transfer your photographs and drag them right onto the canvas. Then use the photos handles to resize and crop your images. The crop feature is now built in. There's also an "Acquire" feature which allows you to capture a live image, right off your camera or video webcam.
    Tool Factory Beep! Windows & Mac versions on same CD Networkable
    Have you ever painted a picture that sings as you draw? Well now you can with Tool Factory Beep! Based on the themes of creative play and exploration, students get absolutely hooked on Beep! Activities encourage emerging learners to express their ideas, while developing important IT skills and building confidence with the computer. Navigate a maze and develop spatial orientation skills. Dress the creature and spark lively discussion. Use the word robot to develop word recognition. Animate characters with simple mouse clicks to build confidence. There are endless opportunities for creative thinking and discussion. Tool Factory Beep! is ideal for early learners, autism, and pre-readers. Clip art library included for printing and coloring.
    Clip Art StationSee a demo! Windows & Mac versions on same CD Networkable
    Visit http://www.clipartstation.com and get a great collection of photos and sound clips to use in projects! Our library of photographs and artwork is perfect for students, teachers, and families. Subscribers get instant access to the full library of artwork posted on Clip Art Station. Download images and get busy building class projects.

    Subscribers get to download an unlimited number of images for one week, one month, or one year. There's even a school version that allows an unlimited number of users from a single school to access the site for a full year. This is great for students who need photos for school projects or homework.
    Making Creatures Windows & Mac versions on same CD Networkable Switch Accessible
    Aimed at children aged 3 and up, this engaging dual format CD-ROM includes a range of activities that can extend its use to include older learners as well as for those with specific educational needs. Young children love the creatures and the animations that go with them!






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    Minimum system requirements: PC: Pentium II, 32 Mb RAM, Win 95+, 4X CD. Mac OSX, G3+.(Fresco is windows only.)
    Tool Factory Workshop V3 Windows compatible Networkable Gr. K-12, Inclusion
    Tool Factory Workshop is cited as "The most child-friendly office suite ever built!" It includes a Word Processor, Spreadsheet, Database, and Math Draw program. It's configurable to the age level or learning ability of any student. Plus, each program uses the same interface, for easy transfer of skills.
    School of Photography - Beginner's Training Windows & Mac versions on same CD Gr. K-13+, Inclusion
    Get a camera, accessories, software, and a full day of hands-on digital photography training., and see how photography can enhance learning across the curriculum in this lively workshop. Have a blast going from camera to curriculum in a single day.