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Take a well-known kids book and recast it as a computer book. Look for inspiration here:
http://www.somethingawful.com/d/photoshop-phriday/childfriendly-computer-books.php

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Computer Books for Kids

What is your favorite children’s book? My favorite children’s book is Chicka Chicka Boom Boom. I don’t really know why I like it so much – its about alphabet letters climbing a tree – but it’s definitely on the top of my list.

But what if our favorite children’s …

The Secret Virus

We have all probably had that one time where that weird ad pops up on our computer, followed by what seems like a million more. This is what is known as a virus. I can say I have had a pretty nasty virus on one of my computers before and …

Bad Dreams Dr. Seuss Style

an ironic spin on a book that I used to read to my daughter to help her get back to sleep – “The Lorax” becomes “Bad Dreams”

Tweety Bird Learns How To Use A Computer-Kids Book

I picked the character Tweety Bird because he is so adorable and when my daughter was a baby, she had Tweety Bird characters all over her room. I Thought it would be nice to name my book “Tweety – Learns How To Use A Computer to Tweet” :). It was …

Computer Books For Kids

 is the childrens book that I started this process with. I chose this book because of the type of assignment it was. The assignment was to create a childrens book with a computer topic. Well worms are related to computers as far as viruses go, so why not! The image …

Are you my new computer?

This assignment was to create a kids computer book from a well known kids book. I chose Are you my mother? by Dr Seuss.

A new children’s book.

was by far the best assignment because I enjoy reading children books and want to know all about computers.

Week 4 – Design Assignment #1 – “Save” your Thoughts, Save the World!

Background

I had a conversation with a friend the other day about the world of computing from our eyes and how it differs from what the current high school generation is going through.  One of the thing we noted was that the universal “Save” icon is the image off a …

Computer Books For Kids

This particular design assignment was to, “take a well-known kids book and re-cast it as a computer book.” The book cover I chose to play with was One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, by Dr. Suess. When making the new cover, I considered the three most commonly …

Clicka Clicka

My last design assignment {:(}was to Design a Computer Book for Kids (***). The task for this assignment was to take a well-known children’s book and redesign it as a computer book. I looked at the website that was in the assignment details. I loved looking at all of the …

Dr. Seuss Remix

I edited this in the program paint. As a child this was one of my favorite Dr. Seuss books. So I used this and added in the yahoo search engine logo and the Smiley face that goes with it!! I got the three images off google search engine. Then I…

Green Viruses and Ham

This assignment was really difficult and frustrating. I thought it was a very cool idea and all of the examples were interesting. But with no instruction on how to do ANYTHING for this, I was completely lost and clueless. I tried to figure out how to do this using GIMP…

Computer Books For Kids

Here we had to take a well known children’s book and turn it into a computer book. This struck me because the example photo is of Dr. Seuss’ book Oh, the Places You’ll Go to Oh, the Places You’ll Google. I thought that was really creative and cool, so I…

To Kill A Thunderbird

Is not a popular novel, but To Kill A Mockingbird is, and that is the book I chose to recreate. The assignment was to create a computer book for kids. Some examples can be found here. I know To Kill A Mockingbird isn’t exactly a “kids” book, but it is…

Design Assignment #3

For the third assignment, I chose to do this one. It’s worth 3 stars.

I got the image off of google. The original book is One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish. I love this book and immediately thought of all the -wares of the computer world. I pulled…

Children’s Book Remix

I’ve now used Where The Wild Things Are twice for a blog post. I guess that’s one of my favorite children’s books. Haha. Well I used a different picture then the book cover for this design assignment. I decided to use one of the pages from the book. I thought…

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Tweety Bird Learns How To Use A Computer-Kids Book

I picked the character Tweety Bird because he is so adorable and when my daughter was a baby, she had Tweety Bird characters all over her room. I Thought it would be nice to name my book “Tweety – Learns How To Use A Computer to Tweet” :). It was …