Resource: Bottlecaps to Brushes: Art Appreciation for Kids http://americanart.si.edu/education/cappy/
Summary: At this website you can meet your guide -- an animated giraffe named "Cappy" who will guide you through an amazing array of art appreciation activities.
Description: Learn about sculpture, painting, and other art forms, as well as and how famous and not-so-famous artists use art to tell a story. Try your hand at virtual quilting, discover how to "see" art from different perspectives, learn to speak the language of color, find out about art and nature and get instructions for how to have a "leaf concert." Are you afraid of the dark? Try the "night vision" art
activity to express how you feel. Explore different mediums for making art from bottlecaps to brushes. This is a delightful, interactive excursion into the world of art.