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Build an Alien - Digital Art and Creative Writing Activity for Google Slides

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12 slides + instructional video
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  1. Combining creativity with digital skills, your students will love these Build-a-... digital art activities for Google Slides! Drag and drop moveable pieces let students build seasonal creations, including a snowman, pumpkin, witch and many more! They boost the confidence of students who say they "ca
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Engaging and creative, your students will LOVE building their very own aliens! With 6 choices of body and over 60 drag & drop features to customize it! An instructional video will teach them the Google Slides skills they need to complete this digital art activity, including resizing, rotating and flipping objects. Once they've built their unique alien, they'll write a letter from it to planet Earth. This is a wonderful creative writing exercise & the perfect resource for space units, creative writing units & even Hallowe'en! The aliens & letters can be printed (letter size) for a unique classroom display.

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"Build an alien" includes:

  • A completed example alien to inspire students' creativity
  • A "How to build your alien" guide to teach students the Google Slides Skills they'll need
  • A quick start guide for students who already have the necessary skills
  • 6 choices of alien bodies
  • Over 60 drag & drop features to build their alien
  • An editable creative writing exercise
  • A spare slide for you to add any additional activities / information that you would like to

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Please note: You will need a Google Classroom set up for your students and each student will need their own device and an internet connection to use this resource. Drag and drop clipart cannot be extracted or used outside this activity. The video instructions are delivered via YouTube - please ensure your district allows this and your students can access YouTube before completing your purchase.

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12 slides + instructional video
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