Computer-Generated  Flannel Boards Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County Created by SEC at AU
Introduction  <ul><li>Flannel Board versions of stories for storytimes can be made from a variety of sources:  </li></ul><...
Agenda <ul><li>Microsoft Word Clipart Gallery </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Explorer for Microsoft Word Online Clipart </li><...
Open Microsoft Word <ul><li>Click Insert </li></ul><ul><li>Scroll down to Picture </li></ul><ul><li>Scroll across to ClipA...
Insert ClipArt Box <ul><li>Click on Clips Online </li></ul><ul><li>Connect to Web box appears </li></ul><ul><li>Click OK <...
Microsoft Office Online Clip Art Gallery   <ul><li>Opens in a currently opened window of Internet Explorer </li></ul><ul><...
Working with MS Clipart Gallery Online <ul><li>Type in something to look for, such as dog & click Search </li></ul><ul><li...
Downloading Clipart <ul><li>Click on boxes below images you want to download </li></ul><ul><li>Click Download # items </li...
Downloading continued <ul><li>Microsoft Service Agreement may appear </li></ul><ul><li>Scroll down & Click Accept </li></ul>
Downloading continued <ul><li>Download the Microsoft Office Template and Media ActiveX Control for Office Online appears  ...
Downloading continued <ul><li>ClipArt Download page appears </li></ul><ul><li>Scroll down & Click Download Now </li></ul>
Downloading continued <ul><li>File Download box appears </li></ul><ul><li>Click Open </li></ul>
Inserting Downloaded ClipArt <ul><li>ClipArt now appears in Insert Clip Art Box </li></ul><ul><li>Click on ClipArt </li></...
Working with Downloaded ClipArt <ul><li>ClipArt is now inserted in Word Document </li></ul><ul><li>Resize ClipArt to maxim...
Copy ClipArt <ul><li>Click Image to select it </li></ul><ul><li>Click Edit </li></ul><ul><li>Scroll down & Click Copy </li...
Pasting Images into Paint <ul><li>Open Paint accessory </li></ul><ul><li>Click Edit </li></ul><ul><li>Scroll down & Click ...
Editing Images in Paint <ul><li>Use Paints many tools to edit image </li></ul><ul><li>Erase items you do not need </li></u...
Saving edited ClipArt <ul><li>Click File </li></ul><ul><li>Click Save As </li></ul><ul><li>Choose your Agency’s Server </l...
Inserting edited clipart into Word <ul><li>You could copy clipart from Paint and Paste into Word </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How...
Insert pictures you edited & saved <ul><li>Insert Picture box appears </li></ul><ul><li>Click Look In drop menu </li></ul>...
Insert Pictures continued <ul><li>Click Picture </li></ul><ul><li>Click Insert </li></ul>
Editing Pictures in Word <ul><li>Right-Click on Picture </li></ul><ul><li>Scroll to Edit Picture & Click </li></ul>
Editing Pictures in Word continued <ul><li>You can use the Drawing Toolbar to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Insert lines </li></u...
Using Drawing Toolbar in editing Here, I added an 8-point star to the dog’s collar
Using WordArt with editing <ul><li>Click Insert </li></ul><ul><li>Scroll down to Picture </li></ul><ul><li>Scroll across &...
Finished editing in Word <ul><li>Click Close Picture </li></ul><ul><li>Edited picture appears in Word </li></ul>
Repeat above steps for each Flannel board piece
Completed Flannel Board <ul><li>Resize images to what you want for your flannel board </li></ul><ul><li>Save completed Fla...
Summary <ul><li>Now you know how to create your own flannel boards using the computer </li></ul><ul><li>These same steps c...
Where to Get More Information <ul><li>Further instruction on Paint Accessory’s tools is available </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Co...
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Computer Generated Flannel Boards

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Computer Generated Flannel Boards

  1. 1. Computer-Generated Flannel Boards Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County Created by SEC at AU
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Flannel Board versions of stories for storytimes can be made from a variety of sources: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>use patterns from books, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>print pieces directly from the web, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>create your own patterns thru pen & paper, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>or create your own patterns thru using the computer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>This presentation will teach how to create your own patterns for stories using MS-Word’s clipart gallery & Paint accessory </li></ul>
  3. 3. Agenda <ul><li>Microsoft Word Clipart Gallery </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Explorer for Microsoft Word Online Clipart </li></ul><ul><li>Paint Accessory </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Word Edit Picture </li></ul>
  4. 4. Open Microsoft Word <ul><li>Click Insert </li></ul><ul><li>Scroll down to Picture </li></ul><ul><li>Scroll across to ClipArt and Click </li></ul>
  5. 5. Insert ClipArt Box <ul><li>Click on Clips Online </li></ul><ul><li>Connect to Web box appears </li></ul><ul><li>Click OK </li></ul>
  6. 6. Microsoft Office Online Clip Art Gallery <ul><li>Opens in a currently opened window of Internet Explorer </li></ul><ul><li>If Internet Explorer not already opened, it will open automatically & go to this web site. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Working with MS Clipart Gallery Online <ul><li>Type in something to look for, such as dog & click Search </li></ul><ul><li>Limit selection to ClipArt images by Clicking Filter by Type drop menu </li></ul>
  8. 8. Downloading Clipart <ul><li>Click on boxes below images you want to download </li></ul><ul><li>Click Download # items </li></ul>
  9. 9. Downloading continued <ul><li>Microsoft Service Agreement may appear </li></ul><ul><li>Scroll down & Click Accept </li></ul>
  10. 10. Downloading continued <ul><li>Download the Microsoft Office Template and Media ActiveX Control for Office Online appears </li></ul><ul><li>Click Continue </li></ul>
  11. 11. Downloading continued <ul><li>ClipArt Download page appears </li></ul><ul><li>Scroll down & Click Download Now </li></ul>
  12. 12. Downloading continued <ul><li>File Download box appears </li></ul><ul><li>Click Open </li></ul>
  13. 13. Inserting Downloaded ClipArt <ul><li>ClipArt now appears in Insert Clip Art Box </li></ul><ul><li>Click on ClipArt </li></ul><ul><li>Click on top icon of pop-up menu to insert ClipArt </li></ul>
  14. 14. Working with Downloaded ClipArt <ul><li>ClipArt is now inserted in Word Document </li></ul><ul><li>Resize ClipArt to maximum to fit document </li></ul><ul><ul><li>larger size images are easier to edit </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Make certain Word Document is at 100% viewing size </li></ul><ul><ul><li>anything less than 100% means image will open up smaller when you copy it to Paint </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Copy ClipArt <ul><li>Click Image to select it </li></ul><ul><li>Click Edit </li></ul><ul><li>Scroll down & Click Copy </li></ul>
  16. 16. Pasting Images into Paint <ul><li>Open Paint accessory </li></ul><ul><li>Click Edit </li></ul><ul><li>Scroll down & Click Paste </li></ul>
  17. 17. Editing Images in Paint <ul><li>Use Paints many tools to edit image </li></ul><ul><li>Erase items you do not need </li></ul><ul><li>Change colors to whatever flannel requires </li></ul><ul><li>Add lines if needed </li></ul><ul><li>Add shapes if needed </li></ul>Before Editing After Editing
  18. 18. Saving edited ClipArt <ul><li>Click File </li></ul><ul><li>Click Save As </li></ul><ul><li>Choose your Agency’s Server </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Default is My Pictures folder on the hard drive which means the picture is only available on that individual computer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Server allows you to access picture on any computer logged in as your agency </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Inserting edited clipart into Word <ul><li>You could copy clipart from Paint and Paste into Word </li></ul><ul><ul><li>However, it often takes much time to edit images to what you need for your flannel, so you should have image saved </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Saved images can be inserted into Word </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click Insert </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scroll down to Picture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scroll across & Click From File </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Insert pictures you edited & saved <ul><li>Insert Picture box appears </li></ul><ul><li>Click Look In drop menu </li></ul><ul><li>Click your Agency Server </li></ul><ul><li>Click through to folder where you saved pictures </li></ul>
  21. 21. Insert Pictures continued <ul><li>Click Picture </li></ul><ul><li>Click Insert </li></ul>
  22. 22. Editing Pictures in Word <ul><li>Right-Click on Picture </li></ul><ul><li>Scroll to Edit Picture & Click </li></ul>
  23. 23. Editing Pictures in Word continued <ul><li>You can use the Drawing Toolbar to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Insert lines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Word has line features, such as dotted lines, not available in Paint </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Insert shapes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Word has autoshapes, such as stars, not available in Paint </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>You can Insert WordArt </li></ul>
  24. 24. Using Drawing Toolbar in editing Here, I added an 8-point star to the dog’s collar
  25. 25. Using WordArt with editing <ul><li>Click Insert </li></ul><ul><li>Scroll down to Picture </li></ul><ul><li>Scroll across & down to WordArt & Click </li></ul>Here I added a WordArt label to the dog tag I made earlier
  26. 26. Finished editing in Word <ul><li>Click Close Picture </li></ul><ul><li>Edited picture appears in Word </li></ul>
  27. 27. Repeat above steps for each Flannel board piece
  28. 28. Completed Flannel Board <ul><li>Resize images to what you want for your flannel board </li></ul><ul><li>Save completed Flannel Board to your Agency’s Server </li></ul><ul><li>Open your Email </li></ul><ul><li>Create an email message to Graphic Arts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Attaching Flannel Board document to the email </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask for attached document to be printed in Color on heavy-stock paper & laminated </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make certain the message clearly indicates what branch the printed & laminated flannel board belongs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Send email </li></ul><ul><li>When flannel board arrives in delivery </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cut out pieces </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Attach velcro or magnets to back </li></ul></ul>
  29. 29. Summary <ul><li>Now you know how to create your own flannel boards using the computer </li></ul><ul><li>These same steps can be used to create black-and-white pictures for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Crafts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Paper bag puppets </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Coloring pages </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Copying to Colored Construction Paper </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Any Questions????? </li></ul>
  30. 30. Where to Get More Information <ul><li>Further instruction on Paint Accessory’s tools is available </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contact SEC at AU </li></ul></ul>

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