METKIDS from the Metropolitan Museum of Art is a project made for, with, and by kids at the art museum.
The website’s resources are divided into sections.
The Interactive Map allows users to explore over 5,000 years of art from around the globe using a zoomable map of the museum. Students click on areas of the map to explore the art through text, images, and videos. The Time Machine features artwork by time period, geography, and big idea. The Videos area of the website features short engaging clips focusing on the topic of creations, questions and answers, made by kids, or celebrations.
Librarians will find this to be an easy-to-use website for elementary-aged children. Teachers will find applications in both the art and history curriculum. Use the blog for up-to-date information on new resources and exhibits.
To visit the website, go to https://www.metmuseum.org/art/online-features/metkids/.