Thanks to the lovely Joe Dale who has just blogged it, I have discovered this marvellous site called My Avatar Editor.
My Avatar Editor enables you to design your own avatar for use as your ID on, say, Twitter or for a tool like Voicethread or as your ‘online persona’ on your blog.
As Joe points out, it’s also great when teaching personal descriptions – either pupils are given a range of people to describe – see below – or are given descriptions and asked to make the avatar to match.
You could also use them to inspire pupils to creativity – eg characters for stories; to demonstrate feelings; talk in the style of….
Great fun! Not sure my hair is quite right though….
BTW – I’m the one at the top, not the very scary Granny ;o)