For this Thing, explore some of the fun Flickr mashups and 3rd party tools that are out there. Note that many of these require the Flash plug-in.
1. Check out one or more of these and create something from Flickr photos to add to your blog:
- Clockr uses random photos to display the time.
- Flickr Color Pickr - lets you find public photos in Flickr that match a specific color.
- Big Huge Labs offers a round-up of Flickr tools.
- Spell with Flickr spells out your word or phrase with Flickr photos.
- splashr lets you present your Flickr photos in different view.
- Create puzzles from your Flickr photos.
- How can you use any of these tools in your library and media center? Reading programs, posters promoting library events, librarian trading cards all come to mind as possibilities.
- What do you think of sharing photos online?
Spell with Flickr
These tools are fun but a warning--it is very easy to spend a lot of time playing with these tools! It could become your latest hobby!