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This Activity allows users to create paintings or drawings. It can also be used to edit images created by other Activities.



1 secondary toolbar - saving

2 secondary toolbar -edit

3 tool properties

4 brush

5 erase

6 flood fill

7 color picker

8 stamp tool

9 select tool

10 shapes

11 text

12 image

13 stop


Paint is a versatile Activity with many uses such as:

  • creating stand alone drawings or paintings
  • creating images for inserting into Write documents
  • creating slides for a Portfolio Activity slide show
  • creating images for using in other Activities including Turtle Blocks and many more
  • editing and cropping screen shots (take screen shots with Alt-1)
  • editing and cropping photos taken with the Record Activity
  • editing and cropping images made by other Activities including Turtle Blocks and many more


Paint does not support sharing. You can use Turtle Blocks for collaborative drawing.


Developers' information


Oficina (the Paint Activity) was developed and adapted to the XO using Python for the team NATE-LSI (Integrated Systems Laboratory), in the Polytechnical School at University of São Paulo, Brazil.