DC Launches DC Kids Camp with Videos and Activities from Minh Lê, Gene Luen Yang, Shannon Hale, and More

The at-home program offers downloadable superhero-themed activities, previews of graphic novels, and how-to videos from DC's roster of middle grade authors and illustrators, including Minh Lê, Gene Luen Yang, Shannon and Dean Hale, Meg Cabot, and Amanda Deibert.

The superheroes—and comics creators—are here to save the day.

Today, DC launched DC Kids Camp, an at-home program for kids home from schools that are closed because of the coronavirus pandemic. Fans can watch videos by DC's roster of middle grade authors and illustrators, including Meg Cabot, Agnes Garbowska, Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, Minh Lê, Michael Northrop, Ridley Pearson, Kirk Scroggs, and Gene Luen Yang, who will teach them how to make their own Green Lantern ring, do superman origami, create a comic superhero, and more.

The initiative, which parents and educators can find on the DC Kids Twitter (@dccomicskids) and Instagram (@dckids) accounts, also includes a downloadable activity kit with superhero-themed activities and previews of upcoming graphic novels. 

The first installment, which will be released today at 1 p.m. EDT, features Lê teaching viewers how to make a Green Lantern ring.

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Claudia Palframan

I agree with Kristin. I know many of my MS students have Instagram and/or Twitter accounts, but not all do and not all parents will allow them to. I do wish this was also a website, it would allow more students to access the really cool content.

Posted : Mar 26, 2020 04:43


Kristin Jonsson

This looks like a good program that DC is offering. However, I am disappointed that it seems to be something kids can only access through social media. Since students have to be 13 years old before signing up for both Twitter and Instagram, this restricts access to many students whose parents don't have or want Twitter or Instagram accounts.

Posted : Mar 26, 2020 03:27


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