Tux Paint for Kids
This article by William Kendrick and Melissa Hardenbrook was originally published in TUX Issue 3.
TuxPaint is a paint program for kids. That doesn't mean it has not capabilities but, rather, it is just very kid-friendly. A combination of visual prompts and sounds make it something that will both entertain kids for hours and actually allow them to create something they might want to save.
This article talks about installation and configuration and then shows you what TuxPaint can do for anyone not ready to try to understand the ins and outs of the GIMP.
Download the attached PDF.