Here are the steps:
1, Go to this website: Icon Archive
2, Browse to the icon image you would like to use such as a star under the category 'kids then subcategory shiny'.
3, Click on Download.ico
4, Then save.
5, Save it to a folder on your computer you create titled, “Icons”.
6, Now save the website such as FunSchool to your desktop. http://funschool.kaboose.com/arcade/index.html The easiest way to do this is to drag the icon in front of the address to your desktop.
7. Once you have the shortcut on your desktop, then right click on the shortcut and go to properties. Under the web document tab, go to change icon.
8. Click Browse and go to your icon folder and select the star you saved.
Note: you can do the same thing to customize a folder. Right click on a folder and go to properties. Go to the Customize Tab and then select Change Icon.
Enjoy making your desktop reflect your personality or using icons for your making it easy for young readers to navigate.
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