Cloud Stop Motion

Cloud Stop Motion is a free tool offering the opportunity to make stop motion videos in a browser window – no special program is needed, just a video camera!  The program runs on any modern device including phones and tablets. They give free accounts for schools...

Animation Planning Resources

The following animation planning resources are shared on the TES resources website. These are a great helping hand when thinking about planning for an animation making topic: David Murcott shares a 6 week project plan: “This is a 6 week plan introducing students...

BBC Bitesize Animations

BBC Bitesize Animation Class Clips is a great site to visit as part of an animations project. There are 12 clips giving great ideas for animation projects: Putting Animal Heads on Human Bodies This is a tutorial of how to use a digital photo of one’s pet and add it to...

Stop Motion Animation

Stop motion animation is a technique for making short cartoon-type films by capturing one picture at a time. As an example, you may have a Lego figure with legs. Take the first picture of the figure standing up, the second picture with the right leg moved forward,...

The Literacy Shed Great Animations

The Literacy Shed, Great Animations section would be a good site to introduce the theme of animation to a classroom carrying out a project on the topic.  There is a whole set of animations, with free downloadable lesson plans; or, if preferred, discussion points and...