Stop frame animation

Children created stop frame animations based around the book ‘Dinosaurs and all that rubbish’ (Michael Foreman). Each group used Kudlian’s ‘I Can Animate’ on a laptop together with Lumens DC120 Visualizer. One they had created the animation, they used the free Audacity software to record and edit speech and sound effects and then Microsoft Movie Maker on Windows 7 to …

Scratch examples

Here are¬†some quick examples of coding. Children have used the excellent, free, Scratch to create their work. All of this was created in children’s own time, some for fun and some for home learning activities. It’s not all necessarily polished, perfect or complete, but shows the sorts of things that children might have a go at. If you need help …

Use of iPads and Video with green screen / chroma key

This week I’ve been working with year 6 children producing raps. The children had a great time writing and performing using rhyming couplets to tell a story. We used iPads to record video against a blue backdrop – a tarpaulin stapled to a wall. Next, we grabbed appropriate pictures and video from the Internet and used¬†Cyberlink Power Director on a …