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Introduce younger pupils to stop-motion animation using free, online software. Includes:
– Lesson outlines with introductory video.
– 8 Video tutorials, including step-by-step through the first 2 activities.
– Pupil Activity Pack with the tutorials and challenges, helping pupils learn at their own pace.
– Downloadable assessment grid.
– Cross-curricular links and ideas.

Progression of skills in this pack

1. ​Add a background and objects to a frame, including text.
2. Copy/clone a frame and move objects to create an animation. Plus flip an object.
3. Create screen-recording animation (optional, requires iPad).
4. Create stop-motion animation with photos (optional, requires iPad).

Key Stage 1 Curriculum

Use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content.

🕓 2-4 hours

📥 Updates to this pack:

24.03.21 – Re-recorded tutorials and added challenges for activities 1 and 2.

20.10.20 – Added ‘Introduction to Stop-motion Animation’ video to help with teacher input.