Project Description

Animation doesn't have to be done with fancy computers and expensive software. In fact, most of it happens using simple everyday objects! This activity will teach students some quick animation basics as we get started creating our own flipbooks.

Suitable for Grades K-12

Artistic Process


What's Included

-Animation Sketch Sheets (PDF)
-Instructional Video
-Index cards and binder clips (while supplies last) 

Materials Needed

-Markers or colored pencils (optional)

Guiding Question

Learning how to tell the story: How do artists approach their work?

Standards Addressed

MA.CR. NL.1.2. I can follow the steps of some technology procedures and processes to make media artworks. 

This resource also aligns with the following from the Profile of the SC Graduate:

World Class Skills: Creativity and Innovation, Communication
Life and Career Characteristics: Self-Direction

About Jeffrey Martell

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