Go Animate!

March 1, 2013

Video creation is a great way to present information in the classroom. GoAnimate provides a fun, animated alternative to traditional video projects.

GoAnimate goes to school

January 3, 2011

We’ve reviewed GoAnimate here at Instructify before, but the site recently launched a school version of its animation software that is worth writing about because, well, it’s free.

Making movies with Stopmotion Animator

March 15, 2010

BY KEVIN HODGSON Stopmotion Animator is a freeware download that allows users of PC computers to use a webcam to easily and quickly create stop-motion movies. The software is set up to “grab” frames off the webcam, then gather them … Continued

Make better animated movies with Xtranormal State

January 11, 2010

BY BILL FERRIS Last year we reviewed Xtranormal Text-to-Movie, a free computer animation app that lets you create your own cartoons. The folks at Xtranormal have made an even more impressive program called State, which adds characters who can walk … Continued

Kids can create movies, drawings and more with Kerpoof

September 25, 2009

BY BILL FERRIS Many years ago, Walt Disney drew a little cartoon mouse who in turn built a theme park with his own four-fingered hands. Or something. Today, your elementary students can create cartoons of their own, as well as … Continued

How to Easily Create a Claymation Movie Class Project

June 9, 2008

Lights, camera, action! Looking for a way to bring your students’ book reports, science/social studies projects, or writing projects to life? Let them create a Claymation Movie. Claymation is a type of stop motion animation created by moving an object … Continued