Stop motion - Option 3: Devices without cameras

Learn how to create simple animations, storyboarding creative ideas and then decomposing a story into small parts of action to be captured using the stop motion animation software

Choose your lesson

Lesson 1: What is animation?

Explore what is meant by the word 'animation' to then design and create a simple animation with the use of a flip book template

Learning Objective

To understand what animation is

Lesson 2: What is stop motion?

Explore what is meant by the term 'stop motion animation' and create a space-themed animation using stop motion piece of software

Learning Objective

To understand what stop motion animation is

Lesson 3: Adding effects

Develop stop motion skills further by learning about how to use effects within an animation project and the effect it has on the outcome of the animation

Learning Objective

To add effects to my stop motion

Lesson 4 and 5: Creation

Showcase stop motion animation skills developed so far to create an animation based on the theme of water before presenting the projects to the rest of the class

Learning Objective

To create a stop motion animation

Assess your pupils

Assessment quiz and Knowledge catcher. These can be used at the start of the unit to access where pupils are in their learning as well as the end of the unit to assess progress. Go to assessment resources