Lesson 3: Creating an Animation

Pupils take the first few shots of their film, making small movements between frames and following their story boards

Learning Objectives

  • Creating the beginning of a stop motion animation

  • Using Kapwing Studio to create a simple animation following a storyboard plan

  • Changing the plan to recognise when something is too difficult to animate

  • Understanding the importance of keeping the camera still and making small movements between shots

Lesson Plan

Creating an animation
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Presentation: Creating an animation

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Cat Lamin,  
Computing specialist
Cat was a committed primary school teacher for twelve years. After starting her independent consultancy ‘Crossover Solutions’ she has travelled to Argentina, Brazil and America to share her wealth of knowledge of computer science with other teachers. Her enjoyment for…
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