Animation and Imagination for Kids

Jarrett J Krosoczka, the author of the Lunch Lady books, gave a great talk about creativity.

The Boyz Club guys love making stop-motion videos. We’re using an iPhone with the Frameographer app. It’s cheap but not free, and it works well.

Here are a couple of videos made that way:

I’m thinking about showing them the Scratch computer-animation (programming) setup from MIT. We’ll see about how well that works. Here’s a talk from Mitch Resnick, one of the developers.

 

What do you think? Let me know!