These resources offer some easy-to use techniques for getting started with animation in the classroom. Using animation as a way of further investigation or cross-curricular exploration, encourages creativity and teamwork in a focussed and concentrated setting.
The resources can be used for many different subjects including:
KS2 Art & Design: Unit 3a Portraying Relationships; Unit 4a Viewpoints
Unit 4c Journeys; Unit 6a People in Action
KS3 Art & Design: Unit 7a Self-image; Unit 7c Recreating Landscapes
Unit 8b Animating Art
KS2 History, Literacy, Citizenship, RE, Science, Technology
KS2/3 English and Cross Curricular themed work
Arts Award Discover
Knowledge of a variety of aspects of moving image study
Understanding of how animation can be used as creative tool for the exploration of a range of themes and subjects
Skills to use a variety of specific animation techniques: how to make a drawn and a cut-out animation, how to make a pixellation and how to create animatics.