Movie Maker:
  • Free windows programme
  • Easy to use for children (some adult support may be required)
  • Movie maker can be used to support a topic either as an introduction made by the teacher or as a task for the children to make a movie of what they have learnt.
  • Children can make personalised videos based on their own interests, their lives (using photos) or using their own drawings - The above film is an example of a short movie made with pictures created on 'paint'.

Stop-Start animation:

This is an example of 'stop-start animation'; an activity which encompasses a number of ICT links. This activity can support the childrens skills in using a digital camera, uploading pictures onto the computer and using movie maker.