Parents' Guide to

Stop Motion Studio

By Megan Leppla, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

The magic of stop-motion made easy with great toolkit.

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age 7+

Based on 1 parent review

age 7+

A great way to entertain kids for hours!

My kids love legos and they love movies. So image how much they loved making their own lego movies with this tool. They spent hours being creative with this app! Its great! You do have to pay $5 if you want extra features but I think that is a bargin for the entertainment value.

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As kids explore the tools, they can experiment with various editing techniques. Kids can tap easily visible buttons to add audio, cut frames, and new images; change the speed; and more. By using these creation tools, kids become deeply engaged with the content. The ability to animate images makes the experience fun and provides insight into the animation process. Kids can record what's around them or construct an entirely new environment to capture through stop-motion animation.

Although the overall experience is a lighter version of more serious animation software, the simplicity may provide an ideal introduction for beginners. For those wanting to dig deeper, they’ll be able to take their understanding of frame-by-frame capture to go on to more advanced tools.

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