Script-Writing Apps and Websites

Script-writing can motivate kids who struggle with writing or feel unchallenged or uninspired. The picks on this list offer platforms for figuring out what to write, animating and filming it, and distributing it to the world. So get the actors (and snacks) into position and get ready for your kid to amaze you! To further help your kids hone their writing skills, check out these English and Language Arts Apps, Games, and Websites.

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APP

Story Dice

age 7+

Symbol dice for telling stories, sweet and simple.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire (2012)
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WEBSITE

StoryJumper

age 7+

Sweet site lets kids write and illustrate original stories.

URL: https://www.storyjumper.com/ (2013)
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Amazing Reef Moviemaker

age 9+

Cast and create fun films starring coral reef creatures.

URL: http://www.sheddaquarium.org/sea/interactive_module.cfm?id=20 (2006)
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WEBSITE

StoryboardThat

age 10+

Simple tool lets kids map out stories with words and images.

URL: https://www.storyboardthat.com/ (2013)
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WEBSITE

GoAnimate

age 13+

Fun, do-it-yourself cartoons for budding teen animators.

URL: http://goanimate.com/ (2009)
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WEBSITE

Film It

age 13+

Stellar place for young filmmakers to learn about the craft.

URL: https://www.acmi.net.au/education/online-learning/film-it/ (2013)
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WEBSITE

NaNoWriMo Young Writers Program

age 13+

Delightful crash course warmly guides budding novelists.

URL: https://ywp.nanowrimo.org/ (2013)
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WEBSITE

Teen Ink

age 13+

Creative, supportive forum for teens to share their work.

URL: https://www.teenink.com (2009)