Parents' Guide to

StoryboardThat

By Polly Conway, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

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

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Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 4+

世界你好

age 12+

My kids love the program. They are so engaged and creative. It's great to see what they come up with when creating their comics.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (6 ):

StoryboardThat is easy to use and has all the tools necessary for creating a clear storyboard. The interface is great for kids, and there are just enough choices without being overwhelming. For teachers and parents, there are lots of examples on how to use the site, and the lesson plans include excellent, detailed storyboard-style explanations of various concepts like "Types of Literary Conflict" and "Cyber Bullying." That said, there aren't many frills within the tool itself, and the drawings, while sort of cute, could be more charming. And anyone looking to portray more nuanced characters beyond one option for a "samurai" or one option for a character who uses crutches, etc. might have to find a more sophisticated tool to tell their story.

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