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Clay Animations

Use clay animation to create a video.


  • Students understand and apply media, techniques and processes.
  • Students create and communicate a range of subject matter, symbols, and ideas using knowledge of structures and functions of visual arts.


  • Students collaborate on a storyboard for a video.
  • Create characters for video out of clay.
  • Film clay animation figures.
  • Edit video in iMovie.

Sunshine State Standards

  • TH.E.1.2.2
  • TH.E.1.2.4
  • VA.A.1.2.1
  • VA.B.1.2.4
  • MU.B.2.2.1

NETS Profiles for Technology Literate Students

  • Use keyboards and other common input and output devices (including adaptive devices when necessary) efficiently and effectively.
  • Use general purpose productivity tools and peripherals to support personal productivity, remediate skill deficits, and facilitate learning throughout the curriculum.
  • Use technology tools (e.g., multimedia authoring, presentation, Web tools, digital cameras, scanners) for individual and collaborative writing, communication, and publishing activities to create knowledge products for audiences inside and outside the classroom.
  • Use technology resources (e.g., calculators, data collection probes, videos, educational software) for problem solving, self-directed learning, and extended learning activities.
  • Determine which technology is useful and select the appropriate tool(s) and technology resources to address a variety of tasks and problems.


  • iMovie
  • Clay Animation
  • Digital Video Camera


  • Students could base the characters on a story they have read in class.
  • Students could place the videos on a web site.

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