Kev Lavery
Training & Liaison Officer

Lesson Plan - Introduction to Stop Motion

Lesson Plan Published 8/30/15 Last updated on 8/3/18

This is a lesson plan for a 100 minute double period that can be used to introduce students to stop motion, After Effects, and collaborative roles. It is designed for a group of year 9 level students (approximately 14-15 years old).

Stop motion is one of those techniques that people either love or hate – it is a bit too fastidious for some most. This lesson should give everyone a good introduction into stop motion without labouring too long for those that find it frustrating.

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Age Levels
1-2 Hours

For this lesson you will need:

· Laptop with internet access

· Projector and speakers

· A2 black card

· Stop motion frame counter sheets

· Tripods

· Cameras

· Lollipops (or individual candies of some sort)

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Aziz Soubai

Posted on 6/20/18 1:10:26 AM Permalink

​I will definitely use this lesson plan one day. Thanks for sharing your resources

Eli Infante

Posted on 3/19/17 6:22:26 PM Permalink

​Kev thank you so much for sharing!

Scott Winland

Posted on 3/10/17 7:50:13 PM Permalink

​Thanks for sharing - this is great!

Kev Lavery

Posted on 2/2/17 1:03:34 AM Permalink

Turns out this works for most all ages - gave this lesson plan to my brother to do with his boys (who are 4 and 6) as a school holiday task. Went really well.

Vaqas Iqbal

Posted on 2/18/16 12:29:41 PM Permalink

Nice plan, thanks for sharing.

Nirupama Narasimhan

Posted on 10/16/15 3:20:28 PM Permalink

A very meticulously thought out plan. Thanks!

Salheddine Boumaraf

Posted on 10/16/15 11:31:51 AM Permalink

Nice lesson plan, thanks.

Saif Smeirat

Posted on 9/6/15 8:30:50 AM Permalink

Good plan Kev , Keep the good work up