Four brothers on a mission
To change the face of education by engaging and energizing today's busy media mentors of tomorrow's digital storytellers.
Animating Kids is a youth-centered resource for teaching animation and storytelling skills using classic formulas, concepts, and principles.
Experience learning animation fundamentals as "cooking demonstrations" with the Animation Chefs, four brothers who have taught stop motion to over 1,000 kids all over the world since 2009.
Short, easy, pre-planned media lessons.
An Animating Kids subscription is for busy adults who want to engage youth in building skill in media production.
Animating Kids is their masterclass in animation. Taking stop motion animation as the vehicle to drive home media-making concepts, the Animation Chef's mission is to get media skills into the minds and heart of young kids worldwide.
Pre-planned hands-on lessons and secret recipes include:
Explaining the math involved in working with "frames per second"
Creating speed with spacing
Slowing-down and speeding-up formulas
Squash and stretch concepts
Winding-up and following through skills
Combining multiple animation concepts simultaneously
Quiver and shake recipes
Running and walking strategies
Thinking with Blinking
And much, much more
Animating Kids will challenge young learners in all academic subject areas:
Math in Motion
Discover how time and space are related
Visualizing written information
Sequencing a storyboard
Composing scenes with cinematographic rules
Understand reasoning behind camera positions
Collaborating • Problem solving • Negotiating
Synthesizing academics, play and creativity in service of a project
Meeting deadlines for exhibition and sharing