Ogobild Kit Crank
Great as a learning tool or just for fun!
Age 5 +
Technical specification rating: 1/5
Difficulty level: 1/5
Kids character construction set. Dive into the excitement that is Ogobild. Use the parts to invent creations such as bugs, flying creatures and soaring characters. This is an award winning construction kit you can animate as it features basic ball and socket joints. All Ogobild range are interchangeable, your imagination is the limit!
Children can benefit in many ways from utilising elements of stop motion animation by constructing and using figures such as Ogobild to support the Literacy Hour in school not to mention it’s great fun at home too!
Development skills include the visualisation and development of their thought/cognitive process as they construct the figures. This can then be transferred to verbalising their thoughts and story telling through stop motion animation.
These kits are basic and simple to construct and with a few basic tools you can be movie making in no time. Animation Toolkit recommends a basic stop motion set up can be achieved through the use of a digital camera or webcam (not supplied) a free storyboard sheet (to plan your story) and free simple software.
See example animation below