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Re: advice on flipbooks?


From: Sid Miller (sidmill_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Oct 23 2002 - 12:33:59 PDT

We did them once--they were fun. We just did oval gesture drawings of a simple
movement. Keep the book small, like 4x4" Keep the movement simple--like doing
jumping jacks. They have to be careful about a gradual progression--move about
1/4" each frame. We just stapled them together.

Theresa Parker wrote:

> Hi all!
> Has anyone got any advice or experience making flipbooks with middle school
> students? I'm referring to the small books that create an animated effect
> when the pages are ruffled. I'm trying to prepare a lesson and wanted to
> avoid too many problems. Thanks in advance for any insights you may be able
> to share.
> Theresa in WA
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