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Frame by frame

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Learn how cartoons can be made by creating a stop motion film.
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You will need

  • A4 paper
  • Scissors
  • Pens or pencils
  • Stapler
  • Device with access to the internet
  • Stop motion app
  • Objects to animate

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Scissors

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