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Movie Class – The Storyboard, or How to Tell a Story Visually

What is a Storyboard? This past Movie Class, I told the kids they were ready for the next step: storyboarding. Once they had their scripts finished with action and dialogue, we moved on to the visualizing of the film, and working out the details of their stories. In order to … Continue reading

Movie Class – Kids Reading Scripts

After our last class, our little filmmakers came ready with their first drafts of their scripts, ready for a table read. Miss I’s was actually a rewrite, as she made some changes after the suggestions given to her last week. So today we have the kids reading scripts they’ve been … Continue reading

Treasury of Egyptian Mythology for Kids

My 6 year-old has been in love with all things Egyptian for several years now. I previously wrote how her love for history and the Egyptians helped me steer her away from Disney Princesses and onto new interests. A few weeks back I found National Geographic’s Treasury of Egyptian Mythology, … Continue reading

Movie Class – If I had a Super Power…

The First Script After last week’s exploration of why conflict is important in telling stories, today we had the first script written down. And this triggered the search for “If I had a super power… what would it be?” Little Miss I diligently wrote down her story for the class … Continue reading