Lesson Plan

Flip Book Animation

In this lesson, students will learn the word 'animation' and create an animated figure in a flip book.
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Learning Objectives

  • Students will explore the concept of animation by creating a sequence of images that, when put together into a flip book, will show a figure that moves.


(5 minutes)
  • Write the word "animation" on the board. Read the word together with your students and ask them what they know about animation.
  • Explain that to animate something means to make it come alive.
  • Ask students, "Have you ever drawn a picture and then made it come alive?"
  • Show students an example of a flip book, such as A Kitten's Way of Greeting.
  • Announce that the class will be learning animation by creating flip books.