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https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/puppet-pals-hd/id342076546?mt=8

Description:

Create puppet shows with your own audio


Login Required:

Note: Always check the current terms of use and obtain proper parent permission before using a resources that requires a login.
  • No


Sharing Options:

  • Save to Camera Roll


Tips for Using:

  • Choose characters and backdrops from the menu and click NEXT.
  • The characters then appear around a "stage", which is a smaller window within the main iPad window. The stage can be enlarged using the slider located in the bottom left corner.
  • Press record, and drag the characters onstage to "act" in real time while the student provides voiceover, and the non-active characters remain "offstage" until needed.
  • Once movie has been saved, it can be exported to the Camera Roll to then upload to WebDav or a class YouTube channel.
  • Tutorial- http://askatechteacher.com/great-training/#puppet

Activity Ideas:


Math- Create a movie that illustrates a word problem; Explain a concept such as rounding or estimating
Science- Create a conversation between 2 characters on alternative energy resources or the uses of energy; Describe the results of a science experiment
SS- Create a talk show to have various characters share their story or debate a historical event.
ELA- Demonstrate protagonist and antagonist in a student created story; llustrate a poem (include various elements of figurative language: simile, metaphor, personification, etc.
Other- Create PSAs on bullying, Red Ribbon Week, and Internet Safety


Additional Resources:

  • Zoom and rotate your characters using two fingers
  • Flip them around with a double tap
  • To delete movies, tap on Saved Shows and then the Edit button.
  • Free version comes only with the Fairytale characters and backdrops. A Director's Pass, which contains 13 additional groups of characters and backgrounds, can be purchased for $2.99 per iPad.
  • With the purchase of a Director's Pass, students may add/edit their own photos to use as characters or backdrops.