various locations around the city. Have them research the history behind a place
and tell the story behind that place for others to listen to when they
Animation Creator HD Lite For IPad- students can create their own animations
for a story. They can use this app to create the characters for a story and even
add audio. Have them create dialogues, flesh out characters, or create graphic
novel type stories with the animations they create.
IAnimation I App- instruct students to take a series of pictures for a story
they will be creating. Students can use this app to animate these stories, then
string these together for a digital story.
Bubble And Pebble Story- kids will love helping these lovable characters
undergo adventures. Kids can then create their own Bubble and Pebble drawings of a new adventure then share these stories and drawings with their peers.
Toontastic – students can create stories based on cartoon characters.
Journal Jar – students simply shake this app to get a writing prompt. Give
them about 5 to 10 minutes to come up with stories based on this prompt.
StoryKit App- students can create detailed books about their lives, what
they imagine, or change the ending of a classic story. This app allows students
to take old classic books like the 3 Little Pigs and edit the pages. Students
can even tell the story from a different point-of-view.
Fotobabble App- students take a picture and tell the story of that picture.
Have students take a picture of their favorite place and talk about it or if you
are reading a story, have your students take a picture that reminds them of a
scene from the story and explain why they chose that picture.
VoiceThread- students can post videos, drawings, images and more then have
their classmates comment on what they upload.
Choose Your Path Free – students finish this Choose Your Own adventure type
Videolicious- have students create video stories about themselves. They can
try a 3,2,1 introduction where they list 3 places they would like to visit, 2 of
their hobbies, and 1 embarrassing moment.
Posterous- have students create poems or audio stories.
Flixlab – another great app for making movies.
Sock Puppets- great for collaborative stories in pairs.
Animoto Video Creation App
Shmuppet – students create a podcast or tell a short story with a puppet and
send them to their friends via email, Facebook, or Twitter.
Bunsella Bedtimes Story- students narrate a children’s story and send to a
children’s class in the local elementary or a younger brother or sister or for
children in another country. They children then can respond to these read
Audioboo- create a podcast of local news around the school
Create A Comic Android App- students can create comics about any topic you
App Store – Narratavius Story Engine – Interactive Fiction And Text
Adventures- a choose your own adventure story
MindBlowing App For Idevices- students collect audio and video clips as well
as images under any theme. This is a multimedia mindmap app.
Talking Tom & Ben News Reporters- students create dialogues that reflect
any news item worldwide and around the school. Kids will love when Tom and Ben
report that news.