June 23, 2017
There are multiple ways you can use iPad to unleash your students creativity and motivate them to learn. One effective way is through engaging them in digital storytelling activities using comic strips. Students will get to design their own characters, narrate their stories and share with others. In the collection below you will find 6 good iPad apps we recommend for such activities. Check them out and share with us your feedback in our Facebook page. Links to the apps are under the visual.
‘Halftone turns your photos into unique, vintage comics that friends and family will love! More than a simple “photo filter” app, Halftone makes it easy to add paper styles, captions, speech balloons, graphic stamps, and fonts (including built-in comic fonts). Your final image can be sent via e-mail, uploaded directly to Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr, shared with apps like Instagram, Camera+, and Color Splash, printed, and more.’2- Comic Life 3‘Packed with fonts, templates, balloons, captions, and lettering art, Comic Life is a fun, powerful and easy-to-use app that makes creating comics easier than ever. And now you can build your comics anywhere you like! Easily go from taking photos to creating full comics all on one device with full page templates and panel layouts. Create original stories with the integrated Script Editor then drag and drop your words to the comic page when you’re done. ’3- Comics Head‘The App is an easy to use comic creator and a self-publishing tool that lets you to create your own storyboards, photo comics, business presentation or class project! If you have an idea you can instantly create visually interesting content on the go. Get started quickly by choosing from our many templates and inbuilt art assets. Go viral with your ideas by sharing on Facebook, Twitter or email.’4- Make Beliefs Comix‘Make Beliefs Comix provides comic strip making fun for kids of all ages. Tap into your rich imagination to create your own world and stories with help from our easy-to-use comic strip generator. Then share your comic with the world via email or on any social media channel.’5- Strip Designer‘Make your photos come to live and tell a story you can share with friends and family. With Strip Designer you will create comics from beginning to end: Sketch, draw, mask, add warped 3D lettering, balloons, and combine everything with complex panel layouts.’6- Pupper Pals 2‘Children unlock creativity with this easy to use (but hard to put down) interactive puppet show! Even young children can create high quality cartoons from their imaginations. Kids can even star in the show along side the built-in characters! ’