Home
Shop  |  Calendar  |  Join  |  Buy Tickets  |  Hamnet  |  Site Rental  |  Press Room  
  
About UsWhat's OnUse the CollectionDiscover ShakespeareTeach & LearnFolger InstituteSupport Us
Shakespeare for Kids
• Puck's Place
Animating Shakespeare

   Sign up for E-news!
   Printer Friendly

Animating Shakespeare



Have you ever wanted to be a director? Here you can animated characters in Shakespearean scenes!

 

1. Choose one of these animation websites, and after your parents register and approve, you're ready to go! Examples from each site are below.

Go!Animate

Xtranormal

 

 


 

 

You control:

  • locations
  • cameras
  • actors (and their faces!)
  • sounds
  • even music!

2. Choose a scene with two people from one of Shakespeare's plays. Here are some examples:

The Tempest

Macbeth

Pyramus and Thisbe  (from A Midsummer Night's Dream)

 

You could even use one of these activities to build your own scene!

Kids Shakespearean Insults

Kids Shakespearean Compliments

Lines of Love and Friendship

 

3. Look for clues in the words for how the actors should feel or move, and decide what music would set the tone for your scene.

 

4. Send a link of your completed work to educate@folger.edu to see it here!

 



In The Shop


BBC Shakespeare
Animated Tales



Learn More

Elementary Shakespeare Teaching Modules and Techniques for Younger Students



Bookmark and Share   
 
     Copyright & Policies   |   Sitemap   |   Contact Us   |   About This Site
RSS   
 
  Address:
201 East Capitol Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003
Get directions »

Federal Tax ID #04-2103542
    Hours:
PublicReading Room
10am to 5pm, Monday through Saturday8:45am to 4:45pm, Monday through Friday
12pm to 5pm, Sunday9am to noon and 1pm to 4:30pm, Saturday
    Phone:
Main: 202 544 4600
Box Office: 202 544 7077
Fax: 202 544 4623