Years 5–8

Top down animation

Workshop + exhibition visit

Students explore animation using physical and found objects, as well as themselves. After warming up with a stop-motion procession, students then collaborate on an animated artwork that will produce organic stories and happenings.

Students will:

- explore animation principles through real-world objects and costumes

- utilise teamwork to create visually engaging animations

- explore organic storytelling

Learning areas and capabilities

Media Arts, Critical and Creative Thinking, Visual Arts

Important information

This workshop runs for 105 minutes and includes a visit to The Story of the Moving Image exhibition at either 11:00 am (afternoon workshop) or 12:00 pm (morning workshop).

Term 4 2021 bookings for this program are currently unavailable. Please subscribe to our enews to be first to know if onsite bookings can resume during Term 4, or book an online program with us.


Wednesdays and Thursdays during school term

9:45am-1pm, or 11am-2:30pm


Per class / up to 30 students



Morning session 9:45am-11:30am workshop, followed by lunch, and exhibition visit 12:00pm-1:00pm

Later session 11:00am-12:00pm exhibition visit, followed by lunch, and workshop 12:45pm-2:30pm