Stickbot introduces kids to the world of animation & cinematography
Create, animate and share. Children are no longer just passive observers watching a TV screen, they can now be actors in a digital world. Stickbot gives kids the opportunity to get behind the scenes and create as a movie director and scriptwriter would. They get to make their thinking visible using their phones as movie cameras. View video here.
StikBots are posable jointed figurines that kids can use to create stop-motion videos, bringing them to life. This is how animation works: Using the Stikbot app for iOS or Android you take lots of still photographs in sequence with the figurines in slightly different poses Then you link them together creating a movie. Add music, sound effects, different backdrops and more. Then share on Instagram, Youtube or with the #Stikbot community.
The Stikbots are simple plastic jointed figures that have suction cups for hands and feet enabling you to keep them in a particular pose (these work best on a shiny surface). They come in a variety of colours and with different facial expressions, making them collectibles. They can be purchased in sets or individually to create a collection.
You can also use the app with other toys such as Lego figurines too.
Stikbot Studio was reviewed by Nikki Bush for www.toytalk.co.za
Age category: 5 – 12 years
Price: Individual Stikbot Approx. R150+
Stikbot Studio & Stikbot Pro Approx. R300.00+
Distributor: Prima Toys
Retail outlets: Checkers, Toys R Us, CNA, Takealot, Hamleys, ToyZone, Toy Adventures