Badge Connection: Step 2—Choose a story to tell
Anjee will lead a discussion about what will work well for claymation projects.
Girls will brainstorm ideas for characters and stories and sets.
Activity #2: Make a Storyboard
Badge Connection: Step 3—Draw it out
Anjee will instruct the troop in making a story board to plan the sequence of the girls’ claymation film
Activity #3: Sculpt Characters & Build a Set
Badge Connections: Step 3—Draw it out
Anjee will instruct the troop in sculpting figurines with polymer clay and building a set that will serve as the scene of the film
Activity #4: Shoot the Pictures
Badge Connection: Step 4—Frame it in four panels
Girls will take a series of approximately 200 to 300 photos of their characters on set
They will use an app to create a 20-30 second stop-motion animated film
Activity #5: Record the Audio
Badge Connection: Step 5—Add the words
Girls will narrate their film.
Anjee will email the film to each girl’s family
Anjee will also post the film at the Anjee Mai Creations YouTube channel and on her Facebook page