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Learning objects Puppet Pals HD

TLF ID M013078

This is a free application for the iPad that focuses on creating plays using a library of eight animated fairytale characters and five background scenes. It features video, audio and a record function, as well as the ability to import background scenes from personal photo libraries, create actors from photos, and save, export and share created scenes. It also includes basic editing features such as flipping, zooming and rotating characters.




Educational details

Educational value
  • This is a valuable resource for the Drama curriculum for the lower and middle primary years. It is particularly relevant to content descriptions in the years F-2 and 3-4 Making strand that emphasise improvising and exploring, communicating ideas through artworks, and performing, presenting and producing. The resource provides opportunities for students to practise many of the elements of drama including exploring character, relationships, timing and situation, and using voice and language as well as non-verbal means to communicate in their scenes.
  • The resource has significant pedagogical value for teaching and learning in the Drama curriculum. It provides opportunities for students to improvise or prepare their scenes, create meaning as drama makers and performers, and share their scenes. The resource provides for all levels of ability in Drama, and can support students working either independently or collaboratively.
  • The resource would also be of value for content descriptions in the Making strand of the Media Arts curriculum.
Year level

F; 1; 2; 3; 4

Topics Puppetry
Learning area
  • The Arts
  • Arts

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Polished Play\, LLC
  • Organization: Polished Play\, LLC
  • URL: http://www.polishedplay.com/
  • Publisher
  • Name: Polished Play\, LLC
  • Organization: Polished Play\, LLC
  • Description: Publisher
  • URL: http://www.polishedplay.com/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Unknown
Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
Rights
  • © 2013 Polished Play, LLC. This material may be used in accordance with the Apple iTunes Store Terms and Conditions at http://www.apple.com/legal/itunes/au/terms.html.