Name: myCreate

What is it? Kids can make animated stories with crafts, toys, or anything hands-on, to share with friends and family. myCreate is a learning tool validated by thousands of teachers and parents around the world for enhancing creativity. Using the built-in camera, kids capture a series of photos of the physical world around them, and immediately play back a stop-motion animation. After recording audio, kids can upload their animations to Facebook and YouTube.

Best for: Younger children and students.

Price: $4.99

Requirements: Compatible with iPad 2 Wi-Fi, iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G, iPad (3rd generation), iPad Wi-Fi + 4G, iPad (4th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (4th generation), iPad mini and iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular. Requires iOS 5.1 or later.

Rated: 4+


  • simplistic, easy-to-use interface
  • dual windows for video playback and image streaming
  • image capture from both front and back cameras
  • audio recording
  • import audio from iTunes library
  • export to Facebook, YouTube, and albums
  • onionskinning
  • moving and deleting of pictures and audio
  • time lapse
  • adjustable frame rate
  • help tags
  • copy frames

Link: [Apple]


About the Author:

Meris Stansbury

Meris Stansbury is the Editorial Director for both eSchool News and eCampus News, and was formerly the Managing Editor of eCampus News. Before working at eSchool Media, Meris worked as an assistant editor for The World and I, an online curriculum publication. She graduated from Kenyon College in 2006 with a BA in English, and enjoys spending way too much time either reading or cooking.