Discover ways of making comics online and activities to sneak lots of learning into the sheer fun of creating a comic in my new PDF booklet, Using Comic Editors with Kids.
Several activities for kids at Professor Garfield website, including Comics Lab and X-Treme Comics where kids can create cartoons.
Article at The Book Chook about Professor Garfield website. It has Comics Lab and Comics Lab Extreme where kids can make digital stories.
Toondoo lets you create comic strips and cartoons easily with just a few clicks, drags and drops. Get started now!
Article from The Book Chook about using the book-making feature of ToonDoo. ToonDoo allows users to create cartoons and the BookMaker compiles individual toons into a book.
MakeBeliefsComix.com is an educational comic strip creator from author Bill Zimmerman. Create, print, email and post to Facebook your original comic strips through this site!
Article at The Book Chook about MakeBeliefsComix, a family-friendly site with a fairly simple comic editor that involves adding provided art work and dialogue to three frames.
Animated and narrated myths, legends and folktales. Create and submit your own or delve deeper to find out origins and context.
Article on The Book Chook explaining the Myths and Legends story creator. Choose the site's own clip art and backgrounds for each page, and use them to help create your story. A great feature is being able to add sounds like axes thudding and bells ringing, or record your own sound effects and add them.
Do you have a good idea or a good story you want to get out? Do you have an assignment to create a story based on something you learned at school? Or do you just feel like goofing around and making a comic strip?
Article at The Book Chook about Creaza's cartoon/comic editor, Cartoonist.
You have the power to decide -- choosing characters, taking them on adventures and creating your very own story along the way. my StoryMaker lets you control characters and objects -- and it creates sentences for you! Or, you can enter your own words. Once you are done with your story, you can print it out.
Article at the Book Chook about My Story Maker, which has a simple and intuitive interface where kids choose a setting, some characters and props, and then start typing their story.
A quick look at the Cartoon Story Maker Features Make 2D screen based cartoon stories to illustrate conversations and dialogues. Stories can include an unlimited number of frames and are view frame by frame. Each frame can include: Images: Drag and drop library items onto the frame, or import your own digital photos or images saved from the web.(download for windows xp, vista and 7)
Create and print magical Epic Mickey comics with using your favourite characters, with Disney Comic Creator. You tell the story!
An easy to use self-publishing tool which can be used to create storyboards, fun stuff, even business presentations or art!
Article about ComicsHead at The Book Chook. As well as being a great iPad app, Comics Head is also a website where kids can create comics.
Create your own carTOONs and comic strips, using your favorite TOON Book characters!
Article at The Book Chook about using Toon Books Comic Maker
Comic Master allows you to create your own short graphic novel. Brought to you by 'Reading for Life'
Article at The Book Chook about the Comic Master Graphic Novel Creator. It has superhero-like characters which boys in particular might like. Once you've decided on your format, you pick backgrounds, characters and props, then add dialogue, captions, and special effects.
Make your own comic strip about Wilbur and his friends, using this Comic Maker based on the award-winning book Charlotte's Web by E.B. White.
Article at The Book Chook about using the Charlotte's Web comic maker. Making your own comic at the website is a simple matter of first choosing a layout. On the next screen, you are shown your layout and must add characters, objects, settings and bubbles to each frame.
Make your very own comic! Let your creative juices flow as you create the scenes and compose the dialogue and story of the characters in the Comic Creator.
Article at The Book Chook about the Arthur Comic Creator. It gives kids the option of starting from scratch, or of using a story-starter to finish a story. The story starter is a three-panel comic, with illustrations, and sometimes speech bubbles that need filling.