Creating a video to teach kids their lesson is like making a livelier version of a lesson plan. Your video doesn’t need to be complicated and will not need actors, professional cameras, and lighting. There are several computer applications that can create educational videos in no time. All you need to do is learn how to use these apps as well as how to find the right materials to be included in the video.
One online tool that you can use to create a video is Go!Anime. Your students will surely be interested if they are watching cartoons while they learn. With this app, you can pick the characters, select different scenarios, use text to speech dialogue, or you can record your own narration. Then you can add movements based on the story you tell and the characters will mimic the narration track.
Now that you know how to create a teaching video for kids, next question is how will your video attract young mind’s attention. First is to have a clear objective. After watching the video, what do you want your students to understand? Do you want them to practice their counting, reading or comprehension skills? Or you just want to tell a story then discuss its morale later on.
Now, it’s time to choose the right materials. Since you are creating a video for kids, your materials should be colorful, lively and easy to understand. The subject and the materials should be apt for the level of understanding and age of your students. The materials should be well-organized so that the flow of thought in your video will be smooth. Children tend to focus more if what they are watching makes sense to them.
It is not easy to get the attention of the children. Your video must be visually striking and the story telling must be fluid. After all, you are dealing with some of the most intelligent audience in the planet.