Stop motion workshops

Do you love stop motion and want a fun way to learn how make your own films? With StopMoGo you can develop skills through engaging activities and make awesome animations with interesting themes. All courses are created and led by model maker, animator and teacher, Emma.

Animate PAPER, PLASTICINE, PEOPLE and more…!

Stop motion animation courses workshops for kids beginners

On-demand courses

These fun online courses are packed with videos, puppets, activities, ideas, techniques and guidance on how to set up for stop motion. 

Stop motion animation activity kits

These kits are adapted versions of StopMoGo’s themed workshops. Each one comes with activities, storyboards, puppets, props, backgrounds to print and animate.

Customisable Birthday card

A fun stop motion greeting card that you can personalise to bring happiness and smiles to those you love!

Edinburgh Classes

Join Emma in her colourful and creative animation studio at these unique in-person stop motion animation classes. 

Stop Motion Club (Fridays)

Ages: 7 – 12 yrs

Times: 10am – 12pm or 2pm – 4pm 

Dates:

TERM 2, £150: 19 Apr, 26 Apr, 3 May, 10 May, 17 May 

TERM 3, £150: 24 May, 31 May, 7 Jun, 14 Jun, 21 Jun

LocationSt Margaret’s House, 151 London Road Edinburgh, EH7 6AE

Weekly stop motion fun where you can explore different techniques and materials. Lots of fun activities and props to learn new skills.

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Super Heroes

2 day workshop, £80

Ages: 7 – 12 yrs

Times: 10am – 12pm

Dates: 18 – 19 April 2024

LocationSt Margaret’s House,  London Road, Edinburgh, EH7 6AE

Get ready to animate the mightiest super heroes and villains! Embark on an awesome adventure in stop motion to create extraordinary films! Then, discover the marvels of adding sound effects and music to your epic animations!

Summer

5 day workshop, £250

Ages: 7 – 12 yrs

Times: 10am – 2pm

Dates: 1 – 5 July 2024

LocationSt Margaret’s House, London Road, Edinburgh, EH7 6AE

Ice lollies, Mr Whippy, beach games, water sports, Punch & Judy… This workshop packs all the best bits of summer into five days of stop motion animation fun! There will be lots of fantastic activities and resources in 2D & 3D which will help you make super stop motion animation films. Plus, lots of props and toys for time to experiment. You’ll then find out how to add sound effects and music from StopMoGo’s bumper selection.

olympic stop motion animation workshop poster

Olympics

5 day workshop, £250

Ages: 7 – 12 yrs

Times: 10am – 2pm

Dates: 8 – 12 July 2024

LocationSt Margaret’s House, London Road, Edinburgh, EH7 6AE

Make gold-medal-winning stop motion animation films! A huge array of puppets, props and other resources in 2D & 3D await you. Have fun animating Olympic heroes and recreating sporting events. You’ll also have access to a large library of sound effects and music to bring your films to life. On your marks, get set…..ANIMATE!

Adventures in Ancient Egypt

5 day workshop, £250

Ages: 7 – 12 yrs

Times: 10am – 2pm

Dates: 5 – 9 August 2024

LocationSt Margaret’s House, London Road, Edinburgh, EH7 6AE

Come with us & enter the fascinating world of this mysterious civilisation! During our visit to the Land of the Pharaohs there will be lots of adventures along the way to develop animation skills in 2D, 3D and pixilation. You’ll use a whole host of fantastic puppets and props with activities including: mummification, magical gods, ‘walking like an Egyptian’, tomb paintings that will come to life, awesome amulets, hallowed hieroglyphs and pyramid building …and more! You will then have access to a huge library of sound effects to add a super soundtrack to your films.