Introduce young minds to the art of making movies!
Long before film cameras and digital film making were invented, movies were made
using moving slides. One of the first movie-making machines, the Retroscope,
uses Persistence of Vision to create an illusion of moving images. This exciting
do-it-yourself kit introduces the fundamentals of storytelling and movie-making by
encouraging kids to build a fully-functional, gear-driven movie-making machine from
scratch. After assembly, rotate the handle and watch the slides play as an animated
Kit includes two sets of pre-made cartoon slide panels: color and black-andwhite
set. Children can also design their own slides and bring their imagination to
Decorate with your own paints and markers and make it unique!