Top 16 Digital Storytelling Apps for iPad

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July, 2014
Here is a chart I have been working on over the last couple of days. The chart features some of the best iPad apps for digital storytelling. This selection is created in such a way that teachers can find in it apps for any grade they teach. Also the chart features the most updated versions of apps. If you want to download and print this chart, use this Google Docs link. Enjoy

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Turn your photographs into narrated slideshow movies. Here how it works:
1. Add images from your photo library or snap new ones with your camera.
2. Arrange your photos however you would like.
3. Record a voiceover narrating your images as you swipe through them.

Storyrobe is an innovative tool for creative self expression with the digital media

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Simply pick out your actors and backdrops, drag them on to the stage, and tap record. Your movements and audio will be recorded in real time for playback later.

Create and share ebooks and stories by adding drawings, photos, and stickers. Then record your voice on every page and share your story with friends, family and classmates.

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Capture the Voice of Childhood: Easy to create digital stories with recorded audio! Ideal for students in the primary.

Create and share dynamic conversations around documents, snapshots, diagrams and videos -- basically anything there is to talk about. You can talk, type, and draw right on the screen.

Create an electronic storybook.Write some text, add some illustrations by drawing on the screen, record and add your sound and there you go.

Toontastic is a creative storytelling app that enables kids to draw, animate, and share their own cartoons with friends and family around the world.

ZooBurst is a digital storytelling tool that lets anyone easily create his or her own augmented reality 3D pop-up books

30hands Mobile is a fun, innovative storytelling app that allows students, teachers and anyone with creativity to easily create narrated stories or presentations based on photos, images, drawings or video clips using an iPad
Sock Puppets lets you create your own lip-synched videos and share them on Facebook and YouTube. Add Puppets, props, scenery, and backgrounds and start creating. Hit the record button and the puppets automatically lip-synch to your voice.
Story Wheel is an educational game that improves your child’s cognitive abilities. Story Wheel helps develop an understanding of story composition, strengthens imagination, and improves oral language skills. It is a perfect complement to your child’s language arts school curriculum.

“i Tell a Story” allows children to narrate and record their stories. Students can use the i Tell a Story app to practice oral reading fluency, transform poetry writing, explain how they solved a math problem, practice using new vocabulary terms, or record a written story.

Tell About This is an easy platform to inspire and capture children's thoughts and stories! Respond to interesting photo prompts using voice, craft custom prompts and add profiles to personalize the experience!

Story Builder is designed to help children accomplish the following educational goals: 1) Improve paragraph formation; 2) Improve integration of ideas; and 3) Improve higher level abstractions by inference.

Story Dice is a creative writing prompt tool to come up with ideas for plot, character, and setting. It can be used for both written and oral storytelling.

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