If You Had Seen This Charming Paper Stop Motion Video You Might Not Have Failed High School Anatomy

Sometimes when I see a really fun-looking toy I wish I was a kid again so I could spend hours playing with it. A similar feeling came over me when I came across Tinybop‘s Human Body App. The app provides children aged four and older a way to explore human anatomy through a working model of the human body. In the app, every part of the body is animated and interactive: the heart beats, the lungs breath, and the stomach gurgles. The app even comes with a recording tool so your child can record questions for you and you can record answers later.

Artist Kelli Anderson created the 200-some illustrations that make up the app. To promote her work, Anderson created this charming stop motion demo video. She used paper cutouts to represent body parts – even the sounds in the video were created using paper! On her blog, Anderson documented her creation process; check out her behind-the-scenes photos below as well as her stop motion video.

Various pictures of the creation process of the human body stop motion video

creating the human body stop motion video gif

The Human Body app is part of The Explorer’s Library, a new series of games that aim to help children develop a foundational understanding of the world through fun, interaction-driven play. The app requires iOS 5.0 or later and is compatible with iPad 2 and 3, iPhone 4, 4s, and 5, and the 5th generation iPod touch. Download Tinybop’s Human Body from the App Store.

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