Green Screen Projects

How to make a Green Screen Film Using Green Screen by Do Ink

15min overview tutorial based on the story The Rainbow Fish, to learn how to use the Green Screen film-making app, using simple puppets and backgrounds

How to use Green Screen app PDF Instructions

Book Reviews

Suggested curriculum areas: Reading and Writing KS1 KS2
Project ideas: Film Reviews
Sample content: Review of Holes by Louis Sachar
Materials: Annotated illustrations, copy of the book

Talking Photo Frames

Suggested curriculum areas: Family groups, SEND learners,
History, Art history, Politics, PSHE, Character monologues and duologues, EYFS to KS2
Project ideas: Share own work, images and slideshows, analyse art, describe historical events in a source image
Sample content: Show your test scores
Materials: Frame, photo/video of marked tests, video commentary

Living Pictures

Suggested curriculum areas: Family groups, SEND learners,
History, Art history, Politics, PSHE, Character monologues and duologues, EYFS to KS2
Project ideas: Bring still media to life and put words in their mouths
Sample content: Give the Mona Lisa a voice
Materials: Mona Lisa, rehearsed facts and interpretation

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Modelboxes and dioramas

Suggested curriculum areas: Geography, History, RE
Project ideas: Place yourself inside a model or diorama that you have built
Sample content: Lego, Anderson shelter
Materials: Pre-built model building or location

Life Cycles

Suggested curriculum areas: Science KS1 KS2
Project ideas: Combine with animated cycle
Sample content: Life Cycle of a Frog
Materials: Pre-drawn life cycle

Human Body

Suggested curriculum areas: Science KS1 KS2
Project ideas: X-Ray of a body system 
Sample content: Skeleton
Materials: Photo of skeleton, respiratory system, heart etc.

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Comic Strips

Suggested curriculum areas: Literacy especially for reluctant writers KS1 KS2
Project ideas: Become a superhero
Sample content: Superhero
Materials: Cape, speech bubbles, text boxes

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Cards for all occasions

Suggested curriculum areas: Special Events, RE, a great idea for communicating with parents.
Project ideas: Duwali, Eid, Christmas, Hannukah
Sample content: Birthday Card
Materials: Make your own greeting cards first!

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TV Studio

Suggested curriculum areas: Report on any area KS2
Project ideas: Expert groups carousel to produce News bulletins
Sample content: News
Materials: Background desks

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Recent School Projects

Volcanoes Yr3  2023

Volcanoes topic Yr3 Using Art, Presenting, Text boxes, Science, English

Book Reviews Yr1  2023

Book reviews – English, Art, Photography

I Rise, Poetry Yr5 Teachers Example  2023

Green Screen Poetry project, using Maya Angelou ‘I Rise’ as an example, children wrote, storyboarded and Filmed themselves in live action and on green screen. English, Computing.

Agriculture Yr3  2023

A look at the different types of farming. Yr 3 project using Green Screen, Presenting, photography and art.

The Water Cycle Yr4  2023

A Mixed Animation and Green Screen Project showing the water cycle. Using science, presenting, animation, art.

States of Matter Yr4 2023

Year 4 States of Matter topic – Science, English. Using Presenting skills, Text boxes, and Art

Alexander Palace Promo – Yr2 2023

A year 2 literacy project around persuasive writing, promoting Alexander Palace. Using persuasive writing, photography, animation and presenting

Super Ivy – Nursery Live Action and Puppetry Film 2023

Nursery Children wrote and filmed there own super heroes film, using helicopter stories, acting and puppetry

Magnificent Monty – Green Screen and  Animation 2023

Nursery Children wrote, Animated and Filmed themselves in their own superhero movie using helicopter stories, acting and small world play

The Great Fire Of London YR1’s 2022

Year 1 children studying The Great Fire of London, use historical pictures, model making, fire, writing and presenting skills to develop short films about the the days before, during and after the Great Fire.

The Human Body YR1’S 2022

A Science class explore the human body using, live action, text and images of the human anatomy

Lilian Bader – Black History Month YR5 2022

Exploring Lillian Bader’s life and career through, research, script writing, acting, and historical images.

Macbeth – English Project YR5 2022

Scenes and drawings from Shakespeares Macbeth

Mercury!!! – A look at our solar System YR5 2022

A Year 5 science project looking at our galaxy

Recent Intervention Projects

Assortment of films from YR1 – YR5 2022 – 2023

An assortment of films made during one to one sessions supporting child led learning and creativity

Recent Family Projects

Assortment of films made by families

Examples of films made with families from our partner schools.

Families, worked together creating either individual or a large group films.

Previous Green Screen Project Examples

Early Years Green-Screen and Animation

Examples of green screen work from Woodlands Park Nursery School and Children’s Centre including children’s own Helicopter Stories, Core Stories and a Music Video.

West Green Primary School The Great Fire of London

Children at West Green Primary in Year 1 used Green Screen and Hot seating to imagine themselves as citizens experiencing the Great Fire of London.

Green Screen Wild Life Documentary Films

Chestnuts Primary School Year 5 Children filmed themselves talking about Animals in the Brazilian Rainforest. They combined their project with some fabulous Green Screen Puppet Making.

Pembury Airport and Early Years Family Green Screen Project

Families at Pembury House Nursery School created this Green Screen Project focused around the theme of Journeys.

Talking Photo Frame Project

In this Family Engagement Project, families shared their stories and their experiences of being new parents speaking about their love for their children at Woodlands Park Children’s Centre. This project is great for community and parental engagement.