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Making cartoons with Toontastic is as easy as putting on a puppet show - simply press the record button, move your characters onscreen, and tell your stories through play! Once you're done, Toontastic will play back your animation and voice as a cartoon for you to share with friends and family around the world.

Toontastic teaches key storytelling principles that help to promote Creativity at a young age. Its drawing tools bring kids' wildest ideas to life alongside virtual playsets chock full of pirates, princesses, far away galaxies, and many other characters and settings to spark the imagination. Cartoons can be shared online via ToonTube, Toontastic's Global Storytelling Network, to help children connect to friends and family and learn about other cultures, customs, and lifestyles through stories created by their peers around the world.

Creating a Cartoon with Toontastic is as Easy as...

  1. Select a scene on the Story Arc: A Setup, Conflict, Challenge, Climax, or Resolution.
  2. Draw your own Setting and Characters, or custom color a Character from our collection of pirates, princesses, swashbucklers, and more.
  3. Press the Start Animation button and move your characters around onscreen, telling your story through play. Toontastic will record and play back your animations and your voice as an animated cartoon.
  4. Choose the music for your scene by adjusting the scene's Emotional Energy level and plotting out the perfect Story Arc.
  5. Title your cartoon and upload it to ToonTube for friends and family to see all around the world!


Launchpad Toys is a member of Moms with Apps, a collaborative group of family-friendly developers seeking to promote quality apps for kids and families.

Pricing

Plan
Price
Details
Toontastic
Free
Compatible with iPad.
Toontastic: All Access
$19.99
Compatible with iPad.
All Access Pass
$19.99
In-app purchase.
Midtown Madness
$1.99
In-app purchase.
Supertastic Shinjuku Smackdown
$1.99
In-app purchase.
Bay City Roboquake
$1.99
In-app purchase.
Dr. Crankenstein's Lab
$1.99
In-app purchase.
Savanna Sunset
$0.99
In-app purchase.
The Pawspital
$1.99
In-app purchase.
North Pole
$0.99
In-app purchase.
Gnarly Ramp
$1.99
In-app purchase.
Skeleton Yard
$1.99
In-app purchase.

Reviews

Monika Arora

Online English and Biology Teacher

Sunday, September 16, 2012

The first time I used Toontastic, I fell in love with it. It is a great tool/app that helps you create your own cartoons, and tell your stories through it. It is a great way to unleash the creative talent hidden in the young minds. You can easily create your own character or use any of the custom-made characters available on Toontastic. Once you have created your own animation, you can also upload it on ToonTube, and share it with your peers. I conduct story-reading classes for the lower grade students. I and my students had such fun when I shared the animated story of Snowhite and The Seven Dwarfs with them. Now, they happily create their own stories, and I love watching them. I would recommend it to all teachers teaching up to grade 5th, and also parents, as with this tool they can make education so much fun for their students and children.
TeacherCast

Friday, November 09, 2012

Looking for an app that can be used at any level, K-12? Toontastic is that app. Initially offered as a free app with in-app purchases, Toontastic lets anyone become their own storyteller. Through a step-by-step process, you choose your background, characters, props, and even built-in background music. But where the app really excels and gives students creative freedom is the story plot. Toontastic has a “Story Arc” that allows up to five scenes to tell the story that follows the...

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