• 30 Hands - 30hands Mobile is a fun and innovative storytelling app that allows students, teachers and anyone with creativity to easily create stories or presentations based on photos, images or slides using a smart phone or tablet. Different from other presentation apps, 30hands Mobile focuses on the power of storytelling. Like pages in a book, photos or images are dragged around the desktop into the order of the story. Next, the teacher or student records audio over each image. Finally, the story or presentation can be published to the device’s photo area or uploaded to a 30hands collaborative learning site.
    1. In class stories or presentations
    2. Synchronized slide + audio lectures for flipping the classroom
    3. Audio-enhanced image portfolios
    4. Foreign language "spoken" flashcards
    5. Photo-enhanced audio interviews
    6. Fun photo memories with audio
    7. Whatever you can creatively come up with using images + audio
    Users include Students, Teachers, Presenters, Photographers, Bloggers, Journalists, Artists, Families

    5 Easy Steps:
    1. Add images or take photos
    2. Arrange them into any order by dragging them
    3. Record audio for each slide
    4. Preview your creation
    5. Publish it as a video to your Camera Roll or a 30hands web site for sharing
    Adobe Spark Video - (Was Adobe Voice) Companion to Adobe Spark. (Adobe Spark Video was previously called Adobe Voice)

    Spark Video helps anyone create stunning animated videos in minutes. No filming required — just record your voice in short increments to tell your story. Pick from over 25,000 beautiful iconic images or add your own photos to highlight what you have to say. Select the soundtrack that works best. Then Video automatically adds striking cinematic motion to your story — no design experience needed. Share your video to make an impact: Persuade, inform and inspire your audience. You can even access, edit and share your video from a browser using Adobe Spark for web. And did we tell you it's all free? 

    ◆ Fun, fast and super simple.
    ◆ Touch to record your voice, one line at a time.
    ◆ Spark Video automatically adds the perfect soundtrack. Play it back — sounds amazing!
    ◆ Pick from a stunning collection of over 25,000 icons and millions of images, or use your own.
    ◆ Choose the perfect theme with one tap — engaging motion makes every part memorable.
    ◆ Select your own colors and fonts for exactly the look and feel you want.
    ◆ Video automatically adds cinema-quality animation so your story looks incredible. Effortlessly.
    ◆ Share your video via Twitter, Facebook, email or text, or embed it on your website.
    ◆ Save your video to your Camera Roll to upload to your favorite video site.

    Book Creator- The simple way to create your own beautiful iBooks, right on the iPad.  Read them in iBooks, send them to your friends, or submit them to the iBooks Store.  Ideal for children’s picture books, photo books, art books, cook books, manuals, textbooks, and the list goes on. 1 book free.  Additional $ for more.
    Buncee - Buncee for Education is an easy and fun tool for creating digital stories, multi-slide presentations, holiday messages, and creative projects. Spark your imagination with the library of creative backgrounds and stickers. Give a voice to your buncee with audio recordings and text, and then add photos, drawings, and stickers to truly make the buncee your own. Get creative and attach audio recordings to stickers to create fun characters that speak! And if you’re running short on time, tap the Wizard to automatically generate themed scrapbook buncees in a snap! Sharing your finished creation is a breeze. Publish it privately or publicly to edu.buncee.com, and easily e-mail or share the buncee on social media from the app itself. You can also save the buncee to your camera roll.
    ChatterboxTurn any picture into funny animations that you can save, email or share. Make the picture say funny things. Adjust the pitch of the voice.  This one allows you to use a curved line for the mouth - while Chatterpix Kids is a straight line with no voice modification
    Chatterpix KidsGrab your camera! Let’s ChatterPix! Chatterpix Kids can make anything talk -- pets, friends, doodles, and more.  
    Simply take any photo, draw a line to make a mouth, and record your voice. 
    Collins Big Cat Apps - are part short story and part story creation tool. Each of these free apps, produced by Harper Collins, contains a short story that students can read to themselves or have narrated to them. The stories contain interactive elements that students can move around on each page of the stories. After reading and or listening to the story in the app students can create their own stories using settings and characters that match the theme of the story they just read. On each page students can select a background, drag design features into the background, drag characters into the story, add text, and record their own narrations for their stories.

    Davinci Note - lets you create and share beautiful notes easily, effortless design, image layout, and editing options.
    ◌ Choose from sixteen unique design templates (and more coming soon)
    ◌ Select text using a single finger swipe -- no more slow tap and hold
    ◌ Add, layout, and edit images without leaving the note you are creating
    ◌ Easy image editing tools include crop, zoom, rotate, saturation, and brightness
    ◌ Instant publishing to the davin.ci website also adds a comment section to the bottom of your note
    ◌ Two taps to share on facebook and twitter (with iOS 6+ integration)
    ◌ Two taps to send private notes via email with your chosen design being preserved
    Draw Your StoryKids are given the setting of a short meaningful story and are then asked to fill in the characters and components for the stories with their drawings. 
    FaceTalkerFaceTalker is an app that allows you to take a photo, record whatever you want to say, and your the face will speak back anything you tell it to. You can even record a video to share it.  You can make anyone or anything FaceTalk. The FaceTalk mobile app allows you to a pick photo from your photo album or a photo using your camera...and it is FREE!!!!

    Fotobabble - instantaneously share your Talking Photos in three simple steps:  Snap or select a photo. 2. Speak into your microphone to record your voice and/or enhance your photo with visual effects. 3. Share with friends via Facebook, Twitter or email. Fotobabble lets you capture moments in real-time and share with your audience (friends, family, fans and customers) via email, Facebook or Twitter. Sharing Talking Photos is faster than video, easier than typing, and more engaging and personalized than sending a picture alone.

    Lark by Storybird - Make and share beautiful art-inspired poetry with Lark, by Storybird—the world’s largest visual storytelling platform. Create instant poetry with art and word sets to match your mood.  Storybird is a unique language arts tool. We use illustrations to inspire students to write stories: picture books for K-5, longform chapter books for Grades 5-9, and poetry for everything in-between.
    Little Story Maker - create custom books on iPads. The app provides book templates that you complete with your own images, text, and voice narration. All of the books that you create are stored in your Little Story Maker bookshelf. To create a book in Little Story Maker start by adding a title, add a cover image by selecting from your iPad’s camera roll, then choose a template for your book. On each page you can add an image from your camera roll and type the text for your page. If you want to add narration to your book simply click the “record audio” button after typing your text. Then you can add narration that will play on the page.
    Little Story Creator - lets you instantly create collages, arrange photos or get creative with videos, text, borders, stickers, videos, audio, drawings, and more. An excellent app to share your photo collection and handiwork. Students can use to create multimedia stories on their iPads. The app was designed with students in mind and is therefore rather easy to use. On the app students can create multiple page stories. On each page of their stories students can add images and videos, type text, draw, and apply digital stickers. Students can also record audio on each page to narrate their stories.

    Night ZooKeeper - You become a Night Zookeeper and take on creative drawing missions to look after thousands of magical animals and defeat the monsters that attack the zoo. Stimulate imaginations.  Improve literacy skills.  Lesson Plans for teachers as well.
    PhotoSpeakPhotoSpeak™ can transform any portrait photo into a moving 3D avatar that repeats your every word.

    Pixn Tell - Pixntell adds your voice to your pictures and creates a personalized video you can share
    1. Choose photos from your library or take photos with pixntell (5 photo limit on free version; up to 70 photos with in-app upgrade 99 cents)
    2. Arrange photos in any order you wish.
    3. Record your message as you swipe through the photos.
    4. Turn photos and voice recording into a video.
    5. Share with friends via Facebook, YouTube or email.

    Primary Writer is an app for kids who like to write. Write your story, choose your paper's background and further customize the look with color and other choices. When you're done, you can email the pdf version of your creation.

    Puppet Pals HD - Create unique shows with animation and audio in real time! Simply pick out actors and backdrops, drag them on to the stage, and tap record. Movements and audio will be recorded in real time for playback later.  Act out a story of Pirates on the high seas, fight as scary monsters, or play the part of a Wild West bandit on the loose. You can even combine any characters however you want! Create an actor from a photo. Use a photo as a backdrop for your storytelling. Zoom and rotate your characters using two fingers. Flip them around with a double tap. A wide variety of creative characters to download (including famous talk show hosts and politicians). Limitless possibilities of story creations.

    Puppet Pals HD Lesson Ideas - The Apps in the Classroom series was created by Apple to provide teachers with a few ideas on how to integrate apps into daily classroom instruction. Inspired by Apple Distinguished Educators, this book is a collection of activities that let students ages 5 to 14+ use Puppet Pals HD Director’s Pass to demonstrate their learning across a range of subjects. 

      Sparklefish - With SparkleFish you can record creative words in your own voice for playback inside surprising, ad-lib stories.

    Sock Puppets - This one gets rave reviews by teachers of students of ALL ages. Sock Puppets lets you create your own lip-synched videos and share them. Add Puppets, props, scenery, and backgrounds and start creating. Hit the record button and the puppets automatically lip-synch to your voice. Friends can work together with multiple puppets and create conversations. While recording, simply tap a puppet and that puppet will lip-synch, tap a different puppet and switch auto lip-synching to it. Switch backgrounds to take your puppets to different places, move the puppets, props and scenery to animate them while recording. Cartoon and photo realistic puppets are included.

    Storybots - create personalized story books that feature the child’s face and name. Books purchases require $$.

    ryBuddy2 Lite - provides a magical platform to create, read and share multi-page stories like never before. Draw directly on the iPad's screen with your finger as you create your very own picture book - page by page. Add customizable text with the built-in keyboard. Import images from your photo album for that personal touch. Even add beautifully crafted paper styles to each page. Publish your story and experience the excitement of interacting with its pages like a real book. *Listen to your very own audio narration for each page. It's magical. And the story gets even better . . . *share your story with the world. Print wirelessly through AirPrint technology. Send your story to iBooks with a tap, share it with a friend through email, and even access your work through iTunes File Sharing.

    StoryCorpFounded in 2003, the nonprofit organization StoryCorps, based in Brooklyn, New York has given 100,000 people the chance to record interviews about their lives, pass wisdom from one generation to the next, and leave a legacy for the future. It is the largest single collection of human voices ever gathered.  Also a Website

    Story Creator - With Story Creator you can easily create beautiful story books containing photos, videos, text, and audio all in one gorgeous collection. Story Creator truly brings your best stories to life and easily allows you to retell and share your most memorable moments.
    • Creating stories is fun, simple, and easy
    • Supports photos and videos
    • Add Photos from device, Dropbox, Flickr, Picasa, or Facebook
    • Can add text and audio recordings with every page
    • Supports text highlights - which makes is it easy for kids to learn how to read
    • It's super easy to share stories with others and copy stories across devices
    • Share stories via email with one click

    StoryKit - Create an electronic storybook. To create your story: Write some text.  Illustrate by drawing on the screen, taking a photograph of something you see, or drawing on paper and then photographing the paper, or attaching photos from your album.  Sounds can be recorded for telling your story or as sound effects. Layout the elements of your story (text boxes, images, and sound clips) freely by dragging them or pinching to resize.  Add, reorder, or delete pages from your book. Your story is always saved in your iPhone or iPad.  Carry it with you and work on it any time. Upload your story to the StoryKit web server and email a link to the story from within the app. No account is necessary. Stories are private. The application includes four public domain children's books that you can rewrite and rearrange into your own new story. These are scans of the original bound books that have been specially processed for use on the iPhone. Take "The Three Bears" and make them four. Rewrite "The Three Little Pigs" with the wolf as the victim. Or, start with a blank book and write whatever story is on your minds.
    StoryLines Comix StoryLines Comix harnesses the power of storytelling to illustrate words through student-created comic strips.
    * Select from over 150,000 defined words.
    * Create a comic in minutes with enhanced photos, text balloons and stickers.
    * Login through Edmodo to share comics in the Lex-o-Com: our safe, moderated, COPPA-compliant online comic dictionary.
    * Browse the Lex-o-Com to find your favorite comics!

    Story Time - is an interactive story telling app that is bundled with beautifully illustrated story books for children. Each story is bundled with original colorful illustrations, narrations and sound effects!

    Tellagami - (rhymes with origami) is a quick and easy way to create and share a short story called a Gami. How do I create a Gami? Just select and customize a character. Personalize your Gami with photos and your own voice. Then share.

    Tell a Tale - Tell a Tale invites you to a realm of words and images, where your own stories will sprout in all directions. You’ll get the first and the last sentence of a story, three pictures are added and the rest is up to you. This app will set your imagination free and at the same time you’ll improve your ability to structure and set out, to build up and conclude. Tell a Tale works on many levels and is suited for both children and adults.
    Tell About This - 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! The Paid Version has more options. Tell About This is a fantastic new iPad app through which students can quickly create short digital stories. The concept behind the app is simple and well-executed. When students open Tell About This they can pick from an assortment of pictures that contain a story starter. Students listen and or read the story prompt and reply by tapping the record button to record a short story about the picture that they see. The stories that students record can be saved to their iPads or emailed to their teachers. In addition to using the existing story prompts, Tell About This allows teachers and students to create and share their own story prompts. To create a story prompt just take a picture or import a picture from your camera roll, add some text, and record the prompt.

    Telestory - Write, direct, and star in your own TV show with TeleStory! TeleStory takes you behind the scenes to create and broadcast your own TV show! Record a music video, teleport to an alien planet, film a high-speed-chase, or perform on a reality TV show - TeleStory is a TV studio in your pocket.
    Creating a TV show is as easy as..

    1. Pick a theme, then mix and match over 30 animated scenes to film your own story
    2. Craft a script using our playful TV tropes (or write your own)
    3. Dress up in 50 different digital costumes with face tracking
    4. Perform and record your own show with animated settings and special effects
    5. Broadcast your by exporting it to the camera roll and then sharing your creation with family and friends around the world!

    VoiceThread - 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. VoiceThread takes your conversations to the next level, capturing your presence, not just your comments. Anyone can join the discussion from their iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac or PC -- anytime, anywhere.
    * Add images and videos from your camera or photo library.
    * Flip through pages and annotate them while you narrate.
    * Sharing is as easy as sending an email.
    * Use your VT account if you have one -- just sign in and all your threads will be there.
    * Access the extensive catalog of content created on voicethread.com.
    YAKiT - Make ANY photo talk, just by speaking! Pets, friends, food, family, nature, artwork... anything!
    YAKiT Kids allows kids of all ages to let their creativity loose and share their creations with family and friends in a safe environment. Parents and teachers never have to worry as their children let their little imaginations run wild with YAKiT Kids.
    • Make quick and fun animated videos with multiple scenes.
    • Change the pitch of the voice to make it even funnier.
    • Add expressive animated stickers to customize the photos - including facial features, props, characters, and special effects.
    • Save the videos directly to your phone to send anywhere
    YAKiT Kids won’t collect any personal information or include any third-party advertising, in-app purchases, or social sharing features.