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Class Tech Tips: Digital Storytelling for the Holidays with

Class Tech Tips: Digital Storytelling for the Holidays with

Cold weather and cocoa drinking make the holiday season a perfect time for all kinds of storytelling. With, children can develop digital storytelling skills as they craft their own original holiday stories, all while strengthening creativity and having fun!’s simple creation canvas empowers students to make their stories come to life. There are hundreds of themed backgrounds and stickers to drag and drop into their tale. The penguin stickers, winter scenes, snowball animations and more, will spark your students’ imaginations. Kids can add drawings, photos, Google images, YouTube videos, and SoundCloud music to their creation. Students can even record their own voice to narrate their tales, so the finished buncees are perfect digital holiday gifts to share within your school or email to parents at home.

Teachers can start a free trial for their own private classroom, and then students can craft their stories online at or on the free Buncee for Education iPad app!

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Monica Burns is a fifth grade teacher in a 1:1 iPad classroom. Visit her website at for creative education technology tips and technology lesson plans aligned to the Common Core Standards.