For kids who love animals by a kid who loves animals
Check it out:
This is called a zoetrope. It was an early technology for animation. A zoetrope uses persistence of vision to show you a moving picture. Persistence of vision is when something moves back and forth in front of your eyes so fast that your brain makes a little animation.
I made mine thanks to a Christmas gift. My Aunt Sarah got me a subscription to Tinker Crate for Christmas. Each month, I get Tinker Crate in the mail. The crate contains a cool project to do that teaches you a new form of science.
But you don’t need Tinker Crate to make a zoetrope, or your own animal “movies!” Learn how to make one here: