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Tell Your Tale! The Disney Princess: Story Theater App

I wish I’d had the Disney Princess: Story Theater App when I was growing up!

Like many little girls and boys, I used to create my own stories, and then, perhaps slightly less common, I would stage plays for my stuffed animals.

Disney Princess: Story Theater allows children to bring their own tales to life.

Just how simple is it to use? Let me tell you a funny story of my own. I had downloaded the app to my iPad, but by the time I got a chance to look at it for the first time, about two days later, three stories had already been created with it by my 5 year old son! How is that for an interactive and intuitive app?! He doesn’t read much yet, but he was able to follow the instructions and create his own stories, using his own voice.

The wonderful thing is, when he realized I was looking at his stories, he came running to me with a big smile. I got to ask him all about his stories and then he taught me how to create my own. Chatting with him about his stories was one of those miraculous mom moments, and it gave me special insight into the way his mind works, the amazing depths of his imagination, and just how fun it was for him to do.

Now let me show you some of the app’s features.

  • Disney Princess: Story Theater 1 of 9
    Disney Princess Story Theater App

    The Disney Princess: Story Theater App allows children to create their own stories in two ways.

  • Pick a Star 2 of 9
    Princess App Characters

    In Story Play, choose between Belle, Ariel and Cinderella.

  • Choose a Place 3 of 9
    Disney Princess: Theater Story

    Then choose a place. The options depend on the character you choose. Cinderella's options are the attic, the barnyard, and the garden.

     

  • Animate and Record Your Voice 4 of 9
    Princess Story App

    Next, a narrator sets the stage. At the count of 3, animate characters, record dialogue, and create sound effects.

  • Choose a Second Character 5 of 9
    Cinderella Princess App

    Continue with more characters in scene two.

  • Name Your Story 6 of 9
    Disney Princess Theater Story

    Finally, add a prop, animate and record once more. End by adding a title and the director's name. Enjoy your mini-movie!

  • Create Your Own Story 7 of 9
    Princess Story App

    In Free Play create your own story, choose multiple characters if you wish, then select props, the place, and background music.

  • Watch Your Stories Over and Over 8 of 9
    Disney Princess Theater Story

    Here are my son's 4 saved stories.

  • Get it! 9 of 9
    Disney Princess Theater Story

    The Disney Princess: Story Theater App is recommended for children 4-7 years old and comes with a guide for extending learning offline. The guide includes features like demonstrating how to make a Story Theater Diorama.

     

    The App is compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod touch 3rd, 4rd and 5th generations and iPad. Requires iOS 5.1 or later.

     

    Find it under Education in the iTunes store for just $2.99.

     

    Enjoy!

 

Photo credits: ©Disney Enterprise Inc

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