Depends on what the teacher is comfortable with I would suggest looking at
1) Movie maker ~ easy to use and should work fine.  And could add narration without an issue. This is probably your best bet.
2) Photostory3 ~ I think this would work and go pretty easy, you will need to set all of the slided not to put the fancy trasitions in.
3) Pencil ( http://www.pencil-animation.org/) ~ This is actual animation software. (and is availible for mac, pc, and linux)
4) http://jaycut.com/ ~ this is a full webbased movie editor which should also work.


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On Thu, Mar 4, 2010 at 10:17 AM, Joanne Finnegan <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
I have a tech-savvy art teacher who wants to do clay animation videos with elementary students (he teaches K - 4 but I'm not sure who he intends to do this with).

What PC software have people used to for this? We don't have Macs in our elementary schools so that isn't an option.

Will Movie Maker do just as much as any of the "for purchase" software?

I'd appreciate any suggestions about software as well any experiences  teachers have had with the process.

Thanks.

Joanne


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