At the moment these videos are freezing after 1 second. I'm looking into why. I might to reload them onto to the web to sort it out. Fixed.
Update on the stop motion software I mentioned in the last post. I "accidently" discovered a setting tucked away in Moviemaker that allows the frame duration to be cut drastically - and that means that it can be used for stop motion photos. Here's a quick test of it using a lego horse in the classroom;
And another piece of FREE software that I am going to mention will be Moviestorm. Select characters, settings, point and click on what they should do (move / walk / look at / etc). It also allows you to record audio and use it as a conversation within the movie you create. Here's the example I'll use with the staff (note there is no audio on it yet - got to record a child speaking!);