• Click on the button (in the lower right corner )with the four arrows pointing to each corner to maximize the video.
  • Press the play button in the center of the screen.
  • Press the escape key (Esc) to minimize the video.
  • Hover over the thumbnail of the video and a red pause button will appear if you want to stop playing the video.
  • DO NOT LAUGH AT THE SAD, SAD QUALITY OF THE VIDEO OR MY PITIFUL SOUTHERN ACCENT. :-)


  • If you got bored with the video and couldn't wait until the end to see an example, here's one.
  • You can now add text to your Animoto video so that your students can include content.
  • Animoto can make a great "hook" to introduce a new unit of study.
  • Animoto has its own music library or you can add your own from Soundzabound.
  • Try these websites for copyright-friendly images.

Copyright Friendly Image Resources