Pixar in a Box is designed to help students answer an age old question: "Why do I need to learn this stuff?" Our answer is found in a series of interactive lessons that demonstrate that the very same concepts that they learn in school are used to make movies at Pixar.

Lesson design

Each topic in Pixar in a Box breaks down into two lessons. We recommend completing the first lesson in each topic before moving on to the second lesson. On average, our lessons take approximately 45-60 minutes to complete.

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Hands-on activities

We've created some hands-on activities to extend our introductory lessons. You'll find these at the bottom of lessons under "hands-on activities". Here are links to take you directly to our activities:
  • Learn hand drawn animation in this three-part activity.
  • Appropriate for all ages
  • Apply combinations to create a crowd of dinosaurs using a small number of parts.
  • Appropriate for grades 5 to 8
  • Use string art construction to weave parabolic curves by hand.
  • Appropriate for all ages