Creating and Adapting Books


Digital Storytelling Tools
Below are suggestions of tools that both teachers and students can use to create books.

Comic Life*

  • Comic Life lets you create comics, picture albums, how-tos… and more!
  • Various price options are available.

Little Bird Tales*

  • This free easy-to-use creative story building tool captures your child’s voice and allows you to share what you have created with friends and family.

Photo Story 3*

    • This is a Microsoft application designed to create animated presentations using images and photographs.

Snack Tools*

  • One of the Snack Tools is Flip Snack which allows you to convert PDF documents into a Flash page digital publication creating a ‘flip book’ for students to read.


Tips for Creating and Adapting Books

Copyright Matters!*

  • Information is provided on copyright in Canada.

Creative Communicating*

  • Suggestions provided for creating adapted books for students with significant disabilities and communication difficulties.

Foam Covered Page Fluffers – Making Your Own*

  • Ideas are presented for adapting books for students using various page fluffers.

Ideas for Student Created Books*

  • Ideas are presented for how students can create their own books.

*These online resources have been identified by pilot participants and other educators. They are for information only. Users are responsible for evaluating the content and appropriate use of the information.