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Animated Logo Design with Brush Ninja Lesson Plan

Learning Objective

Students will learn how to design and create an animated logo using Brush Ninja.


  • Computers or tablets with internet access
  • Brush Ninja (available at brushninja.com)
  • Paper and pencil for sketching ideas


  1. Introduction: Begin by showing students various examples of animated logos and explaining the importance of having a unique logo to represent their brand or organization.
  2. Brainstorming: Have students brainstorm ideas for their own logo design on paper. Encourage them to think about what makes their brand or organization special and how they can incorporate that into their logo.
  3. Creating the Logo: Once students have sketched out their ideas, introduce them to Brush Ninja and demonstrate how it works. Guide them through the process of creating an animated logo step-by-step.
  4. Sharing: Give each student an opportunity to share their completed animated logos with the class.


Assess students based on the following criteria:

  • Creativity in coming up with a unique concept for their logo design
  • Technical skills in using Brush Ninja to create an animated logo
  • Presentation skills in sharing their completed work with the class


For students who finish early or want to take on an additional challenge:

  • Have them research famous logos from around the world and write a short report about what makes these logos successful.
  • Challenge them to animate a simple story using Brush Ninja.

How to animate with Brush Ninja

This video teaches the basics of using Brush Ninja

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