Disclosure: I received Stikbot Pets samples to facilitate this post. All opinions are my own.
Around the beginning of the summer my girls started to express an interest in having their own YouTube channel. When I started to look around a little closer, I realized that it’s really not that far fetched to find kids of their age, either as a significant part of their parent’s YouTube channel or with their own channels.
I have not said yes or no at this point, as the underlying logistics simply does not exist at the moment, but the idea does change how I look at certain things. Among those things are toys that are essentially designed for things like this, such as Stikbots
Bring your imagination to life with Stikbot! Through stop motion, Stikbot can be whoever you want; A secret agent, dragon-slaying knight, or the next rock star! Built on the tremendous success of Stikbot, Zing now introduces Stikbot Pets! With nearly 200 million views on YouTube, Stikbot continues turn kids into creative stop-motion animation moviemakers, bringing imagination to life.
Tapping into the pop culture phenomenon, Stikbot Pets brings creating, watching and sharing viral pet videos to a whole new level. Fans can now include their favorite four legged friends in their stop-motion films. The Pets are easy-to-pose figures built with suction cup hands and feet that can stick to almost any flat surface. From dogs and cats to pandas and monkeys, animals and pets can now be the stars of the show!
Stikbot Studio app
With the free Studio app, is available on iOS and Android, kids can snap individual photos and stitch them together into a film, complete with built-in music and sound effect options. They can share their creations using #Stikbot and see what others are making all over the world!
Pets are available now in Bulldog, Cat, Dog, Monkey, Cow, Horse, Gorilla and Bear. Each Pet is available in brown, red, blue and green.