Smilebox is an easy-to-use application that lets you use photos and videos to keep in touch and share your memories. Best of all, it's free! (You can upgrade for a small charge, which allows you to view your Smilebox without ads and print your creations.)
As I work with lots and lots of children, I have shared Smilebox with many parents. A lot of my parents have relocated to
It is very easy to use and I’ve had great positive feedback. I can think of several library uses, especially in promoting our upcoming summer reading program.
From the Smilebox website:
What is Smilebox?Smilebox is a fun and engaging service that connects you with family and friends using your photos and videos. It's free, easy to use, and the results are amazing.
What can I make with Smilebox?
With Smilebox, you can create animated scrapbooks, photobooks, slideshows, postcards, and ecards for any occasion, and email them to anyone.
And a Smilebox screenshot:
Jamie's note: Here a Smilebox photobook I created.
- Check out smilebox.com
- Need ideas? Read one or more of Smilebox's newsletters or the Smilebox blog for a better idea of what's possible.
- Blog about this site.
- Download and install the Smilebox application.
- Create a Smilebox project and email it to yourself using the program.
- Share the URL for your masterpiece in a blog entry. (You'll find it at the bottom of the email you receive.)
-- Jamie, posting for Sandra