Talking about Web 2.0 tools, it is important to talk about animation! After all, this is what our kids are going to be doing extensively a few years from now. I won't be surprised if powerpoints and other audio-visual presentations all start getting replaced by creative animations.
To get a feel of how animation works and to work with pre-created characters, settings, props etc., a highly recommended place is http://www.domo.goanimate.com/. (The recommendation comes from the very trusted source, Kevin Jarrett. Thanks Kevin).
Here's a sample that I created for you to see the power of this tool. Enjoy:
DomoNation.com: Santa and Digital Kid by MrsShori
Like it? Create your own at DomoNation.com. It's free and fun!">