Storytelling Alice is a programming environment designed to motivate a broad spectrum of middle school students (particularly girls) to learn to program computers through creating short 3D animated movies. Middle School, Window, Movie Maker, Cadette, Schools Students, Digital Movie, Animal Movie
Alice is a 3D programming environment for teaching kids introductory computing. It's free (of course), and is sponsored by Carnegie Mellon, so it's high quality. If you have a child interested in computing, this is a great place to start.
Collection of Digital Storytelling Applications.