Many thanks to the crankie artists around the world, for sharing your work with us. Inspiring!
This is a collection of 18 crankies from artists across the US and beyond. Click here to watch.
This page features crankies with unusual boxes. Sometimes the design of the box is related to the story. Other examples are just unusual crankie boxes. Enjoy! Here is the LINK.
This is a collection of ten miniature crankies. The scrolls are between 1 and 5 inches high. The boxes are made from a variety of materials and there is one late 19th Century moving panorama
with a metal box. Find them all here.
In puppetry circles, crankies are sometimes called "moving backdrops". Shadow puppetry and other forms of puppetry can make the crankie come alive. Watch them here.
Ten crankies made by children in schools and music camps. Some crankies accompany a song and some accompany a narrated story. Most of them are group projects. See them here.
Crows, among my favorite birds. This collection of crankies includes folk songs, a poem, a Native American folktale and a 16th Century Scottish piping piobaireachd. Watch them here.