Posts Tagged ‘Video’

October 31st, 2017

Bethlehemian Rhapsody

A Queen chart hit and the Nativity – what’s not to like about this song. This delightful parody written by Mark Bradford and directed by Darla Robinson tells the Christmas story in a new and totally unique way that will touch the hearts of generations to come. Lyrics are included on screen. This would go down a storm as a Christmas concert item!

November 19th, 2016

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town Using Lámh Signs

If you have pupils with Special Educational Needs (SEN) in your school that use the Lámh Signs, it might be a good idea to teach this traditional Christmas song to all of the pupils in your class/school. Doing something like this with the whole class/school promotes inclusion and allows all pupils to learn some Lámh signs in a fun way.

November 18th, 2016

3D Paper Snowflakes

I’ve seen these paper snowflakes done in school and they are really effective and look fantastic. They probably do need lots of adult supervision as they are quite fiddly and it’s very easy to make a mistake. However, the finished product is really impressive and they look great for decorating the classroom during the seasonal period.

November 12th, 2016

Lily and the Snowman

Lily and the Snowman is a short animated film from Cineplex Movies from 2015. It tells the story of how, every winter, a magical snowman puts on a show for a little girl. But over time, life pulls them apart. Will she remember to take the time for what she loved?

November 10th, 2016

Buster the Boxer

“Buster the Boxer” is the much anticipated Christmas TV advert for 2016 from the John Lewis department store in the UK. It tells the story of a little girl called Bridget who loves to bounce. When her mum and dad buy her a trampoline for Christmas, they soon discover that she isn’t the only one with a passion for jumping.

Against the soundtrack of “One Day I’ll Fly Away”, Buster looks on as two foxes, a badger, a hedgehog and a squirrel enjoy bouncing on the trampoline.

December 19th, 2015

Mog’s Christmas Calamity

Mog’s Christmas Calamity is the 2015 advert from the UK-based supermarket chain Sainsburys. It is based around the popular fictional cat Mog, created by the children’s author Judith Kerr. With Christmas carefully planned in the Thomas household, Mog sets off a chain of events which lead to catastrophe.

November 11th, 2015

3D Paper Snowflake

As it’s quite fiddly, this would be a visual arts lesson suitable for older pupils. It requires lots of folding, measuring and cutting skills – however, the end result would adorn any seasonal classroom.

November 11th, 2015

3D Paper Christmas Tree

Definitely one for older pupils, but this would make a great visual arts lesson – creating a cool Christmas Tree using only one sheet of green A4 card.

November 11th, 2015

Sock Snowman

This Sock Snowman would be a lovely visual arts lesson to do in the weeks leading up to Christmas or at any time during the winter months. It looks pretty straightforward, but then again …..!!

November 6th, 2015

The Man on the Moon


“The Man on the Moon” is the heart-warming Christmas TV advert for 2015 from the John Lewis department store in the UK. It tells the story of a young girl called Lily. Looking at the moon through the family telescope one night, she’s amazed at what she finds… a man on the moon.

Lily watches as he goes about his chores, all alone up there. She becomes determined to get something to the moon, to send him a message and show him that someone down here is thinking of him.