Posted in Faith, tagged Advent, animation, birth, Children, Christianity, Christmas, Church, clip, devotions, faith, Family, Jesus, Joseph, Kids, Mary, movie, name, resource, Scripture Union, stable, story, YouTube on 18 December, 2012 |
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I’m sure you’re all super-prepared for all the Advent happenings in your parish. But just in case you aren’t (or want to be extra-super-prepared for next year) I thought I’d share this brilliant alt.Advent series from Scripture Union that I just came across. They are posting a 2-3 minute daily animation of part of the Christmas story every day of Advent. The full animation, combining all the clips, is 47 minutes long – perhaps something to have on hand for early risers on Christmas Day…
These would be great for family devotions or to show in a service or school assembly. I might even show a few to the kids over tea this week. SU have posted a good number of other videos on their YouTube channel that would be useful for services or family bible times.
Here’s today’s lovely section of the story:
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Posted in Family, Kids, tagged Black Country, Black Country accent, cinema, film, film review, Maurice Sendak, movie, review, Spike Jonze, UK release, Where the Wild Things Are on 11 December, 2009 |
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No, this isn’t a review of the new movie, released in the UK today. The film has had a pretty mixed reaction and took a good while to reach this country after its US release. So I reckon you’re far better off just watching the Joker reciting the whole of the book, with dramatic actions (I particularly like ‘rolled their terrible eyes’) and a wavering Black Country accent. Some of you may have seen this before (all good bloggers recycle material, don’t they?).
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