A child's eye view of Festivals is a multi award-winning DVD Plus designed to introduce young children to the festivals of Divali, Eid-ul-Fitr, Hanukkah and Chinese New Year. The vibrant and colourful films follow young children through celebrations at home, in their places of worship and in school.
Chinese New Year. See 5 year old Ian visit the spectacular dragon parade and eat lucky New Year dumplings. Learn caligraphy and ribbon dancing.
Divali. Join Shyam (2) at the Divali celebrations in Leicester and see his family prayer room. Learn stick dancing and how to make a Divali shadow puppet show.
Eid-ul-Fitr. Watch Wafa (6) buy her first prayer mat, spot the crescent moon and celebrate Eid. Learn how to build a mosque and play an Eid memory game.
Hanukkah. Watch as Jonathan lights the hanukiah and plays the dreidle game. Learn how to make a hanukiah and find out about the miracle of oil.
A child's eye view of Festivals 2 is a multi award-winning DVD Plus that follows children and families through celebrations of a Church of England Christmas, the Sikh festival of Vaisakhi, a Catholic Easter and the Buddhist festival of Wesak. Engaging and fun, the films make you feel as if you are there.
Easter. Watch Jamie and Megan making pancakes and at the Easter Vigil. Learn how to make 3D Easter poems and see new born chicks.
Vaisakhi. Follow 6 year old Guneet at the Vaisakhi procession and the Nishan Sahib ceremony. Learn how to play word games about the 5 Ks.
Wesak. See Sian visit the Buddhist Temple and attend the Bathing of the Buddha ceremony. Learn to make a Thinking House and special fruit jellies.
Christmas. Join Sam and Holly at the Christingle service and opening their Christmas stockings. Make a tableau of the Three Wise Men.
• Suitable for ages 3 to adult • Endorsed by major faith groups • Includes extensive digital handbook fully updated in line with the Revised EYFS, and KS1. • School section includes activities, songs and stories. • Suitable for use on DVD players, whiteboards or laptops.
Totally engaging, fun and informative, 'Festivals' makes you feel that you have been involved in the celebrations too.
DVD extras include: easy to use menu, Child's Eye Spy Quiz, and song words. Perfect for assemblies using interactive whiteboards.
19 Oct 2016
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