Debbie Berry
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Invasions, the Animated Short Film by Clement Morin.    Why are aliens visiting our planet? This enchanting animated short film follows a visitor from another world as it starts its journey on Earth.

The Kaleidoscope Fishbowl: A Teacher's Guide To The 9 Best Halloween Animation Shorts For Children

A Cloudy Lesson (HD) VERY CUTE Short Animation Feature by Yezi Xue.    Talk about happy accidents. Sometimes good things happen when things go wrong . Nice for PSHE.

A Cloudy Lesson (HD) VERY CUTE Short Animation Feature by Yezi Xue. Talk about happy accidents. Sometimes good things happen when things go wrong . Nice for PSHE.

There's lots of potential for talking about/responding to Garden Galaxies. It's great for looking at scale (were the children expecting aliens to be so tiny?).    Older children could make and film their own aliens out of modelling clay or make alien houses from clay based on what they've seen in the film.  If an alien came to visit their area, where could they go for a picnic? Or children could write an alien’s guide to their local area/visiting Earth or teach aliens how to look after…

There's lots of potential for talking about/responding to Garden Galaxies. It's great for looking at scale (were the children expecting aliens to be so tiny?). Older children could make and film their own aliens out of modelling clay or make alien houses from clay based on what they've seen in the film. If an alien came to visit their area, where could they go for a picnic? Or children could write an alien’s guide to their local area/visiting Earth or teach aliens how to look after…

A little robot made up of found objects goes out into the world. What is the story behind this little creature and why does he choose nature over industrialisation?

A character made of scraps wonders though the woods until he comes across a sign that will help him discover where he belongs.

▶ Room on the Broom - YouTube

▶ Room on the Broom: I LOVE this book! I read it to my kids all the time.and whoosh they were gone!

Shoe - Award winning animation short film (2008). This sad but beautiful tale tells the story of a little girl who desperately wanted a doll for Christmas. Her father was poor so made her a doll out of the sole of his shoe.     The actual shoe doll can be found in the Childhood Museum in Edinburgh.

This sad but beautiful tale tells the story of a little girl who desperately wanted a doll for Christmas. Her father was poor so made her a doll out of the sole of his shoe. The actual shoe doll can be found in the Childhood Museum in Edinburgh.

This is The Lost Thing - Part 1 - You'll be able to find parts 2 and 3 on You tube too.     Tim Minchin's voice over is so full of pathos. It's really beautiful and there's such a lot that can be explored and using Part 1 on its own is a great story starter.     And of course the language and animation are so beautifully captivating.

Oscar-nominated animated short The Lost Thing. The Lost Thing was directed and co-written by Shaun Tan, who also wrote the 2002 book of the same name.

Writing Prompt: One day you find this tiny door at a corner of your bedroom. What do you do? Who uses that door? Where does the door lead?

Writing Prompt: One day you find this tiny door at a corner of your bedroom. What do you do? Who uses that door? Where does the door lead? - fairy door with a tiny ladder?

Le Petit Nicolas - full online text with questions by chapter!!!!

Le Petit Nicolas - online book of cute children's stories with quizzes. Great for advanced readers to challenge themselves with!