YouTube video - Jesus is born: Snowman

Use this secular YouTube video to hold a creative discussion with the children about the Bible story of the birth of Jesus

A couple of children make two snowmen in their front garden - a man and a women. snowman in front. One morning, the male snowman has disappeared. In the video you see him travel far and wide and facing lots of difficulties in order to buy a present for the female snowman (snowwoman!) He shows his love for her by making a difficult journey full of obstacles and suffering.

This idea is part of complete Sunday school lesson on the birth of Jesus

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How does this film apply to today's Bible story?

The snowman's journey is symbolic of God's journey towards us. Through suffering, and being born in a stable, God shows how much He loves us by giving us a great gift.

Important questions:

It’s important to always watch the film yourself beforehand and to ask yourself:
- do I want to show this to the children?
- does this film work in the context and age-range of the children I am working with?
If you choose to show this YouTube video, we suggest you use the following steps: 

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