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
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.
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: