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Christmas Films We’re Watching: Family Friendly

With schools breaking up over the next few days, we thought you might be looking for a good old-fashioned Christmas film to keep the kids entertained (for a couple of hours at least).

This list of Christmas films we’re watching is aimed predominantly at the primary age group but of course can be enjoyed by all ages 🙂

Elf (2003)

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Watch the trailer here.

The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

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Watch the trailer here.

Jingle All The Way (1996)

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Watch the trailer here.

Nativity! (2009)

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Watch the trailer here.

Dr Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

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Watch the trailer here.

Arthur Christmas (2011)

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Watch the trailer here.

Polar Express (2004)

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Watch the trailer here.

Home Alone (1990)

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Watch the trailer here.

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)

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Watch the trailer here.

Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

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Watch the trailer here.

Frozen (2013)

Not technically a Christmas film but it does a great job of capturing that feel-good festive feeling and hey, there’s snow!

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Watch the trailer here.

Over to you!

We’ve given you our list of Christmas films we’re watching with the family this December – now it’s your turn! Which films would you add to the list?

Tweet @BoomEdLtd and let us know 🙂

Merry Christmas!

The Boomerang Team.

10 Random Acts of Christmas Kindness: Ideas for the Classroom

With Christmas just around the corner, have a go at ticking off our top ten Random Acts of Christmas Kindness ideas with your class. It’s a great way to add some festive fun to the classroom at the end of term and of course, the underlying message is incredibly positive.

Random Act of Kindness: A selfless act performed by a person to either help or cheer up a stranger, for no reason other than to make people happier.

Ask students to write down these 10 Random Acts of Christmas Kindness in their school planners and encourage them to try to tick as many off as they can by Christmas Day!

Boomerang Top 10 Random Acts of Christmas Kindness:

  1. Give three people a genuine compliment either in person or via social media.
  2. Help someone with a chore or other job.
  3. Give up your place in a queue to somebody.
  4. Write someone a real letter and send it.
  5. Pick up litter.
  6. When you hear people around you gossiping about someone, be the person to say something nice.
  7. Give someone a hug.
  8. Try to include everyone in a group conversation.
  9. Offer someone your your seat on a bus or train.
  10. If you hear that negative voice in your head, remember that you deserve kindness too!

We want to hear from you!

Do you have any other classroom-inspired Random Acts of Kindness to add to our list? Drop us a tweet and let us know 🙂

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