From Executive Producer Roma Downey (“Touched by an Angel”) and Writer Phil Lollar (“Adventures in Odyssey”) comes the much-anticipated faith-based educational series, LITTLE ANGELS, soaring onto DVD from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.
Little Angels is an animated DVD series created exclusively for preschool-aged children to teach not only practical learning skills, like ABCs and 1,2,3s, but also to introduce them to the spiritual, moral and ethical principles of the Bible.
Of course, we think it’s terrific! (We might be biased…) But don’t just take our word for it – for the first time in their organization’s history, MoPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) has awarded a Seal-of-Approval to Little Angels.
Pre-school twins Alex and Zoe are blessed to have eight Little Angels watching over them – literally! These Little Angels “live” on the ceiling of their bedroom, painted there so they are the first things the kids see when they wake up in the morning and the last thing they see before they fall asleep at night. The angels come to life when the children need them most, helping guide them through the challenges of their young lives.
Partially inspired by a night time prayer(which coincidentally the mother in the movies prays over her children each night), “God in Heaven, my Savior dear, Watch over my children and draw thou near, Send your little angels to be at their side, To light and to guard to love and to guide.”; Roma Downey created the DVD series Little Angels. Of course we all remember Roma Downey from her role as the angel Monica in the TV series Touched By An Angel, so it only seems fitting that this would be her next step.
I sat down with my two oldest boys to watch ABC’s and Animal’s, and both my boys really enjoyed them! They didn’t hold the two year olds attention for very long but when he was watching he was mesmerized. He sat longer for the Animal’s DVD then he did for the ABC’s. The five year old really enjoyed both movies. The best part was that he was able to relate the stories he hears at church every Sunday with the stories in the movie and it was funny for him to see the stories presented in a different way then he’s used to. With the ABC’s DVD they use the world around us and bible references to teach the children about their letters, and of course they do this all to music!
For me I really enjoyed how they approached letter learning. Instead of just spewing out all the letters at once, they split them up into chunks and used times when the children would need help from one of the eight little angels. They use topics like, the importance of obeying your parents and forgiveness to bring life lessons into the story then bring it back to the ABC’s. I liked the flow of the movies and the information in them is accurate and told in a way that at least my kids are remembering what they saw. These are a great set of DVD’s to add to our collection.
Little Angels ABC’s DVD
Golly, there are SO many letters and in this episode, with the help of their new angel friends, Alex and Zoe learn them all!
As they move from A to Z, the twins also discover the importance of sharing, forgiveness and trusting that God loves them!
Through the stories of David and Goliath and the Walls of Jericho, and the many gifts of Jesus, eight adorable angels teach young Alex and Zoe to be grateful and generous, and to trust in God’s plan!
There are a dozen things to learn every week! With the help of their angel pals, Alex and Zoe learn how to count to 123.
Little Angels Animals DVD
God loves all his creatures, and in this fun-filled DVD, you’ll meet many of them! Hayley the angel of animals has so many friends she wants you to meet, and so many bible stories to tell – from Noah’s Arc to David & Goliath and more!
You can check out the trailer here: Little Angels Trailer
You can purchase these 3 DVD’s as well as books, iPhone/iPad apps and CD’s direct from the website.
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