Grades Grades P-6
Directed by Bill Maylone
Produced by The National Film Board of Canada
VHS Purchase $59
US Release Date: 1990
Copyright Date: 1989
VHS ISBN: 0-7722-0237-0
Children's Stories: Live Action
Awards and Festivals
ALA Notable Children's Film
Best of Category, Birmingham International Educational Film Festival
Bronze Apple, National Educational Film Festival
Look Again Series|
Snowballs and Sandcastles
Summer and winter hold different joys for kids.
The seasonal opposites of winter and summer create very different worlds to be explored and enjoyed by people of all ages. How can comparisons help us appreciate the endless variety of the changing seasons? This film provides opportunities for students to examine their assumptions about winter and summer and discuss the effects that changing seasons have on our everyday lives. Other titles in the series are:
Between the Walls - One girl finds a clever way to remove a mouse.
Connections - Making connections between living creatures & machines.
Journey of the Blob - An illustration of the water cycle.
Topsy-Turvy - Explores magic in fantasy and the everyday world.
Night - Night and the imagination.
Web Page: http://www.bullfrogfilms.com/catalog/snow.html
"Alerts young viewers to the world around them, contrasts the seasonal activities of a frosty winter and a sizzling summer."
Irene Wood, Booklist