Video Resources

A collection of videos suitable for a range of youth and children’s work. Includes bible stories, animations, assembly reflections and discussion starters.

Animation: The Story of Joseph

http://www.childrenandyouth.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Gods-Story-Joseph.mp4 A beautifully animated video from kids’ club showing the story of Joseph being sold into slavery by his brothers and his rise within Egypt. It’s ideal for children’s groups or sunday...

Animation: Noah and the Flood

http://www.childrenandyouth.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Gods-Story-Noah.mp4 A beautifully animated video from kids’ club showing the story of Noah and the Flood. It’s ideal for children’s groups or sunday...

Animation: Creation Story

http://www.childrenandyouth.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Creation-Story.mp4 A beautifully animated video from kids’ club showing the  creation story. It’s ideal for children’s groups or sunday...

Video: Remembrance Reflection

How best do we honour the sacrifice of those who gave their life for Queen and country? Is peace possible or is the stuff of dreams? Is there a better way? Can love...

Video: Is Peace Possible?

As we approach Remembrance Sunday I thought this video might be a useful way into a discussion with groups whether peace is possible. Sourced from Soomo Publishing. Discussion Is peace possible? What does peace mean? Is it just the...

The Story of Love Animation

http://www.childrenandyouth.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/The-Story-of-Love-Animation.mp4 This is a video that I stumbled across from the folks at LoveGeniuses called the story of love. This engaging animation is ideal for use with youth groups and would work well within a school/religious observance setting. When...

Video: Moses

http://www.childrenandyouth.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/God_39_s_Story-_Moses.mp4...

Video: Daniel and the Lions Den

http://www.childrenandyouth.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/My_Movie.mp4 A beautiful animated retelling of the story Daniel and the Lions den. Ideal for church groups like Sunday School and Bible Class. Sourced:...

Video: Jonah

http://www.childrenandyouth.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Backwoods_animation_-_Tru_Wonder_-_Jonah_and_Fish_.mp4 Source: Backwoods...

Assembly: Life is

Life is a journey filled with lessons, hardships, heartaches, joys, celebrations and special moments that will ultimately lead us to our destination, our purpose in life. The road will not always be smooth; in fact, throughout our travels, we...

Video: Famous Failures

A short video showing famous failures and that failure isn’t the end of the story. Sometimes failure is seen as something to be avoided but it’s something we will all face.  Rather than give up when things don’t go to...

Video: Jesus Feeding the 5000

http://www.childrenandyouth.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/44Jesus-feeds-the-5000.mp4 Short animated video telling the story of Jesus feeding the...

Difficult Questions About Jesus

This video has quite a few different applications. It could be used as an introduction to a discussion about the questions we all have about faith and religion. Or it could be used to help volunteers consider how children understand the stories...

Nativity Animation

This is a hand drawn Nativity animation that would could be used as a stand alone video, for reflection,  or as an introduction to a Christmas service....

Observation Test

There are a few applications for this video resource. In the past I’ve used it as an observation test and tied it into stories like Moses and the burning bush.  I’ve also used it as an introduction to how...

Creation Video

The video below is the creation story scene from Aronofsky’s epic NOAH. It’s visually attractive and will capture the attention of the young people in your group.   http://www.childrenandyouth.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Noah-Movie-Creation-Clip.mp4...

What do you see?

http://www.childrenandyouth.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/TFL-Viral-Awareness-Test-Moonwalking-Bear.mp4 This video tests your awareness skills. What did you see? Did you see anything out of the ordinary? We only see what we are expecting to see. What are we missing all around us each day? I’ve used...

Water tricks

Looking for an object lesson or children’s talk that will capture your children’s imagination? These cool water tricks could be an ideal way of introducing Jesus’ miracles or helping young people consider the theme of making  the impossible possible. They could also...

Video: Parable of the feast

This is a nicely animated video retelling Jesus’ parable of the feast in a compelling and relevant way for children and young people. (Luke 14:...

Video: Follow Jesus

From birth to Resurrection – a video retelling the story of the life of Jesus through the use of social. Would you follow Jesus?  ...

Video: The Good Neighbour

This animated video retells Jesus’ parable of the Good Samaritan in a relevant and fun way. Children will love this video....

Video: Working Together

Fishing with Sam is a beautifully animated video emphasising that by working together you can achieve much more....

David and Goliath Video

A video telling the story of David and Goliath. It’s from the Holy Moly Series by Sparkhouse who provide resources for Christian children and youth groups....

The Woman at the Well Video

Today I’ve been doing some planning and preparation for our next Messy Church event which is based around the story of the woman at the well. I came across this really good modern retelling of the story on Youtube...

Lost Coin Illustration and Lost Sheep Video

This is a short script based on the parable of the lost coin to help children consider what God is like. It could be used alongside the story of the lost sheep and I’ve included an animation retelling the parable. Before...

Children’s Session – Noah

A collection of resources for a children’s session looking at the story of Noah. Includes video, worksheets, object lesson, and craft ideas. Worksheets Below is a collection of worksheets: Colouring Sheet: Ark In A Flood Colouring Sheet: Animals Entering...

Video Story: Adam and Eve

A nicely animated retelling of the creation story and Adam and Eve for kids. Video is narrated by John Le Mesurier http://www.childrenandyouth.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/One_Upon_A_World_Final_Version_with_Audio-wmv.mp4 For another Creation Video click here. The video features the creation story scene from Aronofsky’s epic NOAH. It’s...

Love and Hope

First Love Have you ever thought your life was over? A story I shared when I visited Palestine last year about young love....

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