Thursday, December 16, 2010

Giveaway and Review: Gift of Love DVD

The Gift of Love contains a story, music, and three art lessons.
CHRISTMAS STORY & (3) ART LESSONS: Rejoice, Away in a Manger, Portrait of Mary! The Gift of Love is a Christmas story, artfully brought to life through the captivating expressions of chalk-art, music and drama. approx. run time 143 minutes

Through my kids' youth groups in the past, there have been special performances with a chalk artist, with a story being told while the artist works.  The story portion of this DVD was very much like those performances.  While the narrator speaks, completed chalk art is used for the graphics, intermixed with snippets of artist Gloria Kohlmann working on a final scene.  At the end, the final picture is displayed with black light.  The story would appeal to very young children.  At only 10 minutes long, it would be perfect for quieting children at the end of a Sunday School class.

There are three art lessons by three different artists.  The first is on Creative Lettering, the second a manger scene with colored pencils, and the last on contours of the face with chalk to make a portrait of Mary.  Each lesson incorporates the Christmas message into the lesson.  My personal favorite was the Creative Lettering lesson. The techniques in the lessons would be best for ages 6 and up.  The lessons vary from approximately 20-40 minutes long.

This DVD tells a magnificent story in a simple presentation.  Creative kids will enjoy learning some drawing techniques through the three lessons as a fun Christmas activity. You can learn more about the DVD at www.seethelightshine.com.



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24 comments:

Our Village is a Little Different said...

I'm not sure if the boys or I would like this more, but they would enjoy the art lessons!

Our Village is a Little Different said...

I follow your blog with google friend connect.

Our Village is a Little Different said...

I linked to your giveaway on Facebook.

Our Village is a Little Different said...

I linked to this giveaway on facebook #2.

Debra said...

I suspect my 6 and 10 year olds would enjoy this the most.

Jenny said...

I shared over at my blog about your giveaway.
http://manyhatsmommy.blogspot.com/2010/12/christmas-giveaway.html

Debra said...

I follow you through Google Friend Connect.

Jenny said...

Shared on FB
If I win you can contact me through my website's contact page. Thanks!

Penny said...

Enter me! My three kids and I would enjoy the DVD! :) pick me! pick me! *smile*

Penny said...

I follow your blog and feature it in the sidebar of my blog - does that count?

April E. said...

I think my 9 and 11 yo children would like it best. :-) Thanks for the giveaway.

April E. said...

I follow you on GFC. :)

Marie said...

I think ALL of my kids (and husband and me) will enjoy this!

Lisa said...

I think the whole family would like this one, but probably my 9 year old the most.

Lisa said...

I follow you on GFC

Jennifer said...

We would all enjoy this movie.

Jennifer said...

I follow your blog.

Kelly said...

Both of my girls would love this. Especially the art lessons.

Diana D said...

My daughter would really love this, Thanks for the wonderful giveaway.

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Diana D said...

Email subscriber. Thanks


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Diana D said...

GFC follower. THanks

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Natalie said...

We'll all like watching it, but my 9yr. old will like the drawing lessons the best!
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Wendi said...

I think we would all love this one...my kiddos and me :)

Wendi said...

I follow your blog :)