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Pedagogical or educational films?The educational objectives of a film and its use in the classroom guide the choices. Introduce children to image techniques? Stimulate artistic sensitivity? Showing a film for its information content? Enrich a subject studied at school?
Our portal aims to bring together a number of poetic and original films whose quality and diversity will provide an educational environment and become an educational tool for teachers and parents.
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How and where to find the films?Having a wide variety of choices is necessary to choose a children's film properly. On the side of broadcasters and traditional media, choices are often limited by economic constraints.
A good way to discover original films is to look at the creators, listen to the directors, animation schools, production companies, children's film festivals. Many short films are freely and legally available. Keep up to date with the latest film news.
Criteria for choosing a children's filmHaving tools, determining criteria to choose from makes it possible to select films according to the use of a film in class or at home.
A film to laugh with the family, to explain ecology? A film to entertain at school, to study cinema? A film to extend a subject developed with pupils, to create an educational activity?
Asking questions about the educational potential of films guides the research, selection criteria and choice of films. Why show, what is the purpose of a film? In order to offer educational, entertaining and original films that are likely to captivate the little ones, the content of the films must be adapted to the age of the children. The choice of themes allows the films to be used as educational tools. The genre, comedy or narrative, sets the tone for the screening.
The originality of the stories and the visual worlds is aimed at raising the awareness and artistic awakening of children. The aim of our children's film portal is to offer original films that little ones do not easily have the opportunity to see.
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The best films for childrenFilm rankings, inventories and lists provide a quick overview of the best films. Several rankings, top 10, top 100, can be consulted on the internet and children's film specialists regularly publish their own selection. Children from the age of 2 or 3 sometimes have difficulty maintaining their attention for a full-length animated film, so we think that short films are perfectly suitable for the youngest. However, feature films, the great classics of children's animation, remain a source of discovery, reflection and wonder. Here is our ranking of the most beautiful animated films for young audiences, the best animated films to see with the family, the must-sees. For each film, we have selected the most representative extracts and the most beautiful songs.
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Teachers' and parents' opinions are important in choosing a children's film. Help us find the best in children's cinema!
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Films for children 3 years and up
Films for children 5 years and up
Films for children 7 years and up
Films for children 9 years and up
Moral and civic education
Dance and choreography
Memory and memories
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