Song of the Sea: Film Guide

Song of the Sea
Song of the Sea




Short (1-4 activities)

A film guide that looks at Song of the Sea (2014), a beautiful and touching animation based on an Irish folktale about a little girl who turns into a Selkie.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including PSHE Education, Gaelic Irish (Gaelige) and Art and Design in addition to highlighting themes surrounding health and wellbeing, family, myths, legends and the supernatural, folk and fairy tales, storytelling, identity, communities and beliefs.

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Song of the Sea

Song of the Sea: Film Guide

A short .pdf of activities focusing on Song of the Sea

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Tomm Moore and Paul Young Interview

Song of the Sea - Tomm Moore and Paul Young Interview

Duration: 3:19 mins

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This Resource Supports

Art and Design

Gaelic Irish (Gaelige)

PSHE Education

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