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grandsonA lovely animated Christmas story which tells the tale of what happens when some unexpected visitors arrive to help Santa and Mrs Claus prepare for the big day!

The story focuses on the wayward grandchildren and their progress through the tasks which they are set each day via a note on the fridge.

grand daughterLanguage is presented in small, manageable chunks and the animation supports understanding, allowing language learners an opportunity to develop their understanding of language patterns, vocabulary and pronunciation.

Simple controls allow the narration to be paused and replayed as many times as necessary - ideal for independent practice of speaking and listening skills.

Also available in English, German & Spanish.

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Preview the first 12 scenes of the story using buttons 1-5

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Playing cards

A set of 28 cards with text and pictures showing the 14 tasks Lolly and Larkin carry out in the story, with 2 spares for you to add your own tasks! Click to preview or log in to download and print.

Printable Pupil Book

The introduction to the story - click to preview or log in to download and print.

Astiquez les étoiles!

Colour the star polishing machine!

Un Bonhomme de Neige!

Print out on to card, colour in, cut and stick!