Gone are those days, when childhood was synonymous with outdoor games, movie parties with family, playing in the mud with siblings or friends in the backyard or the nearest park and much more. The present-day generation is exposed to such advanced technology, compared to the generation that hails from the ’80s and ’90s. Hence, more often we find them on the couch or the bed playing games, watching movies on the latest gadgets, chatting, messaging and if nothing else, social networking via various social network sites.
We always looked forward to family movie parties, either on weekends or during the festive season. Those days are long gone. Our younger generation maybe watching lots of movies but are they watching what they should be? Or are they missing out on some really fantastic movies that has added a lot to our childhood? We take a walk down memory lane and find out:
Who doesn’t love music? Music and songs brings a dazzling smile even on the grumpiest face. Even the youngest member of your family would enjoy music. So what better way to kick-start your Christmas holiday than to pick classic musical movies DVDs and have a great family movie time. Here are a few suggestions:
- The Sound Of Music
- Fiddler on The Roof
- The Wizard of Oz
Modern Animation Movies
Pondering over how to spend some quality time with your little ones? Go by the universal law – Animation Movies. Pick any of the modern animation movies and we assure you, your little one will definitely end up telling you, Mom/Dad, I Love You! We suggest:
- Toy Story series
Whenever we think of watching a movie with the younger ones in our family, the usual names that pop-up in our head are The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid and many more. All thanks to Disney, the list is endless. The latest addition to the list – Frozen is also a must-watch to make your Christmas more Christmassy. And all these movies prove to be a good foundation to build morals in your little ones.
Double-up the fun of your family movie-time with the always loved – then and now hit movies. Before your kids grow old enough to enjoy movies like Terminator and Matrix, ensure they had their share of fun watching these movies:
- 101 Dalmations
- Doctor Dolittle
- Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
For the Animal-Lovers
How can a kid’s movie-list be complete without including some awesome movies for the animal lovers? After lovely cartoons, the next best things the young ones in your family will run after is the pets in the family. And watching movies based on animals enhances the love and bonding shared between the kids and the animals. Though most movies for kids have their main characters as animals, still don’t forget to watch these flicks:
- Madagascar series
- Air Buddies
Grab the popcorn, choose your seat and get ready for a fun-filled family movie this Christmas season! From classic musicals to the latest flicks, we are sure you’ll find something that your little one will request for again and again.
The above-mentioned movies were just a few suggestions that have been our all-time favorites. But we’ll definitely love to hear from you. So share with us, your favorite movie that you enjoyed watching when you were a kid and you would love to watch again with your toddlers.