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Parents need to know that Click, Clack, Moo: Christmas at the Farm is a family-friendly animated special based on the Click, Clack, Moo children's book series. It features positive messages about giving, teamwork, problem-solving, and forgiveness, while also addressing some of the consumerism and advertising associated with the season. Santa plays a big role in this fun adaptation that farm animal-loving little ones will enjoy.
What's the story?
CLICK, CLACK, MOO: CHRISTMAS AT THE FARM is an animated special about a group of farm animals who are excited about Christmas and have long lists for Santa. But when they learn that Farmer Brown wants a Tumbletron 300 clothes dryer, they work together to find a way to raise the money by Christmas to give it to him. Meanwhile, Doug the Duck is trying to find ways to redeem himself after a year of naughty behavior in order to get back on Santa's nice list.
Is it any good?
This cheerful holiday special, based on the popular Click, Clack, Moo children's books, mixes humor and music to create a colorful Christmas spirit-filled story. The voice performances from well-known comedians like Patton Oswalt and Rachel Bloom give it a contemporary edge, which makes it more fun.
Click, Clack, Moo: Christmas at the Farm is more entertaining than educational, and the focus on commercialism and advertising is a troubling reminder of what the season can be like for grownups. However, the messages it offers about giving, teamwork, problem-solving, and forgiveness overcome this. Whether you're familiar with the books or not, it's a fun family pick for the holidays.
Talk to your kids about ...
Families can talk about the way the animals come together to get Farmer Brown a present. What inspires them to do so? What sacrifices do they make? What makes teamwork an important character strength?
What message does Click, Clack, Moo: Christmas at the Farm send about what's important during the holiday season?
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For kids who love holiday specials
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