In the Spirit of Halloween

The autumn season is at our doors, and with it, the spirit of Halloween. What do you like most about this holiday? The costumes? The treats? The monsters that hide in the shadows to spy on your every moment? Halloween has got something to satisfy anyone, be they small or big kids. From scary vampire bats to sea monsters, and from zombie attacks to pirate raids, this collection includes the best content to experience the unique thrill of Halloween.

  • 2015
  • 13-14
  • 15 Titles

Included in this collection

The Nature of Things Invasion of the Brain Snatchers

Parasites brainwashing their hosts — it sounds like something straight out of science fiction. But this is no zombie movie, this is a fascinating new field of study. Scientists have collected hundreds of examples of brain-manipulating parasites. Researchers are starting to untangle how these parasites have evolved to control their victims, whether caterpillars, fish, birds, rats, cats — or humans! And at ...
  • 2013
  • 00:44:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/13/2014

Jessie & The Gumboot Kids Just in Time

Jessie and the Gumboot Kids have fun at the pumpkin patch. Scout displays his giant fruit at a farmers' market. Daisy dances to the music too.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:26
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 05/28/2019

The Art Show Kevin’s Pumpkins

Inspired by a day at the local pumpkin patch with his family, Kevin transforms an ordinary pumpkin into an untraditional work of art.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:02
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/16/2017

Teacher Guide(s)

  • How to Use Video Effectively in the Classroom [.pdf]

Pirate's Passage Pirate's Passage

Join us for National Canadian Film Day (#CanFilmDay) on April 22 to watch this beloved film! Based on the critically acclaimed children’s novel by William Gilkerson (winner of the 2006 Governor General's Award for Children's Literature), this animated film stars one of Canada’s acting legends, Donald Sutherland, who voices the lead character, Captain Johnson. The story is set in 1952 in ...
  • 2015
  • 01:28:15
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/13/2015

Dot. Scaremaster 2.0

Dot gathers the crew together to give her Dad, the self-acclaimed “Scaremaster”, a fright he won’t soon forget… but in the end, it’s the one person she didn’t see coming who delivers the final Halloween scare.
  • 2016
  • 00:11:02
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 09/06/2017

Teacher Guide(s)

  • How to Use Video Effectively in the Classroom [.pdf]

Scout & The Gumboot Kids The Case of the Giant Fruit

Scout gives the Gumboot Kids three clues to uncover the mystery of a fruit that can weigh more than a horse!
  • 2017
  • 00:05:02
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 05/28/2019

Bookaboo Turkey Trick or Treat with Guillermo Díaz

Bookaboo is hiding out in his bunk to avoid going on stage for his Howl-o-ween concert when Scandal star Guillermo Díaz stops by to share a story!
  • 2016
  • 00:11:10
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 01/15/2018

Teacher Guide(s)

  • How to Use Video Effectively in the Classroom [.pdf]