Olive Us: Episode 21: Shadow Puppets

April 1, 2013

By Gabrielle.

Hey all you Spring Breakers. Looking for some rainy day fun? Have I got an Olive Us episode for you! It’s called Shadow Puppets, and yep, it’s exactly what the name implies — lots of fun shadow puppets for you and your kids to try. And I’m betting that after they watch it, that’s exactly what they’ll want to do.

Shadow Puppets. A little movie from OliveUs.Tv - perfect idea for a rainy day!

In fact, Ben Blair sent out the Olive Us Newsletter last week (you can subscribe here), and in it he shared this episode. Then all weekend long, we saw tweets and instagrams and emails of Olive Us viewers who were trying their own shadow puppets too! Really, really fun. Made us all grin like crazy.

I hope you enjoy the episode. And if you’re having trouble viewing it here, try it on Vimeo.

P.S. — Happy April Fool’s Day! In France, it’s Poisson d’Avril — children stick paper fishes on their friends’ backs today. Hah!

Shadow Puppets. A little movie from OliveUs.Tv - perfect idea for a rainy day!

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1 Rachel April 1, 2013 at 11:20 am

I can’t get enough of your “Olive Us” videos. Simply in love with them.

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2 Grace @ sense and simplicity April 1, 2013 at 12:32 pm

I love June’s wide-eyed look as she watches her siblings make shadow puppets – absolutely adorable.

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3 Design Mom April 2, 2013 at 11:30 am

Same here! Watching her reactions is wonderful.

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4 Kirsty April 1, 2013 at 1:45 pm

This is so completely delightful! What a treasure for you to have when they are all big….sniff.
June’s face and expressions are beyond adorable!

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5 mom in mendon April 1, 2013 at 3:07 pm

LOVE it!!!

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6 Azra April 1, 2013 at 3:16 pm

How cool! I love it.

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7 Brittany April 1, 2013 at 3:25 pm

My 3 year old daughter has been afraid to sleep at night because of shadow monsters. We’ve been watching this video before bed and afraid no more. Love the Olive us videos, sweet family .

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8 Design Mom April 2, 2013 at 11:31 am

Oh hooray! I’m so glad the video has been helpful to your daughter. Sweet dreams to your whole family!

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9 Danielle April 2, 2013 at 9:12 am

My boys loved this episode! They were shouting out the animals before they were revealed. I like the illustrations, did you do them?

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10 Design Mom April 2, 2013 at 11:33 am

The illustrations are by Merrilee Liddiard. And she did the title typography as well. She’s amazing!

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11 giulia April 2, 2013 at 11:04 am

these videos are wonderful! i can imagine the blair kids when they are all grown up rewatching them…

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12 Ann April 2, 2013 at 11:59 am

I really loved this. Beautifully done.

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13 Jacqueline April 3, 2013 at 8:55 pm

Absolutely delightful!

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14 thyme (sarah) April 5, 2013 at 6:03 am

Just tickled every time I watch your kids and these adorable videos. Great job everyone!

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15 Molly April 11, 2013 at 2:17 pm

I just stumbled across this Olive Us video! LOVE it! Wondering about the music that you put with it…I’d love to get some more of it. Makes me so happy!
Keep doing what you’re doing. It’s great!

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