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This week's topic: Movies

This week's topic: Movies

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3-D movies

I like 3-D movies because it looks like it's coming at you! 3-D means three dimensional. There are special 3-D glasses you have to wear. It's really cool!

Karson Freeze, Grade 4, Calvary Baptist Academy


My favorite movie is called "The Last Mimzy." It's about two kids who have special toys. The girl Emma has a rabbit named Mimzy. Mimzy talks to Emma when she needs someone to talk to.

Annalecia Seckler, Grade 2, Lowpoint-Washburn Elementary

'Last Unicorn'

My favorite movie is "The Last Unicorn" because the tree was alive. The silliest part was the man talking to shadows. At the end the red bull was trying to get the unicorn, but the unicorn was safe.

Jodi Manley, Grade 1, Fieldcrest Elementary South


I go to the movies with my family. We watched the remake of "Fast & Furious." It's so cool. I got a slushy and had popcorn. It was fun. That's what I do at the movies.

Kayle Saylor, Grade 4, Irving Elementary


"Bolt" is my favorite movie. I like Bolt because he's strong. Bolt is so strong that he can lift a truck. Also, he can flip over cars without hurting himself. He's very fast. Bolt can run faster than a car.

Cassie Smith, Grade 2, Chatsworth Elementary


Movies are fun in many ways. First, you buy tickets, then you get popcorn and candy and drinks. Finally, you enjoy the show. You can watch scary, funny, romantic or sad movies. My favorite movie is "In the Army Now."

McKenzie Todd, Grade 4, Oakdale Elementary


I like to see movies in movie theaters. It is fun because you get to see the movie on a giant screen. Also while you watch, you can eat popcorn. I have seen a lot of good movies in a movie theater.

Lila Hall, Grade 4, Tremont Elementary

'Beverly Hills Chihuahua'

My favorite movie is "Beverly Hills Chihuahua." I feel bad when Chloe gets lost in Mexico. It's about when Chloe meets this dog named Delgado and he is trying to help Chloe get back to Beverly Hills, where she lives.

Megan Williams, Grade 4, Ridgeview Elementary

'Wizard of Oz'

My favorite movie is "The Wizard of Oz." I have loved that movie since I was a baby. If you haven't seen that movie, watch it. I love that movie!

Amy Butler, Grade 2, Chenoa Elementary

Hannah Montana

My favorite movie is "Hannah Montana"! It is good and has a lot of good songs in it! My favorite song is "Butterfly, Fly Away"! It is awesome!

Caroline O'Connor, Grade 3, Holy Trinity Elementary

All-school movie

My school had an all-school movie. We watched "Horton Hears a Who"! We had to bring our chairs and everyone had to crowd into the gym. I love all-school movies.

Jeremy Garey, Grade 2, Hudson Elementary

Great time

Movies are a great time to spend with friends. When you are over at a friend's house and you're having a sleepover, you don't want to sleep yet that's a great time to watch a movie.

Emily Tung, Grade 1, Prairieland Elementary

'Swiss Family Robinson'

My favorite movie is the "Swiss Family Robinson." I like the treehouse. It is so cool. I like the part when they fight the pirates and when the tiger attacks the pirates.

Joe Kaufmann, Grade 2, Towanda Elementary

So many choices

You know how it is when you go to a movie rental store: you see one you would like to see and one you want to see. It's so hard to choose. Not for me - I'll choose the one I haven't seen yet.

Samantha Small, Grade 4, Northpoint Elementary

'High School musical'

My favorite movie is the "High School Musical." I have two favorite people. I like Sharpay and Gabriella. My favorite boys in the movie are Troy and Chad. I like movies.

Jordan Kindermann, Grade 1, Fairview Elementary

'Bedtime stories'

I like the movie "Bedtime Stories." I saw it at the theater. My favorite part was when it rained gumballs. My favorite character was Bugzie, the guinea pig. That is my favorite movie.

Audrey Marsaglia, Grade 2, Parkside Elementary


My favorite movie is "Caroline." It is about this girl that has a doll and the doll watches her and makes her wishes come true when the girl goes to another world.

Amaya Michelon, Grade 3, Sugar Creek Elementary

Several faves

My favorite movies are "Parent Trap," "Princess Diaries 2," "High School Musical 3" and "Kit Kittredge: An American Girl." I love going to movie theaters. I love watching movies.

Katie Fata, Grade 3, Home school

Scooby doo

My favorite movies are any with Scooby Doo in them. Scooby is so funny and he is always hungry. So is Shaggy. They like Scooby snacks.

Richie Deters, Grade 1, New Holland-Middletown

'Air Jaws'

My favorite movie is "Air Jaws: Sharks of South Africa," because it's cool and it has my favorite shark, a Great White. I like the part when the shark ran through the boat. That's my favorite movie.

Tyler Qualls, Grade 2, LeRoy Elementary

'Wallace & Gromit'

My favorite movie is "Wallace & Gromit: Curse of the Were Rabbit." It is very funny. I like going to the theaters because I get to see new movies. I love watching movies.

Juniper Adams, Grade 1, Jefferson Park Elementary

'Night at the Museum'

My favorite movie is "Night at the Museum" because it's cool, funny, silly, entertaining and goofy. We watch it all the time at my house. It's a good show.

Haley Redman, Grade 1, Brigham Elementary


Kids! Send your riddles, along with your name and age, to Flying Horse Riddles. The Pantagraph, 301 W. Washington St., Bloomington, IL 61702-2907. We'll print some of the best ones each week.

Q: Why was the little horse unhappy?

A: Because every time it wanted something, its mother would say, "Neigh."

Q: Why is Saturday night important to Roman Emperor Julius' girlfriend?

A: That's when Julius Caesar (sees her).

Q: Thirty people died in a plane crash, but not a single survivor was buried. Why?

A: You do not bury survivors!

Q: A cowboy rode into town on Friday, stayed two days, then rode out of town on Friday. How did he do that?

A: His horse is named Friday.


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