Donkey Ollie's animated Bible stories and e-books. Reviewed by Homeschooling Highway

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Hi! Welcome back. This week we are on the letter D with our Blogging Through the Alphabet. For this post, I wanted to introduce you to a cute little fellow whose title starts with the letter D. I hope you think he’s as cute as I do.

Their eyes are glued to the screen.

They smile when the story gets funny.

They look so sad and worried when the problem starts and then gets worse. What is going to happen?

Have you ever watched your little ones get caught up in a story? I enjoy watching their facial expressions. I can only imagine what I look like when I’m watching a movie I’ve never seen before!

When you’re done watching, what sticks in your mind? For my kids, it’s the songs, funny parts, and how the problem got straightened out.

If your kids are the same way, then they’ll enjoy and learn from Donkey Ollie at

Anyone that knows me, knows that I’m a big fan of SchoolhouseTeachers. They provide their members with Donkey Ollie videos and downloadable books that have corresponding lessons to go with them.

All About Donkey Ollie

Let me tell you a little bit about Donkey Ollie.

First, he’s a donkey. He’s cute and courageous but his main goal in life is to see the world. Unfortunately, he’s stuck on the farm and the other donkeys like to put Ollie down and sometimes make fun of him.

Ollie has to overcome his feelings of self-doubt and unworthiness so that he can be used by Jesus to make an impact on others.

The farm animals, including Ollie, enjoy singing and there are plenty of upbeat songs to fill the half-hour video. At the end, Farmer John (a real-life human) says a few words and helps your child with an activity.

Farmer John talks to viewers in a Donkey Ollie video. Review by Homeschooling Highway
Let's draw Donkey Ollie. Review by Homeschooling Highway
Let’s draw Donkey Ollie.

Donkey Ollie Videos

Within, The Adventures of Donkey Ollie videos will take you about three weeks, if your child watches one video/day. The titles are:

  • Journey to Jerusalem
  • Road to Damascus
  • Camps of Thieves
  • Kidnapped
  • Shipwrecked
  • Welcome to the Island
  • Faster Than the Wind
  • Let the Children Go
  • Don’t Be Fooled Again
  • Bad Company
  • Off to Rome
  • No Way Out
  • The Great Battles
  • African Adventures
  • Christmas in Heaven
Donkey Ollie's brothers on the farm. Review by Homeschooling Highway
Donkey Ollie’s brothers on the farm.
Adults on Donkey Ollie's farm. Review by Homeschooling Highway
Adults on Donkey Ollie’s farm.

Donkey Ollie Books also makes available five downloadable Donkey Ollie books that have corresponding lesson plans with them too. Their topics are:

  • The Lord’s Prayer, 163 pages
  • Miracles of Jesus, 163 pages
  • Names of God, 163 pages
  • Parables of Jesus, 400 pages
    • The Treasure
    • The Mustard Seed
    • The Doctor and His Patient
    • Judging Others
    • The Two Brothers
    • The Good Samaritan
    • The Sower and the Seeds
    • The Wheat and the Tares
    • The Pharisee and the Tax Collector
    • Storing up Treasures
    • You Cannot Serve Two Masters
    • The Ten Bridesmaids
    • The Leaven
    • Lost Sheep
    • The Barren Fig Tree
    • The Workers in the Vineyard
    • The Narrow Path
    • The Lost Coin
    • New Wine Skins
    • Ask, Seek, Knock
    • A Pearl of Great Value
    • Sorting Fish
    • Building a House
    • Lazarus and the Rich Man
    • The Talents
    • The Unfair Judge
    • The Unforgiving Official
    • The Prodigal Son
    • Salt and Light
    • The Grain of Wheat
    • The Tower Builders
    • The Banquet
    • The Rich Fool
    • Sheep and Goats
    • The Bad Renters
    • Even the Smallest Sparrows
  • Ten Commandments, 163 pages
Screenshot of Donkey Ollie book. Review by Homeschooling Highway
Screenshot of Donkey Ollie book.
Donkey Ollie is scared at night. Review by Homeschooling Highway
Donkey Ollie is scared at night.
A little girl on Donkey Ollie's farm. Review by Homeschooling Highway
A little girl on Donkey Ollie’s farm.
Birds are singing at night on Donkey Ollie's farm. Review by Homeschooling Highway
Birds are singing at night on Donkey Ollie’s farm.

These books are made up of colorful pages. The character illustrations are the same ones in the videos.

Donkey Ollie will be a favorite that your child will remember for years, and the biblical knowledge that they will learn and be able to apply to their lives will last their lifetime.

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  1. Super cute! I’ll have to find these videos on Schoolhouse Teachers. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Okay, why have I never seen this before on Schoolhouse Teachers?? I think my 3.5 year old would love this!

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