We’ve joined forces with Disney and Pixar’s Soul!

November 16, 2020

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Ever wondered where your passions, your dreams and your interests come from?

Explore Learning are so excited to be celebrating the release of Disney and Pixar’s new film, Soul! Available to stream exclusively on Disney+ from December 25. We certainly know what we’ll be doing after Christmas dinner!

Like Explore Learning, Disney and Pixar’s Soul is all about discovering and following your passions – have you ever heard of such a perfect match? Us neither! Soul introduces Joe Gardner – a middle-school band teacher who gets the chance of a lifetime to play at the best jazz club in town. But one small misstep takes him from the streets of New York City to The Great Before – a fantastical place where new souls get their personalities, quirks and interests before they go to Earth. Determined to return to his life, Joe teams up with a precocious soul, 22, who has never understood the appeal of the human experience. As Joe desperately tries to show 22 what’s great about living, he may just discover the answers to some of life’s most important questions.

Embark on the journey of a lifetime to discover your purpose and passions on this planet, and find out what ignites your spark.

Explore champions children to be the person they were born to be.

We wholeheartedly believe that every child is capable of incredible things – both now and when they grow up.

What have you done today that’s made an impact on your happiness? The world we live in is full of wonderful moments just waiting to fulfil you. On your quest in discovering your purpose, your real job here on Earth is to discover what ignites your spark and to go get it! Here’s your daily reminder to follow the path your passion leads you on with courage, just like Joe Gardner does! 

We want to support you to find your passion. To discover what makes you, you!

We were so inspired by the journey of Joe Gardner and 22 in the film, that we’ve created a host of activities, workshops and competitions to help your child discover their spark! Here’s what Soul inspired fun we have in store for you:


  • Big win competitions!
  • Free downloadable activity sheets
  • Teacher and community resource pack set to inspire


Competition time!

To celebrate the release of Disney and Pixar’s Soul, we’re giving you and your family the chance to find your passions, explore your interests and get creative, with a bundle of amazing prizes!

  •  Encourage your child to let out their inner artist with a top-of-the-range graphics tablet for drawing and sketching! 
  •  Let them discover magical worlds and incredible stories, with a 6-month book club subscription, where every book choice is tailored to you and your interests! 
  •  Watch them get creative on the dance floor, with a top games console and interactive dance game featuring some of your favourite pop songs! 
  •  Ignite a passion for music, with a musical instrument of your child’s choice, a karaoke machine for singing out their favourite tunes, plus a smart speaker and 3-month music streaming subscription for the whole family! 
  •  Explore the outdoors as a family and discover a taste for adventure, with a brand new bike! 
  •  Get their apron-ready so they can bake to their heart’s delight, with the ultimate baking bundle! Including a set of five baking tins, mixing bowls, weighing scales and cooking utensils – perfect for rustling up delicious creations! 
  •  If your child still hasn’t found their passion, then there’s £150 included to spend on lessons on a new skill of your choice, from drama or dance to swimming or tennis! 

Whatever your dreams, they’re sure to discover new interests and passions with this incredible bundle of prizes, inspired by Disney & Pixar’s Soul and Explore Learning! 

How do you enter? Head to our Instagram to find out how to enter our competition! Find our T&Cs on our website.


Downloadable resources coming your way!

What do you want to be remembered for? Let us help you find out!

To help you on your journey of discovery, we’ve got plenty of downloadable activities for you! Ever fancied yourself as a movie connoisseur? Why not try our ‘Become a Film Critic’ lesson? Take a trip into the future with our ‘Note from your Future Self’ workshop, or explore the ‘Maths in Music’!

All of our resources can be found on our website and are open to all!


Teachers can dream too!

Calling all teachers – there’s no reason why you should miss out. We’ve created a teacher and community pack for you! It’s full to the brim of inspirational lesson ideas for the children of your class or group. Come and explore what makes them so brilliant.

We work alongside thousands of different community groups, from schools to libraries, to support them bring learning to life. Despite the ongoing restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re as passionate as ever about sharing our educational resources with schools.

Ready to jazz it out?  Gain yourself access to our virtual school workshop ‘Discover the rhythm of your imagination’. Designed to fuel creativity and to bring out the passion in all of the budding lyricists out there!

Encourage your class to dream big with our free lesson plans, video guide and downloadable activities

Spend your precious hours doing what will bring out the real you. The brilliant passionate you, that’s ready to contribute to something meaningful into this world – Joe Gardner, Soul.


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