Showing posts with label The Lorax. Show all posts
Showing posts with label The Lorax. Show all posts

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Making bulletin boards, My little pony and Power Rangers

My little pony is one of my children's favourite.  They were excited to watch My little pony friendship is magic: royal pony wedding on DVD.  The movie is available to purchase since August 7th.  This movie from Shout! Factory is made in collaboration with Hasbro Studios.  
There are 5 episodes:
A Canterlot Wedding, Part 1
A Canterlot Wedding, Part 2
Hearts And Hooves Day
Sweet & Elite
The Best Night Ever
Here are some printable colouring sheets and activities.
The DVD can be bought on Amazon, the series is currently airing on Hub TV network in the US.

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Season 1 Volume 1 will be out on DVD August 21st.  There are 3 discs 30 episodes that is over 10 hours of family friendly entertainment.  
You can preorder on Amazon and ShoutFactory.  I watched Power Rangers growing up with my siblings and I enjoyed watching it with my children.
The Lorax has also been out since August 7th.  We attended the kids workshop at Home Depot to make these bulletin boards and coloured Lorax themed art.  
Children made Framed Bulletin Boards using a kit... to make it at home you will need the material below, which can be bought at hardware and craft stores.

1 top and 1 bottom framing piece (look at the picture for a better idea)
2 side framing pieces
1 cork board
4 long nails
2 short nails
1 sawtooth hanger
hammer

1. Attach one of the long sides (top) to the width side, using a nail and a hammer.
2. Insert the cork board into the slot and put the other long (bottom) piece over it and attach it with a nail.
3. Push the framing piece on the cork board and nail it.
4. Lay the board facing down and use 2 small short nails to attach the sawtooth hanger.

Start pinning :)

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Friday, August 3, 2012

Dr. Seuss' The Lorax

Dr. Seuss' The Lorax movie is arriving on Blu-ray 3D and 2D combo pack on August 7th.  The story of the movie is based on the best-selling children's book by Dr. Seuss.
The combo pack has three brand new mini-movies, making of the mini-movies, deleted scenes, the screening process, tutorial on how to draw the Lorax, Humming-fish and a Bar-ba-loot and many more.

We enjoyed the colourful story.  The references were cute and was fun to watch for children and adults.  It is a thought provoking movie about saving our trees and how important trees are for breathing, fresh air and our environment.

The movie is created by the same people as Despicable Me and Hop, so you know how good it is.
Here is a synopsis of the story.
The imaginative world of Dr. Seuss comes to life like never before in this visually spectacular adventure.  Twelve-year old Ted will do anything to find a real live Truffula Tree to impress the girl of his dreams.  When Ted embarks on his journey, he discovers the incredible story of the Lorax; a grumpy but charming creature who speaks for the trees and about what happened to all the trees.

Boys and Girls club of America partners with EPA's Energy star on "The Lorax Pledge Drive" to help families save energy, money and make a difference to the environment.  Top pledge drivers will get an Energy Star Samsung LED TV, a library of Universal movie titles and a trip to Universal Studios Hollywood.    
On Saturday August 4th from 9a.m. to 12p.m. all Home Depot stores in the US will have Lorax activity sheets, create-your-own moustache kits and sticker sheets at their  Kids Workshop.  
Children age 5 to 12 years will be able to "Build a cork bulletin board", learn about tool safety, get a workshop apron, commemorative pin and certificate of achievement.  Each store will have a life sized Lorax poster on the wall so you can take pictures of your children with Lorax.    


Download Activities!3 more activities for children to do in anticipation of the upcoming Secret of the Wings movie :) Click on the button below to get the games and activities.  


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