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Friday, April 3, 2015

Toy Story Movie Breakfast

Last weekend we had a Toy Story Movie breakfast! Matt has been working second shift, so I have been trying to get creative while still getting our movies in before our trip! We started the fun with breakfast. 
On the menu:
Woody's Waffles 
Buzz's Bacon
Mr. Potato Head's hashbrowns
Bo Peep's Oranges
Alien Milk (green food coloring in milk)

After breakfast we had a Astro Blaster war with nerf guns!

We also played "Pass the Asteroid" with a ball of tin foil and Disney music!

We also had fun playing with Mr. Potato Head and our collection of Disney pieces for him! Then we all snuggled for some movie watching fun. 

There are many fun Toy Story opportunities at the Disney parks...from meeting characters to fun attractions! Toy Story Midway Mania and Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Spin are two of our favorites!

Movie Night- The Best of Roger Rabbit

Today's movie night was "The Best of Roger Rabbit". I found this VHS on Amazon, but they also have Roger Rabbit cartoons on YouTube! I chose this movie based on "Roger Rabbit's Car Toon Spin" at Disneyland! This ride was down while we were at Disneyland last, but will be open this trip! The kids had NO idea who Roger Rabbit was, so this was a fun movie to do! 

I don't know a lot about Roger Rabbit either, but I did the best I could! We colored Roger Rabbit pictures....

We also dyed our Easter eggs as an activity. Roger Rabbit....Easter bunny...it's a stretch but it worked. Ha!

On the menu:
Roger Rabbit Sandwiches
Baby Herman's Baby carrots and dip
Weasel mix (Gardetto snack mix) 
Jessica's Paint Shop juice (lemonade with food coloring)

They watched the cartoons VERY intently! It will be really fun to ride this ride in a few weeks with them knowing the characters! 

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Movie Night- Monsters, Inc.

 We have been so busy we haven't had time for the movie nights I've had planned....but we have a few weeks left before our trip to get have some fun movie nights!!! Last night we enjoyed a Monsters, Inc. night!

On the menu:
Monster burgers
Celia's hair (french fries) 
Mike Wazowski grapes
Randall's tallons (big fritos)
Sully juice (lemonade died blue)

For dessert everyone made their own doors! We used graham crackers, frosting, and candies to decorate. 

For an activity we built our own monsters from playdough!

I chose this movie because it is one of Spencer's favorites!!! At Disney's California Adventure you can experience "Mike and Sully To the Rescue" which is a really cute ride. I think Spencer is going to love it!

One of my favorite shows at Walt Disney World is The Laugh Floor at Magic Kingdom. The jokes people send in are always so funny! It is my dream to have Matt be chosen as "That Guy"...maybe one day!!! I was on screen during a trip with my friend Karen as "the lady who can't believe she is on screen!" It was so funny! 

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Disney Family Movie Night- Cars

Tonight we had a Cars themed movie night! We started the evening with dinner. On the menu:
"The King" burgers
Mater's Taters (tater tots)
"Mack" and cheese
Dinoco oil (chocolate milk) 

We decorated the table with a black table cloth with yellow stripes to look like a road. Spencer had a lot of fun setting up his Cars "guys" to decorate as well. I also printed road signs to hang in the dining room. 

While I was cleaning up from dinner they played with the cars and had races. 

Next the girls painted with cars. Spencer was more interested in playing cars with Daddy to paint. 

For movie snacks we enjoyed Cozy cone popcorn and Sarge's Survival trail-mix in camo containers!

During the movie we "visited" Ramone's body art studio to get a little pin-striping tattoo. 

We are going to Disneyland Resort in just a few short weeks. Carsland is adorable and themed SO well! I can't wait to be back to see it again! 

At Walt Disney World there is an entire section themed around Cars at Disney's Art of Animation Resort. 

We have had a great time meeting Mater and Lightning McQueen in the past, and hope to see them again really soon!

Friday, March 6, 2015

A Goofy Movie- Disney Family Movie Night

This week's Disney movie night......A Goofy Movie!!! I loved this movie when I was little! We own it, but it isn't one the kids watch very often.

My mom came for the evening to join in on the fun! It was really nice to have her here with us! We started off by coloring pictures of Goofy and Max....

After that we went on a fishing trip like Goofy and Max! We even worked on our "perfect cast", and we caught a bunch of fish! ;) 

The fish are made from card stock. I then punched holes and attached binder rings. The fishing poles were skewers with ribbon and paper clips tied to the end. Magnets work MUCH better for this activity, but I didn't have any so I had to improvise. 

After the fishing fun with was time for dinner! On the menu:

"Hi Dad" soup- alphabet soup
Pizza- just like Max and PJ order
Crackers and Cheez in a can- "It's the leaning tower of Cheez-a!"
Powerline Punch 
Roxanne's rice crispy treats 
Nerds- because Goofy is such a nerd

Next it was time to watch the movie! The kids all enjoyed snuggling with Nana!

I chose this movie because Goofy is such a lovable character!!! There are many opportunities to meet him at Disney parks....

In the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort there is a great introductory roller coaster (minimum height requirement 35 inches) called Goofy's Barnstormer....

At Disney's California Adventure you can enroll in Goofy's Sky School another really fun roller coaster!