I’ve shared with you all my excitement for the upcoming release of Disney’s Pete’s Dragon. Well, we’re just weeks away from the movie’s release (August 12th) and I’m so happy to be able to share with you a really fun Pete’s Dragon activity pack from Disney as well as new clips from the movie. I’m so anticipating falling in love with this movie that I just can’t contain my excitement!
“Just ’cause you don’t see something doesn’t mean it’s not there,” Robert Redford’s character, “Mr. Meacham” in Pete’s Dragon.
“Nobody could survive in that forest for six years; at least not alone,” Mr. Meacham in Pete’s Dragon.
Want to continue to get young minds flowing with creativity and imagination? Check out the activity pack Disney’s provided.
I have to be honest, this is quite possibly the best activity packet that I’ve seen put together. It’s packed full with ideas and inspiration that’s age appropriate to get your kiddo outside and imagining. You have to download it.
What is Pete’s Dragon all about?
A reimagining of Disney’s cherished family film, “Pete’s Dragon” is the adventure of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliot, who just so happens to be a dragon. “Pete’s Dragon” stars Bryce Dallas Howard (“Jurassic World”), Oakes Fegley (“This is Where I Leave You”), Wes Bentley (“The Hunger Games”), Karl Urban (“Star Trek”), Oona Laurence (“Southpaw”), Isiah Whitlock, Jr. (“Cedar Rapids”) and Oscar® winner Robert Redford (“Captain America: The Winter Soldier”). The film, which is directed by David Lowery (“Ain’t Them Bodies Saints”), is written by Lowery & Toby Halbrooks based on a screenplay by Malcolm Marmorstein and produced by Jim Whitaker (“The Finest Hours,” “Friday Night Lights”), with Barrie M. Osborne (“The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring,” “The Great Gatsby”) serving as executive producer.
For years, old wood carver Mr. Meacham (Robert Redford) has delighted local children with his tales of the fierce dragon that resides deep in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. To his daughter, Grace (Bryce Dallas Howard), who works as a forest ranger, these stories are little more than tall tales…until she meets Pete (Oakes Fegley). Pete is a mysterious 10-year-old with no family and no home who claims to live in the woods with a giant, green dragon named Elliot. And from Pete’s descriptions, Elliot seems remarkably similar to the dragon from Mr. Meacham’s stories. With the help of Natalie (Oona Laurence), an 11-year-old girl whose father Jack (Wes Bentley) owns the local lumber mill, Grace sets out to determine where Pete came from, where he belongs, and the truth about this dragon. Disney’s “Pete’s Dragon” opens in U.S. theaters on August 12, 2016.
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PETE’S DRAGON flies into theatres everywhere on August 12th!
Bert Anderson is a blogger and social media manager mom of three living outside of the Twin Cities in Minnesota. She’s the author behind the blog First Time Mom, where she honestly chronicles the peaks and valleys of parenting. Even though she has more than one child, Bert maintains that whether you have one child or 19, there’s a first time for everything. She’s a lover of coffee, conversations, pop culture, healthy living and fitness.