Last night I was watching TV with my husband when a commercial for Pete’s Dragon came on. He watched it intently and then told me, “I have to see that. Pete’s Dragon a big part of my childhood.” For a 40-something man who often is a bit of a tough guy to say that, it lets me know that there are a LOT of adults who are anxiously awaiting the new version of Disney’s Pete’s Dragon that will be in theaters this August. It will be such a treat to share the movie with a whole new generation of fans too.
Pete’s Dragon Printable Activity Sheets
Since we still have a few more weeks to wait until we can see the movie in the theater, we have some fun Pete’s Dragon Printable Activity Sheets to tide us over. Included are some ideas about imaginative play, a “Discover Hidden Dragons” activity to study the clouds, a word game, a connect the dots puzzle and more!
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!