It’s finally here! Pete’s Dragon is now in theaters everywhere! I had a chance to see an advanced screening earlier this week and I have to say it is a WONDERFUL movie. I know I tell you about a lot of movies, but Pete’s Dragon is really something special. You can head over to ThriftyJinxy.com to see my review tomorrow, but for now I can tell you that everyone from my 8-year old nephew to my 40-something-year-old husband LOVED it. It’s a beautiful, heartwarming movie that is also packed with a lot of fun, humor and action – because neither of our boys go for a purely heartwarming movie alone!
Pete’s Dragon Printable Coloring Sheets and Activities
I know that you and your family will want to see Pete’s Dragon more than once. In between screenings, you can have some more Pete’s Dragon fun with these Pete’s Dragon Printable Coloring Sheets and Activities. Included are:
For a bit more fun that is also educational, don’t miss this Pete’s Dragon Educational Activity Packet. 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!
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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!