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“The Lorax” is coming to HOUSTON!


SIMON KIDGITS CLUB AND UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT CALL ON CREATIVE KIDS TO CELEBRATE

DR. SEUSS’ THE LORAX DVD RELEASE

Kids of all ages can embark on a Dr. Seuss-inspired journey during a special event

Come take a walk through the colorful, captivating world of Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax at Katy Mills, TX.

In celebration of the August 7 Blu-ray™/DVD release of The Lorax movie, Simon Kidgits Club® invites kids from the Katy area to visit the food court at Katy Mills on July 28, 2012 from 1:00 – 3:00pm for a celebration of non-stop family-focused festivities. Families are encouraged to get creative and enjoy an imaginative adventure by participating in the following Seussian-inspired activities, all taking place in a familiar Simon mall setting:

  • Create and take home intriguing Truffula Trees, just like those featured in the movie, and a Lorax mustache to commemorate the charming creature.
  • Interact with vibrant costumed characters from The Lorax during an entertaining meet-and-greet session, including The Lorax.
  • Visit a viewing area to watch The Lorax movie trailer, learn how to draw the Lorax through a bonus feature on the Blu-ray™/DVD, and hear about how the Lorax speaks for the trees.
  • Pose for a fascinating photo next to Lorax-themed standees, capturing the fun of the unique event.

Kids will also have the chance to participate in interactive offerings which are focused on preserving the environment and celebrating The Lorax’s meaningful plot. Young attendees can join the Pitch-In Recycle Game to learn about the benefits of recycling and get involved in the Seed of Hope activity to craft a Lorax planter. Before departing the event, all children will pledge to care for the environment and take home a certificate to honor their positive promise.

“Simon Kidgits Club’s The Lorax event aims to get families together to have some fun with Dr. Seussand think about the movie’s messages about the environment. Simon malls strive to offer parents and kids the opportunity to enjoy unique activities in a place that’s not too far from home,” said Jayne Stilson, assistant vice president of business development for Simon Brand Ventures, the business-to-consumer division of Simon Property Group.

For more information about the Simon Kidgits Club and “The Lorax” events, visit www.simon.com/kidgits

The Simon Kidgits Club is a fun and informative program that focuses on health, wellness, education, safety and entertainment for children ages 3-8. Since 2003, the Simon Kidgits Club has kept children and parents alike amused with various events and activities while providing incentives for club members, such as special offers, rewards and games.

The Lorax Synopsis

The imaginative world of Dr. Seuss comes to life like never before in this visually spectacular adventure from the creators of Despicable Me! Twelve-year-old Ted will do anything to find a real live Truffula Tree in order to impress the girl of his dreams. As he embarks on his journey, Ted discovers the incredible story of the Lorax, a grumpy but charming creature who speaks for the trees. Featuring the voice talents of Danny DeVito, Ed Helms, Zac Efron, Taylor Swift, Rob Riggle, Jenny Slate, and Betty White, Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax is filled with hilarious fun for everyone!

Visit www.theloraxmovie.com for additional information.

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“The Lorax” Activity Sheets for the Kids!


 

Check it out parents…I got my hands on some new activity sheets for the little ones. PERFECT FOR SUMMER. Kids are looking for something to do – bored with nothing to do?! POW! Check these out below!

“THE LORAX” BLU-RAY/DVD – Own it August 7th

The Lorax DVD – Mustache Sheet

The Lorax DVD – Activity Sheet 2

The Lorax DVD – Activity Sheet 1

Disney’s CINDERELLA comes to Blu-ray on October 2!


Disney Transforms Its Classic Fairytale 

To All-New Blu-ray™ Heights for Its

Royal Diamond Edition Debut, October 2, 2012 

BURBANK, California, April 27, 2012 –– “A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes,” and at the stroke of midnight, October 2, 2012, dreams around the globe really will come true when The Walt Disney Studios opens its prestigious vault to release one of Walt Disney’s most timeless and beloved masterpieces of all time, “Cinderella,” in the highly anticipated Blu-ray™ Diamond Edition Collection.

This enchanting classic comes alive in stunning fashion for in-home viewing for the very first time on Blu-ray high definition with enhanced picture and sound, once again being embraced by new and old generation alike and only available … as long as the spell lasts.

The “Cinderella: Diamond Edition,” with its spellbinding storyline, memorable music, unforgettable characters and spectacular animation, sparkles like never before with a wide-array of bonus features that extend the viewing experience for the whole family to enjoy including never-before-seen material, family-friendly interactive activities, games and more.

“Cinderella: Diamond Edition” will be offered for purchase in several distinct packages – a collector’s 6-Disc Jewelry Box Set (Cinderella Blu-ray + Cinderella 2: Dreams Come True Blu-ray/Cinderella  3: A Twist in Time on a single Blu-ray + Cinderella DVD + Cinderella 2 DVD + Cinderella 3 DVD + Cinderella Digital Copy Disc), a 3-DiscBlu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy), a 2-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray + DVD), and High-Definition Disney Digital.

“Cinderella” will join the company’s prestigious line-up of Blu-ray Diamond Collection titles this Fall which is currently comprised of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Bambi,” “Lady and the Tramp” and “The Lion King.”

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“Like” their Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/Cinderella

Follow them on Twitter at @DisneyVault

View videos at www.YouTube.com/DisneyMovies

Disneynature’s “Chimpanzee” in theaters today! (video)


On April 20 (Earth Day), Disneynature will take moviegoers deep into the forests of Africa with CHIMPANZEE, a new True Life Adventure for the entire family that introduces an adorable baby chimp named Oscar and his entertaining approach to life in a remarkable real life story of family bonds and individual triumph.

In addition, Disneynature has teamed up with the Jane Goodall institute (led by world-renowned primatologist and UN Messenger of Peace Jane Goodall) to save chimpanzees and will contribute $.20 per ticket sold during the film’s opening week to the Jane Goodall Institute for the Disneynature Tchimpounga Nature Reserve Project.

“Like” CHIMPANZEE on Facebook: Facebook.com/Disneynature

CHIMPANZEE hits theaters everywhere on April 20th!

Everyone’s talking about Oscar. Join the conversation. #MeetOscar

Get tickets: http://di.sn/yV

“WRECK-IT RALPH” Teaser Poster


Walt Disney Animation Studios and Emmy®-winning director Rich Moore (TV’s “The Simpsons,” “Futurama”) take moviegoers on a hilarious, arcade-game-hopping journey in “Wreck-It Ralph.” Ralph (voice of John C. Reilly, “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby,” “Step Brothers”) is tired of being overshadowed by Fix-It Felix (voice of Jack McBrayer, “30 Rock”), the “good guy” star of their game who always gets to save the day. But after decades doing the same thing and seeing all the glory go to Felix, Ralph decides he’s tired of playing the role of a bad guy.  He takes matters into his own massive hands and sets off on a game-hopping journey across the arcade through every generation of video games to prove he’s got what it takes to be a hero.

On his quest, he meets the tough-as-nails Sergeant Calhoun (voice of Jane Lynch, TV’s “Glee”) from the first-person action game Hero’s Duty. But it’s the feisty misfit Vanellope von Schweetz (voice of Sarah Silverman, “The Sarah Silverman Program”) from the candy-coated cart racing game, Sugar Rush, whose world is threatened when Ralph accidentally unleashes a deadly enemy that threatens the entire arcade.  Will Ralph realize his dream and save the day before it’s too late? “Wreck-It Ralph” crashes onto the big screen on November 2, 2012, in Disney Digital 3D™ in select theaters.

SEE POSTER and MORE!

‘HUNGER HITS HOME’ A Special Presentation (video)


The documentary will premiere on Food Network on April 14th at 7 pm CST, presents and unfiltered examination of the hunger crisis plaguing our nation’s youth.

*Download NO KID HUNGRY – Viewer Guide

HUNGRY AT HOME goes on a cross-country odyssey from New York City to Washington, D.C., suburban Virginia and Texas’ prosperous Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, giving viewers a bird’s-eye view of the hunger crisis through the lives of three hardworking families struggling to make ends meet. In Norfolk, Virginia, an ex-military man with four children must take a civilian job for a fraction of his service pay. A single father in Allen, Texas, is on the verge of losing his home and unable to feed his 10-year-old son. A young couple in New York City lacks access to the fresh fruits and vegetables their children desperately need. All of them have discovered that no community is immune to childhood hunger.

And in the halls of the nation’s capitol, funding cuts threaten existing assistance programs even as the need for them increases. As politicians debate the need for 15 separate federal nutritional assistance programs, the problem continues to grow.

But HUNGRY AT HOME also offers hope for children in need. The film profiles some of America’s heroes in the continuing fight against childhood hunger, including a determined food pantry founder who makes the battle personal and an elementary school principal who refuses to let his students go hungry. It documents the work of government officials and not-for-profit leaders who will move mountains to mobilize necessary resources. With efforts large and small, these people are helping to fulfill Share Our Strength’s commitment to ending childhood hunger in America by 2015.

Each family profiled in HUNGRY AT HOME finds unique solutions to their unique problems, utilizing traditional methods including SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, better known as food stamps), as well as innovative ideas such as subsidized Community Supported Agriculture baskets for families without access to fresh foods, or in-classroom meals that ensure students get a balanced breakfast. But with problems this diverse, anti-hunger activists agree that there is no quick fix to the devastating effects of hunger on American children. They also agree that finding a solution is one of the most critical issues facing Americans today.

Download ‘The Muppets’ Activity Sheets!


“THE MUPPETS” DVD – Activity Sheets

The Muppets – Coloring Sheets

The Muppets – Recipe

The Muppets – Recipe 2

The Muppets – Spot the Differences

The Muppets – Hollywood Maze

The Muppets – Connect the Dots

The Muppers – Miss Piggy’s Fashion Tips

Fozzie’s Wocka Wocka 101

Fozzie’s Top 10 Jokes

“The Muppets” on Blu-ray ™ Combo Pack, Digital and On-Demand March 20, 2012

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