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20 Disney Planes activities

Sometimes blogging has some major perks. Today was one of those days as we were invited to a gala screening ofย  Planes 2: Fire and Rescue. As the mother of two pre-schoolers who love Disney I knew this was an offer we couldn’t turn down.

So we were all pretty excited when we got to The Odeon in Leicester Square for the gala screening of Planes 2: Fire and Rescue. There was a special fire engine outside along with some firemen, we had our photograph taken with Dusty Crophopper, and enjoyed some colouring and games before the film started.


Planes: Fire & Rescue features a quirky crew of elite firefighting aircraft devoted to protecting historic Piston Peak National Park from a raging wildfire. When world famous air racer Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he must shift gears and is launched into the world of wildfire air attack. Dusty joins forces with veteran fire and rescue helicopter Blade Ranger and his courageous air attack team, including spirited super scooper Lil’ Dipper, heavy-lift helicopter Windlifter, ex-military transport Cabbie and a lively bunch of brave all-terrain vehicles known as The Smokejumpers. Together, the fearless team battles a massive wildfire, and Dusty learns what it takes to become a true hero.

My children loved the film and I know we will be going to see it again over the summer holidays. The theme of being brave and courageous is perfect for children and the film was just as wonderful as the first Planes film.

They love Dusty and all things plane-ified so I thought I would have a look for some fun Disney Planes activities we can do at home. Hopefully this list will keep us busy over the summer holidays!

20 Disney Planes crafts and food ideas

20 Disney Planes activities - the gingerbread house

Dusty Crophopper popcorn holder

Dusty Crophopper bottle decoration

Blade printable/colouring page

Dusty Crophopper cake pops

Dusty Crophopper cardboard tube craft

How to make a Dusty Crophopped handheld fan

Cabbie printable/colouring page

Pin the propeller on the plane game

Planes mini clothes peg airplanes

Planes DIY toy runway

Dipper printable/colouring page

Wings Around the Globe Race Inspired Food

Planes Oreo Propeller Cookies

Windlifter printable/colouring page

DIY Dusty Crophopper tshirt

Chocolate plane lollies

Dusty Crophopper pinata

Dusty Cropper cupcakes

Disney Planes themed food

Pinecone printable/colouring page

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    July 20, 2014 at 7:21 pm

    I remember how much my youngest used to enjoy Cars when he was younger so I can imagine your little ones excitememt x
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    You Baby Me Mummy
    July 20, 2014 at 9:43 pm

    This looks like a fun film! Lots of great ideas too x
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    Ness (@jibberjabberuk)
    July 20, 2014 at 10:13 pm

    My son would love this film as he loves Cars. I’m not very good at checking cinema listings so I shall have to make a special effort.
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    July 20, 2014 at 10:33 pm

    Thumbs up for blogger perks! That is awesome! My kids would love it.

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    Emma @ P is for Preschooler
    July 20, 2014 at 11:12 pm

    Wow, all of these would make for a great movie party!
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    Robin (Masshole Mommy)
    July 21, 2014 at 12:53 am

    My kids are dying to go see this. We were going to go this weekend, but ran out of time. These activities will keep them busy until I can get them there.

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    Tough Cookie Mommy
    July 21, 2014 at 2:19 am

    My boys love the Cars and Planes movies. These are great for keeping them engaged and helping them show their creative side.
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    Amanda @artsy_momma
    July 21, 2014 at 2:41 am

    This is awesome! We are going to see the movie tomorrow. Pinned it to my movie themed craft board ๐Ÿ™‚

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    paula schuck
    July 21, 2014 at 3:04 am

    Well now I haven;t seen the movie yet but I loved this first movie. It was so cute! I am hopeful this one is just as good.
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    July 21, 2014 at 5:14 am

    I cannot wait for this movie to come down to Trinidad. I will definitely be heading to the movies with my little cousins. I’ll be the cool auntie once again. ๐Ÿ™‚
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    July 21, 2014 at 6:11 am

    I know that my son would love all of these activities. I am not the biggest fan of kids movies but that just goes with being a mom I guess. I know that my son will want to see this movie as soon as he gets back home.
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    sonya cisco
    July 21, 2014 at 7:43 am

    Ooh we loved the first one, so looking forward to seeing the sequel!
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    Amanda Ripsam
    July 21, 2014 at 8:27 am

    I been under a rock lately I didn’t even know there was a planes two coming out or is it out. anyways my daughter loves I mean loves planes we live near a air port and that’s her thing it’s planes.

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    Rachel @ Parenthood Highs and Lows
    July 21, 2014 at 9:17 am

    These are fab! We watched the first planes the other day and loved it, so can’t wait for this to come out on DVD!
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    Kay Adeola
    July 21, 2014 at 10:49 am

    My kiddies would love to see this,Great that you got to go and see it.Thanks for the great crafty ideas.
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    July 21, 2014 at 1:53 pm

    I don’t know if my husband or my kids are more excited about seeing this movie. We will have to try one of these when it’s over!
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    July 21, 2014 at 2:06 pm

    Thanks for the roundup, these look like fun activities. We’re checking out Planes today!
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    July 21, 2014 at 2:35 pm

    This looks like such fun activity for kids! So many good ideas for an entertaining summer.

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    Jennifer Williams
    July 21, 2014 at 3:23 pm

    My youngest is going to love this, he can not wait to see the new Planes movie. This will make for fun activities on family night.

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    Rena McDaniel-The Diary of an Alzheimer's Caregiver
    July 21, 2014 at 5:09 pm

    This sounds like a wonderful children’s movie! I miss seeing all the new Disney movies as I no longer have kids at home but I am hoping with my grandbabies that will be here soon I will get to start a whole new generation of Disney lovers! This one I might have to borrow someone’s kid just to get to see it! Thanks!
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    July 21, 2014 at 5:28 pm

    Disney Planes is such a cute movies and what fun activities to do.
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    Vicky (@aroundandupsidedown)
    July 21, 2014 at 6:29 pm

    These all sound great for the Planes obsessed Disney fan in the family ๐Ÿ™‚
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    Tiffany Steadman-Collins
    July 21, 2014 at 7:47 pm

    WIth two boys with huge love for the new Planes movie these activites are going to be a huge hit. Thanks so much for sharing!
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    July 21, 2014 at 8:07 pm

    Our friends just had a planes party – Im going to send this their way for their 3-year-old!
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    July 21, 2014 at 8:26 pm

    My daughter was just asking if we could go see this one. These will be some fun activities to do while she waits for our schedule to clear up a little so we can see the movie.
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    Model mummy
    July 21, 2014 at 8:47 pm

    My toddler is still a little young for movies but with the graphics and colors i can see why kids are so crazed by their cartoons these days!
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    Kristen from The Road to Domestication
    July 21, 2014 at 9:12 pm

    This is fantastic! Looks like the kiddos will be having a big time! (Side note=love your header!)
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    Amber Nelson
    July 21, 2014 at 10:16 pm

    How fun! These activities will definitely keep us busy at our house!
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    Sarah Bailey
    July 21, 2014 at 11:41 pm

    Some fantastic ideas, I haven’t seen planes yet, perhaps it should be on my must do this summer list.
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    The Chef's Wife | Anne @TheSatEvePot
    July 22, 2014 at 3:18 am

    What great and fun ideas! My son loved Planes and I know he will love this one too.
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    July 22, 2014 at 4:49 am

    I really want to watch this film. It looks like so much fun, and such a strong story line
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    Liz Mays
    July 22, 2014 at 4:54 am

    The fun will last all summer with all of these great ideas. Thanks so much for such an extensive list.
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    July 22, 2014 at 7:13 am

    My two both enjoyed the first Planes film so I bet they’ll be excited when they hear about the sequel. Sounds like it’s a good film and thanks for all the themed crafts
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    Fabulous Perks
    July 22, 2014 at 8:00 am

    Oh the joy! I can see why kids would love the cars and planes movies. I am totally looking forward to watching them with my son.

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    July 22, 2014 at 11:41 am

    Must see movie. Wouldn’t want to miss it.
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    Krystal's Kitsch
    July 22, 2014 at 3:38 pm

    Very cute ideas! We can’t wait to see this movie.
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    Carmen Perez
    July 22, 2014 at 4:03 pm

    Aw these are all cute ideas, too bad I don’t have a little one at home anymore!

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    Ann BAcciaglia
    July 22, 2014 at 4:31 pm

    My nephew loves Disney Planes. Thanks for including such a great list of activites for kids. I am forward this to his mom.

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    July 22, 2014 at 5:03 pm

    Fun share! I can’t wait to see this movie (the kids are excited too ๐Ÿ˜‰ ).

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    July 22, 2014 at 7:28 pm

    I need to see this film! I adore disney films! x
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    Prototype Mama
    July 22, 2014 at 9:14 pm

    My son loved this movie! I’m going to have to do some of these with him. Thanks for sharing.

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    Marielle Altenor
    July 23, 2014 at 12:09 am

    Sweet! Lots of activities to do with my little man. Only just found out about this movie coming out! Looking for ward to it!
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    July 23, 2014 at 7:32 am

    So wanted to go to that but it was far too early for us…………we cannot wait for the new film
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    Amanda Love - Growing Up Madison
    July 24, 2014 at 2:38 am

    Those are quite a lot of activities. The kids went to see Planes and loved it. Will have to check out a few of these activities for them.

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    August 2, 2014 at 5:10 pm

    Thanks for the trackback. Feel free to use my image if you would like for this post! ๐Ÿ™‚

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