Have an epic Disney Planes movie night with the kids with these handmade popcorn tubs and a link for free printable activities.
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Disney PLANES is going to be available on Blu-ray Combo Pack & Digital HD on November 19, 2013. Pre-order your copy now, and then make these fun Disney PLANES popcorn tubs for a family movie night with the kids.
You might remember that Flynn and I attended the advance screening of the movie when it came out in theaters, but Marisol had not seen it yet, so she was so excited to finally get a chance. It’s such a sweet movie, and I love the message that it sends to kids about having courage, overcoming your fears, and never giving up on your dreams.
Here are the instructions for making the popcorn tubs.
What you need
- Popcorn tub
- Card stock in assorted colors
- Black Sharpie
- Elmer’s glue stick
Walmart is your one-stop-shop for everything you need to make these popcorn tubs, from tubs to card stock and popcorn.
Dottie popcorn tub
You will need purple, black, white, silver/grey (I had glitter on hand), deep red/burgundy and orange card stock.
The below image shows the step-by-step instructions for making this tub.
Tip: You want to be able to re-use your popcorn tubs so don’t glue anything directly to them, this is where the tape comes in handy.
The front window and facial features were hand drawn using the black Sharpie.
I used fondant cutters in various sizes to get the correct shape for the eyes and wheels.
Square scrapbooking card stock will not wrap all the way around the popcorn tub, so cover over the join by tracing around the back of the popcorn tub and cutting out just one piece of card to stick over the top.
Dusty Crophopper popcorn tub
The Dusty Crophopper popcorn tub was made in a similar way, but you will need black, orange, white, blue and silver/grey (or glitter) card stock.
The kids loved their special popcorn tubs and loved the movie just as much.
Don’t forget to print out your FREE coloring pages and paper planes.
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