Celebrate National Family Fun Month with Inspiration from The Walt Disney Company
August is National Family Fun Month and the perfect reminder to take a break and enjoy some carefree playtime with the kids before they return to school. This is the perfect time to engage in activities as a family in ways that are fun and memorable for children, with the help of their favorite characters and stories. Author, actor, mom, and Founder of Momsanity.com, Dawn Yanek, shares some new ways to promote family fun with shopDisney, Star Wars, Marvel and National Geographic.
WHERE TO START FOR FAMILY FUN
National Family Fun Month is all about enjoying that last bit of summer and creating lifelong memories as a family before kids go back to school. The Walt Disney Company has everyone covered with toys, accessories and activities for the entire family inspired by Star Wars, Marvel, National Geographic, and shopDisney. there’s truly something for everyone with products from Hasbro, Blue Marble and shopDisney.
INTERACTIVE TOYS AND ACTIVITIES
The goal is to get kids off the couch and using their imagination, and what better way to encourage play than an epic lightsaber battle? Kids can imagine their own role and choose light side or dark side as they re-create duels with the Lightsaber Forge electronic lightsaber toy from Hasbro. There are also different Lightsaber toy lines for all fans, and starting in August, parents and kids can visit StarWarsKids.com for exciting new content including lightsaber training videos featuring easy-to-learn moves inspired by the light side and the dark side.
FAMILY FUN TO BEAT-THE-HEAT
Whether at a neighborhood splash pad, taking a dip in the pool or surfing waves at the beach shopDisney.com is the perfect destination to gear up for family swim needs. The Mickey sinch top neoprene swim bag, perfect for packing all the essentials for family activities at the pool. The shopDisney’s family swimwear collection features the Disney, Pixar, Marvel, and Star Wars characters. From sunglasses to flip-flops, towels, to swim bags for kids and adults shopDisney.com has you covered.
MAKING LEARNING FUN
The National Geographic Mega Science Series: Amazing Reactions Chemistry Kit from Blue Marble comes with more than 15 easy-to-follow experiments, giving kids the chance to experience the scientific process in a hands-on way, just like real scientists. It also includes a bonus guide with 30 additional experiments using common household items. The kit brings the fascinating world of chemistry home for the whole family to enjoy.
OTHER FAMILY FUN IDEAS
Web-out with the exciting Spidey and His Amazing Friends Spider Crawl-R HQ Playset from Hasbro, available August 1 at most major retailers. This 2-in-1 mobile playset is fun for the whole family. It’s complete with lights and sounds and converts from a large-scale rolling vehicle into a 2-foot-tall HQ tower! Kids can imagine planning missions at the command center, staging a pretend show using the included instrument accessories, swinging on the web arm, and more! Pull out the ramp, and the Spidey action figure can speed down on the included motorcycle!
Check out shopDisney.com and local or online retailers for these products and more!