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The fact that I love a good movie-themed DIY project doesn’t mean I don’t also love all of the fun merch that comes with a new release. Have you seen my office? Toys for days… I decided my personal souvenir from Cars 3 Event would be the Cruz die cast. I suppose I’ll have to share the rest with my friends and family. But look at that Miss Fritter-she’s going to be hard to let go. Need a present for your favorite Cars fan? I’ve rounded up some of my top picks in this Cars 3 Gift Guide!
Recreate the thrilling competition scenes from the new Disney•Pixar Cars 3 movie with this action packing set. Rev your engines and watch the character vehicles race, crash and bash through the course. The set comes with barrels, tires, and other themed accessories, as well as a 1:55 scale mud, covered Lightning McQueen vehicle to start the fun right away. The first player to knock Miss Fritter’s bus down wins. Then, reconfigure the arena and get ready for more epic action.
Enjoy exciting story play and realistic movie fun with Lightning McQueen. Inspired by Disney•Pixar Cars 3, the vehicle reacts to motion when he goes forward, backward, left, right, upside down and says over 65 iconic phrases and sounds. He has a signature sleek design, working headlights, and taillights. You can also choose the Movie Moves Cruz Ramirez vehicle and recreate even more dynamic movie scenes and interactive racing.
They’ll have fun taking a Cruz around with this remote control vehicle. Reliving the high-speed thrills of Cars 3, they can put new cast member Cruz Ramirez through her paces.
Cruz Ramirez Die Cast Car
Sleek and sharp in striking yellow, Cruz Ramirez rediscovers her racing dreams thanks to Lightning McQueen. This die cast perfectly captures the sporty styling of the Rust-eze Racing Center trainer and race technician from Cars 3.
In your life, you may find somebody important, somebody who steers you in the right direction, guides you down long roads and keeps you on track to follow your dreams. Then, one day, you may find it’s your turn to lead the way. Ride along with Lightning McQueen as he revisits many of his cherished moments with the late and great Doc Hudson. Lightning has learned so many inspiring things from Doc that he would like to pass on to Cruz Ramirez-including a lesson about what it really means to win.
Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician with her own plan to win, inspiration from the late Fabulous Hudson Hornet, and a few unexpected turns. Proving that #95 isn’t through yet will test the heart of a champion on Piston Cup Racing’s biggest stage! Children ages 3 to 7 will love this beautifully illustrated hardcover Big Golden Book based on the film.
This stainless steel water bottle makes staying hydrated easy and fun! It holds 15.5 ounces and is made of BPA-free stainless steel, durable enough for kids to take anywhere they want. The screw-on lid has a built-in carrying loop for easy transportation, and doesn’t leak when it’s closed, so the bottle can be tossed into a bag for worry-free travel. When it’s not being used, the comfortable silicone spout can be covered to keep it clean. The bottle is dishwasher safe and should not be microwaved. Recommended for children ages 3 and up.
They’ll love to go racing off to the store with this reusable Cars 3 tote. Jackson Storm, Lightning McQueen, and Cruz Ramirez battle it out on both sides of this bag that’s designed to help our planet win the race against waste!
Summer Play Days zooms back into Disney Store this week with free daily events all summer long in locations nationwide. The popular series will kick off with a special Disney·Pixar Cars 3 event on Saturday, June 10, where Guests will learn about the film’s characters before jumping into the “driver’s seat” and testing their “driving” skills with remote control vehicles on a mini racetrack inside each Store.
Beginning on June 10, Guests who participate in Summer Play Days will be able to collect Disney Emoji patches featuring different Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars characters. New patches will be available each Wednesday between June 14 and August 9*:
“Summer Play Days has become a Guest favorite at Disney Store and we know many look forward to these events each year,” said Jonathan Storey, VP of Store Experience. “This summer, we are excited to continue offering our Guests great experiences now with the added fun of collectible Disney Emoji patches.”
Guests will receive a special display card where they can attach their patches and those who have collected all of the weekly patches can receive an exclusive Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse patch between August 9-20.** Cast Members will also be distributing a special limited Simba patch spontaneously throughout Summer Play Days as a special magical moment for Guests.
Free daily events taking place through August 9 include Storytime, Art of Drawing and Showtimes:
- Tangled the Series Event: Guests will learn to draw Pascal, Rapunzel’s mischievous friend. A brief introduction is given to the history of Disney Animation.
- Star Wars Adventures Event: Guests are invited to participate in three activities, including defense training against Stormtroopers, Millennium Falcon flight training and writing their name in Aurebesh. Guests will receive one of two Star Wars postcards (BB-8 or Chewbacca) and Aurebesh alphabet stickers
- Art of Drawing Marvel’s Spider-Man Event: Guests will learn to draw Marvel’s Spider-Man. A brief introduction is given to the history of Disney Animation, as well as an explanation of traditional and modern Disney animation.
- Mickey and the Roadster Racers Event: Guests will prepare for a race in Hotdog hills before they head to Italy to cheer on the Roadster Racers. Each Guest will receive their own trophy.
- Princess Gathering Event: Guests will discover the Disney Princesses’ ambitions, strengths and will learn what makes each one of them special. Guests who participate will receive a special wristband.
- Star Wars Storytime Event: Guests will hear the story, “Star Wars: Escape from Jakku.” Journey through the story, helping the narrators bring the story to life with interactive movements. Guests will receive a BB-8 finger puppet of their own.
- Avengers Training Academy Event: Guests will take part of the Avengers Age of Ultron Training Academy to get an overview of each of the Avengers and learn their key skills and poses.
- Elena of Avalor Event: Guests will use Elena’s Scepter of Light to channel the powerful magic Elena has, play and dance along with an inflatable guitar and create their own Jaquin to fly around.
For additional information, contact your local Disney Store and join the summer fun during #DisneyPlayDays.
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