My two youngest kids and I saw an early screening of Inside Out. The animated film from Disney Pixar is about a group of emotions that guide the behavior of a girl named Riley. I have mixed feeling about this movie. First, my two children (ages six and nine) said they like Inside Out. That’s a good thing. I, on the other hand, didn’t really like the movie. It’s not a bad film. I just think the storyline might be a little too complicated for very young children. In addition, the movie is humorous, but it’s not as funny as I thought it would be. Is “complicated” and “not that funny” a good recipe for a children’s movie? In my opinion, Inside Out is one of those animated films that most parents will enjoy more than their kids. I guess you’ll have to see for yourself and make up your own mind. Inside Out (Disney•Pixar) opens in theaters on Friday. Continue reading to learn five things about the film.
If you have children, then you know your kids will soon be busy with their school’s science fair project. To help young scientists with their science projects, Scientific Explorer (Twitter | Facebook) and Elmer’s (Twitter | Facebook) are giving away two Science Fair Prize Packages on my giveaway blog (2 winners). The science pack consists of a Scientific Explorer Lava-Blasting Volcano Science Kit, Elmer’s Foam Board, and Elmer’s Project Popperz accessories (cool letters, shapes, borders and stencils).