Holiday Fun with Disney’s Planes

This post is sponsored by Walt Disney Studios

Easter school holidays are upon us for most of the kiddies in Australia  which is usually a great time to do some activities/crafts, bake up a storm and/or snuggle on the couch to watch some movies, a perfect way to spend time with the kids. I’m always up for a good movie, great way to sit back and relax from the busyness of the school term.

If your little ones are Disney Planes fans, they will enjoy some of these fun-filled school holiday activities below.

Don’t forget to download the School holiday planner to organise all your events, activities and playdates over the school holidays.

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Disney Planes Cupcakes

 Fun Disney Planes decorated cupcakes, the kids and I had so much fun putting this together.  If you have a go I would love to see your creation, use hashtag #PLANESAU sharing your iamges on facebook or instagram (my username is organised_house).

{THE ORGANISED HOUSEWIFE} How to make Disney Plane Cupcakes

We started with some muffin sized cupcakes (find recipe below).  Use patty cases to match the colour of the Disney Planes, these cases are from Coles.

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Butter cream icing coloured to match the characters, black, green, white, orange and red.  Find buttercream icing here

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To make Dusty I covered a white patty lined cupcake with orange icing, then placed on a marshmallow, covering it with icing apart from the eye area.  Add on 2 mini m&m with icing behind to hold

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Make wings by cutting a wafer biscuit.  I’ve learnt after making the planes that I have put the wings on backwards… woops, still looks really good!  Then press the wings on top of the cupcake.

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Add some black gel around the eyes and make a smile, plus add red eyebrows

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To make Ripslinger I iced the cupcake with green icing then added black into the middle, then covered the marshmallow with green and black icing.

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Pipe black around the eyes and add in some flames

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Fluffy clouds made with fairy floss

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Vanilla Cupcakes

  • Author: Katrina
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: [url href="https://theorganisedhousewife.com.au/category/recipes/cakes/"]cakes[/url], [url href="https://theorganisedhousewife.com.au/category/recipes/birthday-food/"]party[/url]

Ingredients

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  • 200g unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups self-raising flour, sifted
  • 1/2 cup milk

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 160C fan forced
  2. Line muffin tin with patty cases
  3. In electric mixer beat together butter, vanilla and sugar, until fluffy
  4. Add in eggs, continue to beat until combined
  5. Fold in the flour and milk, stirring well
  6. Spoon mixture evenly into muffin pans
  7. Bake in oven for 12 minutes or until golden
  8. Stand for 5 minutes, then allow to cool completely on rack before icing

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Disney Planes Activities

Here are some fun activity sheets with the kids favourite characters. Use these activity sheets over the holidays if you need a little time to do some tasks around the house.  Set the kids up with some colouring pencils and they will be occupied well.

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connect the dots DB copy

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racing lines DB

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Disney Planes Movie

Disney Planes is being released on Blu-ray and DVD today, 9th April 2014

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Take flight in this action-packed comedy and soar with an international cast of the world’s fastest air racers! ‘Dusty’ the crop duster, a small town dreamer, longs to enter the epic and gruelling Wings Around The Globe air race. Unfortunately, Dusty has one not-so-small problem… a crippling fear of heights. His mentor, a war bird, named Skipper, believes Dusty has too much engine to be a farm boy and encourages him to get in the game.  Supported by friends old and new, Dusty finally flies out of his comfort zone to take on the biggest challenge of his life.  Watch the trailer here.

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1 comment

Mellie April 11, 2014 - 7:37 PM

So cute, and perfect timing… I am planning a Disney Planes birthday party for my son next Friday! Thank you!

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