The year 1941 brought us a classic Disney animated movie that is a favorite for many…Dumbo. Even though Disney released a live-action version recently, the animated version will always be considered a classic. If you are planning on having a Dumbo family movie night, these resources will help you out.
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Dumbo Family Movie Night
If you are introducing your child to the movie for the first time or planning a family movie night, these resources will help you out.
General Movie Info
- Year Released: 1941
- Running Time: 64 minutes
- Rating: G
- Music: Soundtrack currently available on CD
How to Watch Disney’s Dumbo
Disney’s Dumbo is currently only available for purchase in Blu-Ray and DVD format from individual sellers on Amazon. It is available for purchase on Google Play, Prime Video, iTunes, YouTube paid movies, and Vudu.
The classic is currently included as part of Disney+.
What Parents Need to Know
If it has been a while since you watched Dumbo, you may not remember that there are a few scenes that young or sensitive children may find scary or uncomfortable. For example:
- Dumbo’s mom is captured and caged, leaving Dumbo all alone.
- Dumbo and Timothy accidentally get drunk and hallucinate.
- The other elephants laugh at Dumbo and make fun of his ears.
- There continues to be some controversy over the possible racist portrayal of the Crows.
Dumbo Family Movie Night Resources
If your family is getting together to watch Dumbo, these easy recipes, crafts, and printable activities can help you out.
Dumbo Inspired Recipes
Easy Dumbo Cupcakes from Ruffles and Rainboots
Dumbo Cake Mix Sugar Cookies from Sugar Spice and Glitter
Dumbo Cupcakes and Printable from Lovebugs and Postcards
Dumbo Inspired Crafts
Easy DIY Dumbo Bow from Clementine County
DIY Dumbo Mickey Mouse Ears from Ruffles and Rainboots
Dumbo Inspired Slime Jars from Cutefetti
Printable Dumbo Popcorn Bucket from The Savvy Mama Lifestyle
Dumbo Inspired Printables
Dumbo Coloring and Activity Pages (These are related to the recent live action movie, but they would still be a great resource.)