Family Resources for Disney’s Bambi

The year 1942 brought us Disney’s Bambi. This classic animated Disney movie is a favorite of many, with it’s adorable characters and moments of humor. Now might be a great time to introduce you children to the movie with these family resources for Disney’s Bambi.

Family Resources for Disney's Bambi
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Family Resources for Disney’s Bambi

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: 1942
  • Running Time: 70 minutes
  • Rating: G
  • Music: Soundtrack currently available on CD

How to Watch Disney’s Bambi

Bambi is currently available for purchase on Blu-Ray and DVD. It is also available 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 Bambi, you may not remember that there are a few scenes that young or sensitive children may find scary or uncomfortable. For example:

  • Bambi’s mother is shot and killed, but it is not shown on screen.
  • Several animals are shot by hunters.
  • There is a large forest fire, causing the animals to flee.
  • There is intense/scary music throughout the movie.

Books to Go Along with Disney’s Bambi

There are several books for children that feature characters from Bambi.

Picture Books

Bambi (Little Golden Book) by Golden Books

Bambi’s Hide and Seek (Step Into Reading) by Andrea Posner-Sanchez

Bambi (Disney Die-Cut Classics) by Editors of Studio Fun International

Bambi: A Life in the Woods by Felix Salten

Bambi’s Children: The Story of a Forest Family by Felix Salten


More Resources to Go Along with Disney’s Bambi

Disney’s Bambi lends itself to lots of fun recipes, crafts, and more. Here are a few.

Recipes

Thumper’s Wrap Sandwich from Disney Family

Bambi Butterfly Cupcakes from Jinxy Kids

Flower Cupcakes from Disney Family

Crafts

Bambi and Thumper Masks from Disney Family

Printables

Bambi Word Search Free Printable

Bambi Coloring Page from Disney Family

Bambi Printable Activity Pages from Pixie Dust Savings


Where Can I Find Bambi in the Parks?

Believe it or not, Disney’s Bambi has almost no representation in the parks.

Bambi Topiary (Epcot)

There is usually a Bambi themed topiary at the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. That’s pretty much it.

Topiary of Disney's Bambi

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