July 9, 2018

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DreamWorks The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants premieres on Netflix July 13 #DWCaptainUnderpants #Crafts #Recipes

Thanks to the folks at DreamWorks for the free DIY DreamWorks The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants mailer!

Get ready for a world of pranks, super villains, and your favorite underwear-wielding superhero in the Netflix original series DreamWorks The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants premiering July 13. George Beard and Harold Hutchins are two best buds who share a love of comic books and practical jokes – and a strong dislike for their cranky, fun-hating school principal, Mr. Krupp. When their over-the-top pranks get out of hand, the boys unleash their creative superpowers by transforming Krupp into the bumbling, briefs-baring superhero, Captain Underpants! The future of Jerome Horwitz Elementary is always in jeopardy, and it’s up to two prank-loving fourth graders and one goofy caped crusader to save it. What could possibly go wrong?

From Peabody Award and Emmy-winning executive producer Peter Hastings, the series is based on the epic novels by Dav Pilkey that have sold more than 70 million copies worldwide. Pilkey himself has praised the show saying "I binge-watched all of the episodes in one afternoon...I couldn’t help myself. Peter Hastings has totally captured the craziness and heart of the Captain Underpants multiverse and I hope everybody will love the show as much as I do. Kids have been asking for more Captain Underpants books for years, and to me it feels like we are getting brand-new books--- except they’re animated!"
DreamWorks The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants stars both established and emerging voice talent including Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings, "Stranger Things", The Goonies) as the series' narrator, Nat Faxon ("Ben and Kate", “Married") as Captain Underpants/Mr. Krupp, as well as young actors Jay Gragnani and Ramone Hamilton who voice best pals, George Beard and Harold Hutchins. The lively cast comes together to bring Pilkey's classic, fun-filled creation to life.
In honor of the release,  the great folks at DreamWorks sent me a  free DIY DreamWorks The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants mailer to get crafty this summer!  The mailer included just about everything we needed to make some sweet looking sock puppets.
We did need scissors and a hot glue gun, so I did all the hot glue work to make sure the kids did not burn themselves.   Below are pictures of the instructions if you want to try it at home too.  Just click the image to make it larger!
 These are fun and super easy to make and perfect for any Captain Underpants fan and can be made in under an hour.  
Just look at how cute they are when they are done!  The are ready for the Netflix DreamWorks The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants  premiere on July 13!

I couldn't let the craftiness stop with the mailed, so here are  a fun recipe and another craft to do with the kids this summer!
Based on the bestselling book series, DreamWorks  presents The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants premieres on Netflix July 13.   In honor of its release, check out this fun recipe.

Tra La Laa Trail Mix ingredients:
  • Pretzels
  • M&Ms
  • Raisings
  • Peanuts
  • Sunflower seeds
 Mix all of the above ingredients in a bowl and store in an air tight container.  This is the perfect snack for grab and go!

Here is a fun craft that you and the kids can do together!     

You’ll need:
  • scissors
  • glue stick
  • colored pencils
  • red and white (or pink for skin tone) construction paper or craft paper
  • Corner Bookmark Template (see below)
  • pencil


Step 1:
Use the white construction paper and draw a template on it.  I used a post-it note to make the square and then folded it in half to make the triangle sides and traced them!

Step 2:
Cut out your shape so it looks like this:
Step 3:
Fold your triangles over and glue the top to the bottom triangle.
Step 4:
Cut out the a red triangle out construction paper and glue on to your back of your bookmark.  You will also want to cute out a small sliver of red for the front where his cape would be.
Step 5:   
Use your colored pencils and put the polka dots on the cape!   
Step 6:   
Draw on your face with a pencil
Step 7:   
Go over the face details with color pencils
Now you have an epic corner bookmark and no worries about losing your place!

About DreamWorks Animation Television:
DreamWorks Animation Television is one of the world’s leading producers of high-quality, animated family programming, reaching consumers in more than 190 countries. Creating a diverse array of original content in a variety of formats and delivering deep, fully immersive worlds served up with compelling characters, the prolific studio has garnered 22 Emmy Awards since inception in 2013 and is home to such beloved series as Trollhunters, Spirit Riding Free, Trolls: The Beat Goes On!, The Boss Baby: Back in Business, Voltron Legendary Defender, Home Adventures with Tip & Oh, Dragons Race to the Edge, All Hail King Julien and The Adventures of Puss in Boots. DreamWorks is a division of the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group within NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.


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