Frozen Magic Ice Science

Giveaway: Frozen Magic Ice Science

The film Frozen has captured a nation of ice lovers, fascinated with Elsa’s powers and Olaf’s charm. With schools not returning until at least 8th March, you can encourage scientific curiosity with a series of water and ice-based experiments to captivate inquisitive minds at home. In the box is a real laboratory where you can carry out no less than 15 experiments with water and ice in complete safety. In the box: Pink dye, experiment trays, straws, tubes, stickers and a manual. Thanks to the fabulous team at toysandbears.com, I have a Frozen Magic Ice Science to giveaway to one …

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Review: Disney Frozen 2 Toys – Ice Magic Sleeve and Deluxe Elsa Styling Head

Disney’s Frozen was first released back in December 2013 and was the very first film that we took my then, almost 3 year old Eliza to see. It is safe to say that she was hooked and she has loved the movie franchise ever since, watching all short films, collecting the toys and dolls and even meeting Queen Elsa and Princess Anna at Disney World. Frozen II was released last year and it is safe to say that she loved this film, as much as the original. Sadly, she has outgrown the Elsa dress now, but Frozen toys are still …

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Jacket Potato Topping

Lunch in 5 minutes with McCain Ready Baked Jackets

When it comes to lunch I am stuck in a bit of a rut. My go to choice of food is normally a good old sandwich or scrambled egg on toast if Sebby requests it, but since January I have been trying to limit my bread intake. This month McCain got in contact with a challenge to create a quick and delicious McCain Ready Baked Jacket Potato topping recipe. McCain Ready Baked Jacket Potatoes cook in just 5 minutes in the microwave but still keep that oven-baked taste and are great for cooking for lunch as you don’t have to …

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Disney On Ice

Disney On Ice Presents Frozen

Last year we thoroughly enjoyed seeing Disney On Ice Worlds of Enchantment at Christmas.

This year we were invited back to the O2 to see the new instalment – Disney On Ice Frozen and it did not disappoint.

The heartwarming Academy Award®-winning tale you love is now a full length production live on ice. It started with the stars of the show coming out in their sports gear to teach us how to do the Olaf dance, before welcoming Mickey and Minnie on stage, who then introduced some of their favourite Disney characters from Nemo to Cinderella, Snow White and Ariel and more.

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We were then magically whisked away to wintry Arendelle, where we met a young Sven and Kristoff finding ice before meeting the young Anna and Elsa who introduced us to the story with “Do you want to build a Snowman”.

The story followed Frozen perfectly, with dazzling special effects and astonishing skating as we all sang and danced along to our favourite songs including “Let It Go”, “In Summer” and “Fixer Upper”.

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I did wonder how Olaf, Kristoff, Sven and Anna would do the abdominal Snowman scene but a huge, imposing inflatable character came out puffing smoke and following them around the ice.

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Now, I love Olaf and his “In Summer” performance but the show stealers for me were the Trolls who helped us discover that true love is the most magical power of all!

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This show is an unforgettable celebration of love and friendship left us singing and smiling all the way home.

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If you are planning a visit to see Disney On Ice at the O2, there are some things worth noting. We were not allowed to take food and drink inside and had to throw it away at the gates. You are also not permitted to take bags larger than 35cm x 40cm x 19cm so if you have a baby and a changing bag, it would be wise to only take wipes and a couple of nappies.

The merchandise is also very pricey – we paid £22 for Eliza’s wand and there are merchandise stands everywhere you look, so be prepared for the “I want’s”.

That said, we had a wonderful time and cannot wait for the 100 Years of magic show in the Spring.

Disclaimer: We were invited along to see the show for the purpose of a review. All opinions are our own.

 

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Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment Review

Back in April we went to the Disney on Ice Magical Ice Festival for Eliza’s birthday and she adored it, with her favourites the Little Mermaid, Rapunzel and of course Anna and Elsa on the ice, acting out her favourite films so when I saw that Disney On Ice Worlds of Enchantment was on at the O2 over Christmas and New Year I knew we would have to go.

Last time I took Isaac but he wasn’t impressed that it was all Princesses so this time he didn’t want to go, so I took my nieces Mollie and Holly with me. I am kicking my self now as both him and Sebby would have loved it as it featured not only the Toy Story Characters but some of the cast of Cars too.

Mickey, Minnie, Donald and Goofy were the compere’s for the evening and the first show on the ice was the Toys Story Gang. The toys, featuring all our favourites, were back in town with heroic action when Buzz Lightyear, Woody, Jessie and the Toy Story gang escape from the rambunctious tots of Sunnyside Daycare and race for home, in their most daring adventure ever!

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There was parachuting, flying and of course skating – how some of them managed in their huge costumes, I will never know, but it was fun, fast paced and the girls loved it.

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Next we got to dive into adventure with Ariel and The Little Mermaid’s undersea kingdom.  Sebastian lead a fabulous production of Under The Sea with lots of colourful sea creatures gliding around the ice and we all cheered when the Prince fell in love with Ariel and Ursula’s curse was broken.

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We had a short break before Mickey and Minnie arrived back on the ice, this time in their trust car. Only it appeared that they had some car trouble and despite Goofy’s valiant efforts to fix it they needed a tow truck………..there were cheers from the audience as Mater arrived.

One by one some of the residents of Radiator Springs arrived on the ice with Lightning McQueen making an entrance through pyrotechics. We then got to see Mater and the crew of Disney Pixar’s Cars race across the ice.

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The final show of the night whisked us away to the wintery world of Arendelle with sisters Anna and Elsa and pals Olaf and Kristoff from Disney’s Frozen, as they learn that true love comes from within.

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Disney on Ice World of Enchantment has added more dates and will now be on at the O2 London from 22nd December 2015 – 3rd January 2016.