The last week of April has been crowned National Princess Week! Even though we are all quarantined at home, that’s no reason to not celebrate. Castle-building, tiaras, dress up, crafts, and tea parties are all fun activities that you can do safely from home. There are plenty of truly magical books about princesses to share together. You can also download your favorite Disney soundtracks to sing along with on Hoopla!
Fun Princess Themed Crafts:
Test your Princess Knowledge!
- How many original Disney princesses are there?
- Who was the princess in Tangled?
- What was the name of Ariel’s pet fish in The Little Mermaid?
- What was Tiana’s dream in The Princess and the Frog?
- Which article of clothing did Elsa create for herself?
- Only one Disney princess is based on a real person. Who was she?
- Finish the lyric: “Let the storm rage on…”
- What is the name of the island that Moana lives on?
- Who played Belle in the live action Beauty and the Beast?
- What is the name of Kristoff’s reindeer?
And here are some fun facts.
- Walt Disney’s favorite Disney animation was the transformation of Cinderella into her ball gown. Does this sound similar to another blue dress transformation?
- When The Little Mermaid was released in 1989, Ariel was the first Disney princess in 30 years! The last princess was Aurora in Sleeping Beauty in 1959.
- Idina Menzel, the voice of Elsa in Frozen, had originally auditioned for Rapunzel in Tangled. Even though Mandy Moore landed the role of Rapunzel, Idina made a big enough impression to be cast as Elsa’s voice.
- The youngest Disney princess is Snow White. She’s only 14 years old.
- Anna, Kristoff, and Hans all have names that come from the author of The Snow Queen, Hans Christian Anderson.
Here are great reads for all things princess!