This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Disney Junior. All opinions are my own.
Fridays are always something to look forward to, but now there’s a new reason to count down to your favorite day of the week: #DisneyJuniorFRiYAY mornings! Every Friday through the summer Disney Junior airs new episodes of favorite Disney Junior shows like Sofia the First, Mickey and the Roadster Racers, Elena of Avalor, and Lion Guard. Disney Junior programming has been a huge part of my girls’ lives, with content that is fun and educational with familiar characters and simple messages that promote kindness, inclusion, and representation. One of my favorite things to do is talk to other parents about the shows. In fact, we lovingly refer to my brother-in-law as DJ Dad because he’s very much into the Disney Junior shows’ storylines. I love getting texts, like “Did you see the new Sofia?” and the conversation that will follow.
I attended a Mickey and the Roadster Racers #DisneyJuniorFRiYAY event with one of my favorite pre-schoolers last week! It was so fun to visit with other moms who are invested in what their children watch. There were so many great party ideas, too!
It’s easy to invite #DisneyJuniorFRiYAY into your regular routines! Consider setting up a viewing party over breakfast! Kids will be looking forward to these new Disney Junior episodes all week.
I loved this idea and the themed party foods and party favors that go with it, like trophy-shaped straw cups, checkered flags and orange cones, and easy-to-make Mickey ears centerpieces.
Daisy’s Breakfast Sushi was a big hit, too! It’s a yogurt-covered banana rolled in fruity cereal and blackberries. Serve it on a tiered tray with strawberries, raspberries, and grapes for an extra special touch.
A cereal bar is another great idea that can please all the picky palates in a group of preschoolers plus give them the energy they need to power through their busy morning playing!
There are so many fun ways to celebrate this show! We’re going through a major heat wave right now here in Northern California, and this DIY Car Wash that kids can run through was a BIG hit at the event! All it took was a few PVC pipes and pool noodles connected to a garden hose, some plastic streamers, and sponges.
Another really easy idea to turn a regular Friday into a #FRiYAY is a wading pool ball toss game. Take a blow up wading pool, an armful of plastic ping pong balls, and these cute little tire-shaped floaties. It’s a great excuse to splash and play in many different ways.
To make your kids feel like they’re truly part of Mickey’s crew, build and decorate box cars out of cardboard boxes and use this Mickey and the Roadster Racers free license plate printable to customize your race car! Then head to the track for a racetrack to see who gets to stand in the winner’s circle!
And since we know Mickey and the Roadster Racers is all about working together and helping others, there are some great ideas on DisneyJunior.com to connect your young viewers with all their favorite shows, like this Happy Helpers rewards chart, or Racing Ears!
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Disney Junior.