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Join the Darling children as you soar over London and to Neverland in an enchanted pirate ship.
This dark ride is fun for all ages. It was an opening day attraction at Disneyland, and can now be found in both parks. The attraction is slightly different in the two parks, but is perfectly magical in both!
Peter Pan Homeschool Studies
Watch Disney’s animated Peter Pan or Hook, a live action movie based on Peter Pan, and compare/contrast with the books. You could also watch Finding Neverland, a film loosely based on J.M. Barrie writing Peter Pan.
For Middle Schoolers, check out this short story writing guide and write your own fairy tale.
Consider having a family treasure hunt…watch out for Captain Hook!
Read some quotes from Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie and discuss, or write, a response to them. Here are a few to get you started:
It is not in doing what you like, but in liking what you do that is the secret of happiness.
To live will be an awfully big adventure.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder… or forgetful.
There are many different kinds of bravery. There’s the bravery of thinking of others before one’s self. Now, your father has never brandished a sword nor fired a pistol, thank heavens. But he has made many sacrifices for his family, and put away many dreams.
You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it.
This is a fun art lesson in painting that is centered on Peter Pan.
Have some fun with shadows with these activity ideas.
Peter Pan movie night with ideas for snacks and more.
Here are some coloring sheets your kids might enjoy:
Find reading worksheets here:
Some general ideas for literature studies:
- Write a book report
- Give a speech
- Create a power point presentation about the author or book
- Make a diorama of a scene from the story
- Act out a portion of the story
- Write a letter to (or from) one of the characters
- Make a poster to advertise the book
- Write a ‘what happens next’ story
- Find other works by the same author, from the same time period or writing style.
- Choose passages for copywork or dictation.
- Do vocabulary and/or spelling projects.
- Study the history of the story setting.
- Do an author study.
- Read the story and watch the corresponding movie, then discuss or write about similarities and differences.
- Write a review of the book or movie, telling someone why they should or should not read/watch it.