We’ve just finished watching Ice Age Collision Course. Its been one of those cold and rainy days, so the perfect weather to snuggle up on the lounge and watch a movie with the kids.
We’re big fans of the Ice Age series at our place, and have all four of the earlier movies. Its nice to see all of the familiar characters (and voices) back in the fifth instalment, plus some new ones woven into the mix.
The crazy squirrel Scrat kicks off the movie by sparking some cosmic chaos as the result of his seemingly eternal pursuit of the perfect acorn (will he ever get to eat one??)
A meteor shower and the imminent threat of a fiery asteroid threatens the mammals utopian existence.
The movie follows the animal’s quest for survival with loads of action, jokes and pop culture references (“you look nothing like your profile picture!”) along the way. There’s even a cameo by esteemed US scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson.
My kids are aged from nine to (almost) three and the movie had just the right balance of action and story to keep all four entranced. And there’s nothing cuter than them all bursting into laughter at the same time. Which happened quite a bit.
It was nice to see the movie characters helping promote National Kidsafe Day earlier this week. The aim of National Kidsafe Day is to increase awareness of unintentional childhood injuries and their prevention. Accidents are something that Scrat and the Ice Age characters know about all too well…
Looks like Ice Age Collision Course will be on high rotation at our place which is fine. Its fun, funny and beautiful to watch. A nice tale of love and mateship too.
My (almost) three-year-old is dancing to the end credit music right now and she’s just about to start colouring in these free Ice Age Collision Course printables so I can get a chance to do all the things I was meant to be doing while I was watching the movie…
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Ice Age Collision Course is out now on Digital HD, Blu-ray & DVD.