Moana Free Printables and Review
Moana opened up this past Thanksgiving weekend, and if you haven’t seen it yet, what are you waiting for? The movie is already one of our favorites and the soundtrack played all through the long weekend.
I wrote my thoughts on the movie for Red Tricycle, here’s an excerpt:
Lately, it seems like there haven’t been any “WOW factor” family friendly movies, and that includes the extravagantly colored little guys with wild hair (I’ll give them the glitter farts, but the cover songs weren’t anything to write home about. Er, write to you about).
Moana is a story of a young girl that ventures beyond the reef of her island to save it from the darkness that was brought on when the Demigod, Maui (played by Dwayne Johnson), stole the heart of Te Fiti. Moana, with her dim witted chicken sidekick Heihei, trek out to find Maui and their adventure ensues.
The adventure isn’t what struck me about this movie; it was the subtle presentation of topics that we don’t normally discuss. Moana is a sixteen year old girl for the majority of the movie, and her strong will makes her father anxious. I know it’s been thirteen years since I’ve been sixteen (haha), but this is clearly a universal issue. Her dad, Tui (played by Temuera Morrison), only learns to accept her independence when…
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When you’re ready, click on any of the images to download the Moana Free Printables and have fun with your family!