Disney Junior Summer Programming Highlights + Make your Own Pirate Wooden Sword with Cardboard

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Are you enjoying the summer so far? We are loving the sun and being able to go to the beach multiple times a week. So many fun things to do outdoors!

This summer Disney Junior has some fun-filled programming for the little ones and they featuring family Saturday Night Movies. Keep reading for some more details!

Jack and Neverland Pirates

It’s a Pirate and Princess Summer

For the months of July and August, watch an episode of Jake and the Never Land Pirates followed by Sofia the First – every weekday starting at 6:30pm ET.  One of my son’s favourite shows is Jake and the Never Land Pirates so this is exciting!

Plus new episodes will air every Monday so don’t forget to set your PVRs! And if your little ones can’t get enough of pirates and princesses then check out DisneyJunior.ca to find fun summer games and activities online.

Make your Own Pirate Sword {Video}

And if you are feeling crafty and you have a Jake and the Never Land Pirate’s fan at home then be sure to check out the following video for step by step instructions on how to make a super easy life like wooden sword with cardboard:




Saturday Night Movies

Saturday Night Movies

Disney Junior is featuring a commercial-free family movie every Saturday night this summer (starting at 6pm ET.)  Don’t miss them and set your PVR’s for the fun movies coming up, a full list below:

Saturday, July 13 at 6pm: It’s A Bug’s Life
Saturday, July 20 at 6pm: It’s Tinker Bell
Saturday, July 27 at 6pm: It’s the premiere of the brand new Winnie the Pooh movie! (Before the movie check out this site for adorable Winnie the Pooh activities: www.disneyjunior.ca/en/winnie-the-pooh/)

After a day of fun outside is always so much fun to prepare some yummy snacks, cuddle up on the couch and watch a sweet family movie together. Relaxing for all of us for sure. Do you have a family movie night?

Exciting days to look forward to this month! Stay tuned for more Disney Junior news and join the conversation by liking their Facebook page and following them on Twitter.

Disclosure: I’m part of the Disney Junior Mom program and I receive special perks as part of my affiliation with this group. The opinions on this blog are my own.

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Hi, my name is Angela van Tijn and I live in Vancouver, Canada with my wonderful husband, our two boys and our puppy. I am the founder and primary contributor behind One Smiley Monkey. Welcome to my blog!
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14 responses to “Disney Junior Summer Programming Highlights + Make your Own Pirate Wooden Sword with Cardboard”

  1. mamaonthego — July 12, 2013 @ 2:30 pm (#)

    Great video! making a sword with my son this weekend! Thanks for sharing.

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  2. SusanVT — July 12, 2013 @ 3:17 pm (#)

    Cute sword 🙂 We will set our PVR for the Bug’s Life movie. Thanks!

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  3. Heidi C. — July 12, 2013 @ 6:02 pm (#)

    What cute movies are playing this month! I’ll have to add them to our calendar!

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  4. Mer — July 12, 2013 @ 7:01 pm (#)

    That does look like a fun project! And some great movies as well.

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  5. Debbie Bashford — July 13, 2013 @ 7:53 am (#)

    We are loving this channel! Thanks for the video for making the sword

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  6. SueSueper — July 14, 2013 @ 9:41 am (#)

    Love those movies. I especially always loved Winnie The Pooh

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  7. caryn s — July 15, 2013 @ 8:54 am (#)

    Thanks for the update on the movie times and i loved the sword tutorial we will have to make one as my kids love Jake!

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  8. Stephanie LaPlante — July 16, 2013 @ 12:37 pm (#)

    Commercial free movies? That’s awesome!

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  9. mrdisco — July 23, 2013 @ 9:36 am (#)

    i want a wooden sword!

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  10. Tammi L — July 26, 2013 @ 8:18 pm (#)

    I didn’t even know there was a new Winnie the Pooh movie. And the pirate’s sword will be perfect for my daughter’s costume for our cruise! Thank you!

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  11. Victoria Ess — July 26, 2013 @ 9:55 pm (#)

    That craft is so fun! Disney is such a staple for kids.

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  12. Jeannie — July 28, 2013 @ 8:32 am (#)

    We love disney junior in our house! Will be making this craft with my son this coming week. I think he’ll love it!

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  13. Vesper — July 29, 2013 @ 7:55 am (#)

    I think my husband would have loved to have a sword when he was a child

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  14. Robin Wilson — August 25, 2013 @ 3:53 am (#)

    My great-niece would love this! I really appreciate the video ~ makes doing this craft almost fool-proof. I like having visual instructions, what a treat.

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