Finding a movie that appeals to everyone in our family (daughters aged 4 and 9 and our son aged 5 AND Mom and Dad) is hard enough for our regular family movie nights let alone when your youngest daughter says she wants a movie night for her birthday party!
But sure enough, that’s what happened when we asked Sweet Pea how she wanted to celebrate her 4th birthday. She wanted a movie party that would include her favourite friends, siblings, cousins, aunts and uncles and grandparents. With over 40 people on the guest list and ages ranging from 5 months old to 80+ years old we thought finding the perfect movie would be challenging but thanks to A Turtle’s Tale 2 – Sammy’s Escape from Paradise it was easy to entertain everyone.
We made blue and green “ocean” party popcorn and turned on the movie. Quickly all of our guests – young and old – were quietly enjoying the tale of how Sammy and Ray find themselves trapped in The Tank, an underwater restaurant/aquarium and hatch a plan to escape and reunite with their grandkids Ricky and Ella. It’s a fun filled adventure (with TONS of belly laughing moments) watching them get past Big D and his dopey thugs!
But don’t take my word for it!
“Mommy that was so much fun! My favourite part was when the little turtles (Ricky and Ella) were swimming through the tube and the eels were chasing them!”
Or my 5 1/2 year old son:
“My favourite character was the hammerhead shark. He tried and tried all the time. It’s a good lesson to never give up!”
Or my almost 10 year old nephew:
“My favourite part was when the squids were on the vent and squirted ink into the tank.”
Then there was my eldest (9 year old) daughter:
“Mom, that movie was hilarious! But my favourite part was the end because everyone was happy.”
Finally, my husband’s 80+ year old grandfather had this to say:
“Even I had a few good laughs at that one!”
Clearly it was a win in the family movie category so whether you’re throwing a birthday party for one of your own children or enjoying a family movie at home check out A Turtle’s Tale 2: Sammy’s Escape from Paradise and enjoy!
Disclosure: I am participating in A Turtle’s Tale 2 – Sammy’s Escape From Paradise Blogger Campaign by Mom Central Canada. I received compensation as a thank you for participating and for sharing my honest opinion. The opinions on this blog are my own