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    Default DVD movie for nearly 3yo boy

    We are flying to Cairns from Sydney next week and I'm putting together an arsenal of distractions in case nearly-3yo DS loses patience in the plane, like he has done in nearly every other flight we've done with him. He's just recently started to get interested in movies with a story line, following what's happening rather than just being interested on and off. He sat through a bit of Rio and a bit of Ice Age, but both are really a bit much for his age group just yet. We have Toy Story, Nemo, Lion King etc but looking for any other examples of something suitable for toddler/pre-school kids rather than pre-school/primary school type age.

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    Cars - it was my DS fav movie on our trip when he was nearly 3 - plus you can buy all the cars toys which he will love!

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    Yep I second cars! Ds loves it! I brought tge box set with cars 1&2 and maters tall tales he loves them all

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    Also the new Thomas movie Tale of the Brave I think its called is a winner with ds

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    At that age, my DS went more for TV shows than movies. They are shorter and repetitive / formulaic so he could still follow the story without having to sit through 90mins+ of movie.

    Most popular were Team Umizoomi, Blue's Clues and Roary the Racing Car.

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    My almost 3yo nephew loves:
    - Cars
    - Planes
    - Frozen
    - Shaun the Sheep (my sister took him to see this as his very first trip to the cinema)
    Not to mention anything Thomas related

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    Thanks everyone! He loves Planes but hasn't bothered to actually sit and watch it for more than a few minutes at a time. I'll give Cars a try too. He's not into Thomas at all, surprisingly and much to my dismay! His favourite is Play School, which he will watch a gazillion times, but I was just hoping to capture his attention for a longer time frame. If much prefer for him to actually just sleep on the plane but I know my chances are close to zero of that happening, so I want to avoid the daggers from the other poor passengers when he decides to vent his frustrations.

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    Mine loves a lot of what's been suggested but also Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs (1 & 2)

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    Madagascar. My daughter is 2 and follows the basic story line. She has watched it twice and knows the main character's names and when they're sad, happy etc.


 

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