Discover the fun under the hood in the Monster Trucks movie

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Disclaimer: Just Happiling is part of a group of bloggers that is participating in promoting this movie, alongside Allied Contigo. We received the items shown in the activities section for free, in order to create these crafts and share them with our followers. Nonetheless, all opinions are 100% our own.

If you have a passion for big trucks, and the heart of a kid, you are in for a treat with the upcoming film Monster Trucks. We were invited to an advanced screening of this fun and goofy movie, and we guarantee you'll have a great time watching this movie with your friends and family. Discover what secrets hide under the hood, with Monster Trucks crushing into theaters this Friday January 13th. Keep on reading to find fun themed activities for your kids.

Official information on the movie

Paramount Pictures Presents
A Disruption Entertainment Production
A Chris Wedge Film
“Monster Trucks”

Executive Producers: Cale Boyter, Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger
Produced by: Mary Parent, Denis L. Stewart
Story by: Matthew Robinson and Jonathan Aibel & Glenn Berger
Screenplay by: Derek Connolly
Directed by: Chris Wedge
Cast: Lucas Till, Jane Levy, Barry Pepper, Thomas Lennon, Rob Lowe, Danny Glover, Amy Ryan, Holt McCallany, Frank Whaley

Synopsis: Looking for any way to get away from the life and town he was born into, Tripp (Lucas Till), a high school senior, builds a Monster Truck from bits and pieces of scrapped cars.  After an accident at a nearby oil-drilling site displaces a strange and subterranean creature with a taste and a talent for speed, Tripp may have just found the key to getting out of town and a most unlikely friend.

Melding cutting edge visual effects and state-of-the-art CGI, Monster Trucks is an action filled adventure for the whole family that will keep you on the edge of your seat and ultimately touch your heart.

On Theaters January 13, 2017 

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Fun for your kids

While you wait for the release of this film, you can have fun with your family by printing these cool activity sheets. Find coloring pages with extra activities such as mazes and connecting dots, plus download a guide to build your own Monster Trucks.

Click on the links below and download Monster Trucks' themed activity sheets.
Cut, Fold, Glue, and Play. Click on the link below and build Tripp's Monster Truck.
(This should look like the truck in the image below)

Monster Truck - Popsicle Stick Truck

You will need: 
  • Wooden spools
  • Glue
  • Milk carton
  • Utility knife, and/or scissors
  • Craft sticks (Popsicle sticks)
  • Small Craft sticks (thinner sticks)
  • Construction Paper
Download the instructions here: Popsicle Stick Truck

Note: It is easier to build this truck with the Milk carton, however, if you don't have one, you can use a smaller box, and just shape it with construction paper. Re-use and re-purpose small shipping boxes, and create your little Monster Truck fleet.

That's it! I hope you have as much fun as I did, while going through these movie themed activities, and remember that Monster Trucks will be playing in theaters near you Friday January 13th, 2017.

Who will you be watching this movie with? Tell us in a comment below. Also, don't forget to follow us through social media to keep up-to-date with upcoming movie releases and more exciting family adventures. Until then, remember to smile, because it's contagious!


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