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Disney films for pre-schooler?

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suddenlycupishalffull Wed 24-Jun-15 17:23:59

DD is 4 and adores Lady and the Tramp and likes Frozen but is quite a sensitive soul so I'm wondering which other Disney films would be suitable? She likes the music & old-fashioned feel of Lady & the Tramp, and the animals smile I was thinking Jungle Book and Aristocrats are fairly gentle? Any suggestions? Whatever she watches, her 18 month old sister also watches so it can't be too scary! (Sleeping Beauty scared the hell out of me as a kid!)

ThreeFrazzledFandangos Wed 24-Jun-15 17:35:24

DS likes jungle book and Alice in wonderland. He's 2 and a half.

suddenlycupishalffull Thu 25-Jun-15 15:35:33

Ok Alice is a no go...tried it today and had to stop it after 2mins, she said Alice falling down the rabbit hole & saying goodbye to her cat scared her! And yet the snow monster in Frozen doesn't scare her!

GlitterTwinkleToes Thu 25-Jun-15 15:42:39

Poccohontaus (sp) hunchback of North dame (Dd loves this film.she's 17mo)
The little mermaid?

GlitterTwinkleToes Thu 25-Jun-15 15:43:06

Dd is 16mo

suddenlycupishalffull Thu 25-Jun-15 23:16:00

Sorry Frazzled reading back I didn't mean that to sound accusatory! I already had Alice on DVD as I love it & have been desperate to show it to her....DH has decided the girl needs to Man Up!

suddenlycupishalffull Thu 25-Jun-15 23:16:22

Ooo Glitter both films I've not seen, I shall investigate...

mistyegg Thu 25-Jun-15 23:21:35

Winnie the Pooh films are very gentle. From memory Emporer's New Groove is more silly than scary

CarcerDun Thu 25-Jun-15 23:21:45

Robin Hood is a good one, not scary at all and animals. My 2.5yo loves it.

mistyegg Thu 25-Jun-15 23:22:35

* Emperor's

TheRachel Thu 25-Jun-15 23:22:41

I would have thought most disney films would be fine for a pre schooler and her little sister. Dd3 is 4 and loves everything from Tangled and Nemo to Brave. I would just explain to her that these films always end up ok in the end!
Otherwise, what about Sofia the first - my dd loves that!

CarcerDun Thu 25-Jun-15 23:42:18

No they are not... The Lion King gets quite distressing at one point.

ASettlerOfCatan Fri 03-Jul-15 00:08:12

Don't watch up whatever you do. That makes me cry.... ditto lion king. My sensitive soul also sobbed her heart out over finding nemo.

Emperors new groove I LOVE.

cloudjumper Fri 03-Jul-15 00:14:03

My four-year-old DS adores The Aristocats 101 Dalmatians and Peter Pan, he can watch them all day long.

DrEdwardNigma Fri 03-Jul-15 14:02:27

Oliver and company?

Threesoundslikealot Fri 03-Jul-15 14:03:49

The Emperor's New Groove is one of my favourite films, and I'm 38. Nothing 'dark' in it at all - and certainly no dead parents.

33goingon64 Fri 03-Jul-15 14:11:18

Mary Poppins. Planes and Planes 2. Toy Story 2 (1&3 are quite scary). Lion King (but fast fwd where the father is killed).

JassyRadlett Fri 03-Jul-15 14:13:14

DS is a huge fan of Peter Pan.

Bellebella Fri 03-Jul-15 14:19:46

My ds(2) loves Monsters Inc, Toy Story, Cinderella, finding nemo, Peter pan. Also Sofia the First is great for preschoolers as well as Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. Ds loves it and carries his Sofia doll everywhere.

radha888 Sat 04-Jul-15 15:27:23

Try the following cartoons Bambi
Fox and the Hound
Lion king
Finding Nemo
Piglet's Big Movie
Winnie the Pooh
Cinderella II: Dreams Come True
Return to Never Land
Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse
Little Mermaid II, The: Return to the Sea

checklam Fri 17-Jul-15 13:51:47

I am a journalist who want to dig into how mums look at the influence made by disney movies, is anyone willing to help??

suddenlycupishalffull Fri 17-Jul-15 14:21:50

Yep yep checklam, I'm up for that! I did try Aristocats and she loved that, the first two Despicable Me films sort of went over her head she was confused by the slapstick!

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