Cars 3 in NOW IN THEATERS. The kids are going to love it and soon they will be asking for their favorite characters. I was given the opportunity to check out some of the toys and books and let me tell you…they are so fun!
While my kiddos have grown and are not as likely to play with many toys anymore, they sure did enjoy these. First up, Cruz Remote Control Car:
About:They’ll have fun taking a Cruz around with this remote control vehicle. Reliving the high speed thrills of Cars 3, they can put new cast member Cruz Ramirez through her paces.
This was my kiddos favorite. My 9 year old daughter and 11 year old son had no problem taking Cruz out of the box and flipping her on switch. Thankfully, this toy was very easy to operate. Simple on/off switches make it easy for kids to operate. I was VERY happy to see it came with the batteries. It’s the little things when you’re a parent!
- Includes remote control Cruz Ramirez and remote control
- Full function control for left/right, and forward/backward movement
- On/Off switch on underside of Cruz Ramirez
- Button at center of remote control is On/Off switch
- Remote control flashes until car is switched on
- Remote control flashes every time it’s activated
- Dial on underside of car adjusts wheel alignment
- Feature 2.4GHz technology which enables you to race against other RC cars without interfering with each others signals
- Inspired by Disney•Pixar’s Cars 3
My kids weren’t the only one that enjoyed this one. My cat, Julio, couldn’t keep his eyes off of it. He was mesmerized.
Purchase yours here —> Cruz Ramirez Remote Control Vehicle – Cars 3
My kids spent a lot of time racing cars around the Disney Pixar Cars 3 Crazy 8 Crashers Smash & Crash Derby Playset! Miss Fritter is on a mission to win the Derby. Help Lightning escape! This set came with some fun accessories to make the Derby more life-like. It was VERY easy to put together – a huge parent PLUS for this one.
- Rev up your racers and watch them speed and bash around. Crash into derby champion Miss Fritter until she is knocked down!
- The arena can be reconfigured, for 3 exciting courses
- Includes barrels, tires, and other themed obstacle accessories
- Comes with mud covered 1:55 scale Lightning McQueen
You can purchase yours here—> Disney Pixar Cars 3 Crazy 8 Crashers Smash & Crash Derby Playset
Next up, Lightning McQueen himself!
Everyone needs a Lightning McQueen in their toy box! This awesome brightly colored McQueen has over 65 phrases / sounds. My kids had a blast racing him through the house and discovering all the things he could say. Flip him upside down, he will tell you! I don’t want to give away all the secrets….this guy would make the BEST gift!
- Interactive Lightning McQueen inspired by Disney/Pixar Cars 3
- Vehicle reacts to motion and goes forward, backward, left, right, and upside down!
- Says over 65 iconic phrases and sounds!
- Has working headlights and taillights and eyes that move like they do on screen!
- Great gift for any Disney/Pixar Cars fan
GO HERE —-> Disney Cars Movie Moves Lightning McQueen
Cruz Ramirez Die Cast Car
This one is mine! I love to collect movie pieces. I have a shelf full of toys that I keep in the box as reminders of fun movie trips I have attended. I really took a liking to the character Cruz Ramirez. She plays a very inspiring part in Cars 3. So I kept her for myself. If you have a child that loves collecting and playing with die cast cars too, this one is the perfect gift!
Description: Sleek and sharp in striking yellow, Cruz Ramirez rediscovers her racing dreams thanks to Lightning McQueen. This die cast perfectly captures the sporty styling of the Rust-eze Racing Center trainer and race technician from Cars 3.
GO HERE—> Cruz Ramirez Die Cast Car
Books are always a popular gift for kids. Encourage reading by offering books featuring their FAVORITE characters like Lightning McQueen and Cruz Ramirez.
“Lead the Way” book: In your life, you may find somebody important, somebody who steers you in the right direction, guides you down long roads, and keeps you on track to follow your dreams. Then, one day, you may find it’s your turn to lead the way. Ride along with Lightning McQueen as he revisits many of his cherished moments with the late and great Doc Hudson. Lightning has learned so many inspiring things from Doc that he would like to pass on to Cruz Ramirez-including a lesson about what it really means to win.
“Cars 3” Big Golden Book: Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician with her own plan to win, inspiration from the late Fabulous Hudson Hornet, and a few unexpected turns. Proving that #95 isn’t through yet will test the heart of a champion on Piston Cup Racing’s biggest stage! Children ages 3 to 7 will love this beautifully illustrated hardcover Big Golden Book based on the film.
Send the kids back to school in style. My son has already taken this Cars 3 Double Wall Stainless Steel Bottle to summer camp! It keeps his drinks nice and cold here in the Florida heat. Guess what? It’s DISHWASHER SAFE – another parent perk!
- Screw-on lid doesn’t leak when closed.
- Built-in carrying loop for easy transportation.
- Spout with cover stays clean and has comfortable silicone tip.
- 15.5 oz capacity.
- Dishwasher safe, do not microwave.
- Recommended for children ages 3+.
Check it out here —> Cars 3 Double Wall Stainless Steel Bottle
My son has also taken over this Cars bag. Perfect to carry all of his camp clothes and meals/snacks each day. We also use these bags as gift bags! That way no wrapping paper gets wasted. The wrapping paper IS THE reusable bag!
ABOUT: They’ll love to go racing off to the store with this reusable Cars 3 tote. Jackson Storm, Lightning McQueen, and Cruz Ramirez battle it out on both sides of this bag that’s designed to help our planet win the race against waste!
Check it out here —> Cars Reusable Tote Bag
FOR A LIMITED TIME (Through this Monday), grab FREE SHIPPING at the Disney Store when you purchase ANY Cars item! Just use code FREESHIP at checkout.
Looking for some EXTRA FUN summer activities for the kids? Check out Summer Play Days at the Disney Store this week with free daily events all summer long in locations nationwide.
This fun series began this past Saturday June 10th and continues through August 9th. Guests who participate in Summer Play Days will be able to collect Disney Emoji patches featuring different Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars characters. New patches will be available each Wednesday between June 14 and August 9*:
- Sat. 6/10: Lightning McQueen
- Wed. 6/14: Cruz Ramirez
- Wed. 6/21: Pascal
- Wed. 6/28: Storm Trooper
- Wed. 7/5: Spider-Man
- Wed. 7/12: Jackson Storm
- Wed. 7/19: Olaf
- Wed. 7/26: BB-8
- Wed. 8/2: Iron Man
- Wed. 8/9: Stitch
Guests will receive a special display card where they can attach their patches and those who have collected all of the weekly patches can receive an exclusive Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse patch between August 9-20.** Cast Members will also be distributing a special limited Simba patch spontaneously throughout Summer Play Days as a special magical moment for Guests.
Free daily events taking place through August 9 include Storytime, Art of Drawing and Showtimes:
- Tangled the Series Event: Guests will learn to draw Pascal, Rapunzel’s mischievous friend. A brief introduction is given to the history of Disney Animation.
- Star Wars Adventures Event: Guests are invited to participate in three activities, including defense training against Stormtroopers, Millennium Falcon flight training and writing their name in Aurebesh. Guests will receive one of two Star Wars postcards (BB-8 or Chewbacca) and Aurebesh alphabet stickers
- Art of Drawing Marvel’s Spider-Man Event: Guests will learn to draw Marvel’s Spider-Man. A brief introduction is given to the history of Disney Animation, as well as an explanation of traditional and modern Disney animation.
- Mickey and the Roadster Racers Event: Guests will prepare for a race in Hotdog hills before they head to Italy to cheer on the Roadster Racers. Each Guest will receive their own trophy.
- Princess Gathering Event: Guests will discover the Disney Princesses’ ambitions, strengths and will learn what makes each one of them special. Guests who participate will receive a special wristband.
- Star Wars Storytime Event: Guests will hear the story, “Star Wars: Escape from Jakku.” Journey through the story, helping the narrators bring the story to life with interactive movements. Guests will receive a BB-8 finger puppet of their own.
- Avengers Training Academy Event: Guests will take part of the Avengers Age of Ultron Training Academy to get an overview of each of the Avengers and learn their key skills and poses.
- Elena of Avalor Event: Guests will use Elena’s Scepter of Light to channel the powerful magic Elena has, play and dance along with an inflatable guitar and create their own Jaquin to fly around.
CARS 3 – IN THEATERS NOW
Disclosure: I was provided with the toys above to help facilitate my review. All opinions are 100% my own.