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Despicable Me 2 activities for post-movie fun!

If you need ideas for your next family fun outing, Despicable Me 2 hits theaters tomorrow!

The story will pick up right where the original left off, featuring ex-supervillain Gru, his adopted daughters, and his army of lovable yellow henchmen. We’re sure your kids will fall in love with the cuddly Minions, so we’ve scoured the web to bring you these “despicably” awesome activity ideas to keep the fun going after the movie is over!

Minion Munchies!

Credit goes to Rochelle Wilde via EventsToCelebrate for these adorably creative treats! Just cut some Twinkies in half and decorate with frosting – super simple and the kids will love ‘em (heck, we could scarf down the whole batch right now)! For something more advanced, try your hand at these fondant Minion cake decorations from A Spoonful of Sugah:


Despicable Me Coloring!

We found these awesome Despicable Me coloring pages at The best part about this site is that you can print out each picture and go to town with crayons and markers, or use the online coloring tools – less messy and just as fun!

Homemade Despicable Me Party Games!

We love all of these easy-to-make yet fun activities suggested by Emilie at PluckyMomo. From “shrink ray” water pistols to homemade Minion bowling, these are all surefire ways to perk up your child’s next birthday party!

Check out our sister site, to see our collection of Despicable Me costumes!

Hopefully that’s enough to get you started! Like us on Facebook and tell us why you and your family love Despicable Me!


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