From Disneynatures comes an all-new true life adventure film in the wilds of China, where few people have ever ventured. In the seventh theatrical release for Disneynature, Born in China follows the lives of three animal families and a few free-spirited outcasts as they travel through some of the most extreme environments on earth. Get to know the characters of Born in China before the film opens on Earth Day 2017 with these free Born in China activity pages.
Opening in U.S. theaters on Earth Day 2017, “Born in China” is directed by accomplished Chinese filmmaker Lu Chuan, and produced by Disney’s Roy Conli and renowned nature filmmakers Brian Leith and Phil Chapman.
Disneynature Born in China Activity Pages
Featuring stunning, never-before-seen imagery, the film navigates China’s vast terrain—from the frigid mountains to the heart of the bamboo forest—on the wings of red-crowned cranes, seamlessly tying the extraordinary tales together.
Disneynature welcomes John Krasinski into the family as the narrator of Born in China, and John couldn’ t be happier.
I’ve been a huge fan of the Disneynature films for a really long time,” said Krasinski. “I think I’ve seen them all a couple times and to be asked to be a part of something that I feel is not only so beautiful and such great storytelling but is so important, I was honored to be a part of it. To find this unbelievable landscape that was far beyond the cities and the bustling crowds of the China that I thought I knew was just fascinating.
The Animals of Disneynature’s Born in China
Disneynature’s Born in China features four of China’s symbolic animals. By learning more about these animals, you are on your way to helping protect these species. While you may not live in China with these rare and fascinating creatures, you probably do live in an area with a wide variety of animals near your own home. Think about ways you can help these animals.
- Audiences will meet China’s beloved icon, the Giant Panda, as this doting panda bear mother guides her growing baby as she begins to explore and seek independence.
- The mysterious Golden Snub-Nosed Money, a two-year-old golden monkey, feels displaced by his new baby sister joins up with a group of free-spirited outcasts.
- China’s elusive big cat, the Snow Leopard, is an elusive animal rarely caught on camera. The mother snow leopard faces the very real drama of raising her two cubs in one of the harshest and most unforgiving environments on the planet.
- The noble Red-Crowned Cranes is a well-recognized endangered bird in China and lives in the northeastern regions, taking winter vacations to Eastern China to escape the bitter cold weather.
Get to know the animals of Disneynature’s latest film through the free printable Born in China activity pages below. This Born in China activity pages download kit include 24 sheets of educational information and activities for you and your family.
Pair this free printable with our Disneynature Born in China educational pack to learn even more about the film Born in China and to increase students’ knowledge of the amazing animals and habitats of China.
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