Disney Frankenweenie Science Experiment & Tim Burton Video

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Disney Frankenweenie


Disney Frankenweenie
Science Experiment Activity Sheets & Bonus Tim Burton Video

The new Disney Frankenweenie flick is almost here!! It hits theaters on October 5th! We were huge fans of The Nightmare Before Christmas movie and this is following right along in those footsteps. Same kind of look and feel. Ethan’s totally excited there’s a ‘scary movie’ made just for kids!

From creative genius Tim Burton (“Alice in Wonderland,” The Nightmare Before Christmas”) comes “Frankenweenie,” a heartwarming tale about a boy and his dog. After unexpectedly losing his beloved dog Sparky, young Victor harnesses the power of science to bring his best friend back to life—with just a few minor adjustments. He tries to hide his home-sewn creation, but when Sparky gets out, Victor’s fellow students, teachers and the entire town all learn that getting a new “leash on life” can be monstrous. A stop-motion animated film, Disney Frankenweenie was filmed in black and white and rendered in 3D, which elevates the classic style to a whole new experience.

 In the Tim Burton / Disney Frankenweenie, young Victor conducts a science experiment to bring his beloved dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous, consequences.

Here’s a short video with Tim Burton talking about the new Disney Frankenweenie flick! I just love this guy!




  • When Tim Burton originally conceived the idea for “Frankenweenie,” he envisioned it as a full-length, stop-motion animated film. Due to budget constraints, he instead directed it as a live-action short, released in 1984.
  • “Frankenweenie” follows in the footsteps of Tim Burton’s other stop-motion animated films “Corpse Bride” and “The Nightmare Before Christmas”—both of which were nominated for Academy Awards®.
  • Over 200 puppets and sets were created for the film.
  • The voice cast includes four actors who worked with Burton on previous films: Winona Ryder (“Beetlejuice,” “Edward Scissorhands”), Catherine O’Hara (“Beetlejuice,” “The Nightmare Before Christmas”), Martin Short (“Mars Attacks!”) and Martin Landau (“Ed Wood,” Sleepy Hollow”).
  • Classic horror films inspired several of the character names.


And, to get all your small fry mad geniuses ready for the action, I have some awesome activity sheets to help get them pumped!


FRANKENWEENIE – Science Experiment 1

FRANKENWEENIE – Science Experiment 2

Also, don’t forget to Like DISNEY FRANKENWEENIE on Facebook to keep up to date on all the cool happenings!


  1. I’m going to have to print those out, my son loves science experiments. I love Tim Burton, he has such a unique mind!

  2. My kids really want to see this movie! I looks like a great one to watch around Halloween, that is if it’s even in our area by then.

  3. These activity sheets are so awesome!

  4. Looks so fun, Thanks for sharing.

  5. Oh, I’m looking forward to seeing this!

  6. I want to see that movie!


  7. I am so excited to see this movie! I’m going to the premiere on Monday!

  8. Do you know I have not seen a single Tim Burton movie? ? I know folks really like the “art” of his shows.

  9. This looks like such a cute movie!

  10. This looks like it will be a great movie!

  11. Looks like a great movie, I can’t to see it!

  12. Hearing so much buzz about the movie. Can you wait to see this?

  13. I had to opportunity to see the preview of this movie in LA and interview the director- absolutely amazing production and the process too is crazy in detail! Can’t wait to take my husband!

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