Oz the Great and Powerful is being released in movie theaters on Friday, March 8, 2013. The movie is inspired by L. Frank Baum's Oz books and is sort of a prequel to the well-known 1939 Wizard of Oz movie. The movie focuses on the character of Oscar a circus magician becoming the great and powerful Oz the wizard. Below are some craft and coloring activities related to the hot air balloon Oz rides in and the flying monkey characters.
Flying Monkey Coloring Page - This site has a coloring page of a flying monkey to print out and color.
Giant Hot Air Balloon Craft - This is a fun craft to make and play with allowing different toys to take flight.
Hot Air Balloon Coloring Pages - This site has some different styles of hot air balloons to print out and color.
Hot Air Balloon Lantern Craft - This project uses a paper lantern (I have seen them at Dollar Tree) and a strawberry pint to make a pretend hot air balloon for toys to pose in.
How to Draw a Wizard of Oz Flying Monkey - This is a tutorial for drawing the flying monkeys featured in the Wizard of Oz.
Papier Mache Hot Air Balloon Craft - Make a hot air balloon model using papier mache with this project.