Source: Indys Child Parenting Magazine

10 Best Summer Movies for Kids

July 01, 2012

The Avengers (Rated PG-13) – Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. brings together a team of super humans to form The Avengers to help save the Earth from Loki and his army. Release date: May 4.

Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted (Rated PG) – Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman are still fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus, which they reinvent - Madagascar style. Release date: June 8.

Brave (Rated PG) – Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse. Release date: June 22.

The Amazing Spider-Man (Rated PG-13) – Peter Parker finds a clue that might help him understand why his parents disappeared when he was young. His path puts him on a collision course with Dr. Curt Connors, his father's former partner. Release date: July 3.

Katy Perry: Part of Me (Rated PG) – A documentary that chronicles Katy Perry's life on and off-stage. Release date: July 5.

Ice Age: Continental Drift (Rated PG) – Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world. Release date: July 13.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (Rated PG) – School is out and Greg is ready for the days of summer, when all his plans go wrong. What on earth is he going to do all summer? Release date: August 3.

The Odd Life of Timothy Green (Rated PG) – A childless couple bury a box in their backyard, containing all of their wishes for an infant. Soon, a child is born, though Timothy Green is not all that he appears. Release date: August 15.

ParaNorman (Rated PG) – A misunderstood boy who can speak with the dead, takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse. Release date: August 17.

The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure (Rated G) – Set in the town of Lovelyloveville, this film tells the story of a loving friendship, a surprise birthday party, and a big adventure. Release date: August 29.