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Video! Super-Dad Turns His Toddler Son Into A Mini Action Star – Hang On, What’s He Doing With That Lightsaber?

The mums among us will know how tricky it is to keep a three year old entertained for long enough to stop them getting into trouble, but this dad has it licked.

Daniel Hashimoto, a DreamWorks animator who has worked on Kung Fu Pando 2 and Shrek Forever After, has been turning his son James’s everyday exploits into proper action adventure films, complete with boiling hot lava, spaceships and lightsabers.

‘My 3-year-old kid is awesome. He gets into some epic situations which remind me that life is an adventure,’ the super-dad wrote on YouTube.

Here’s what happened when Daniel and James went to Toys R’ US:

And this is what went down when the father-son team took a trip to McDonald’s:

Even spending time at home is fraught with danger:

And a visit to the garden centre meant everyone went home wet:

How cute are these videos! What have you done to keep your toddler entertained? Let us know in the comments below.

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