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Sid the Science Kid to Close Out SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular

Sid the Science Kid

JIM HENSON’S SID THE SCIENCE KID LIVE: LET’S PLAY! PERFORMS THIS SUNDAY TO HELP CLOSE OUT SEAWORLD’S HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR WHAT: The popular PBS KIDS television show, Sid the Science Kid, is performing for one day only – Sun., Oct. 26 — during the last day of SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular. Created by the imaginative minds of […]

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#TweetBlog Thursday FastPass to History: Ken Anderson

Ken Anderson Disneylandia

According to The Imagineering Field Guide to Disneyland (Disney Editions, 2008), Ken Anderson, aka Walt’s 10th Old Man, was the first animator enlisted by Walt Disney to work on precursors to Disneyland, beginning with his drawings for the Disneylandia minatures. Ken had been a distinguished animator and art director on several of the films portrayed […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Disney Transportation

WDW Transportation Surrey Bike

NOTE: This post is part of the 31 Days for Writers challenge. We will have daily content throughout the month of October, including weekends, that keeps with our theme of learning while you play with the magic of Walt Disney entertainment. We’ll also include SeaWorld and Universal activities, as well as some helpful reader resources. […]

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Walt Disney Animations Studios Sets Sail on MOANA


Walt Disney Animation Studios has revealed plans for MOANA, a sweeping, CG-animated comedy-adventure about a spirited teenager on an impossible mission to fulfill her ancestors’ quest. In theaters in late 2016, the film is directed by the renowned filmmaking team of Ron Clements and John Musker (THE LITTLE MERMAID, THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG, and ALADDIN). […]

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Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia: Sleeping Beauty Castle

Sleeping Beauty Castle

Did you know this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia about Disneyland’s Sleeping Beauty Castle? The top portion of Disneyland’s Sleeping Beauty Castle originally faced the other way, toward the park entrance. When the Park was still in planning phase, Herb Ryman, WDI artist extraordinaire, decided the courtyard should face the rear and rearranged the model […]

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Disney Youth Programs: Individual Enrollment, Disney Student Seminars, Kingdom Keepers Quest, & Disney YES College Edition

Disney Youth

If you’ve been following along, each Monday this month we’ve been talking about Disney Youth Programs, a series of educational courses and performance programs that take place in and around both Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort that offer kids exciting ways to learn while they play with the magic of Walt Disney entertainment. […]

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New Music Review: Neil Diamond Melody Road

Neil Diamond Melody Road

You just read that title, and thought, “WHAT?!” I know, I know, it stretches Magical Mouse Schoolhouse outside its own boundaries, but play along with me a minute. As part of the One2One Network, I was offered the opportunity to receive and review Neil Diamond’s latest release, Melody Road, before it hits stores. No, he […]

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Lands’ End Pink Thread Project for Breast Cancer Awareness

Lands End Pink Thread logo

You may be aware that the month of October is dedicated to raising awareness of breast cancer. It is also the time of year when many organizations promote efforts to fund research to stop this awful disease. Clothier Lands’ End is one of the corporations helping with this fight. Lands’ End has introduced the Pink […]

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SeaWorld Orlando Launches Photo-Sharing Program

SeaWorld PhotoKey

Just this week, SeaWorld® Orlando launched its new PhotoKey photo-sharing program, an all-new way to share photos of the amazing experiences and up-close animal encounters guests have during a SeaWorld visit. Guests now can collect photos using their PhotoKey card and view and share photos instantly with the PhotoKey mobile app. PhotoKey photographers take pics of […]

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TweetBlog Thursday: FastPass to History FINDING NEMO’s Bruce

Finding Nemo Bruce

I love the 2003 Disney-Pixar animated film FINDING NEMO! There’s just something so endearing about that cute little clowfish and his crazy castmates that keeps me giggling all the way through. As someone who frequents Florida beaches, though, I wish real-life sharks would apply Bruce’s “fish are friends not food” motto to the human world […]

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