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ANNOUNCING: The Ultimate Educational Field Trip Spring 2015

The Ultimate Educational Field Trip http://www.magicalmouseschoolhouse.com

Alrighty, my Disney-loving homeschool pals, I hinted at this a month or so ago on our Facebook page, and the time has now come to shout it to the world! We are excited to offer you the opportunity to experience the magic of The Ultimate Field Trip along with educational classes offered by the Disney […]

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Thanksgiving Day Dining at Liberty Tree Tavern

Liberty Tree Tavern http://www.magicalmouseschoolhouse.com

Liberty Tree Tavern—where any day of the year you can enjoy a Thanksgiving-esque feast—is a Table Service restaurant located in Magic Kingdom Park’s Liberty Square. It’s one of my family’s favorite eateries on property, especially when we’re craving a hearty, family-style meal. The restaurant’s atmosphere is a step back in time to the days of […]

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Disney Games for Holiday Gifts, from Wonder Forge

Disney games from Wonder Forge http://www.magicalmouseschoolhouse.com

My kids and I love to play board games together. It’s a great way to enjoy each other’s company, discover new pieces of personality (see who’s competitive), crank those brain gears, and just have some good old family fun. So you can imagine how excited I was when Wonder Forge contacted me about reviewing three […]

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Magic Kingdom Park: Peter Pan’s Flight

Peter Pans Flight http://www.magicalmouseschoolhouse.com

Who hasn’t dreamed of flying? How often do your kids don a cape or fairy wings and pretend to soar? I mean, all it takes is a little faith, love, and pixie dust, right? Well, at Magic Kingdom Park, you can fly! You can fly! You can fly! You can fly! You can fly! You […]

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TweetBlog Thursday: The Stocks

Magic Kingdom stockades http://www.magicalmouseschoolhouse.com

Stocks–also referred to as stockades–were a common form of punishment in Colonial America. This form of public humiliation was popular during medieval and Renaissance times as well. Aren’t we glad when our forefathers were establishing laws–and the consequences for breaking them–they removed such “cruel and unusual punishment” from the list of possibilities? The phrase was […]

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Magic Kingdom Park: Main Street, U.S.A.

Cinderella Castle and fireworks http://www.magicalmouseschoolhouse.com

Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom Park is one of my favorite places in the World. As my daughter noted on our very first visit, the magic there is just so real. Entering those gates is like stepping into a completely different universe. The outside world vanishes upon entry into Walt’s realm of imagination, adventure, and […]

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November 2014 Earn Your EARS

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Welcome to the November 2014 edition of Earn Your E.A.R.S.! The Enriching Academic Reward Series, or E.A.R.S., is an achievement program designed to encourage kids to continually reach for academic success. As a homeschooler, I emphasize learning. I do not stress getting good grades, and so my children do not always appreciate the value of […]

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

Disney Youth http://www.magicalmouseschoolhouse.com

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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Magical Mouse Schoolhouse on Mom Talk Radio

Mom Talk Radio http://www.magicalmouseschoolhouse.com

This past week I was interviewed by Maria Bailey, host of Mom Talk Radio. Although our phone call was abbreviated by technical issues, I was thrilled to be featured on her weekly show. We got to chat a bit about Magical Mouse Schoolhouse, from how it all began to what it has become; the Magical […]

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Disney Youth Programs: Applied Sciences & Environmental Studies

Disney Youth Applied Science and Environmental Studies http://www.magicalmouseschoolhouse.com

We are back this beautiful Monday morning, continuing a series on Disney Youth Program offerings. This week we’ll focus on the Youth Education Series Applied Science & Environmental Studies. Classes are designed for elementary, middle grade, and high school students, and, like the Liberal Arts and Leadership Development courses we looked at last week, last […]

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