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Epcot World Showcase: France Pavilion

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Epcot World Showcase’s France Pavilion is a must-stop photo op. Showcasing La Belle Epoque of France, or Beautiful Age (1850 to 1900), this Pavilion, like the city after which it is modeled—Paris, is one of the most aesthetic on the World Showcase. Signature mansard roofs and dormers, elegant parks complete with hedge maze, and welcoming [...]

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Create Your Own Ultimate Field Trip

As you recall, we at Magical Mouse Schoolhouse have participated in The Ultimate Field Trip to Walt Disney World Resort for the past several years. While the annually-organized event has now ceased, we are excited to let you know about the brand new, Create Your Own version of The Ultimate Field Trip! To celebrate the [...]

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Epcot World Showcase: Japan Pavilion

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Each Pavilion around Epcot’s World Showcase is unique to the nation it represents. Some, such as the France Pavilion, present bustling cities, shops, and society. Others, such as the Japan Pavilion, blend nature and architecture into an equally exquisite experience. Here, earth and water, symbolizing in Japanese culture the long life of the earth and [...]

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Epcot World Showcase: The Italy Pavilion

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Let’s leave Future World for now and venture on to Epcot’s World Showcase. This is one place in the World where I personally could spend days on end without growing weary. Each Pavilion is so packed with cultural treasure, I feel I will never be able to take it all in. And it’s a prime [...]

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Epcot: Innoventions West

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Let’s take a look at Epcot’s Future World and some of the cool hands-on science stuff at Innoventions West. At Innoventions West Learn the importance of sound financial planning at The Great Piggy Bank Adventure. Play interactive games with physical and virtual elements, led by your personal investment guide (PIG), that challenge you and your [...]

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Epcot: Food at the 2014 International Flower & Garden Festival

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Flower buds aren’t the only tasteFULL sights at this year’s Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. The food offerings have expanded to include 12 outdoor kitchens, where Guests can pick from garden-grown treats to delectable desserts. Kiosks are interspersed around the World Showcase, beginning near Port of Entry. The Smokehouse: Barbecue and Brews (pictured above) [...]

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2014 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

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What a perfect time of year to visit Walt Disney World! The sun is shining, the weather’s glorious (unlike most other parts of the United States right now, lol!), and my favorite Park at Walt Disney World Resort is abloom with thousands of blossoms at the 2014 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. The Festival [...]

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March 2014 Earn Your E.A.R.S.

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Welcome back to 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 a high score. I [...]

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Magical Mouse Schoolhouse: February Review

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We hope you enjoyed our cyber visit to Disneyland Park this month! We’ll check out Disney’s California Adventure in a couple months, after we spend some quality time at Epcot. I know a lot of you have been snowed under a lot in February. Hopefully, that gave you time to learn while you played here [...]

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Disneyland Resort: Matterhorn Bobsleds

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Ever seeking ways to improve, or plus, his theme park, the gears of Walt Disney’s imagination never ceased to crank. While on vacation in Europe on the set of the 1959 film, Third Man on the Mountain, Walt took in the majesty of the mountain on which he stood, and pieces of the what-to-build-next puzzle [...]

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Epcot World Showcase: Morocco Pavilion

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In 1777, the Kingdom of Morocco was the first country to officially recognize the United States of America as an [...]

Wordless Wednesday: Disney Couture

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MALEFICENT’s Elle Fanning Visits Disneyland

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Actress Elle Fanning, who plays the iconic role of Aurora in Disney Studios’ upcoming live-action film, MALEFICENT, recently visited Disneyland [...]

Epcot World Showcase: France Pavilion

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Epcot World Showcase’s France Pavilion is a must-stop photo op. Showcasing La Belle Epoque of France, or Beautiful Age (1850 [...]

Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia: Epcot’s American Adventure Show

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Did you know this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia about the American Adventure Show at Epcot? In order to maintain [...]

Adventurtorium Art Auction for Give Kids the World

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As promised, the DISDads podcast and Magical Mouse Schoolhouse are hosting dueling auctions! We’d like to start the bidding off [...]