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A Jingle Jungle Holiday at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom dons holiday decor a bit differently than its three sister Parks at Walt Disney World Resort. So as not to upset animal inhabitants, no flashy lights glow or synthetic snow falls here. However, there is still lots of festive fun! Today, enjoy this excerpt from MAGICAL MOUSE SCHOOLHOUSE: Learn While You Play […]

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Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia: Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s Harambe

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Did you know this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia about Disney’s Animal Kingdom Harambe? In the Africa section of Disney’s Animal Kingdom sits the fictional village called Harambe, which lends authentic theming to the entire area. In Swahili, the word “harambe” means “coming together.” What a great place to do just that! get the InLinkz […]

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom: Primeval Whirl

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When they enter DinoLand U.S.A. at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Guests step back in time. The 40-foot long, 20-foot high Dino-Sue guards the Dino Institute where the thrilling DINOSAUR transports Guests through pre-recorded history in specially designed time rovers. My kids really enjoy one special area of this land—Chester & Hester’s Dino-Rama—which is sort of a […]

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom: Kali River Rapids

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The tale unfolded at Maharajah Jungle Trek is one of hope for our planet, that although Man is occasionally a poor steward over creation, nature is resilient. That’s a very good lesson to remember when we journey down the Chakranadi River at Animal Kingdom’s Kali River Rapids. Kali River Rapids is an adventurous jaunt aboard […]

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom: Chester & Hester’s Dino-Rama

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 To help you recover from your headlong plunge into primeval fright at Animal Kingdom’s DINOSAUR, let’s take a little walk through Dinoland, USA’s “backstoryasaurus.” The Dino Institute, which houses the DINOSAUR attraction, is a pretty imposing presence, where the administration prefers its attendees strictly adhere to the academia of higher learning. Well, a couple grad […]

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom: Yes, It IS for Kids!

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As you can imagine, I talk a lot about Walt Disney World–to my family, to my friends, to random strangers in department stores… Sometimes people baffle me with the things they say about the Most Magical Place on Earth. For instance, I’ve had people insist that Disney’s Animal Kingdom is not suited for younger Guests, […]

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Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia: DINOSAUR!

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Originally called Countdown to Extinction, Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s DINOSAUR! takes Guests 65 million years back in time to rescue an Iguanodon from extinction. The attraction changed its name on May 1, 2000 in honor of the Walt Disney Pictures film Dinosaur. DINOSAUR! is one of two attractions at Disney’s Animal Kingdom to open before the […]

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Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia: Animal Kingdom Wilderness Explorers

Did YOU know this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia from Animal Kingdom Wilderness Explorers? I spent much of today wandering Disney’s Animal Kingdom helping my kids earn their Wildnerness Explorer badges. Boy, did we learn a lot! Do you know the difference between a turtle and a tortoise? Turtles have webbed feet and spend more time […]

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

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Happy New Year and 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 […]

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December Review and a Look Ahead to 2014

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One more day and 2013 is history! I don’t know about you, but the time sure flew by fast for me. We at Magical Mouse Schoolhouse hope you’ve had a magical year and a fabulous holiday season and that your new year will be the best one ever! Here’s a peek back at this month, […]

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