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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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An Animal Kingdom Holiday

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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Wordless Wednesday: Tree of Life

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This week’s theme is Disney Story Telling. They say a picture is worth 1,000 words, and oh, the tales this tree could tell! The Tree of Life at Disney’s Animal Kingdom expresses the mythologies of many cultures, where the tree is both “a source of life and an emblem of symbiosis.” The animals, metaphorically, were [...]

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April in Review at Magical Mouse Schoolhouse

April is in the books, and what a full month it has been! We are so glad you’ve joined us here and sincerely hope you’re having fun learning while you play where Disney IS school! In case you missed any posts, let’s take a look back at April in review at Magical Mouse Schoolhouse. This [...]

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Pangani Forest Exploration Trail

Pangani Forest Exploration Trail

When you’re done exploring Rafiki’s Planet Watch and are ready to gain more insight into conservation techniques as they apply to Animal Kingdom’s Harambe Wildlife Reserve—or to the wilds of Africa and throughout the world—take the Wildlife Express train back to the village and enter the Pangani Forest Exploration Trail. Pangani means “place of enchantment” [...]

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Wordless Wednesday: Disney Parks Wild Side

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This week’s theme: Disney Parks Wild Side ©2013 Magical Mouse Schoolhouse, your Disney homeschool resource! Add MAGICAL MOUSE SCHOOLHOUSE to your home library!

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Tiggerific Tuesday Trivia: Animal Kingdom Celebrates 15 Years

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Did YOU know today’s Tiggerific Tuesday Trivia about Disney’s Animal Kingdom? On this date, Earth Day, April 22, 1998, Walt Disney World Resort opened the gates to Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park! It was always Walt Disney’s intention to have live animals in a Disney park. In fact, his original plans for Disneyland’s Jungle Cruise included [...]

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Make a Splash this Summer at SeaWorld Camps

MAKE A SPLASH WITH SEAWORLD CAMPS Get Up-Close Animal Experiences at SeaWorld Orlando Looking to expand interests this summer for [...]

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 [...]