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March 2015 Earn Your E.A.R.S.

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Welcome to the March 2015 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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Walt Disney: All Over the World People Want to Laugh

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Walt Disney first traveled to Europe at the age of sixteen after joining the Red Cross with a forged birth certificate at the end of World War I. He celebrated his seventeenth birthday shortly after arriving in St. Cyr, France. By running errands, shuttling workers back and forth, gathering commissary provisions, and chauffeuring VIPs, Walt […]

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Disneyland Resort: Walt’s Trains & the Disneyland Railroad

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In 1949, Walt and Lilly Disney moved their family to a new home in West Los Angeles, California. There in his own backyard, six years before he opened Disneyland Park, Walt Disney built his first thrill ride, the Carolwood Pacific Railroad, a 1/8 scale locomotive. It was proof positive that Walt, like Peter Pan, never […]

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Walt Disney Beginnings

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As Magical Mouse Schoolhouse celebrates our 5th Blogoversary with a month of giveaways, we also celebrate the Man and his Mouse who started all the Magic! Enjoy this reprint of one of the first articles to appear on Magical Mouse Schoolhouse. (Earn Your E.A.R.S. participants will recognize it from this semester’s unit study.) Be sure […]

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February 2015 Earn Your E.A.R.S.

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Welcome to the February 2015 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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Get & Stay Fit at Disney: New Balance Running Trails at Walt Disney World Resort

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Please give a warm welcome to our friend and special Guest, Didi Marie from DISTherapy! Didi is a wife, mother, sports medicine physical therapist and a Johnny-come-lately runner residing in New York and Vermont. Didi is joining us today with a look at one of her favorite New Balance Running Trails at Walt Disney World […]

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Get & Stay Fit at Disney: Bicycles, Canoes, Golf Clubs & Floaties

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They say the average Walt Disney World Resort Guest walks approximately 8-10 miles a day when visiting the Vacation Kingdom. Often for many people, myself included, that burns barely enough calories to make up for the delicious Disney dining they’re doing along the way. Not to worry! The Resort offers many ways to help everyone […]

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Get & Stay Fit at Disney: Eating Right During Your Visit

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You read that title, and you’re thinking, “Yeah, right! It’s impossible to eat right [in effort to get or stay fit] when vacationing at a Disney resort.” Well, it can be hard to do, but it is possible. You’re doubting me, I know, but stay with me here. I’ve got several tips that will prove […]

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Register NOW for the Ultimate Educational Field Trip

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It’s a new year, and you need a new way to engage your kids–a new way to learn while you play! If you’re interested in traveling to Walt Disney World Resort this spring, or if you live near the Magic, why not join us at this very special, very unique event? We are excited to […]

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Get & Stay Fit at Disney: 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon

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One of the most popular ways to get and stay fit at Disney is by participating in one of the many runDisney events hosted throughout each year at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and at Disneyland Resort in California. Between the two vacation destinations, there will be 8 events this year–4 at Walt Disney […]

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