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

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NOTE: This post is part of the 31 Days for Writers challenge. We will have daily content throughout the month of October, including weekends, that keeps with our theme of learning while you play with the magic of Walt Disney entertainment. We’ll also include SeaWorld and Universal activities, as well as some helpful reader resources. […]

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Disney Youth Programs Overview

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I’ve been telling you for years that you can most definitely learn while you play when you are visiting the Disney parks, but many people still are unaware of the valuable educational resources that are offered at both Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort, called Disney Youth Programs. Last week I was honored to […]

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Disney California Adventure: a bug’s land

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Inspired by Disney•Pixar’s A Bug’s Life, “a bug’s land” at Disney California Adventure Park is a whimsical play area that invites the Park’s littlest guests to experience the fun in being a bug. This section of the Park is crawling with excitement and was original to the Park when it opened in 2001. The 4-D […]

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Disney California Adventure: Disney’s Aladdin – A Musical Spectacular

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If you’re visiting Disney California Adventure Park in Disneyland Resort, there’s one stage show you shouldn’t miss, especially considering the recent passing of actor/comedian Robin Williams. Located in the Hyperion Theater in the Hollywood Land section of the park, Disney’s Aladdin—A Musical Spectacular is a grand Broadway-style production of the 1992 hit Disney animation, Aladdin, […]

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Disney California Adventure: Condor Flats

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Disney California Adventure (DCA)does what its name implies—that is, it takes Guests on adventures to experience how beautiful and unique the Golden State is. The Condor Flats “land” of DCA rockets visitors away to a remote desert landing strip where innovative aircraft design and simulated flights demonstrate the pioneering aviation spirit. Condor Flats opened as […]

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Magical Blogorail Red: Disney Park Hopping

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Welcome to the first stop aboard Magical Blogorail Red. Enjoy the ride as we share the best ways to end your Disney vacation. It seems a lot of us who take repeat trips to Walt Disney World or Disneyland Resort find ourselves developing certain habits when we visit. For instance, we’ve talked before about the […]

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What’s a TweetBlog? (Plus Disney California Adventure: World of Color)

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Welcome to the newly improved Magical Mouse Schoolhouse! We hope you are enjoying this Labor Day holiday–and the extremely simplified look of our site. Some modifications are still ongoing, but we’re very excited to launch the revision, along with its hip new feature: the TweetBlog. You will continue to find our regular features under “Recent […]

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

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Welcome to the September 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’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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