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ANNOUNCING: The Ultimate Educational Field Trip Spring 2015

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Alrighty, my Disney-loving homeschool pals, I hinted at this a month or so ago on our Facebook page, and the time has now come to shout it to the world! We are excited to offer you the opportunity to experience the magic of The Ultimate Field Trip along with educational classes offered by the Disney […]

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Thanksgiving Day Dining at Liberty Tree Tavern

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Liberty Tree Tavern—where any day of the year you can enjoy a Thanksgiving-esque feast—is a Table Service restaurant located in Magic Kingdom Park’s Liberty Square. It’s one of my family’s favorite eateries on property, especially when we’re craving a hearty, family-style meal. The restaurant’s atmosphere is a step back in time to the days of […]

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Magic Kingdom Park: Tomorrowland Speedway

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  Part of Walt Disney’s success was due to his being a forward-thinker. He had a certain fascination with the future and wanted to feature attractions that not only explored tomorrow’s possibilities, but that also taught us how to approach and embrace what was to come. Back in 1955, when Disneyland opened, the interstate highway […]

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Magical Blogorail Red: Little-Known Facts about the Haunted Mansion

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Welcome to those of you joining me from A DISNEY MOM’S THOUGHTS and those of you just hopping aboard. I am the 3rd stop on our Magical Blogorail. One of my favorite haunts at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom is the Haunted Mansion. Judging by the steady stream of Guests in the queue, I’m not […]

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Magic Kingdom Park: Main Street, U.S.A.

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Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom Park is one of my favorite places in the World. As my daughter noted on our very first visit, the magic there is just so real. Entering those gates is like stepping into a completely different universe. The outside world vanishes upon entry into Walt’s realm of imagination, adventure, and […]

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November 2014 Earn Your EARS

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Welcome to the November 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 Youth Programs: Performing Arts Workshops, Festivals & Competitions

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We’re wrapping up this month’s discussion about the Disney Youth Programs offered at both Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort. (Click the link to view related articles.) We’ve provided an overview of all programs and have taken a look at what is offered within each category. Having experienced a showcase of several courses, I […]

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Disney Youth Programs: Individual Enrollment, Disney Student Seminars, Kingdom Keepers Quest, & Disney YES College Edition

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If you’ve been following along, each Monday this month we’ve been talking about Disney Youth Programs, a series of educational courses and performance programs that take place in and around both Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort that offer kids exciting ways to learn while they play with the magic of Walt Disney entertainment. […]

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Disney Youth Programs: Applied Sciences & Environmental Studies

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We are back this beautiful Monday morning, continuing a series on Disney Youth Program offerings. This week we’ll focus on the Youth Education Series Applied Science & Environmental Studies. Classes are designed for elementary, middle grade, and high school students, and, like the Liberal Arts and Leadership Development courses we looked at last week, last […]

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Disney Youth Programs: Liberal Arts and Leadership Development

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Good Monday morning, pals! As promised, we’re continuing a series on Disney Youth Program offerings, focusing this week and next on the Youth Education Series. Today’s spotlight is on the Liberal Arts and Leadership Development courses, classes designed for elementary, middle grade, and high school students, that last 2-3 hours each. Workshops can accommodate 15 […]

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