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Magical Blogorail Red: Walt Disney One Man’s Dream


Welcome to those of you joining me from THE DISNEY POINT and those of you just hopping aboard. I am the 2nd stop on our Magical Blogorail. Once upon a time in a Magic Kingdom far, far away, one man dared to dream! Walter Elias Disney was his name, just Walt for short. He was [...]

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Disneyland Resort: it’s a small world

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Walt Disney’s early ideas for what we know as Disneyland Resort began small, with plans for a “Mickey Mouse Park” across the street from the Walt Disney Studios. But, of course, grander visions and constant plussing developed into a full, imaginative experience that incorporated all the genres of storytelling Walt so enjoyed. The Park became [...]

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Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia: SAVING MR. BANKS

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Did you know this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia about SAVING MR. BANKS? In the new release from Walt Disney Studios, SAVING MR. BANKS, a film about Walt Disney’s epic saga to convince author PL Travers to allow him to bring her beloved Mary Poppins to life on the big screen, in one scene where Walt [...]

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Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia: Fantasia

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Did you know today’s Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia about Disney’s classic 1940 animation FANTASIA? The FANTASIA story team originally suggested Dopey, the dwarf from SNOW WHITE, play the Sorcerer’s Apprentice. Walt Disney, however, insisted they place Mickey Mouse in the role, whose popularity was waning at the time. get the InLinkz code Add MAGICAL MOUSE SCHOOLHOUSE [...]

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Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia: “The Mouse”

Did you know today’s Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia about Walt Disney’s private aircraft dubbed “The Mouse”? Walt Disney‘s Grumman Gulfstream 1 can be seen at Disney’s Hollywood Studios Backlot Tour. Walt purchased “The Mouse” in 1964. It had room for 15 passengers and included a galley, two couches, a desk, and a special seat for Walt [...]

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Tokyo Disneyland: The Enchanted Tiki Room

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It all started with…a bird! The Enchanted Tiki Room at California’s Disneyland Park was inspired not by the world’s most famous mouse, but by a robotic toy bird. Walt Disney and his crew designed an entire attraction around a tiny toy, and it has come to be a timeless fan-favorite literally around the globe. Tokyo [...]

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Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia: Walt Disney Partners Statue

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Did you know today’s Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia about the Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse “Partners” statue? “Partners,” the bronze sculpture depicting Walt Disney and his pal Mickey Mouse, was created by sculptor Blaine Gibson, using photographs for the Walt Disney reference, to commemorate the 65th birthday of Mickey Mouse in 1993. Identical sculptures were later [...]

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Tiggerific Tuesday Trivia: Walt Disney’s Silver Buffalo Award

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Did you know today’s Tiggerific Tuesday Trivia about Walt Disney’s Boy Scouts award? The Boy Scouts of America’s highest commendation of the invaluable contributions that outstanding Americans make to youth is the Silver Buffalo Award. It is presented annually to individuals who have demonstrated noteworthy service to youth. The service must be national in scope [...]

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Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia: NOT a Walt Disney Quote

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Did YOU know today’s Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia about this NON-Walt Disney quote? The quote, “If we can dream it, we can do it,” (or similarly, “If you can dream it, you can do it,”) is often—VERY often—attributed to Walt Disney. You can even buy a sentiment plaque from Hallmark (below). However, Walt Disney never said [...]

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Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia: The Seven Dwarfs

Did YOU know today’s Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia about Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs? Naming Snow White’s seven dwarfs was not a simple task! The initial lists included Scrappy, Cranky, Dirty, Awful, Blabby, Silly, Daffy, Flabby, Jaunty, Biggo Ego, Chesty, Jumpy, Baldy, Hickey (always hiccuping at the wrong moment), Gabby, Shorty, Nifty, Wheezy, Sniffy, Burpy, [...]

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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 [...]

Adventurtorium Art Auction for Give Kids the World

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As promised, the DISDads podcast and Magical Mouse Schoolhouse are hosting dueling auctions! We’d like to start the bidding off [...]

Create Your Own Ultimate Field Trip

As you recall, we at Magical Mouse Schoolhouse have participated in The Ultimate Field Trip to Walt Disney World Resort [...]