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Old 04-25-2012, 10:25 PM   #16
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You might want to consider taking the boat from the MK to Fort Wilderness Campground. You can pick up a bucket of Fried Chicken or Pizza from Trails End Restaurant and then go to the campfire sing along with Chip and Dale.

I second the idea of small gifts each day. The Disney store has some great small items.

Spend an evening on the boardwalk and take in the "street" performers. You can pick out a nice treat from the Candy store or the Boardwalk Bakery.

Not sure where you are staying, but many of the resorts have movie nights.

Go to the Animal Kingdom Lodge at dark and at the animal viewing area to the left of the pool, they loan you night vision goggles to look at the animals. It is really cool and free.

Go to Beaches and Cream and order a Kitchen Sink Ice Cream. I have yet to see a family finish one of those. I think they are around $25.00
Wonderful ideas!!! We love wondering the world showcase and enjoying the kidcot stations (some countries write your name in that language) Take a theme picture in each country or learn how to say a word in each language.

Hidden Mickeys and pin tradings were a big hit for us as well. Lots of fun while waiting in lines. It helps strike up converstations with cast members and other guests. We met so many wonderful people while pin trading!! Hidden Mickeys kept the kids busy while waiting for rides and/or meals.

Enjoy taking your time enjoying all that disney has to offer!!!
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Old 04-26-2012, 06:22 AM   #17
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Love all these ideas!
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Old 04-26-2012, 08:24 AM   #18
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I always do the dollar store and gets treats. Last year I found light-up crowns with boa feathers (so pretty). On top of lots of neat little treats, I also get the decal/gels and decorate the room (I generally stick to the mirrors). I wait till everyone leaves and I sneak in and decorate. The kids love it! Last year I found beautiful princess stickers (the kind that don't leave marks and come right off), cars and sponge bob (we did universal too).
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Old 04-26-2012, 05:35 PM   #19
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I just posted my Epcot Candy Hunt Booklet last week.

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maybe the girls would be interested in doing it.
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Thank you for sharing! I will! I hope you enjoy your planning
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Old 04-26-2012, 10:46 PM   #20
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Thanks so much everyone! All of the ideas are wonderful and I can't wait to implement some of them. So creative!!


Hi Chellymouse! Very close neighbors! Thanks for your ideas. Have you done the balloon at DTD? That seems interesting...



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I just posted my Epcot Candy Hunt Booklet last week.

here is a link
http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=2910434

maybe the girls would be interested in doing it.
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WOW! That is so creative!! Thanks so much for sharing!! I think I may just print that up and bring it along as it's so different! You have wonderful DISigns! I think I used your countdown chain! My girls loved it!
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Old 04-26-2012, 11:13 PM   #21
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we did the pirate league empress pkg for $29 each with our granddtrs who are 6 & 8. they got a pirate name, makeup done, nails painted, jewel, tattoo, sword, bandana and got to bring home the nail polish. they loved it and I thought it was a great value.
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Perhaps a boat ride around the EPCOT resorts to Disney Studio's and back...Free, and in the evenings, perhaps take in the venues at the Boardwalk.
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Last time we went down I made a point at each park to sneak away for a minute and by a pin from that park for their lanyard (to fill out the whole week I also got a couple pins at an outlet with their favorite characters) I would then slip it under their pillow when they were asleep.
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My dd loved doing the pressed pennies. I had the fliptop MM/Mentos containers and put in a penny for every 2 quarters and got her a tinkerbell pressed penny book. She has most of the princess outfits, so instead of BBB I took her to Harmony Barbershop on Mainstreet and they did her hair with pixie dust for less than $20.00. It was VERY cute!
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Old 10-07-2012, 11:05 AM   #25
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You might want to consider taking the boat from the MK to Fort Wilderness Campground. You can pick up a bucket of Fried Chicken or Pizza from Trails End Restaurant and then go to the campfire sing along with Chip and Dale.

I second the idea of small gifts each day. The Disney store has some great small items.

Spend an evening on the boardwalk and take in the "street" performers. You can pick out a nice treat from the Candy store or the Boardwalk Bakery.

Not sure where you are staying, but many of the resorts have movie nights.

Go to the Animal Kingdom Lodge at dark and at the animal viewing area to the left of the pool, they loan you night vision goggles to look at the animals. It is really cool and free.

Go to Beaches and Cream and order a Kitchen Sink Ice Cream. I have yet to see a family finish one of those. I think they are around $25.00


Can anyone do the animal viewing at AKL or do you have to be a guest there?
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Anybody can go to AKL & view the animals. They feed the pelicans around 4pm if I remember correctly.

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Go to Beaches and Cream and order a Kitchen Sink Ice Cream. I have yet to see a family finish one of those. I think they are around $25.00
WE did!! poor nephew had sugar shakes badly
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I sprinkled glitter on my daughter's pillow every night while she was sleeping. Every morning she was jumping up and down so excited that Tinkerbell flew around our room at night spreading pixie dust.

We also left a piece of cheese for Mickey every night. Then he would leave her a present in the morning. (All things that I bought ahead at Disney store etc...) That saved me a lot of money at the souvenir stores. When we would go through there she would see something and I would say, "Oh maybe Mickey will bring it tonight."
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If you are at DTD, at Goofy's candy shop they can create their own candy treat.
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