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Old 03-14-2012, 07:13 PM   #1
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Kidcot Advice please

So I may get laughed at or criticised for this but I would really love to do the Kidcot stops at Epcot.

Being my first time in WDW i want to experience everything and have as many souvenirs as possible.

The idea of having a passport to get stamped by the different countries sounds like a wonderful souvenir and just the kind of thing i love.

However I will be 22, is it allowed for someone of my age to do this?
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Old 03-14-2012, 07:54 PM   #2
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Go for it.. we're all kids at Disney
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Old 03-14-2012, 08:11 PM   #3
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I've definitely seen adults get passports stamped. (I am assuming you know that you purchase a passport at one of the Epcot shops.)

For no cost, you can also get a Duffy stick puppet (available at any World Showcase Kidcot station) that you can color with Sharpies and then take around to all the other Kidcot stations to be stamped. In some of the countries they will write your name in their language, too.


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Old 03-14-2012, 08:13 PM   #4
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I honestly don't think any of the kidcot workers will even give it a second thought. There are tons of people milling about and parents frequently get their kid's items stamped for them because their kids are shy or what have you. I think your age will largely go unnoticed.
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Old 03-14-2012, 08:15 PM   #5
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Any one can do the Kidcots.

I think this is the complete list:

Rocking Horse: USA
Hot Air Balloon: France
Tiger/Panther head: Mexico
Dragon: UK
Teddy Bear: Germany
Viking Ship: Norway
Kite: China
Orgami piece: Japan
Mask: Italy
Plastic-glove-henna looking piece: Morocco
Suncather like piece: Canada


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Old 03-14-2012, 08:19 PM   #6
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I saw a woman just last week get a whole bunch (8 or 9) of those bears on a stick stamped and signed. She must have had them done for others, but the CM stamped and signed them all (CM asked her how many more she had because the line was growing). Believe me, they are not going to give you any trouble. They'll do it for anyone who asks.
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Old 03-15-2012, 08:22 AM   #7
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I liked them for my scrapbook. We stop collecting for awhile since all my scrapbook pages started looking the same.

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Old 03-15-2012, 08:57 AM   #8
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Any one can do the Kidcots.

I think this is the complete list:

Rocking Horse: USA
Hot Air Balloon: France
Tiger/Panther head: Mexico
Dragon: UK
Teddy Bear: Germany
Viking Ship: Norway
Kite: China
Orgami piece: Japan
Mask: Italy
Plastic-glove-henna looking piece: Morocco
Suncather like piece: Canada

They do not give out these anymore. The new Kidcot is a Duffy Bear on a stick (instead of a mask). They stamp the stick, but do not attach trinkets anymore. We were talking to the gal in Norway last summer and she said that they have received a lot of complaints about this. She said she was sorry to see that piece go away.

But back to OP's question - I have seen a ton of adults doing Kidcot so go for it!
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Old 03-15-2012, 10:07 AM   #9
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They do not give out these anymore. The new Kidcot is a Duffy Bear on a stick (instead of a mask). They stamp the stick, but do not attach trinkets anymore. We were talking to the gal in Norway last summer and she said that they have received a lot of complaints about this. She said she was sorry to see that piece go away.
I actually prefer the Duffy on a stick to the old version with stuff hanging all over. Those used to get tangled and/or fall off when my kids carried them, but Duffy was easy to tote around and a lot of fun for them to color part of at each stop, then have the back or stick stamped. And most of the CMs wrote at least the girls' names in the native language, if not more (DD #2 was celebrating her birthday, so we got lots of versions of "happy birthday" on hers!). They also usually took the time to teach the girls a word or two, something like "please", "thank you" or "you're welcome".

As for the OPs question, I say go for it. I didn't see any adults clearly doing their own, but saw plenty of them helping their kids. The CMs aren't going to know the difference, nor would they care if they did. Have fun!
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Old 03-15-2012, 01:19 PM   #10
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Believe me,at a place where GROWN Men and Women wear Dog and Mouse Ears on their heads,you will not get a second glance at the Kidcot Fun Stops!

The Kidcot Cast Members are VERY used to Adults and the Fun Stops are a great place to talk to the International CMs about their Countries.

Also,Adults do the "Kim Possible World Showcase Adventure" all of the time,so be sure to do some of the Missions(Germany is the best IMHO).
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Old 03-15-2012, 03:05 PM   #11
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I took my first trip to WDW at 21 and did the passport then. I am an avid scrapbook and my Epcot pages wouldn't have been complete without it. I didn't feel the least bit weird about it. Now I have kids and they do the passports (I make thiers) and kidcot stops. I've seen adults in there doing it as well and I enver bat an eye at them. It's not unusual or weird or anything.
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