Countdown Traditions

Discussion in 'Countdowns and Live Reports' started by DizneyKrazed, Jan 14, 2006.

  1. DizneyKrazed

    DizneyKrazed Mouseketeer

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    For every trip my family creates a "Disney Box" which is usually just a shoebox covered in construction paper and decorated with Disney pictures. Everyday we throw our spare change or dollar bills (if we're feeling generous!) into the box, and about a week before the trip we sit together and roll up all the change.

    Also, we make a "Countdown Chain" out of colored construction paper, and rip off a link of the chain everyday until the day we leave. It's a great way to look forward to the trip, and you don't get a chance to forget you're going (not that I'm sure any of us do anyway!)

    Does your family have any pre-Disney trip traditions? Just curious if there's anyone else who does silly little things like us :scratchin
     
  2. HJL413

    HJL413 Mouseketeer

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    Our countdown has reached 12 days and I am looking for a way to add to the excitement and have some countdown fun with DW, DS(9) and DDS (twins 6). Thanks for sharing your tradition.
     
  3. MickeyHereWeCome!

    MickeyHereWeCome! DIS Veteran

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    My kids adore those Christmas Countdown Calendars, with the candy inside. So for our last trip, I created one for a countdown to Disney. I drew a map of MK, printed pics of 30 different attractions/landmarks, and glued them on the map. Then, I taped a Hershey Kiss over the picture. They had so much fun finding out which picture was underneath...and then eating the candy :tongue: , and then getting excited as we neared #1.

    We're not going until October, but my older kids are already begging me to do them again.
     
  4. JPN4265

    JPN4265 Don't ask the question, you may not like the answe

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    wow what a deal
     
  5. JPN4265

    JPN4265 Don't ask the question, you may not like the answe

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    even a better deal
     

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