Ideas to tell the kids ......

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  1. higgy66

    higgy66 <font color=deeppink>I have to force myself to go

    Jun 20, 2006
    So we've had the holiday booked almost a year and we're thinking of telling the girls in the next few weeks. They were too young to appreciate us saying 18months away - and I can't calculate how many sleeps that is! :lmao:

    So now it's getting nearer we're taking the plunge.

    I thought of a treasure hunt with a picture of the hotel and WDW as the prize + some Disney choc lollies.

    My DH thinks we could write a letter form Mickey inviting them to come to see him.

    Anyone got any other fun ideas as to how we tell them????
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  3. wicket2005

    wicket2005 <font color=deeppink><marquee behavior=alternate>H

    Mar 31, 2005
    The holiday is still a little way off for your kids, I think I would build it up each month on a certain date, doing something related to Disney, ie watch a planning dvd, paint pictures of the characters, make a scrapbook, then when it is about a month before do the treasure hunt and then do a short countdown each day till the holiday. 7 months will seem a lifetime to them.:)

    Saying that when it was our first visit with the lads they were 7 and 5 and I just couldn't keep it secret, just told them straightaway, they were chuffed but still had a long wait.
  4. natalielongstaff

    natalielongstaff <font color=deeppink>I need a cup of tea and a big

    Apr 7, 2004
    As someone who has seen the power of the treasure hunt 1s hand i think thats a great idea :thumbsup2

    don't forget to video it ;)
  5. mandymouse

    mandymouse <font color=red>If It's Not A Bahama Mama Then I'm

    Mar 8, 2003
    I like the idea of a treasure hunt too, it sounds like fun :thumbsup2
  6. ilovepoohbear

    ilovepoohbear DIS Veteran

    Apr 20, 2007
    I think this idea is great! Mum made Sian, Daniel, Ellie Matthew and I a treasure hunt for the Disney Cruise at Christmas and I was in tears :rotfl2:

    Yeah unlike mum who forgot completely XD

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