{Walt Disney World} Countdown for Disney Activities

We are in full Disney countdown mode here.  Jayna jumps out of bed every morning, wanting to go downstairs to cut her chain for the day.  Like I said in my Countdown Post, every four days {on White Strip Days}, Jayna gets to choose a Disney Activity out of a bucket.

Disneyworld  Excitement Activities from Palmettos and PigtailsShe looks for the little black Mickey Mouse icon on the white strip on the Countdown Chain, and then chooses one stick out of the little bin {which was a Target Dollar spot find, and then I painted it with chalkboard paint}.  The sticks are painted popsicle sticks.  And then I traced Mickey Ears and Minnie Bows onto sticker foam and stuck them to the tops of the popsicle sticks.  On each stick there is a Disney activity for Jayna to do with me.Disneyworld  Excitement Activities from Palmettos and PigtailsDisneyworld  Excitement Activities from Palmettos and PigtailsSome of the activities were:

  • Play Mickey Memory {which I made}
  • Have a tea party
  • Bibbity Bobbity Boutique Spa day {complete with painting nails and funny hair styles}
  • Play a Disney Game on the iPad or computer
  • Write a letter to a Disney princess or character {mail it to Walt Disney World Communications, PO Box 10040, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830-0040 for a signed photo!}
  • Make a princess wand
  • Try on bathing suits and choose which ones to bring
  • Mickey Mouse pizza for dinner
  • Mickey Mouse pancakes for breakfast
  • Watch a Disney movie
  • Watch a YouTube movie of a ride-through of a ride or parade
  • Paint a Mickey picture
  • Create characters out of playdough
  • Pack your bags!  We leave tomorrow!

Disneyworld  Excitement Activities from Palmettos and PigtailsDo you have any other Disney activity ideas?  Leave a comment if you do!



Linkin’ Up this week!

Check out my other Disney related posts! Click below:

Walt Disney World: A Mom With a Plan

Walt Disney World: A Mom With a Plan

Secrets of the Kingdom: A Collection of Walt Disney World Tips

Secrets of the Kingdom: A Collection of Walt Disney World Tips

Disney Countdown Chain from Palmettos and Pigtails

Disney Countdown Chain


  1. Hi, Shara! LOVE this!! Pinned 😉 Isn’t counting down to Disney the BEST?! Happy to find you via the Get Schooled Saturday party this morning. 🙂 I’m always thrilled to come across another Disney fan!! :*) Looking forward to reading more from you!
    Would love to have you stop by and say “hello” sometime too! 😉

    Have a “magical” weekend! :o)

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    • Brenda! Thanks for stopping by (and subscribing!). We are getting totally pumped for Disney…and there will be lots more Disney posts coming up soon! I’ll be over to your “place” soon to check you out! Have a great weekend!

  2. Keri L. says:

    Here’s a REALLY fun one! Make your own Disney autograph book! If you’re a scrapbooker, you should have all the supplies on hand! Each character has their own page and they give you a better interaction when they see how much you put into making sure you have a pic of them!!

    • I love this idea!! I did make autograph books by scrapbook-covering an existing notebook, but I didn’t think about character pages….next year! Thanks so much for sharing!


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