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Getting Creative with Disney Imagicademy {Review}

Welcome to the third post in our winter boredom busters series, sponsored by Wonder Forge Games! Today we’re playing with two Disney Imagicademy activity kits designed for younger kids Disney Imagicademy Frozen Science Disney Imagicademy Storymation Studio Since the boys got to geek out on Star Wars last week, and seem to have an odd allergy to all things Frozen (Let it Go, guys!), This time it was just us girls – and we had a BLAST! First up: Frozen Science activity kit. It comes with an activity book full of puzzles and science experiments that my daughter was able to do all by herself. The kit comes with a variety of colored pencils, stickers, a mister, rainbow glasses, and colored dye tabs for use in one of the experiments. I really liked that none of the experiments involved materials that I didn’t have on hand, and they really challenged...
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Bringing Disney Home

Star Wars Game Day {Review}

It’s no secret: we’re a family of geeks and gamers. Star Wars is kind of a thing in our house, so when Wonder Forge Games asked if I’d like to review their latest Star Wars themed board games, I immediately put “Star Wars Game Day” on the calendar. And well…you saw the boys’ reaction to it in our first unboxing video. What you didn’t see was my husband behind the camera. He was geeking out as much as anyone! I was provided products to review by the manufacturer. The opinions expressed in this article are my own. We played three games: Star Wars Pictopia Star Wars Galaxy Hunt Star Wars Star Destroyer Strike Overall, we had a great time. All three games were simple enough for the younger kids to enjoy, but interesting enough for the older ones — and adults — to enjoy as well. We started out...
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Wonder Forge Preview

The holidays are over, and here in Illinois, we’ve settled in for a long winter slog. Unfortunately, that means boredom and short tempers. We’ve found a great way to pass those short winter days until our next Disney vacation! The team at Wonder Forge Games has sent us a box of boredom-busters to review, and we’ll be taking a look at them over the next couple of weeks but today I wanted to share our “unboxing” video as a preview of things to come. Have you played any of these games yet? Let me know what you thought of them in the comments below! Be sure to check out Wonderforge Games on Facebook and Twitter too. Check out our entire Winter Boredom Busters Series: Star Wars Game Day Getting Creative with Disney Imagicademy Pin It
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My Magical Adventure By Crayon Crunch {Review}

I know, it’s not even Thanksgiving yet, but if you’re like me, you’ve already started thinking about your holiday gift list. Or at least, you’ve started thinking “I should really start figuring this out…” Over the next few weeks, I’ll be sharing reviews and tips to add a little magic to your holiday gift giving. To kick off this year’s holiday gift guide, I’m excited to share My Magical Adventure, a personalized book by Crayon Crunch. Disclaimer: I was provided a personalized copy of My Magical Adventure in exchange for an honest review. The opinions expressed below are entirely my own. What I absolutely love about My Magical Adventure is what goes on behind the scenes. When you order the book for your child, you have the opportunity to really customize the main character to represent your child. Other books of this type allow you to choose hair, eye, and...
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Disney & Pixar Short Film Festival Replaces Captain EO

I’ll admit, when I’ve been in Epcot, I’ve passed right by the Magic Eye Theater featuring Captain EO starring Michael Jackson. I’m more into fantasy than sci-fi, and I’ve never been a big Michael Jackson fan, so the whole attraction just wasn’t for me. I suspect I’m not the only one. This attraction was originally shown for 10 years, ending in 1996. It was brought back as a tribute in 2010, after Michael Jackson’s death. Being in Futureland, it’s time to keep moving and look forward to something new. Starting in December, the Magic Eye Theater will feature the Disney & Pixar Short Film Festival featuring Disney & Pixar shorts shown in 4D. Disney also hinted at some behind the scenes insights – so maybe we’ll get interviews with imagineers as well? No word yet on which shorts will be featured, so we’ll just have to wait and see....
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