Space Mountain A Graphic Novel Coming Soon to Bookstores!

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The year is 2125 and the Magellan Science Academy has given two lucky cadets special Thulium tickets to join a team of space explorers on an exciting time-travel mission twenty-four hours into the future. But when their mission goes unexpectedly wrong, the two kids must band together with a tiny flying saucer sidekick to save themselves, their crew, and all of Space Mountain--before time runs out and the galaxy is destroyed! Writer BRYAN Q. MILLER is best known for his work on … [Read more...]



The Scary Side to Otherwise Tame Disney World Rides

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I love it when my students come back from a trip to Disney World.  Their memories are so fresh, so vibrant, so real!  I feel like a (teeny) bit of me has made the trek to the most magical place on Earth!Five and Six year-old kids tend to speak about Disney trips in three major themed chunks; 1. the hotel (aka pool), 2. the most daring ride they braved, and 3. the characters they met.  Everything is magnified, as hand gestures bring life to memories.  I'm never surprised to hear that even the … [Read more...]



Top 10 Best Things About Disney in the ’70s

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Since I have already shared the Top 10 Best Things About Disney in the 90s and 80s, I thought we would continue our journey down memory lane with a groovy look at Disney back in 70s! This decade was full of openings and additions and was the first decade without Walt. Needless to say, it was crucial, but also exciting for Disney fans! So go ahead and take a look at my Top 10 Best Things About Disney in the 70s!10. River Country-In 1976, Disney opened their very first water park! River … [Read more...]



Having your own Disney World Themed Birthday Party!

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There are SO MANY fun ways to customize your child’s birthday party to a Disney-esque theme: you can use a favorite movie, or favorite character – or a favorite vacation spot? A Walt Disney World themed party would be a perfect idea for that WDW lover in your life! Here are some ideas on how to recreate that Theme Park feeling at home:Décor – Dig into the photo archives for this one – make a Disney Photo Collage using pictures from past trips, so guests can see all the fun times you have had … [Read more...]



Disneyland’s Space Mountain has reopened

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Back last month, we broke the news to you that one of Disneyland's most popular attractions, Space Mountain, had closed as a precautionary measure due to OSHA citations. In case you missed it, you can read the whole article here.Well, today, we have some good news to share with you. Disneyland's Space Mountain has reopened! The popular attraction was able to reopen after the Walt Disney company decided not to appeal a workplace safety case.According to the Orange County Register, Space … [Read more...]