We are gearing up for a Disneyland adventure, and to prepare our family, we’re rocking some Disneyland fun fact lunchbox notes.Actually, these little fun facts are perfect not only for lunchboxes–but they work just about anywhere!
I’m a firm believer in the power of a re-read. Repeated readings help with fluency and comprehension, right? Right. And especially if the content is high-interest, the possibility of a kid sharing facts or actually reading the info to a friend is highly likely.
I’ll take it.
So I am throwing these Disneyland fun facts in lunchboxes, in school planners, on the shoes, in coat pockets, you name it.
And you can too.
Here’s the skinny. . .
Disneyland Fun Facts– Lunchbox Notes: Really, these came out of the fact that I know nothing about Disneyland.
As in nada. Zip. Zilch. Nothing. Zero.
A few nights ago, I asked my husband, who had been planning our little getaway, So I know Disneyland is smaller than Disney World, but does it have the same rides, or is it totally different?
He looked at me like I was crazy, so I asked, Do you know? What’s the big difference? Same park, two locations? Or is Disneyland something extra-special? Will we see things there that we’ve never seen in Orlando? I mean. . .
He knew a bit–but admitted that he wasn’t 100% sure of all the Disney deets. So I did a little research.
And? I printed a few fun facts for him, too.
There are seven facts on each sheet and two sheets. The topics cover anything from Walt Disney’s inspiration, focus, and favorite president to Disneyland rides, lands, and rules. Quick, short, and cool, from several different sources, all outlined on the sheet.
I learned a ton. And I’m hoping that my kids do, too.
print them here: disneyland fun fact lunchbox notes
Don’t get me wrong–I’m not expecting to create little Disneyland experts here; rather, I want to give my kids a little bit o’ prep for what they’ll see so that they enjoy our little vay-cay to its fullest. I’m providing them with little bits of schema–or information–that they can store away and pull out in just a few weeks.
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Want a little more to prepare your kiddos for the trip? I just added a Disneyland Word Search to our Disney Word Search post. All of these activities help to activate schema and get kids ready–and excited!–for their Disney vacation!
Here are a few other ways to countdown or celebrate your own Disney vacation:
- Easy Disney t-shirts
- Disney SURPRISE trip for kids
- Disney pin trading
- Disney autograph book
- Disney word searches
- Disney surprise scavenger hunt
- Countdown to Disney with Disney Dollars
- Disney fun fact lunchbox love notes
- Lessons from Disney Social Media Moms Celebration
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