My Disney Countdown

Counting down to Disney is one of my FAVORITE things to do!  Last year I found a cute countdown chain where it looks like Mickey’s head, pants and shoes.  It was cute and relatively easy to make, however; not reusable.

Last year's countdown chain

Last year’s countdown chain

So when I was planning on a Disney Craft Day, I stumbled across this AWESOME disney countdown on the Disney Parks Blog, and decided to customize it for our own trip.

Visit Disney Parks Blog to print your own countdown kit- http://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2014/12/diy-create-your-own-walt-disney-world-vacation-countdown/

Disney Parks Blog #DaysTillDisney

Disney Parks Blog #DaysTillDisney

I printed two sets of each number so that I would be able to countdown from the double digits (and reuse it for future trips!!)

After cutting out each of the numbers, I mounted them on coordinating colored construction paper, and added some more flair (and some hidden mickeys!)

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This is a fun craft that you could easily do with your kids in preparation for your disney trip!

To display it, I repurposed a piece of cork board that had broken away from it’s frame.  Since it wasn’t framed, I outlined the edges of the board with Disney Princess duct tape.  I mounted it to the wall near our Disney photos with 3M wall mounts.  I put some finishing touches on the board by adding a few photos from past trips, as well as some pins that we’ve collected!  I also added a gallon size freezer bag to the bottom to store unused numbers!

Here is the finished product-

board close up disney wall

Want to plan your next Disney trip so that you have something to countdown to?  Contact Ashley@charmingtravelsllc.com today for your free quote!

ashley@charmingtravelsllc.com

ashley@charmingtravelsllc.com

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2 thoughts on “My Disney Countdown

  1. Katie says:

    We love the countdown! It’s so fun for the kids! Can you please tell us which characters are associated with each number? We are having some debate over a few😄

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    • Hi Katie!! The zero is Cinderella castle, 1 is a Mickey bar, 2 is Jiminey Cricket, 3 is a bird from the Tiki Room at magic kingdom, 4 is Peter Pan, 5 is Ariel, 6 is the teacups from the mad tea party ride at magic kingdom, 7 is woody, 8 is Snow White, and 9 is Ursula

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