Mom And Daughter Magic Kingdom Cinderella's Castle
  • On Jan 10, 2012
    Marla from IL Asked

    We are planning a trip to WDW March 2013 with our 2 grandkids and their Mommy & Daddy. The kids are 4 & 5, how early should we tell them about the trip?! We are so excited but with over a year to wait I'm not sure if they will understand.

    Hi Marla!  What a great surprise!  Obviously, only you can decide when to tell them, but from personal experience, I usually wait until about a month before.  That way the kids will have plenty of time to get excited and plan their favorite rides...but not so long, that the excited will eventually turn into a whining "how much longer?" !!  One time, we didn't tell our boys until we got to the airport!  That was really fun!!  Anyway you go, it will be perfect!  Have a great trip!!!
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Meet the Panelist: Lori, Indiana

I am currently a homeschool, soccer mom to two active teenage boys. My family loves everything about Disney! Walt Disney World, Disneyland, runDisney, Disney Cruise Line and Disney Vacation Club have been a part of countless magical memories for us through the years. I cannot wait to help you make your own magical memories at Walt Disney World! Learn More About Lori

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