EPCOT – Top 10 “must do’s” (pre-school edition)

Top 10 “must do’s”
for pre-school kids
1.  The Seas with Nemo & Friends

This omnimover takes you “down under” to the watery world of Nemo and his friends.  The queue for this ride is generally fast moving, and really makes you feel as if you are entering Nemo’s world.  With upbeat, catchy tunes and colorful sets, this ride is sure to be enjoyed by all!

2.  Caribbean Coral Reef Aquarium

After taking a ride on your “clam-mobile” with Nemo & his friends, you can enjoy the 5.7 million gallon salt-water aquarium located in the Seas pavilion.  There are hands-on activities for all ages within the aquarium, and plenty of opportunities to spot the real Nemo and friends!

3.  Turtle Talk with Crush

Turtle Talk with Crush is a hi-tech interactive Q & A session with one of the coolest dudes under the sea!  Each show is 15 minutes long, and a totally unique experience.  Your little ones control the show!

4.  Spaceship Earth 

No trip to Epcot would be complete without a relaxing ride through Spaceship Earth!  This 16 minute omnimover, dark-ride takes you through the history of mankind.  It even has a fun interactive element now!  Each pod is equipped with a personal screen and a “choose your own future” game that puts YOU in the future of your dreams!

5.  Epcot Character Spot (Mickey & the Gang meet & greet)

No trip to Disney is complete without a picture with THE MOUSE!  At the Epcot Character spot you can meet Mickey and his pals!  The wait is pretty “cool” too!  Did someone say air conditioning?!?

6.  Journey Into Imagination with Figment
This fun ride gives you a quick lesson in the five senses while traveling through the Imagination pavilion with Figment.  The fun loving, and slightly-silly, purple dinosaur.
7.  Kidcot Fun Stops (craft stations – World Showcase)

Throughout the World Showcase are Kidcot Fun Stops where kids (or adults) can make country specific crafts to take home with them.  This is a great way to get young children excited about exploring the different cultures represented in the World Showcase.

8.  Gran Fiesta Tour featuring the Three Cabelleros (Mexico Pavilion)

The Gran Fiesta Tour is a fun indoor boat ride based on the 1945 Disney classic, “The Three Cabelleros” featuring Donald Duck and his two Latin American friends Jose and Panchito.  Kids are sure to enjoy spotting Donald Duck throughout the ride.


9.  Character Spotting around the World Showcase

Throughout the World Showcase are character meet and greet opportunities galore!
Mexico – Donald Duck
Norway – Anna & Elsa
China – Mulan
Germany – Snow White
Morocco – Princess Jasmine & Aladdin
France – Belle & Princess Aurora
United Kingdom – Mary Poppins, Alice, & Winnie the Pooh
Showcase Plaza – Daisy Duck
10.  IllumiNations:  Reflections of Earth (Fireworks)
The perfect end to a day at Epcot is the IllumiNations:  Reflections of Earth fireworks show.  Set over the World Showcase lagoon, it is truly an inspiring sight to behold.