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EPCOT Kidcot Fun Stops

EPCOT Kidcot Fun Stops are a fun and interactive way for children to learn about different cultures from around the world. After receiving a suitcase, kids will travel around the World Showcase collecting souvenirs from their travels.

Pin Board in UK Kidcot Station Epcot

Often when we think about Epcot, we think of it as a great place for adults and maybe older children, but we don’t always think about Epcot as a fun place to take the kids.

That’s probably because there are so few rides in this part of the park.

The EPCOT Fun Stops provide kids with a fun activity that makes them excited about visiting each country and sneaks in some learning along the way!

Epcot Kidcot Fun Stop Educational Experience

Getting Started with EPCOT Kidcot Fun Stops

When you start off in the World Showcase, look for the Kidcot Epcot Fun Stop signs (there is one in each country).

Kidcot Epcot Fun Spot Suitcase

When you initially go there, your child can get a Ziploc Suitcase kit to start their journey. This is where they will keep their souvenirs from each of the 11 World Showcase countries.

Kidcot Epcot France Card

Each country will have a stop for children to pick up their souvenirs, which are cards & stickers.

When they get their card from each country, it will have a fun fact about that particular place along with a sticker of that country’s symbol.

Usually, you can find that particular symbol in that section of the park.

It’s a fun activity to find that particular symbol or landmark while in the area.

Most of the cast members working in the Kidcot Fun Stop areas of the World Showcase are actually from that particular country and will gladly answer questions about their culture.

If you ask, cast members will also write your child’s name and/or how to say “hello” in their native language (Arabic, Japanese, Chinese, etc.) on the card.

Epcot Kidcot Coloring Card

The back of the card features Disney characters and a reference to that country that can be colored.

Markers are provided at each Kidcot Stop along with an area for children to sit and color.

As you venture from one country to the next, you can keep all your cards in the Ziploc suitcase so they all stay in one place.

Kidcot Fun Stop Signs

Kidcot Epcot Fun Stop Locations

  • Mexico Pavilion (near Animales Fantasticos)
  • Norway Pavilion (at The Puffin’s Roost)
  • China Pavilion (near the exit of Reflections of China)
  • Germany Pavilion (at Volkunst)
  • Italy Pavilion (outside, near La Bottega Italiana)
  • American Adventure Pavilion (outside, near Heritage Manor Gifts)
  • Japan Pavilion (in the Bijutsu-kan Gallery)
  • Morocco Pavilion (at the Marketplace in the Medina)
  • France Pavilion (at Souvenirs de France)
  • United Kingdom Pavilion (at The Toy Soldier)
  • Canada Pavilion (at the exit of O Canada!)

The Epcot Kidcot Fun Stop is an educational experience that makes it fun for kids to learn about other cultures and engage them in exploring the World Showcase.

Favorite Epcot Souvenir: World Showcase Passport

If you have older children who have outgrown coloring, but still like to learn, consider getting them a World Showcase Passport.

While it isn’t free, it is an inexpensive way to keep them engaged while you go through the World Showcase countries.

Have you had a chance to take advantage of the free Kidcot Epcot learning activities?

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ashley

Thursday 16th of January 2014

where can you buy the world showcase passports?

Kristi

Thursday 16th of January 2014

I know that they have them at Disney’s Traders near the entrance to World Showcase, but am sure they are in other Epcot gift shops as well. They are usually located near the checkout counter.

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