Hi Kara. We're going back to DW in Nov. of 09 and my wife and 6 year old really want to get into doing the pin trading. Getting the necklace and everything. Where is the best place in DW to get all the stuff to get started with that?
- Asked by Jonathan & Veronica from TN on 6/16/2008
We all love pin trading, and just last week while vacationing at WDW we probably traded somewhere around 75 pins between the 5 of us!! Throughout all of WDW, there are kiosks and places within the parks/resorts that have stations set up that can... read more
Hi Moms and Dad! This panel has been an absolute necessity it planning our first WDW trip in Ocrober. My kids are interested in pin trading so I am looking for tips on buying pins online and ensuring that they are genuine disney pins. Thanks!!
- Asked by Trish from NE on 6/4/2008
Pin trading is a great activity for kids. It can be a great way to learn about Disney history, teach some concepts about economics (supply and demand), and meet some interesting people. Pins are for sale in almost every store at Walt Disney... read more
Is it only in WdW that I can purchase pins or can I buy them at the Disney stores? And if I don't want to get addicted to pin trading can you buy some of the popular characters in WdW? Do most of the stores in WdW sell pins (variety)?
- Asked by Rachel on 5/24/2008
Hi there Rachel! Yes, you can by pins at the Disney Stores. My Princess Mocha Cream is always asking me for some since we have a Disney Store in our mall! And yes, pins are EVERYWHERE in the Walt Disney World gift shops. My girlfriends and I just... read more
My 10 yr old son is interested in the pin trading any advice?? How do we get started etc... He is also interested in finding hidden Mickeys any help?
- Asked by shelley on 4/29/2008
We got started by purchasing a few pins online from a reputable auction site. We were able to get several pins to start rather inexpensively. We purchased a lanyard at one of the many shops in Walt Disney World. My kids would... read more
I got Nemo and Winnie the Pooh pins off of EBAY and they are round plastic with metal clip. Will these work for pin trading?
- Asked by Patricia from PA on 4/29/2008
Patricia,Unfortunately, those pins do not sound like they will be tradeable. According to Disney's pin trading etiquette guidelines (which you can find, along with lots of other great tips, at www.officialdisneypintrading.com)..."The main... read more