Hello Mom's Panel. I have a DD 9 who is super excited for her first Disney trip. She has been researching herself and wants to get into the Pin Trading. Any suggestions for first timers? Thanks for all of the advice, it is more helpful than you know!
- Asked by Sara from OH on 7/15/2011
Hi Sara! I'm so excited for your daughter's first Disney trip! My girl started pin trading about the same age, and absolutely loved it! We started by purchasing a few basic pins, as well as some that are her favourites. Initially, she had the pin... read more
For our next trip we would like to trade pins w/ Scoop Sanderson. When is he normally at MK? Also several stores/rides/resorts have pin trading boards. Is there a list available for trading locations?
- Asked by Angela from SC on 9/21/2011
My family have been collecting pins for years. It is a great souvenir!
I am not sure which days Scoop is in Magic Kingdom but you can ask the cast member at your resort for information on his schedule.
Most resorts have pin... read more
I've never traded pins at Disney but have started to purchase them from Ebay for my daughter's 2nd visit to WDW. They are authentic pins but from around 2000-2010. Will CM's still trade for older pins?
- Asked by Christy from VA on 7/25/2011
Hi, Christy! My family and I LOVE to pin trade. Check out the Official Disney Pin Trading website! You will find tons of information here for everyone from beginners to hardcore collectors. Yes, Cast Members will trade for older pins as... read more
The Moms Panal has been the biggest help in trip planning. I love pin trading, but also have a few pins I want to keep, yet still wear to the parks. What would be a good way to my tradable pins seperate from my pins I want to keep?
- Asked by Anthony from IL on 7/7/2011
Hi, Anthony! My kids and I LOVE pin trading! One way for you to keep your traders separate from your non-traders is to simply put one kind on one side of your lanyard and the other on the other side. You should know that the Guest is... read more
Do cast members wear their "hidden Mickey" pins out on their laynards or do they keep them hidden in their pockets? Sophia - 9 years old
- Asked by Christina from IL on 2/3/2008
Hi Sophia! So, you like pin trading huh? My daughters love to trade pins with the Cast Members too. They especially like the pins that have the Mickey head "hidden" on them. During our trips, we've never encountered... read more