I am interested in starting pin collecting. Does anyone have any tips or suggestions of how to get started. We are going to Disney in February.
- Asked by Christine on 12/31/2011
Pin collecting and trading is a lot of fun! You can buy a lanyard and individual pins at Walt Disney World or you can buy a "package" containing several pins and a lanyard (it's already pre-packaged so you can't select... read more
How many pins should each of us start out with to begin pin trading? Recently found some great bargain pins at local Disney store and thought both my kids would like to start a collection this way, but I only bought 2 for each of them and 2 for me.
- Asked by Sara from NC on 8/8/2008
Hi Sara! You can start out with as many as you would like! I just did a pin trading contest with my girlfriends this May and we only had one pin! We all started with Tinker Bell pins. If you look at my video to the right on the link "New videos by... read more
I recently read about the magic moment pins. Are they still available for purchase in the parks? My family is going in March and I would love to get one for each of the four kids in my group. Thank you for the great advice!
- Asked by Melissa from MI on 12/28/2009
Like your group, Melissa, my family loves to collect and trade Disney pins, and the Magical Moments Pin is certainly a fun, interactive one! Yet sadly, those pins are no longer available in the Disney parks. They were a part of the 100 Years... read more
What is the best park for a 12 year old?
- Asked by athena from NY on 1/19/2010
Hi, Athena! I think this is going to depend on the 12 year old concerned!
My oldest daughter has always preferred EPCOT to any of the other theme parks. Even at age 12, she would rather walk around the countries of World Showcase, visit the... 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