If you’ve decided to surprise your kids with a trip to Disney, you’re probably looking for creative ways to surprise kids with a Disney trip too! This list of 20+ ideas should give you some inspiration!
If you’re not sure how well your kids will do with a surprise, some of these ideas are more low-key and will be better for more sensitive kids. Use your best judgment to share the news!
No matter which of these creative ways to surprise kids with a Disney trip that you pick, I’m sure your kids are going to be so excited! Congrats on your trip!
If you’re heading to Epcot be sure to read my full write up, so you don’t miss out on my insider tips. If it’s Magic Kingdom you’re visiting, I have an awesome insider’s guide to that park too! If you’re heading to Hollywood Studios, be sure to make it to Toy Story Land and read all my tips on that as well!
Disney Scavenger Hunt
Scavenger Hunts are a popular way to surprise kids! This one is a free printable.
Party: Mickey Mouse Disney Trip Reveal Breakfast
Throw a fun themed meal to surprise them!
Big Box of Balloons
You can't go wrong with a big box of balloons and a note plainly stating they're going to Disney!
These little girls got an incredible surprise when they opened a huge present to find balloons and an invitation to Disney inside!
We're Going to Disney World Printable Puzzle
I love the idea of the puzzle - and this one is a free printable you can use!
Invitation to Disney World
This Mama made an invitation to her kids from Mickey himself!
This free printable uses Mad Libs to reveal the surprise!
Letters are fun and easily customizable. This one was given 2 weeks before the trip - just enough time for excitement!
Disney Scavenger Hunt Printable
This is another cute printable scavenger hunt that will lead kids to the surprise of their lives!
DIY Scratch & Reveal
This is a perfect way to tell kids!
Series of Gifts
This Mama wrapped a whole series of little gifts (that could also be taken to Disney to save on merch at the parks) and ended with a final letter in case they hadn't guessed the surprise.
Disney Magic Mickey Mail
I love these Mickey letters! Or, make it in from kids' favorite character.
How to Surprise Your Kids on Christmas with a Trip to Disney World!
Christmas seems a popular way to surprise kids with a trip!
Surprise! We're Going to Disneyland!
These custom shirts were the perfect way to surprise these kids! A photo shoot afterward with them wearing the shirts really captured their smiles.
A Surprise Scavenger Hunt
This one was done using Easter, but you could do it any time of year!
This mama put ordered gifts in a box and had them open them one at a time to reveal the trip!
Themed Mickey Food
Themed Mickey food, a cute note, and a night filled by watching the Disney Travel DVD made this surprise super special!
Dot to Dot Printable
This cute dot to dot printable with activity kit will help kids solve the surprise themselves!
Free Disney Vacation Puzzle Surprise Printable
This one is really well done and is super easy to make yourself!
Surprise Porch Gift
This big box was filled with balloons and a surprise note and left on the porch for the kids to find. They loved it!
Free Printable Disney Boarding Pass Tickets
What's more fun than giving your kids (fake) Disney tickets to announce your trip!?
Now that you have all these creative ways to surprise kids with a Disney trip, which one are you going to pick? If you have more ideas to share, or results of your surprise share them below in the comments!