Disney World is a popular destination, meaning other groups will be there wanting to accomplish the same things on your list. The result is waiting in lines, even with the best planning. Waiting is no fun, however here are 10 ways to pass the time while waiting in line. Read all 10 ideas:
Most kids love bubbles! Let them stay busy by blowing bubbles, I’m sure children in line around you will appreciate seeing the bubbles float by as well.
Play a game with your group to pass the time in line. A great app game that many past guests have loved is Heads Up, by Ellen. Or consider an Alphabet Game – Take turns naming something for every letter of the alphabet, bonus for a Disney version. I-Spy is also a classic. Read more games to play suggestions.
Even if you see the people you are with everyday, friends or family, it may often just be in passing. When is the last time you had 30 minutes to an hour just to talk and catch up? Or start up a conversation with a group next to you.
4. Glow Sticks
Get stuck in a line in the evening? Pull out a glow stick for your little one and let them shake it to light up. No need for fancy light up toys as they sell in the parks, $1 store glow sticks bring the same excitement. Pick these up from Dollar Tree before your trip.
5. Buy a Treat
Purchase a snack before you get into a line you know will be a bit, such as a Premium Mickey Bar. Having a snack in line accomplishes 2 things: refueling & passing the time.
6. My Disney Experience App
If this is your 3rd or final Fastpass+ booked, as soon as you are in line check for your next Fastpass+ and book it on My Disney Experience App. Or use the app to plan where you are going next based on estimated wait times.
7. Mobile Ordering
With the introduction of Mobile Ordering at the parks, guests can now pre-order and pay for their meals from select quick service restaurants. This is a great activity to do while in line for an attraction and then being able to skip the line at the restaurant.
8. Hidden Mickeys
Waiting in line forces you to slow down, while you are waiting search for hidden mickey’s. The classic Mickey head shape appears often throughout Disney World, intentionally and unintentionally.
9. Take Pictures
The queue of an attraction is often an amazing place to capture photos. For example, the queue to it’s tough to be a bug brings guests up close to the Tree of Life with many amazing photo opportunities.
10. Fun Queues
Visit a Disney World attraction with a fun queue and you wont have to worry about being entertained while you wait. The queue at Peter Pan’s Flight tells the story of Peter Pan and allows Guests to become a part of it such as interaction with your own shadow. The queue at Seven Dwarfs Mine Train lets guests match jewels and create music by running your hands through water. Read about all 11 of the Best queues at Disney World.
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