Magic Kingdom Children's Attractions – The Definitive Guide

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Written By Carlos Braga

The Magic Kingdom is at the top of the list of parks visited in Orlando and is the favorite of those who visit the Disney parks. If you are traveling with your family, knowing what the Magic Kingdom's children's attractions are is essential to putting together the perfect itinerary.

It is common when we talk or hear about Disney to immediately remember the Castle and the Magic Kingdom.

Without a doubt, it is one of the parks that most attracts children, both for the magic present in the parades and in the attractions full of stories from Disney movies.

The area called Fantasyland, is a place in the park with many attractions for younger children, it is very noticeable by the amount of baby strollers parked there.

See the attractions suitable for the little ones and the whole family!

Children's Attractions at Magic Kingdom

Here, we list a number of attractions for kids at Magic Kingdom that are considered classics.

It's ok that most of the attractions in this park are classic and mainly, that most are in fact aimed at children and family.

Enough of the rambling, let's check out the children's attractions at Magic Kingdom that are available for you to ride with your kids and family!

Dumbo the Flying Elephant

fly in the fluffy Dumbo it's super exciting for little kids, they really believe they're flying.

In addition, when the queue is very long, it is possible to stay in a space entirely dedicated to children.

IT IS a large indoor park with a ball pit, slide and other toys, like in those places in the mall where children spend hours having fun.

dumbo-the-flying-elephant
dumbo-the-flying-elephant

You'll have a pager that will let you know when it's time for you to fly, this avoids the anguish of standing in line with small children.

This interactive space is a big deal for kids.

The Magic Carpets of Aladdin

It has the same "function" as Dumbo's flight, but it takes place on Aladdin's colorful magic carpets.

ANDthere is less wantedThe, with that the queue does not have any kind of interaction.

The-Magic-Carpets-of-Aladdin
The-Magic-Carpets-of-Aladdin

Peter Pan's Flight – Classic Children's Attraction at Magic Kingdom

It follows the idea of flight, but takes place on board the pirate ship, presenting the history of the Peter Pan both in London and in Neverland.

As it is a very popular attraction, the queuesboast to be long.

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peter-pans-flight-magic-kingdom

With that, the tip is to try to ride it early in the morning or at the end of the day where the lines are usually slightly shorter.

It is worth mentioning that according to the story, there are times when the attraction is dark, so it is good to “prepare” the child or avoid the toy.

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

If you are going to Disney parks with children small, this is a children's attraction not to be missed.

It is a very cute walk through the Hundred Acres Forest and along the way the children will see the characters from the cartoon Pooh and Friends.

The many adventures of Winnie the pooh
The many adventures of Winnie the pooh

The queue is very interactive with many activities to not let the crowd get bored.

At the entrance you findThe a playground that resembles a plantation with several giant fruit drums, games, rabbit footprints and sunflowers thatfear be rotated.

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During the queue the childrenthey can play in these fun toys in the queue and near the entrance tin a panel that drips honey when touched.

It's a Small World – Famous Children's Attraction at Magic Kingdom

It was one of the park's first attractions, opened in 1971.

The tour is done through a little boat that takes you to know a whole world in miniature, with lots of music, colors and cute characters with typical costumes from different countries.

The song "It`sa Small World” packs the tour in multiple languages.   

Prince Charming Regal Carrousel

The carousel is on the side of the Castle gives Cinderella and he's so charming that even grown-ups will want to take a walk.

Prince Charming Regal Carrousel - Children's Attraction at Magic Kingdom
Prince Charming Regal Carrousel – Children's Attraction at Magic Kingdom

There are beautiful horses in the toy, the most darling are the white ones of the couple Cinderella and Prince Charming.

Mickey's PhilharMagic – Amazing Attraction for Kids at Magic Kingdom

The Mickey's Philhar Magic It is the 3D cinema that brings several Disney animated films, there you will watch cartoons such as Fantasia, Peter Pan, Aladdin, Cinderella, The Lion King, among others.

But despite seeming something “normal”, it is quite different from previous experiences, the effects with jets of wind and water, provide another sensation.

Mickey's PhilharMagic - Magic Kingdom Children's Attraction
Mickey's PhilharMagic – Magic Kingdom Children's Attraction

Under the Sea? Journey of The Little Mermaid

If you are a fan of the small serial, the attraction Under the Sea It is definitely a must!

And even if you or your child aren't a huge fan of this attraction, you'll no doubt both love it.

Under The Sea - Magic Kingdom Children's Attraction
Under The Sea – Magic Kingdom Children's Attraction

It's a really cool ride where you'll ride on a shell on the bottom of the sea where you'll go through several scenes from the movie The Little Serial.

Some of the animatronics here are really impressive like the villain Ursula!

Jungle Cruise

If you want to take a break and enjoy a beautiful landscape, the Jungle Cruise It's really cool, there you can walk along rivers around the world, from the Congo to the Amazon Rainforest.

Jungle-Cruise-Ride-Magic-Kingdom
Jungle-Cruise-Ride-Magic-Kingdom

The aquatic safari provides encounter with various animals such as elephants, snakes, crocodiles, hippos, tigers, among others and the dolls are perfect that it is common to confuse them with real animals.

Astro Orbiter

For space-loving kids, space rockets Astro Orbiter will make children very excited, there are faster ascents and descents that are controlled by the visitors themselves.

Astro Orbiters Departed Disney Parks
Astro Orbiters Departed Disney Parks

As the toy spins faster than the Aladdin rug and Dumbo, more sensitive people may become nauseous or dizzy.

Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin

This toy resembles the Toy Story Mania, at Hollywood Studios, as it refers to a great video game where you have to shoot the laser pistol at enemy targets and there are several scenarios for the game.

Buzz-Lightyears-Space-Ranger-Spin
Buzz-Lightyears-Space-Ranger-Spin

the queue of Buzz Lightyears Space Ranger Spin It is usually small and is a good option for times with a lot of sun or when it is raining.

Children's Attractions at Magic Kingdom Height Restricted

It is normal to associate attractions with height restrictions to more extreme attractions. But this is not always true, especially at Disney.

There are a number of attractions in Disney parks that cater to children but have some height restriction.

We'll list all the children's attractions at Magic Kingdom that are height-restricted so you can include them in your itinerary if you wish.

The Barnstormer: Magic Kingdom Attractions
The Barnstormer: Magic Kingdom Rides

The Barnstormer

And the goofy roller coaster, children from 0.89m can participate and it is very short, lasts 1m and 30 sec. Good for those who want to introduce their children to the passion for adrenaline.

Seven Dwarfs Mine Train – “Radical” Children's Attraction at Magic Kingdom

And the roller coaster youngest of Disney and the theme as the name says is about the history of Snow White!

She brings the story of Princess and despite not having looping, it is full of adrenaline. The queue is super interactive with games on screens and the  minimum height to go there is 0.97m.

Fantasyland - Seven Dwarfs Mine Train
Fantasyland – Seven Dwarfs Mine Train

Splash mountain

It is one of the darlings of children and adults, despite the five-story drop, it ends up being an attraction that children love for the music, for being a water toy and for the adrenaline of the “small drop”.

Splash Mountain at Night - Magic Kingdom Attraction
Splash Mountain at Night – Magic Kingdom Attraction

If the weather is cooler, it's nice to wear a raincoat or a change of clothes.

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With the heat, it ends up that you don't even feel your clothes wet, because it dries very quickly.

The minimum height of Splash mountain is 1.02m.

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad 

One of the first roller coasters in the Magic Kingdom, its intensity is just right for anyone who wants to lose the fear of going on a roller coaster.

The tour is done in a mine, with some parts in the dark and to go to the ride you need to be at least 1.02m.

Big thunder mountain
Big thunder mountain

As you can see, there is no shortage of attractions for children at the Magic Kingdom. If you want to know a little more, check out our guide to A day at Magic Kingdom!

If you are traveling with children to Disney, be sure to check out our epcot kids attractions guide also!

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About the Author Carlos Braga:

Unparalleled experience in Orlando and Disney! As a former Universal Orlando team member and a passionate devotee of the magic of Disney, I have become a true Orlando travel expert. Before becoming a renowned travel consultant dedicated to Orlando, I had already made hundreds of visits to the parks, cultivating my knowledge and passion mainly over the last 7 years as a consultant and specialist in Disney travel.

My journey into this enchanted world began in 1995, when I took my first trip to Orlando. Since then, my love for Disney and the city has only grown. In 2023, we celebrate the sixth anniversary of 'Partiu Disney Parks', consolidating our role as one of the main sources of information about Disney and Orlando Parks.

During these six years of existence, we have continued to offer quality and updated content, being the reliable source for all those looking for essential information to plan their trip to Disney and Orlando. With my vast experience and passion for this magical destination, I am here to guide you every step of the way towards the most incredible Orlando and Disney experience!

I hope again that this post helped you in your research for your trip to Disney or Orlando.

As a way to help us keep the blog going, we just ask you to help us by sharing this publication and subscribing to our social networks as Facebook, Instagram or Youtube channel.

In addition to helping us, we are sure that there you will find hundreds of useful posts for your trip!

About the Author Carlos Braga:

Unparalleled experience in Orlando and Disney! As a former Universal Orlando team member and a passionate devotee of the magic of Disney, I have become a true Orlando travel expert. Before becoming a renowned travel consultant dedicated to Orlando, I had already made hundreds of visits to the parks, cultivating my knowledge and passion mainly over the last 7 years as a consultant and specialist in Disney travel.

My journey into this enchanted world began in 1995, when I took my first trip to Orlando. Since then, my love for Disney and the city has only grown. In 2023, we celebrate the sixth anniversary of 'Partiu Disney Parks', consolidating our role as one of the main sources of information about Disney and Orlando Parks.

During these six years of existence, we have continued to offer quality and updated content, being the reliable source for all those looking for essential information to plan their trip to Disney and Orlando. With my vast experience and passion for this magical destination, I am here to guide you every step of the way towards the most incredible Orlando and Disney experience!

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