Disney Launches Free Website for Families Practicing Self-Isolation

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Magic Happens Parade/ At Home With Olaf

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As we move into another week of self-isolation in the wake of the recent pandemic, Disney has decided to create another outlet of escape for people of all ages trapped at home: an all-new website full of content full of their beloved Disney content! Oh, and by the way, it’s completely free!

According to the website’s landing page, DisneyMagicMoments.com lets you experience the magic of Disney wherever you may be. Enjoy Disney, Pixar, Star Wars, Marvel, and National Geographic with stories, videos, and activities to inspire imagination and discovery among kids, fans, and families alike. This includes a new digital series starring one of “Frozen’s” most beloved characters: Olaf!

At Home With Olaf
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“At Home With Olaf”

“At Home with Olaf” is comprised of 20 unique vignettes with dialog provided by none other than Josh Gad. The series is directed by the supervising animator of Olaf from the first “frozen” film and will feature sweet moments with Olaf that celebrate his character’s optimistic way of seeing the world.

Storytime with ...
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“Storytime With …”

This special segment will allow fans to enjoy the reading of a good book from their favorite Disney stars, including John Stamos, Ming-Na Wen, Jeff Goldblum, and Yvette Nicole Brown as they share their favorite stories.

NatGeo @ Home
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National Geographic

National Geographic plans to bring its iconic storytelling and science-based educational and entertaining content to parents in this new world dealing with the current pandemic. This exclusive content will utilize National Geographic Society’s education experts and Nat Geo’s ability to inspire, entertain, and educate through storytelling.

Disney Channel “We’re All in This Together” Dance Montage #WAITT

An exuberant song and dance montage from Disney Channel, set to its iconic “We’re All in This Together” anthem, encourages kids of all ages to get up and move, and to embrace self-expression and connection, hallmarks of the Disney Channel viewing experience.

Everything Is an Instrument for the JAMMitors
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#VoicesFromHome: Everything Is an Instrument for the JAMMitors

Check out the JAMMitors, everyone’s favorite funky group of janitors-turned-percussionists. Normally this funky group of janitors-turned-percussionists would be sharing their syncopated sounds in Epcot at Walt Disney World using all sorts of different items they find around the park. Today, they are sharing their #VoicesFromHome — using pots and pans, trash cans and even an old tire!

"It’s a Small World" Virtual Ride-Through Video
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“It’s a Small World” Virtual Ride-Through Video

Gather around with your family and watch this virtual ride through the timeless Disney Parks attraction, “It’s a small world,” a beloved favorite at many Disney Parks around the globe.

Disney on Broadway Get Up & Go!

These videos include cast from current and previous Broadway shows teaching choreography to folks at home. Originally released in support of first lady Michelle Obama’s healthy living campaign, these videos focus on using dance and theater to support an active lifestyle. Obama intros some of the videos.

Virtual celebration of “A Goofy Movie”

D23, Disney’s fan club, has your 1990s nostalgia ready to go, hosting a virtual viewing party to celebrate “A Goofy Movie”‘s 25th anniversary with never-before-heard stories from members of the film’s cast and creative team, including director Kevin Lima; writer Jymn Magon; Jenna Von Oy, the voice of Stacey; Disney legend and the voice of Goofy, Bill Farmer; and more!

“Pixar in a Box”

“Pixar in a Box” is a behind-the-scenes look at how Pixar artists do their jobs. You will be able to animate bouncing balls, build a swarm of robots and make virtual fireworks explode. The subjects you learn in school — math, science, computer science, and humanities — are used every day to create amazing movies at Pixar.

Disney Broadway: Instagram Live Workshops

On Mondays at 12:30 p.m., Disney on Broadway teaching artists will conduct 15- to 20-minute workshops based on in-person Broadway programming. The first workshop included music and choreography from “Frozen” on Broadway. Next up is “Newsies.”

Disney Animation
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#DrawWithDisneyAnimation

In these special videos, animators from Walt Disney Animation Studios show fans how to draw their favorite characters from “Frozen 2.”

So what are you waiting for? It’s time to check out all this inspiring and free content on DisneyMagicMoments.com!

What piece of content are you most excited to try out first on DisneyMagicMoments.com? Let us know in the comments!

Source: ABC News

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