5 Must-Do’s For Children At EPCOT

EPCOT is a park that celebrates human culture, connection, and innovation. Many guests consider EPCOT to be a park for adults with few attractions for children. This is a common misconception and couldn’t be farther from the truth. There are several family attractions within EPCOT that kids love. If have an upcoming visit to Disney World with your children then check out these 5 must-do’s for children at EPCOT.

1. The Seas with Nemo and Friends and Sea Base

Located in the World Nature section of the park, The Seas with Nemo and Friends is an attraction that is great for guests of all ages. Guests board the attraction and explore the “big blue” with Marlin, Dory, Nemo, and all of their friends from the classic Pixar film. Once guests disembark this slow-moving dark ride attraction they enter Sea Base: EPCOT’s massive aquarium. Sea Base is not only the largest man-made ocean enviroment in the world, but is also home to incredible marine-life like dolphins, manatees, sea turtles, sting rays, and so much more. Grown-ups and children will have a blast exploring Sea Base and seeing all of the fish and other creatures.

EPCOT Sea Base
Exploring Sea Base. Photo: Megan Woodard

Another attraction within Sea Base is Turtle Talk with Crush. This interactive show experience uses audience participation as Crush the turtle entertains and educates guests. Children are the true stars of this show, as they are invited to ask Crush questions and answer his questions about human life.

2. Kidcot Fun Stops

Adults love World Showcase and exploring the various country pavilions within. World Showcase is a great place for trying out different snacks and drinks, as well as shopping at authentic stores. Throughout World Showcase you will find Kidcot Fun Stops. Each country pavilion has its own Kidcot Fun Stops with a cultural craft or activity at each station. Finding the Kidcot Fun Stop at each country is a great way to experience World Showcase together as a family.

Kidcot Fun Stop. Photo: Disney

3. Green Landing Family Play Zone

If you have little ones who need to get their wiggles out then be sure to stop by Green Landing Family Play Zone. This outdoor playground is located near Creations Shop and has playground equipment suitable for kids of any age. Adults can either play with their kids or find a spot to sit and relax.

Green Landing Play Zone
Green Landing Play Zone. Photo: Megan Woodard

4. Frozen Ever After

One of EPCOT’s best attractions for children is Frozen Ever After, located in the Norway pavilion. This dark ride attraction is a boat ride through Arendelle. Guests join Anna, Elsa, Olaf, Sven, and Kristoff as they listen to iconic music from the film and see it come to life through visual effects and audio-animatronics. This attraction is suitable for guests of all ages!

Frozen Ever After
Frozen Ever After. Photo: Disney

5. Journey of Water- Inspired by Moana

One of EPCOT’s newest attractions is a walkthrough attraction: Journey of Water- Inspired by Moana. This attraction has a wet path and a dry path, so guests can choose which is right for their family. Journey of Water allows guests to learn about the water cycle and interact with water in innovative ways. Children and adults love this attraction for its interactivity.

Playing at Journey of Water
Playing at Journey of Water. Photo: Megan Woodard

What is your child’s favorite attraction at EPCOT? Let us know in the comments below!

Featured Photo: Megan Woodard

Written by

Megan Woodard

Contributing Writer

Megan was born into a Disney family. Her first trip to Disney World was when she was only 18 months old. Now as an adult, Megan loves to share the magic of Disney with her two toddlers. Keeping up with Disney news and Disney World knowledge is a fun hobby for Megan. Disney World is her favorite place to be and continuously brings back her childhood joy.

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