I wanted my kids to have a blast at Disney World. I knew there would be a lot of stuff they would want to buy. I saw sooo much Disney stuff for cheap at the dollar store and other places before we left, that I knew I would be better off giving my kids a Disney "surprise" each day so they would feel like they got something, and wouldn't feel like the needed to buy some expensive toy from the parks everyday. I did not tell them they were getting something each day, so it was really fun and unexpected for them. I also saved the bigger stuff for the end, when they would start to expect something. It worked out great!
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Several of my kids didn't even use their fun money to buy souvenirs because they said they already had what they wanted. Only one of my kids (the three year old) wanted to buy everything in sight. The rest bought one thing they really wanted and had thought about before they made their purchase. I spent very little on their prizes and it kept them from spending a lot in the park stores. A few of the things I got were actually sold at the park, for MUCH more than I paid for them. It was a win/win all the way around! I would definitely do it again.
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