Disney Themed Gifts for Moms, Teachers & Grads
It's that time of year when it time to start thinking about mom, teachers and grad. Their constant love, continued support and milestones deserve some celebrating! If the special moms, teachers and grads in your life are Disney fans, here are a few gift giving ideas for you.
Please note that most of these suggestions are based on visiting the Disneyland Resort (California).
- Silhouettes: There are so many places to find unique and personalized gifts at Disneyland. Any mom would love special silhouettes from the kids. Or get your grad's silhouette cut out to create some special graduation announcements.
- Letter Brush Art: You can choose a name or initials and the artists at Kaman's Art Shops will create something very pretty to frame. They have kiosk at Downtown Disneyland and also one inside Disneyland. However, it looks like you can order online. Extra fun, they Star Wars characters available, too.
- Mickey Ears & Minnie Headbands: There are more choices of "Mickey Ears" and "Minnie Mouse headband" than ever. There are different characters ear-type hats and/or headbands so you can choose the one that best suits your recipient personality. Besides the traditional Mickey, Minnie, and Princess characters, there are now Star Wars and Marvel characters to choose from. Mickey Mouse graduation ears are usually high in demand this time of year so get those early if you need them.
- Disney Caricature: Give your mom a caricature drawn by talented artist. Great for a grad to have down and then have it at the graduation party for guests to sign. The Disney caricature artist can also draw from a photograph.
- Jewelry: There is a huge variety from type and price range when it comes to Disney jewelry. Currently, most popular are Alex & Ani bangles and Pandora charms. There is even fine jewelry if that is something you are looking for.
- Purses, Bags, & Totes...Oh My! There are no shortages of wallets, bags, purses, totes and backpacks. There is a wide variety to choose from which also means big range. You can get fun bags or fancy name purses from companies like Loungefly, Harveys, Dooney & Burke, Vera Bradley and LeSportSac.
- Perfume: Always a luxury but it is a bit special when you can get it from Disneyland. At Mlle. Antoinette’s Parfumerie in New Orleans Square, you can helpful Cast Members who can help you find the perfect scent for a special person. Sometimes they have special promotions and and exclusive perfumes.
- Smartphone cases: There is a huge selection of smartphone cases available through D-Tech kiosks. The choices range from classic Disney characters, movies (including Star Wars and Marvel), attractions, and original Disney art by selected contemporary Disney artist. You can even have their names included on the design.
- Scarves: You can never have enough scarves. They are fashionable, easy to use, and fun to have. The Disney scarf offerings continue to grow by characters and styles. You can view some online through the Disney Store but there are a lot available at Disneyland stores.
Disney t-shirts have come a long way. If you can narrow down your recipient's favorite character or attraction, style and preference, then it can be easy to shop. Disney t-shirts are much more fashionable today. There is even a collection called Disney Boutique that offers higher-end designs and price.
There is also Disney themed sleepwear and athletic wear available. These sleepshirts are fun.
Where to Shop:
Visit this post for some detailed info about shopping for specific Disney Parks merchandise.
Visit World of Disney stores at either Downtown Disney, Disneyland or Disney Springs at Walt Disney World.
Visit the Disney Store online
Check on some ETSY and simply do a search of a specific item like "Disney Rolling Pins," "Disney Ears," or "Disney scented candles." You can find some really unique and special Disney themed gifts that are handmade with much pixie dust.
- Visit big box chain stores both online and their physical stores. These particular stores have a variety of Disney themed products and some have exclusive Disney collections available:
If you are a last-minute shopper or if you order something that won't arrive in time, print out a picture of the gift you ordered and be creative in how you present it. Disney Gift Cards are always a good thing and are readily available at your local grocery store and discount stores (Target, Walmart).