Inspire your students with creative and engaging learning at The Walt Disney Family Museum! Here you will find resources to use with your students in preparation for your visit to the museum. These guides and activities support an active approach to learning that allows students to develop critical thinking, problem solving, and discussion skills as well as explore the life and work of Walt Disney. Using these materials, teachers can spark students’ curiosity while adhering to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).
Technological Innovation: Animation (Grades 4–12)
The Multiplane Educator Guide - Download PDF
The Multiplane Educator Guide presents detailed information about the Multiplane Camera, one of The Walt Disney Studios’ most important and influential technological developments. The educator guide provides supplemental materials needed for you and your students to complete the pre- and post-visit activities while preparing for and reflecting on your museum visit. The pre-visit lesson outlines four different activities teachers can complete with students using the Multiplane Educator Guide and information found on the museum’s website. The post-visit activity outlines three different activities that allow students to build on what they learned during their museum visit while developing their writing skills. The guide is aligned with Common Core State Standards and is designed to ensure that throughout this process, students are actively engaged in their own learning.
Imagination Foundation: Pixilation (Grades 1-3)
Pixilation Pre and Post-Visit Lessons – Download PDF
The Pixilation pre and post-visit lessons are designed to introduce students to important information that will prepare them for their visit to The Walt Disney Family Museum and encourage them to reflect on their experience at the museum when they return to the classroom. The pre-visit lesson focuses on vocabulary terms they will hear during their visit to the museum. The post-visit lesson helps students build on what they learned during their museum visit while developing their speaking and listening skills. The guide is aligned with Common Core State Standards and is designed to ensure that throughout this process, students are actively engaged in their own learning.