Home » Disney » Best Disney World Rides for Toddlers

Best Disney World Rides for Toddlers

Disney World is a magical place for everyone. This is especially true for toddlers. While it’s obvious they can’t ride every ride in the park, the suggestions on the following list are A-OK. Keep them in mind as you enter the gates. You will find below the Best Disney World Rides for Toddlers!

Best Disney World Rides for ToddlersPin
Photo credit: Disney ~ Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

Best Disney World Rides for Toddlers

1.The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh takes your toddler on a trip through several scenes inspired by the beloved children’s book. All of your child’s favorite characters are featured, including Tigger, Piglet, Eeyore and Winnie the Pooh. Fans of the original films will appreciate much of the voice talent which reprises its role for this ride. This Disney World ride for toddlers also features scenes which are modeled after classic Winnie the Pooh stories, such as Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day.

Best Disney World Rides for ToddlersPin
Photo credit: Disney the Flying Elephant

2. Dumbo the Flying Elephant

Dumbo the Flying Elephant is a Disney classic carrousel style ride ideal for toddlers. It has been entertaining toddlers and families since the first ride opened in Disneyland, all those years ago. Each of the ride’s vehicles is crafted to resemble one of the characters in the Dumbo story book. The cars go around the ride at a constant speed and can be raised or lowered (using a lever) passengers operate right from their seats.

Best Disney World Rides for ToddlersPin
Photo Credit: Disney ~ Peter Pan’s Flight

3. Peter Pan’s Flight

Peter Pan’s Flight let’s kids see what it’s like to fly just like Peter Pan. It was among the opening lineup of rides at the original Disneyland location and remains one of the more popular rides to this day. Guests board vehicles shaped like flying ships and are taken from the Darling children’s nursery out into London’s night sky. They are then magically transported to Neverland, where they get to see familiar characters none other than Captain Hook and Peter Pan. A definite favourite Disney World ride for toddlers!

Best Disney World Rides for ToddlersPin
Photo Credit: Disney ~ Under the Sea- The Journey of the Little Mermaid

4. Under the Sea: The Journey of the Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid ~ Ariel’s Undersea Adventure (known in Magic Kingdom as Under the Sea: The Journey of the Little Mermaid) is a Disney indoor ride fun for toddlers which features many scenes from the hit movie, The Little Mermaid. In addition to recreating these scenes, this ride features several of the actual songs included in the official soundtrack. Kids get to see characters such as Triton and Ursula come to life. They’re also able to follow Ariel on her adventures, as she tries to reclaim her voice.

Best Disney World Rides for ToddlersPin
Photo credit: Disney ~ Charming’s Regal Carrousel

5. Prince Charming’s Regal Carrousel

If you’re looking for a chance to unwind while your toddler has a quick bit of fun, head over to Prince Charming’s Regal Carrousel. The music features organ renditions of various famous Disney songs. The ride itself features 90 intricate horses, all painted white and set with gold and silver leaf, and it also features hand-painted scenes from the movie Cinderella.

Best Disney World Rides for ToddlersPin
Best Disney World Rides for Toddlers

If you’re traveling to Disney World with members of the toddler set, don’t end the day without allowing them to experience the fun and excitement of these Disney rides that are toddler approved. I can almost guarantee they’ll have a blast and want to ride them over and over again. Don’t forget to get your Disney FastPass and make up to 3 FastPass+ selections in advance either online or using the mobile app!

Many parents recommend taking the time for an afternoon nap, which would be most convenient by staying at a Disney Resort when visiting Mickey with little ones in tow. This really helps to ensure that the rest of the day goes smoothly for everyone and that nobody gets overly cranky from lack of sleep. Remember, it’s a great opportunity to get a little shut eye yourself!

Which Best Disney World Rides for Toddlers does your family like?

Lyne Proulx
Lyne Proulxhttps://ottawamommyclub.ca/
Lyne Proulx is a Certified WEBB Bodywork Pet Practitioner, Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. She loves all things Disney and is an avid teaholic and chocoholic. She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the City of Ottawa Mayor's City Builder Award.

Join the Ottawa Mommy Club Newsletter

* indicates required

Related Posts


  1. I have never been but I’d love to take my kids on that carousel. I prefer rides that don’t make me feel sick to my stomach. Carousels are perfect!


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Stay Connected


Recent Stories

Share to...