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DIY Disney Vacation Countdown Chain

DIY Disney Vacation Countdown Chain

DIY Disney Vacation Countdown Chain

Vacation countdown chains are easy to make and fun to do as a family.  Below are two different versions of DIY Disney countdown chains for you.  Choose the version you like, download these free template for making a colorful Disney themed chain and have fun! Just print and cut however many strips are needed and glue, paste or staple them to form a linked chain.  Find a fun place to hang it so you can watch the countdown chain getting shorter and shorter day by day as you or your child remove one link per day until your Disney vacation. It’s a great way to help your family deal with the anticipation.

Disney Themed Countdown Chains


Disney Vacation Mickey Countdown Chain Tutorial

Disney Mickey Mouse Countdown Chain Tutorial

Our Friends at The Magic For Less Travel brings you a step-by-step tutorial with a video on how to make this beautiful Mickey Mouse ChainClick here to see details.  Materials needed:

  • Cricut, Silhouette, other die cutting machine, OR Scissors
  • Glue
  • Red Paper
  • White Paper
  • Yellow Paper
  • Black Paper

Download the Mickey Head Chain strips

Download the Chain Link Strips


Print Your Own Disney Vacation Chain

Disney Vacation Countdown Chain

Download and print out the Mickey head and strips, use one design or mix and match the chains.  Print them all on white paper or alternate your favorite colored papers.  Materials needed:

  • Printer
  • Scissors or paper cutter
  • Glue or staple
  • Paper

Materials for Countdown Chain

Download the Mickey Head silhouette

Download the Mickey Mouse Strips

Download the Minnie Mouse Strips

Download the Castle Strips

You will need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader to print the pages.

TheMouseForLess Tip:  Do you have something important to do before your vacation?  Write a note on the back of the link on the date that you need have the tasks done as a reminder before securing the link!

Enjoy making your own vacation countdown chain!  If you would like to see different designs added for the strips, or have a DYI suggestion, submit a request through our contact form.

Hanging Your Disney Countdown Chain



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