Website review by
Dana Cotter, Common Sense Media
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It's a safe, busy, beautiful world at Disney.

Parents say

age 11+
Based on 9 reviews

Kids say

age 8+
Based on 70 reviews

A lot or a little?

The parents' guide to what's in this website.

Positive Messages

With a wide range of content, messages will vary.

Violence & Scariness

Some spooky or scary material in the games and video clips, but the violence is mostly cartoon-like.

Sexy Stuff

Streaming videos, animated banner ads, and pop-ups found; most are Disney related, but there is some outside advertising. Kids have access to the huge "Shop" area of the site.

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that this site is truly all things Disney. Although the site is sleek and impressive to look at, there's a lot going on -- and it can be overwhelming for some kids. You'll find movie clips, TV schedules and episodes, games galore, music, events, and travel information, as well as a Disney shopping extravaganza. Advertising is used throughout the site with streaming videos, animated banner ads, and some pop-ups that promote mostly Disney stuff, but some outside advertising can be found as well. The chat feature is extremely well regulated with preset phrases and questions. Kids can either safely chat with random people or their "True Friends" -- a feature that requires users to trade a code offline to activate. And, parents must enable the chat feature for kids under 13. Kids can also create their own personal page with icons, personal information, and multimedia all chosen from preset lists. To spruce up their pages, kids can "buy" other things with earned points.

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User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written byDisneydestroyer July 24, 2019

Disney sucks

Disney has ripped me off for the last time i will make them pay i bought a 24 pack of movies from them for $120 all the cases were empty then i buy a game 1 wee... Continue reading
Adult Written bygangsterparents March 5, 2019


this should be the only thing we dont let our kids watch especially with all the charactors acting like they can see our kids my kids are terrified they think t... Continue reading
Kid, 9 years old May 15, 2020
Kid, 12 years old April 29, 2020

Too much hype

Disney is overrated.

Is it any good?

Disney fans are in for a treat: DISNEY.COM is a sleek, crisp Web site with all things Disney. From movies to television to radio to games and more, kids can find their favorite Disney people, places, and things all in one spot, clearly organized so they can find their favorites very easily. They may be distracted on the way, however; streaming videos are found mid-screen throughout, highlighting Disney.com offerings, and multiple banner ads rotate for optimum attention grabbing (and diversion).

The games on Disney.com are definitely worth mentioning and playing. Whether going on an Orchestra Treasure Hunt with Little Einsteins, completing Black Pearl 101 with the Pirates of the Caribbean, or playing Super Villain Smash Out with Kim Possible, the games are fun -- and a lot are educational.

Online interaction: Communication varies across the site, and includes chat, message boards, and public forums. Parents can set the level of interaction their child can participate in.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about the various Disney characters. Which character is your favorite? What traits make them top the list?

  • Play a matching game to see which characters can best be described with some of these suggestions: admirable, funny, brave, sweet, friendly, naughty, graceful, silly.

Website details

  • Genre: Brand Sites
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Last updated: March 06, 2020

For kids who love playing games with their favorite characters

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