Mom With Kids After Run
  • On Feb 13, 2011
    Tracy from OH Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    Hello, Roles have been switched in our house... My son (8) is afraid of roller coasters!! My daughter on the other hand (11) NOT so afraid! What would be a good 'start in the middle' roller coaster to get him start

    Hi, Tracy. Ain't no shame in a boy showin' fear. Shows character, I say.

    I would normally have recommended the Barnstormer at Magic Kingdom, but it's getting re-themed to open as The Great Goofini in new Fantasyland. So where does that leave us? A list!

    Here's how I'd rank the more thrilling attractions, starting with the least intense. Start 'em off light and see what happens!

    Test Track
    Splash Mountain
    Big Thunder Mountain
    Mission: Space (green)
    Space Mountain
    Mission: Space (orange)
    Rock 'n' Roller Coaster
    Tower of Terror
    Expedition Everest
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Meet the Panelist: Joel, Wisconsin

I’m the proud papa of two little pirates or princes (depending on the day!) I enjoy sharing information to help beginners with little ones - including naps, strollers, rider swaps, height restrictions, scary rides, touring plans, characters and dining. Learn More About Joel

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