Biography of Walt Disney for kids

Hello, Colorins Friends! Today, I’m going to tell you the biography of Walt Disney for kids, the creator of Mickey Mouse, Minnie, Donald, Daisy, and many more, as well as numerous animated movies that are still watched by millions of children today.

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Biography of Walt Disney for kids
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The biography of Walt Disney for kids

All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.

Does this quote sound familiar? Well, it’s from Walt Disney, and I’m going to tell you his story. Walt Disney was born on December 5, 1901, in Chicago, United States.

Biography of Walt Disney for kids
Biography of Walt Disney for kids

At the age of 5, he and his family moved to a farm in the state of Missouri. Walt was too young to work, so he started drawing.

He drew so beautifully that a neighbor asked him to draw a picture of his horse.

Biography of Walt Disney for kids
Biography of Walt Disney for kids

Four years later, they all moved to Kansas City. His father had a journalism business, and Walt, along with his brother Roy, helped by delivering newspapers every morning.

At the age of 16, Walt wanted to go to war (World War I), but he was rejected due to his age. He insisted and managed to go to France as an ambulance driver for the Red Cross.

Biography of Walt Disney for kids
Biography of Walt Disney for kids

Upon his return to the United States, he began working as an illustrator and joined a studio that produced animated advertisements. It was then that he knew what he wanted to do in life: cartoons.

After three unsuccessful ventures with his brother, he finally managed to create one that succeeded, introducing many characters you know, such as Mickey, Minnie, Donald, and most notably the first full-color, synchronized sound animated feature film in history: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

Biography of Walt Disney for kids
Biography of Walt Disney for kids

It was the beginning of Disney’s great success. Many films followed, and in 1955, he opened the Disneyland amusement park.

He passed away in 1966 after having created one of the most successful companies in history.

Biography of Walt Disney for kids
Biography of Walt Disney for kids

Como ya has visto, Walt Disney fue un hombre que nunca renunció en sus sueños y que los persiguió hasta hacerlos realidad.

End of the biography for kids of Walt Disney from Colorin Tells.

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Colorin cuenta Walt Disney
Colorin cuenta Walt Disney para niños

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