This is how the Kermit the Frog costumes have changed over the years in Disney parks.

Full Body Puppet/Costume Year Stage Production Notes
Firstdisneykermit 1989 Walt Disney World This is the first version of a Kermit walk-around, seen here at the announcement that the Walt Disney Company was buying the Muppets.
KermitWDW-1- 2002 Walt Disney World Kermit appears as a park walk around character at Walt Disney World. The silent full body character shakes hands, poses for pictures and signs autographs. This version of the walk-around costume was made for the Disney Stars and Motorcars Parade, which debuted in 2002 as part of Disney's 100 Years of Magic celebration.