It can be a lovely experience to travel with kids, but it can also be difficult at times. These suggestions can help you keep your youngster occupied, amused, and happy when travelling, whether you’re on a road trip or a flight this summer.
- Download kid-friendly audiobooks, movies, games, songs, podcasts, and TV shows on your iPad, laptop, or smartphone. This will be useful, especially if there are unexpected delays or crises on the road.
- Choose some books that are brand-new to your child from the library or bookstore before your trip so they can read them there.
- Pack games. To fill the time, try playing travel bingo, I Spy, Uno, Go Fish, Old Maid, or a game of cards.
- After every 30 minutes of travel, prepare a grab bag of items and let your child choose one. You can get affordable things at Target Dollar Spot and the Dollar Store. Throughout the journey, your kid will eagerly anticipate it!
- Create a bag specifically for each state you pass through while driving and give it to your child as soon as you do. Books that your youngster hasn’t read, a snack, and a short activity can all be included in the bag.
- Wrap a tiny gift for your kid to enjoy. These kinds of unexpected vacation gifts will make your youngster happy and give them something fresh to play with.
- Choose a beloved stuffed animal or tiny toy for your kid to bring along. Even better, you might provide them with a bag or backpack to fill with some of their favourite items.
- Use reusable sticker books, activity or colouring books, crayons, markers, and a sketchbook to express your creativity.
- A cookie sheet or sheet pan that your child can sit on their lap while riding in the car is a terrific method for them to play with magnets or legos.
- Make sure you have lots of snacks, especially those that are a particular treat because a hungry child is not enjoyable. For your child’s convenience, you could even fill a container with compartments with a variety of goodies.
- Use your phone’s white noise app or download melodies to soothe infants and young children to sleep in the backseat.