Ultimate Baby Travel Tips List – Playing

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A few sand toys = priceless

Our collection of baby travel tips and advice is based on the first hand experiences of helping a baby or toddler play – keeping busy and engaged while traveling whether you’re en route or enjoying your travels. Whether you prefer to keep it low-tech or appreciate the tablet for the (travel with kids) miracle that it is – our collection of tips and advice is by parents, for parents! Do you have some tips to add? Please share them in the comments below!

Baby Travel Tips – Playing…

●Hide a few toys and books before your trip. Your baby or toddler will be happy to see old favourites while en route.

●Wrap the toys you’re bringing along. This means extra fun for baby and extra time with each toy.

●Bring along a large sheet or blanket if headed to the beach. You can spread in the shade for sand-free play or a nap.

●Traveling may be the time to bust out the smartphone or fancy watch and let baby finally play with it – supervise closely!

●New toys for the trip needn’t be expensive. Dollar stores are great for small trinkets and it’s no tragedy if the toys are lost or broken.

●If there’s a dearth of play areas in the airport, the movator can be your best friend.

●Learn about your destination and connect with the culture by chatting with local parents at a playground. Thanks to Google Maps and free wifi – you can easily find a park near you, wherever you are!

● Consider your child’s temperament before boarding the plane. Hard to calm down? Stick to quiet activities at gate.

● Put crayons in a clear make-up bag for travel. You can see all the colours easily and there’s no awkward cramming back in box.

●Whatever you do, don’t forget the charger. (Or spare batteries)

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5 Responses to Ultimate Baby Travel Tips List – Playing

  1. Seema Chauhan at 02:25 #

    Hey Corinne, I visited first time on your nice blog to see some tips about baby travels. I have two baby & I travel with both, wherever I go. Now I’ll follow your all step that which will help too much safe to our baby. Thanks a lot!!!

  2. Holly at 06:54 #

    Ahh great tips for getting out and about with baby. I love the tip about the sheet. It is so tempting to take too many toys when travelling with baby I guess. One tip Ive found is that hotels always have something that can be used in the bath to fill up with water and tip out – no need to take bath toys.

  3. Travelogged at 21:42 #

    I’d say let the baby play with the smartphone before the fancy watch 🙂
    Great tips as always!

  4. Great tips! I don’t have kids, but I like the idea of wrapping the toys too add another activity–that’s a great idea! We always bring a sheet to the beach as well–it’s nice to have a big space to rest!

  5. Amelia at 11:55 #

    What a great, helpful article! I know many families who can benefit from this on their travels! We will be sure to share it with our vacation rental customers! Thanks!

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