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Tagged With: busy bag

Where to Find Inexpensive Busy Bag Items

4 Stores for Inexpensive Busy Bag Items: Crafts and Toys on a Budget I’m always on the look out for good toys and activities for travel. These four stores are where I find the inexpensive busy bag toys and activities that the kids and I like best. Do you have inexpensive busy bag items to … Continue reading »

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Best Travel Activities for the Creative Child

21 Travel Activities for the Creative Child Do you have a creative child? An artist? Maybe a designer? There are a lot of great creative travel activities. Keep your child occupied and entertained, maybe even away from screen-time, on your next flight or road trip with some of these travel activities for the Creative Child. … Continue reading »

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Best Travel Gifts for Toddlers

23 Travel Gifts for Toddlers If you’re looking for travel gifts for toddlers, I’ve got you covered! Here I list 23 of our favorite toys, equipment, and food ideas for your traveling toddler. I go beyond the standard suggestions with lots of unique ideas. Which ones are your favorites? I’d love to hear from you … Continue reading »

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Flying with Toddlers

The Best of: Flying With Toddlers Flying with toddlers can be fun, but age 1-3 is probably the most challenging age to deal with then traveling. Since toddlers are less able to express themselves than older children, they can get easily frustrated and act out. Toddlers have an unbelievable amount of energy and hate sitting … Continue reading »

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10 Unique Travel Toys for Ages 3-6

Planning a flight with a child between ages 3-6? Here are 10 unique travel toys for your busy bag for your next flight. A friend of mine just sent a message asking if I had any ideas for birthday presents for her friend’s 4 and 5 year old boys. They will be flying soon from … Continue reading »

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Flying with a Sensory Sensitive Child

Tips for Flying With Your Sensory Sensitive Child Does your child cry or cover their ears at loud noises? Meltdown when too much is going on around them? Shy away from crowds? If you have a sensory sensitive child you may be nervous about flying with him/her, but with careful planning you can have a … Continue reading »

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Busy Bag For Preschool and Elementary Age Kids to Share

Busy Bag For Preschool and Elementary Age Kids to Share My kids are five years apart, ages 8 and 3, so of course they have different interests and abilities. But I have discovered that I can pack a travel busy bag that captures the interest of both my elementary age daughter, Ella and preschool age … Continue reading »

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Anytime Fun with Marshmallows

If you’re looking for a fun activity whether on the plane or at home trying to avoid the summer heat, grab a bag of mini-marshmallows! You can have so much fun with marshmallows.  If you lick one end then it sticks! Ella had fun sticking them on her nose. Of course this can get a … Continue reading »

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Ways to Help Your Child Be Calm on a Plane

  Airports are crowded, busy, and noisy. This constant bombarding of the senses can make your child anxious. Even if they are not visibly stressed, all of the stimulation does challenge their senses and can be tiring. If you have a child with autism or Sensory Processing Disorder, this is even more true. Here are … Continue reading »

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Bubbles

Bubbles Save the Day! (This post was first written on Aug. 25, 2012 and updated 3/27/2017. This post contains Amazon affiliate links for your shopping convenience. If you make a purchase through these links I may receive a small commission, which goes toward the operation of this website. Thank you for your support!) One of … Continue reading »

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