Five favorite screen-free travel toys and kits for young children

Five favorite screen-free travel toys and kits for young children

If you’re looking for screen-free alternatives to help keep your child entertained on an upcoming flight, road trip, camping trip, train ride, cruise (when wouldn’t these come in handy?!) … consider these favorite travel toys for young children. No charging cord or batteries required! And better still, these travel toys will help keep your child’s…

Pack This! “Tell Me a Story” cards for travel with preschoolers

Pack This! “Tell Me a Story” cards for travel with preschoolers

Have you ever noticed your child getting grumpy and more demanding after playing games on your phone or tablet for an extended period of time (AKA during travel)?¬†While I know that it is possible to help keep a kid quiet through a 5+ hour flight with just¬†movies and video games alone, I know there will…

Pack This! Brain Quest for travel with toddlers and preschoolers

Pack This! Brain Quest for travel with toddlers and preschoolers

Sure there are some great apps to keep toddlers and preschoolers busy during travel. In fact, so many have been developed over the past 3 years that the iPad- and smartphone-toting parents among us may never have to fear the dreaded, “Are we there yet?” question again. No, instead we can watch the clock in…