Traveling with kids can be challenging, even if it is just close by. But, by some planning and organization, keeping them occupied and fed, can be a whole lot easier.
There are so many hacks and ideas, but here are a 10 hacks for traveling with kids! Check them out and let us know if you have any more, in the comments below.
Easter Egg Surprises
There are so many things you can do with easter eggs, to create surprises for the kids. You can create a countdown, with them, with small items. Or, fill them with surprise snacks, like candy, nuts, or other small food items.
Have a DIY Car Sickness Kit
This is a necessity, if your child has an issue with motion sickness. Without preparation, it can be a disaster, if you child gets sick, while on the road. Consider making your own DIY car sickness kit and fill it with medicine, bottled water, antibacterial wipes or baby wipes, as well as plastic grocery bags.
Busy Bags For The Trip
If you have ever traveled any distance, with your child, you will know that traveling anywhere will require some entertainment. The best way to entertain, without technology is a busy bag. Busy bags are simple, fun activities that are should to keep your child occupied, while on a trip.
DIY Travel Lap Tray
You can create an awesome activity, sure to keep your child occupied, by using a cookie sheet and magnetic stickers, as well as the magnetic alphabet. There are several other options, using magnetic items to keep them occupied, as well.
Sippy Cup Lasso
This is the easiest way to make sure that you do not have to keep going in the backseat, to help your little one get their sippy cups. Keeping the sippy cup tethered, helps your little one keep their drink close by and helping you not have to worry about one more thing.
Plastic Utensils and Napkins
Create a kit, with plastic utensils, napkins, straws and condiments, for the road. Eating on the go has never been more easy. And, don’t forget the wet wipes.
Outfits In Ziploc Bags
This is the best way to help you and your child stay better organized, while helping the preschool aged children be able to be a little more responsible. No more stressing about finding matching clothes, when they are already packed.
Milestone Goodie Bags
There are several times I have taken bags and placed small/cheap items inside and have given them to our little one after certain milestones. This keeps them occupied and anticipating the next back. It is also a great incentive for good behavior.
Shower Caddy for On-The-Go Meals
While on the road, meals can turn into huge messes, especially when kids are involved. Shower caddies are a great way to keep the car clean, as well as keeping all of your snacks and other food items organized. .
DIY Travel Binder
Boredom can be a difficult thing, especially when it comes to kids. Keep them busy with a travel binder filled with games, printables and fun activities. Make sure to add colored pencils and crayons, to use in the binder.
Do you have any travel hacks that make your life easier? Share below.