Entertaining toddlers on an airplane can be a much easier task if you both come prepared and work in the weeks prior to prepare your child. There are so many ideas from busy bags to books that can help kids make it through air travel, but here are just a couple of ideas that focus on the airport as a whole so that it’s an adventure and exciting learning experience!
While both of these activities are very similar, the main difference is that one can be a game and challenge to see who can find them all first and the other is a learning activity to help a child acclimate to and learn about their current environment.
Entertaining toddlers on an airplane by asking and answering questions
We all know that kids love to ask a million questions. Give them the opportunity to and help them learn about their surroundings and their trip. What better way to entertain a toddler on an airplane or during a layover than to keep their inquisitive minds learning and looking. The prompts below are ways that we can help our kids understand where they’ll be going if they’ve never been to an airport and also helps them understand the experience while they’re there!
Eye Spy as I Fly Travel Bingo Game for Kids & Toddlers
The next game, all you have to do is print off copies of this eye spy game for each person in the family who will be participating. You can also laminate them in order to make them wipe clean for the flight home. It’s the perfect game for toddlers because the graphics mean they can participate even without being able to read!
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Kara is an author and advocate for positive, grace-filled parenting. She is homeschooler to her 4 children living in Boston, MA and believes in creative educational approaches to help kids dive deeper into a rich learning experience. She has her degree in Secondary Education & Adolescent Childhood Development and is passionate about connecting with and helping other parents on their journey to raise awesome kids!