Dr. Toy’s Travel Fun
On your last plane ride, was there a child crying or restlessly pushing on the seat behind you? Before you take a trip with your child, carefully prepare ahead to avoid upsetting other passengers, your child, or yourself.
Create a "Travel Fun Bag" for your child. Inside put a selection of the following: a notebook, coloring book, box of crayons, washable markers, stamp set and pad, one or two handheld games, a tape recorder and tapes, a travel game, a couple of books, an assortment of LEGOs, a couple of hand puppets, a travel Etch-A-Sketch®, maps, and other small favorite toys.
Dr.Toy recommends these other great products for travel fun:
- Accord Publishing - Barnyard Boogie Puppet Book (3-8/ $15.95) -- interactive story book with puppet.
- ALEX - Color Scroller (3-12/ $9.99) -- endless creativity with crayons and two scrolls- refills sold separately.
- b.dazzle- Scramble Square Puzzles (4-12/ $7.95) -- brain teaser puzzles easy to play, hard to solve.
- Baby Einstein - Discover & Learn Number/Color Blocks (0 mos. - 24 mos./ $12.99) -- soft and squeezable fun.
- Colorforms - Color ‘N’ Play (3-5 / $14.99) -- alphabet cards to color while learning.
- Duncan - Pictagons (5-12/ $12.00) -- interlocking hexagon shapes..
- Folkmanis Puppets - Baby puppet (3-12/ $40.00) -- delightful and soft cuddly friend.
- Hands On Toys - Toobers & Zots (3-7/ $29.95) -- colorful, bendable tubes.
- Hero Arts - Ink & Stamp (7-12/ $15.00) -- rubber stamp and ink to decorate stories and letters to grandma.
- RC2 - Lamaze Inchworm (3 mos.- 24 mos./ $14.99) -- soft sounds playful puppet.
- Rock ‘N Learn - Animals Audio & Book (2-5/ $12.99) -- good listening to animal habitats and sounds.
- Small World Toys - Wild Gertie Ball (1-6/ $6.99) -- easy to grasp, lightweight, good for play indoors & outdoors, folds flat for travel and easy to inflate.
Children's attention span is not long, but these products will offer activities to focus their attention and encourage them to be good, creative travelers -- much to the relief of everyone else.