Fun mid-flight games for kids
Stickers stick. To everything. And that’s why they’re perfect for the plane – there are no little bits to lose, or drop in the footwell. Usborne do a great range of holiday and airport themed sticker books. There are plenty of options elsewhere for older kids, too, from Minecraft to Star Wars themes.
These days, colouring books are just as much for adults. If you’ve got teens, pack something such as Lonely Planet’s Ultimate Travel Colouring Book and you may well be fighting over it. If you worry about your toddlers getting pen everywhere, have a look at Crayola Colour Wonder books. They come with pens, so you don’t have to pack them, and they’re specially designed to only work on the pages of the book. Neat.
Or you can avoid having to bring pens or pencils at all, and get a travel-sized Etch A Sketch pad. The little stylus is attached by a string, so your little one can’t lose it. And once they’re fed up with their masterpiece, they can wipe it clean and start all over again. and it’s really easy to do at home. Just buy a Lego set that comes in a carry-case then superglue a Lego base plate to one of the inside surfaces of the case. Pull down the tray table, open it up and
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