Posts Tagged "traveling with kids"

Entertaining The Kids On A Road Trip

Posted by on Apr 4, 2013 in Fun for Kids, Summer Projects | 2 comments

Entertaining The Kids On A Road Trip

Summer is just around the corner and a family road trip is a great way to spend time together and make some memories!  Road trips with small kids can be exciting, stress free, and fun no matter where you are headed if you plan ahead.  Make the car trip part of the fun and adventure!  Last year we took a 16 hour car ride to visit close friends and their new baby and I was seriously nervous about having my 3 and 5 year old kids in the car for two separate 16 hour rides!  This was our first family road trip and first vacation, really, so I wanted to make it extra fun.  Here is a whole slew...

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Travel Fun For Kids – Magnetic Calkboard Play Tray

Posted by on Jun 21, 2012 in Do It Yourself, Fun for Kids, Gift Ideas | 1 comment

Travel Fun For Kids – Magnetic Calkboard Play Tray

A can of chalkboard spray paint turns a dollar store baking sheet into an incredibly versatile travel toy for kids.  My kids love their play trays in the car or at home.  They can write with chalk, use it as a play tray, color pictures on it, play magnetic games, and drive their cars on it.  Hours of stimulating entertainment from one Dollar Store pan. Would you believe that one of my kids absolute favorite travel toys is a baking sheet?  A few tweaks to a $1.00 baking pan and you have versatile and educational toy that your kids will love.  My kids love magnetic play at home, and they...

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The Snack Pack – Feeding Kids Healthy While Traveling And A Travel Treat Box

Posted by on Jun 19, 2012 in Food, For Moms, Fun for Kids | 2 comments

The Snack Pack – Feeding Kids Healthy While Traveling And A Travel Treat Box

Here is a great idea for feeding your kids while you are traveling.  Wither you are on a long road trip or just running errands during lunch time this is a simple and fun way to feed your kids nutritionally while you are on the go. When we are traveling with the kids, eating fast food is not the best option for our family.  For some strange reason the kids end up sick and uncomfortable, probably because it is not something that they are used to eating.  Not to mention , fast food isn’t always a “cheap” way to feed a family of four when traveling.  Paying for three fast...

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