Airplane Activities For Toddlers
Flying With a 2-Year Old
Flying with a toddler or 2-year old can be a nightmare. Here are some strategies that may help you prepare and provide some great airplane activities for toddlers!
TIPS & TRICKS
Remember you have to carry everything you bring.
Let your kids burn off energy at a local playground.
Diapers and wipes
If possible, plan to buy most of your needed diapers and wipes at your destination
Make time to eat a decent pre-flight lunch. Pasta salad, fruit cups, and anything with protein are always a good idea for a pre-flight meal.
Earplanes: will help with the discomfort due to the changing cabin pressure.
On Flight Distraction Strategies
Lollipops and sippy cups: sucking on something like a lollipop or cup of apple juice might help with ear pressurization
Airplane Activities For A Bored Toddler
You could bring a few toys that won’t make a mess but will keep your kiddo entertained for at least 20 minutes. Toy trucks, plastic Disney toys, or My Little Ponies are favorites!
Dress up on the airplane!
Costume jewelry is all the rage and you can get great stuff really cheap at a party goods store. Load up a little tin with rings, bracelets, sunglasses, scarves, necklaces… and spend some time playing airplane dress up!
Airplane activities for toddlers that will keep them busy for a long time
Stickers. You can keep a fussy toddler happy for a good 20-30 minutes with a few sheets of stickers and a 25 cent spiral notepad.
$1 packs. With stickers, crayons, an activity book, and sometimes even paper dolls.
Movies,Videos. Letting your toddler zone out for a few episodes of their favorite show is a great way to peacefully pass the time!