Traveling with kids, especially young children, is never easy. It doesn’t matter if you’re traveling on an airplane or in a car, there are going to be long bouts of time where there’s nothing to do. In many cases, that’s when a child’s mental and physical energy is at its peak. If they don’t have an acceptable release for that energy, they will usually act out.
In most cases, the best way to curtail travel boredom for children is with games designed for traveling. One of the best resources out there is 50 Nifty Super Travel Games. It comes with fifty full travel games that vary from road trip games that you’ll remember from when you were a kid, to new games that are fun and can also be played with other family members. This is what one parent had to say about the book:
Well written for a child’s view point. Includes planning, safety and packing ideas. Simple, travel friendly (no big deal if it gets dirty or lost) list of supplies. Encourages use of imagination and creativity on everyone’s part… including adults.
There are plenty of travel resources available for children. One of the best ways to find the right travel games for your trip is search using your mode of transportation. Here are a few examples to help you out: