1. Make a list & check it twice
Begin by making a checklist your child can follow. Not only does this help your little one mentally prepare for what's coming, but it also gives them a sense of control and can bolster their self-confidence.
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2. Pack it up
When flying or traveling with kids, give your little explorers a suitcase that's just theirs. Allow your children to pack by themselves as much as possible.
The Stokke® BedBox™ is a great example of a suitcase kids can pull, ride, and carry on their themselves.
3. Get ready for the ride!
If you're traveling by plane, train, or boat, let your children know what they can expect. Read travel books together, visit websites, or watch YouTube videos about your destination.
Giving a little background will get them excited and take some of the fear out of the experience. It can also help them to understand what is expected in terms of behavior and safety during your travels.
4. Keep Kids Entertained
Long trips with kids can be challenging, so keep them entertained with books, coloring, puzzles, or age-appropriate apps on tablets. Engage them in interactive games, sing-alongs, or storytelling to make the journey enjoyable for everyone.
5. Get a world view
Before traveling to a different country, learn some basic phrases in the local language. Learning even a few phrases in a foreign language can be incredibly beneficial for kids. It not only introduces them to the richness of diverse cultures but also enhances their cognitive development.
Also, let your child pick a local museum or activity, ensuring the trip includes something special tailored to their interests.
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6. Forget perfection
Anybody who's ever travelled with kids knows to expect a few hiccups along the way. Try to go with the flow and focus on the fun. Remember - it's not about the destination, it's about the journey.
We hope we've inspired you to take on your next adventure! At the end of the day, your trip is an excellent opportunity to introduce your kids to the world around them, helping cultivate a lifelong love of travel and most importantly to enjoy time with you!