Flying with children - Survival kit.

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A little help to give you peace of mind

The trip to Thailand was all set, hotels booked, places to visit noted down, but one doubt still lingered. How to make a long flight with a child? Is there a survival kit for flying with a child? lol
When I say long, I mean really long!
It was going to be the longest flight of my life! More than 30 hours between flights and connections, I had to put my creativity to work!

That's right, 30 hours of non-stop sightseeing, just jumping between planes and airports with my 2-year-old.

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How would you get him to be quiet and not bother anyone?
A simple toy or anything I'd already done wouldn't be enough for so many hours.
How about putting it all together? And add a few more things?
That's what I did when I put together the most precious survival kit for flying with a child.
I picked up his little turtle backpack and put on my aids.

Pasta

Of various sizes and colors, keeping my hands busy and playing with creativity helped A LOT to pass the time.
We made lots of puppets and several stories got in on the fun!

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He loves the little pigs and the big bad wolf, along with the little houses that we blow on a lot.
It was perfect for the hours to fly by!

Toys

The favorites of choice! Our little one loves farms, so I took a pig, an ox, a fence, a cow, a horse and everything he loves.
That was the time to open the tray and let him play on his own.

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I even got to watch a movie, great peace and quiet while he enjoyed himself.
Of course, every child has their own favorite toy, so don't forget your child's and use and abuse it in your flight survival kit.
A few new toys can also help with boredom, and novelties are always welcome.

Clothes

"Gastronomic" accidents happen, both to the little ones and to you.
A juice or a more chaotic trip to the bathroom, lol there are many ways.
Can you imagine having to stay wet or dirty for more than 6 hours? It would be a nuisance! So a change of clothes is always necessary, whether it's in the survival kit for flights with children, long or not.

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Don't forget comfortable clothes that are easy to change, there's no point in your little one looking beautiful and not being comfortable.
Or worse, can you imagine having to do a gymnastics routine to change out of your clothes? It would be terrible for you and a complete stress for him.

Little friend

My little one only sleeps with a blanket, which he calls "auau".
If yours has something like this, whether it's a blanket or a little friend, don't forget it!
The little one's restful sleep is priceless and a reassurance for you too.

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Sometimes I don't even remember that there's a child on the flight, he sleeps the whole way to his destination holding his "auau".
Our flight from Bangkok to Turkey was like that, we didn't even get up to eat and I took the opportunity to sleep too.

Snack

Having that cookie or juice when the little one wants it is great.
We don't want them crying from hunger, do we?
Especially when he sleeps through an entire destination and gets hungry.

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As I said, he slept the whole way from Bangkok to Turkey and when we arrived at the airport he started complaining.
Having the cookie and juice that he likes really helped to put his mind at ease so that we could choose what to eat calmly, stressful decisions are always bad.

Tablets and cell phones

They're old acquaintances of the parents at all times, lol.
Airplanes don't always have TVs, or you might be "lucky" if yours is faulty.
Having a lot of movies downloaded on Netflix gave us good security for the survival kit for flying with children.

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But the survival kit for flying with children worked so well that we didn't even have to resort to our old acquaintance.
But even so, we left everything prepared, movies downloaded on both cell phones and a spare tablet, hehehe
We were afraid of needing one or the other and having nowhere to charge it.

Stickers

When all the toys are no longer fun, the movies are no longer interesting and the rides get tiresome.
Use and abuse stickers! Stick them on the paper, peel them off... stick them on your arm, on your belly, on your mom's forehead, on your dad's beard, lol, and two more hours will pass.

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Uebbaa, such a silly thing, but it has a sensational effect.

Is this survival kit for flying with a child foolproof?

Of course, this survival kit for flying with a child is personal, the toys and equipment will change and each child is very unique.
But I will say that I used and abused it on our way to and from Thailand.

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The outward journey took more than 30 hours and the return more than 35!!! So I can say that we tested well, lol.
Soon I'll be writing about 10 tips for traveling by plane with a child, and this kit is just one of them.
In these two years, we've developed some tactics and I can say one more thing: the sooner you travel with your little one, the easier it is!

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Use and abuse and discover this world with your little one.

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