Archive for tag 'travel toys'

DIY Travel Lightbox

Make a Travel-Friendly Lightbox + 20 Activity Ideas

Playing with items on a lightbox is so simple, and yet it can be so intriguing to children of all ages. Familiar items become new again when you add light. Make that experience portable with your own easy DIY lightbox. Stow some travel-friendly items inside and you’ve got an activity that’s perfect for evening car […]

Surviving a Road Trip With Your Toddler

Since Mr. Garland and I are both teachers, we’ve had a lot of time this summer to do fun things as a family. We don’t travel much as a general rule, but this summer now that Jackson is older we have been venturing out more than usual! We took a few different trips this summer […]


Roadtrip Essentials

In just a few short weeks, we will be embarking on our first family road trip from New Jersey to Florida.  To say I am not daunted at the idea of such a long car ride with a 4 year old and a 1 year old would be a lie; I am terrified. Juliet has […]


Travel Toys at the Target One Spot

We’re leaving for our annual trip to visit Mr. Bee’s parents in the Philippines next week, which means that I’ve been in full-on preparation mode! The trip is 3 flights one way, and about 40 straight hours of travel. I was terrified the first year we made this trip when Olive was 9 months and […]

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Review: Water Wow Coloring Books

I first purchased one of these water coloring books as a travel toy when Charlie was 2 1/2. They’re an excellent travel toy, but they’re also great for reluctant artists or to introduce “painting” to your little ones. How it works is you use water to “paint” a page that starts off completely white. As […]

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