Really Easy Crafts for Kids: 46 Crafts On the Go
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On the road again! Whether you're driving, flying, sailing, or riding on a train, traveling can be so much fun. Things can quickly turn sour if you get bored and have nothing to do. Looking out the window or watching a show is great at first, but sometimes kids need something extra fun to play with at a moment's notice. Trips can last hours and hours, so try any one of these really 46 easy crafts for kids on the go and your little ones will be entertained for the whole trip. From handmade checker mats to doodle books, kiddos will love these on the go crafts. Trips and vacations are great ways to bond with family and friends, so make sure that everyone with you has tons of great travel activities. These easy crafts for kids won't burst your budget, and you'll be happy that you have traveling activities prepared. Traveling is just as much about the journey as it is about the destination, so have a blast with these crafts for kids on the go.
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Printable Travel Games
Games are so much fun, and the best part is that you can play them anywhere. Whether you are in a car or on an airplane, these printable travel games for kids are sure to keep you entertained. Travel-sized games are great when they involve more than one person because they encourage cooperation. Sometimes all it takes is an easy craft for kids, like a checker board or game of tic tac toe. Kids of all ages love to play games, but that might be hard when they're confined to the small space in a car or plane. Don't fear! All of these easy printable travel games can be played while sitting in a seat, but that doesn't mean that they are any less fun. Kids will have a blast trying to beat their big sis in checkers or little bro in tic tac toe. These awesome travel activities will make any vacation that much better.
DIY Travel Board Games
Traveling with children can be a bit tiring - especially when the journey is long and the traveling quarters are tight. With DIY travel board games, however, you can at least reduce some of the inevitable fighting and whining. These car games for kids are just the things they need to keep them occupied and to keep you from wanting to turn the car around every fifteen minutes. In fact, you'll feel like "Parent of the Year" with these kids car games. There are so many DIY travel board games for you to pick, like checkers mats and chess sets, that the journey itself will end up being just as fun as the destination.
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Fabric Crafts for Kids
While traveling, sometimes you have to entertain yourself. These fabric craft ideas are great because they let the little ones have some fun on their own. Kids will have a blast playing with felt crafts for kids, whether they are creating a little town or a funny face. Fabric is fun to touch, and it is so versatile that you can make many really easy crafts for kids out of it. While the rest of your family is taking a nap, kids can get out their Funny Felt Face Board and let their imagination run wild. These tactile travel activities are sure to keep little ones quietly entertained in the longest stretch of your journey.
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Portable Crafts for the Car (or Plane!)
Looking for more travel activities for kids in the car? Don't dash off to the store to buy an expensive toy for your tot! Have the kids try these portable crafts, and you will be amazed at how much they're entertained. Kids craft ideas like these are so great because they use items that you might find around your house, like duct tape, yarn, and crayons. Teach the kids a little finger crochet for hours of entertainment in the car, or hand them a frog-themed threading card for the airplane. Gather up supplies for these easy crafts for kids, and your little ones are sure to have a great time on all of their travels.
Useful Travel Craft Ideas
From jostle jars to DIY luggage tags, there are so many useful travel tools that you probably never realized you can make yourself. Whether you have some downtime on your family cruise or can't get the kids to settle down after seeing your cool hotel room, it doesn't hurt to have a few extra travel craft ideas in your adventure arsenal. If you have a family of doodlebugs, you'll love the simple entertainment value that a chalkboard tray can bring, or if your family is more into collecting little trinkets, they will love having a handy travel bucket of their very own. Take the stress out of traveling with easy crafts for kids that are sure to make your experience a memorable one.
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