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What's the best things to take on a overseas flight for a 3, 6, 8, and 10 yr old?

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janeq123

Asked by janeq123 at 10:08 PM on Sep. 21, 2010 in Travel

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  • Gum to chew for the ears. Handheld game systems with extra batteries and games. Coloring Books, Puzzle Books, Books. Books on CD, CD Player with headphones. Travel Games, Deck of Cards....
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 10:14 PM on Sep. 21, 2010

  • Everything twinsplus2more said
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 10:17 PM on Sep. 21, 2010

  • I took a 16 month, 6 & 8 yr olds on a total of 14 hrs flying, plus 6 of layovers a few years ago. Instead of gum, which can get messy (gum in hair on seats,) I used dum dum lollipops. They still swallow and get a big treat.

    I bought some activity books and reading books they had never seen, and made each child a packet with paper, twistable colored pencils, coloring pages and lined paper. It kept them busy. Plus the older ones spent a great deal of time playing on the in flight monitors - either playing games, listening to music or watching movies.
    balagan_imma

    Answer by balagan_imma at 3:39 PM on Sep. 22, 2010

  • ear plugs for you and dad
    Christina807

    Answer by Christina807 at 4:00 PM on Sep. 22, 2010

  • All of the above minus the ear plugs =) Your children will do great! Mine fly all the time an they love it (1 year old and 2 1/2 year old).
    sherribeare

    Answer by sherribeare at 3:10 AM on Sep. 25, 2010

  • A private plane! LOL
    Indyk

    Answer by Indyk at 4:16 PM on Oct. 2, 2010

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