The Best Holiday Travel Toys for Kids

Keep them busy all the way to Grandma's house.

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November 20, 2019

"Are we there yet?!" "I'm bored!" ~screams over fake tears~

You've heard it a million times.

If you're traveling this holiday season, you'll want to keep little ones busy and content. These on-the-go toys are either educational, mess-free or just plain fun. Plus, they're easy to pack so you can get from Point A to Point B headache-free.

KEEP THEM LEARNING

My First Library is a collection of 12 educational books from the popular Baby Einstein series. The library consists of 12 three-square-inch board books that come in a keepsake storage box with a carrying handle.

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$14.99

Sing along to songs about counting, explore more than 15 phone activities and so much more.

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$64

The Busy Board is the perfect travel toy that will keep a child occupied for a long time, whether in a car or on a plane.

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KEEP THEM CREATING

Wikki Stix are colorful sticks you can bend, twist and mold into anything you want and then stick onto nearly any smooth surface. Follow along with the included idea booklet for all kinds of unique activities. Or, just go nuts inventing beautiful creations of your own.

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$4.99

Fill the reusable scenes with more than 245 cling-style stickers, and create your own pirate, medieval, space, deep sea and wild west adventures. The colorful, kid-friendly stickers stick easily, pull up cleanly and can be used again and again.

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$14.99

This kit includes a variety of tools to create fun scenes that encourage creative storytelling. And, as with all Color Wonder products, the inks and markers won't color on skin, furniture or fabric and only color on the special Color Wonder paper.

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$12.49

Etch A Sketch Freestyle is a modern twist on the classic toy. Kids use the stylus to doodle thick or thin rainbow-colored lines and curves. The classic knobs on the original Etch A Sketch have been transformed into double-sided stampers. Use them to add shapes and patterns to your drawing. Ready for a new drawing? Simply shake up and down and start again.

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KEEP THEM ULTRA QUIET

$199.99

The Amazon Fire HD 10 is a tablet made just for kids. Each one comes with a colorful kid-proof case and a two-year worry-free guarantee. Plus, you can customize those Parental Controls to a T.

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