Toddlers and plane rides aren’t exactly the perfect combination. In fact, it’s more of a perfect storm—enclosed space, tons of strangers in close proximity, pressure changes, etc. You get the picture and have also likely experienced traveling with your toddler first hand, so you know it can be quite a daunting experience. There are tons of articles dedicated to traveling with toddlers, including packing lists, advice and tips. Of course, you’re going to want to bring tons of snacks and perhaps a tablet, but there are also lots of fun, engaging plane toys that are easy to pack.
We’ve rounded up 12 of the best plane toys for toddlers that are not only super entertaining but will also spark their imagination, help them develop fine motor skills and even help them learn a thing or two about STEM.
Traveling as a family is undoubtedly rewarding. It’s a great chance for you to bond, discover new things together, and take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, so please don’t let the thought of traveling with a fussy toddler stop you from taking a trip. . Whether you’re taking a long-haul flight or a short one to two hour trip, flying on a plane with a toddler requires more than a set of headphones and a neck pillow, so we’ve rounded up toys for boys and girls that are easy to pack, fun and educational. Read on and happy travels!
Best STEM Toy: Learning Resources 100 Piece Deluxe Building Set
Best Coloring Book: Crayola Color Wonder Baby Shark Coloring Pages
Best Educational Toy: LeapFrog Learning Friends 100 Words Book
Best Doll Toy:Playskool Classic Dressy Kids Dolls
Best Puzzle: Janod Happy Garden Magneto Puzzle
Best Musical Toy: Munchkin Mozart Magic Cube
Best Activity Book: Melissa & Doug K’S Kids My First Activity Book
Best Imaginative Toy: Farm In a Tin Novelty Set
Best Sticker Book: I Can Do That: Stickers: Super Simple (and Smart!) Sticker Activities
Best Lego Duplo Toy: LEGO DUPLO My First Number Train
Best Water Toy: Melissa & Doug Water Wow! Coloring Books