21 Genius Products That Will Make Traveling With Kids So Much Easier

Guaranteed to reduce whining by at least 50%.

Andrew Richard

1. A child’s chair that instantly converts wheeled luggage into a travel stroller.

No more having to carry your toddler AND luggage through a seemingly endless airport terminal. Get one here for $49.99.

2. An inflatable nursing pillow that fits into your bag.

This sure beats dragging around an unwieldy nursing pillow. Get one here for $19.99.

3. An ultra-small travel humidifier.

Get one here for $29.99.

4. A high chair that clips onto the side of a table.

Billed as “the world’s fastest deploying high chair,” it packs flat and is unbelievably portable. Get it here for $89.99.

5. A travel mini-mobile that folds up into the palm of your hand.

Keep your baby from getting bored while out and about. Get it here for $14.99.

6. A kid-sized — and inflatable — travel pillow that will take up very little space in your kid’s bag when not in use.

They come in different animal themes and colors. Get one here for $17.95.

7. A combination diaper bag/backpack that will keep your baby bottles insulated AND charge your wireless devices.

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That’s right — it’ll charge your phone. Plus it has a Bluetooth speaker! Get one here for $129.99.

8. Dino finger puppets that will keep kids entertained during the doldrums of traveling.

Traveling has its share of slow moments (at airports and elsewhere), but small diversions like these can ward off whining when your kids get squirrely. Get a set of four here for $7.

9. Monster hand tattoos will entertain kids too — and take up even less space in your bag.

Order these temporary tattoos here for $12.

10. Wikki Stix also make good whining repellents.

These are mess-free and easily bend into different shapes. Get a pack here for $7.

11. A baby carrier that easily fits in a diaper bag.

Sure, Baby Bjorn carriers are great, but these are much more portable. Get one here for $59.95.

12. A portable and compact table tennis set.

This antidote for sibling boredom comes in a drawstring pouch that makes travel and storage easy. Get it here for $39.95.

13. An on-the-go art set.

Its creatively designed carrying case lets kids do their best Picasso impression on planes, trains, and automobiles. Get one here for $25.

14. A portable baby gate that isn’t a pain to bring on the road.

It conforms to all nonconforming walls, too, which is helpful when you’re away from home. Get one here for $99.95.

15. A wearable car seat that’s small enough to fit in your kid’s backpack.

Make getting through the airport a whole lot easier with this travel vest that fits in your luggage — and has exceeded federal performance standards for child restraints in crash tests. Get one here from $139–169.

16. An adapter that will turn most water bottles into a baby bottle.

Make keeping your baby hydrated a snap. Get one here for $6.99.

17. Thieves Spray, which will quickly sanitize a not-quite-spotless restroom.

Perfect for quickly cleaning nasty surfaces. Get a travel-size bottle here for $11.84.

18. A snack box that is lightweight and packs easily.

Ideal for on-the-go snacking. Get one here for $28.

19. A journal that lets kids track every step of their journey.

It will help your kid forge memories they’ll never forget. Get it here for $28.95.

20. A travel childproofing kit to keep your kid safe no matter where you go.

Get it here for $34.95.

21. And a travel crib that sets up in just 15 seconds.

It can be used both indoors or out. Get one here for $189.95.

Happy travels!


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