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    26 Travel Items From Target That'll Make Traveling With Kids A Bit Easier

    Planes, trains, and are some amazing products that will get you through traveling with kids during the busiest travel season of the year.

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    1. A travel stroller that trumps all other travel strollers (I am serious). The Goodbaby Pockit Air All Terrain Stroller is every traveler's dream stroller. This *baby* can fold down to the perfect size so that it fits as a carry-on!

    2. A bottle of hand sanitizer to hang from a backpack, diaper bag, stroller, or purse. It's always a good idea to have hand sanitizer, especially when you are traveling with kids. This compact, easy-squirt bottle is perfect for on-the-go hand sanitizing needs!

    hand saintizer

    3. A pack of Clorox wipes so you can wipe down every surface whereever you go! I love getting my toddler involved in the de-germing process and these are the perfect way to keep them busy and safe!

    bag of colrox wipes

    4. A Skip Hop Baby Changing Clutch that'll totally change your diaper routine when you are on the go. You can also strap it to your wrist or clip it to your stroller for quick and easy access. You never know when and where you are going to have to do a diaper change and if there is a changing table in the restroom — this cute clutch is the perfect solution. It also has plenty of large pockets to store all your diaper-changing essentials.

    Baby on changing station

    5. A toddler harness backpack to keep your little ones close during your adventures together. Parents are raving about how this bag is the perfect solution for traveling, especially when at the airport.

    backpack leash

    6. A backseat organizer we just purchased to protect the back of the passenger seat and to keep my little guy's things nice and organized! Our son loves that he now has his own space for everything and is stoked to go on our next road trip!

    baby with back seat organizer

    7. And a small pink trash can to hang on the back of your seat so you can continue to keep your car neat and tidy. We all know that with kiddos there is always trash from snacks and treats, so I invested in this product and it totally changed our trash game. I can't recommend getting one of these enough!

    small pink trash can

    8. A sunshade that tells you when it is too hot. I can't tell you how much we use this sunshade; it's great for long car trips, especially when your kid falls asleep and the sun is glaring in their face. This product is a total lifesaver!

    child in car with sun shade

    9. A Bentgo box because snacks are essential when traveling! We love our Bentgo box because we can mix and match all of our favorite road trip munchies — from sweet to salty to crunchy — the multiple compartments have got you covered!

    bento box lunch

    10. A pack of no-mess coloring books that are a lifesaver when traveling with munchkins. All you have to do is fill the pen with water and your kids can color the pictures in with the *invisible ink!* This three-pack comes with 24 pages of fun pictures of farm animals, princesses, friends and fun, and adventures. It's a relatively mess-free activity (assuming you don't mind a little water)!

    11. A travel Magnetic Dot Art Designer to nurture independence, self-expression, and creative problem-solving skills. This set includes 50 activities on 25 double-sided cards to create endless possibilities for imagination and art creations. My 3-year-old really enjoys using this while we are traveling and shows me all his creations on the go!

    12. A folding travel potty seat because it is always a great idea to be prepared for the bathroom when traveling. This nifty item folds up nicely so you can take it with you on all your trips, and it's easy to clean. It also makes it safe for your little one to sit on almost any toilet!

    travel potty

    13. A glow in the dark Pop It! that kept my son's fidgety fingers busy as we waited through security and the line to board the plane. This one is great because it glows in the dark and it's fun to use when they turn down the plane lights!

    14. A sticker activity book because what toddler doesn't love stickers? This book was a huge success during our last trip. My son made adorable cards and letters for his friends back home. It is such a fun activity to give mom and dad a break. Trust me your kid will be *stuck* on this activity for hours!

    Sticker book

    15. A pack of Dum Dum lolipops that I definitely use to bribe when all my other distractions fail. I like to give one to my kid right when we board to ease the anticipation of everyone else getting on, and then one right when we land so that they have a distraction.

    kids eating Dum Dums

    16. Don't wanna give your kids candy? Try a five-pack of Hot Wheels for your traveling incentives. Both my kids love zoomin' these classic cars all over the place!

    hotwheel cars

    17. Or a classic Etch A Sketch guaranteed to provide fun in a creative way. Stick your kid in front of this thing instead of your phone or tablet and soon you will be begging for a turn! We use this when we go on long car rides or on airplanes to help keep fidgety hands busy.

    18. A travel journal and informational guide book for kids about national parks. If you're family is like mine and likes to get outdoors, this journal is for you!


    19. A pack of chewable Dramine tablets for kids ages 2–12 who suffer from motion sickness. These are sure to be your saving grace when you travel this holiday season. They are also chewable and come in a yummy grape flavor!

    20. And a pack of 50 silly barf bags because when you have to go you have to go! If the above Dramamine doesn't work out in your favor, these are a great back up plan with a silly approach!

    silly barf bags

    21. A carry-on suitcase with a variety of adorable prints to match your child's likes and personality. I got this suitcase for my 8-year-old daughter, and it was the perfect size for her first weekend getaway! It's a great addition to your carry-ons and this space print is *out of this world!*

    space suitcase

    22. A car seat that turns into a stroller — yes, you read that right — that is a total game changer. I wish I knew about this gizmo when I first had my kiddo. Gone are the days of taking the baby out of the car seat, and then buckling them into the stroller. It makes traveling on an airplane SO much easier!

    23. A bottle sterilizer you can conveniently put in the microwave. This simple and easy product is great for traveling so you can have sterile bottles anytime! It is also great to use at home as it is a cheaper option to electric sterilizers.

    24. A watch of their own so they can stop asking "are we there yet?!" This interactive Spiderman watch is loaded with a camera, fun games and more to help you through those extra long trips!

    spiderman watch

    25. A portable bassinet so you can easily take a trip without worrying about where your baby is going to sleep. This super lightweight product is also a rocker, and its mesh side panels promote airflow so your little one can sleep soundly when they are away.

    portable bassinet

    26. And an Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Tablet that is a great tool to assist with your child's education while you are away on vacation. We just purchased one of these and I have to say it has well exceeded my expectations. It comes with a ton of learning games and books for my toddler and 8-year-old to keep them occupied when all the above games and activities cease to work. It also comes with a really great parent-control feature, therefore I know what my kids are viewing!

    amazon fire tablet

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