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June2018

Travel Toys For School Aged Children

Travel Toys For School Aged Children

In April, I wrote a very popular blog on ‘Travel Toys for Pre-School Aged Children‘ and now, with the school holidays looming, I thought I’d write one with older children in mind. So, if you have primary aged children and you’re looking for some small, light toys or games to bring on holidays with you, here’s my favourite.

Are We There Yet?

Are we there yet travel game for car journeys

Are we there yet travel game for car journeys

Travel Card Game. This game is perfect for families to play on long car journeys. €5

Djeco Mini Cards.

Mazes - Mini Games by Djeco

Mazes – Mini Games by Djeco

These come in boxes with 30 cards and a pencil and cost €6.99. Choose from:

 A Kite.

Pocket Kite

Pocket Kite

Perfect if you are planning on spending time on a beach. The ones I sell cost €7 and are small and light for travelling with.

Arty Party Boxes.

These little boxes are perfect for creative children and come with colouring pencils. They cost €4.50. Choose from:

  • Fortune Tellers
  • Paper Chains
  • A Mini Art Set
  • A Mini Stationary Kit

Gepetto’s Penguin.

Gepettos Squirrel wooden 3D puzzle

Gepettos Squirrel wooden 3D puzzle

This wooden puzzle would be perfect if you have to spend some time indoors due to weather or sunburn. Pop out the pieces and slot them together. It costs €3.99

On the Go – Scratch Art.

Scratch Art - Colour Reveal - Safari

Scratch Art – Colour Reveal – Safari

I love these pads of scratch art. They are perfect to bring out in a restaurant while you wait for your food to be served. They cost €7.75 each.

Putty Peeps.

Again, this is great to play with when you’re waiting for food to be served. The tin costs €7

Wind Up Torch.

Wind-Up Flashlight / Torch

Wind-Up Flashlight / Torch

If your kids are going to be in a different bedroom to you, it is nice to leave them with a torch so if they wake up in the dark, they can use it to reassure themselves or find their way to the bathroom. These ones cost €6.50

Great Little Games.

Great Games, The Beetle Game, Retro Game

Great Games, The Beetle Game, Retro Game

I stock 4 different games which come in small boxes, easy to travel with. They cost €4.50. Choose from:

On the Go – Colour by Numbers.

I love these pads because they come with colours and they are super easy to travel with. They cost €7.75 each.

Yahtzee.

Yahtzee Dice Game

Yahtzee Dice Game

This game is brilliant for older children and the adults will love it too. It costs €15.99

Pick Up Sticks Game.

Pick Up Sticks Game - Game of Skill

Pick Up Sticks Game – Game of Skill

This is light and small but great fun to play. It costs €4

Mini Construction Kits.

These wooden kits allow you to make vehicles from the wooden pieces without the need for glue. They are reduced to €4.50 each.

Cluedo – Grab and Go.

A travel version of Cluedo that costs €10.99

Creativity Placemats.

If you are planning on eating out a lot and you have kids aged 7+, then I’d recommend these really cool placemats for your child to be working on while they wait for the food or wait for you to finish eating. They cost €12

Boggle

Boggle

Boggle game

Great fun for older kids and adults to play in the evenings. It costs €14.99

Tintastic Games

These games are also great for older children and adults. Each little tin costs €5.99. Choose from:

  • Skribble (aka Pictionary)
  • Acting Up (aka Charades)
  • Bluff
  • Never Say (aka Taboo)
  • Starts with
  • Trivia

Grabbit

This is a fun game that you can play around a table with the whole family. it costs €12.50

I hope this blog has helped you and that you all have lovely holidays, whether you are staying in Ireland or going abroad.

xx Suzie

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