AA Mom And Kids Mickey Ice Cream Bar; DinoLand U.S.A.; animal kingdom
  • On Sep 13, 2011
    Zackery from IL Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    We are taking our two boys to DW in 5 days! I am really wondering about the airplane my boys are 2 and 5! What are some good things to take on airplane for snacks and drinks and games. Stuff that i will not get in trouble for taking!

    Flying with little ones can be akin to that childhood game of Operation, right Zackery?  I mean, in that you try to do everything just right so as not to bring about a tantrum.  I know how that goes.  Luckily, there are plenty of great snacks and activities you can bring along that will help make the trip go much more smoothly for everyone involved.  As for snacks, we like to bring healthy alternatives to the not-so-healthy options available on the plane.  Think along the lines of dried fruits and whole wheat crackers.  Nuts and pretzels also rank high on the list of transportable goodies.  Drinks are much more difficult because you can't take liquids through the security checkpoints.  When in doubt, opt for water over the sugary sodas that they offer in the air.

    To help pass the time, we also like to bring along crayons and coloring sheets.  You might consider printing some favorite Disney character coloring sheets from the internet.  Those little plastic eggs of silly putty, too, can be a big hit with little guys as can Hot Wheels cars, sticker sheets, and board books.  Your local dollar store might be a great place to find inexpensive toys that are new to your boys, and therefore likely to hold their attention for a bit longer than the boring old toys they already have at home.  Best wishes for safe and stress-free travels!
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Meet the Panelist: Darcie, Alabama

Given your inclination to plan a magical trip, I can already tell we have a lot in common. I'm Darcie, and my friends would be the first to tell you that Disney trip planning (especially dining!) is my love language. Of course, the vacations my family enjoys today look much different than they did when our kids were little, but while some of our favorite activities have evolved, Disney destinations still top our travel wish lists. Let's work together to plan a downright dreamy vacation for your family! Learn More About Darcie

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