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Keeping kids entertained at the airport

Keeping kids entertained at the airport

Posted by Richard Biticon on 25th Apr 2022

Traveling with kids can be a fun experience, but it can also be a lot of work. One of the biggest challenges is keeping them entertained while you're waiting at the airport. Here are a few tips to help make things a little easier:

Download a few movies or TV shows to

Your phone or tablet that the kids can watch while you're waiting. Pack a few of their favorite movies or games to keep them occupied. The top 3 children's movies that can be very entertaining while traveling are:

  1. Coco (2017) PG
  2. Moana (aka Vaiana or Oceania) (2016) PG
  3. Madagascar (2005) PG

Bring along some coloring books and crayons or

A coloring book can tame a hyper child. Since coloring books can be very therapeutic, it can also help to calm them down. If your child is old enough, bring along a few books to read. This will keep them busy and help to pass the time.

Pack some snacks and drinks for the kids. This will help to keep them from getting hungry or thirsty while you're waiting

Pack a deck of cards or board games

Bring some toys that your family and kids can enjoy while waiting at the airport. This can include things like a deck of cards, a set of dice, a toy car or truck, or any other small toy that can be easily transported. Although you can legally bring a card in the airport, some airports do not allow passengers to play cards. So make sure to bring some board games that are allowed in the airports!

If you're traveling with young kids, it might be helpful to bring along a small backpack for kids with some supplies that they can use while you're waiting. This could include things like snacks

Bring some small toys that can be easily carried around

The trip is supposed to be fun! Bringing unnecessary things when traveling, will only weigh you down. So make sure to pack light and only bring toys that can be easily carried around.

Plan out some fun activities to do while at the airport

Entertain your kids by playing I-spy or something like counting how many different types of people you can see. Have your kids make a sign with their name and hometown on it and go around asking people where they're from. If you're traveling with more than one child, give them each a different task to keep them busy. This can include things like keeping a tally of the number of planes that go by, finding all the different types of animals at the airport, or drawing a picture of the trip.

The possibilities are endless! With a little bit of creativity, you can come up with plenty of fun activities for your kids to do while you're waiting at the airport.

Make sure to pack snacks and drinks for the journey, as well as any medicines

Your kids will surely become hungry when waiting at the airport. Make sure to pack some snacks and drinks that will tide them over until you get on the plane. You can also bring along any medicines your child might need while you're traveling. This could include things like a prescription for an antibiotic or an asthma inhaler.


By following these tips, you can help make your time at the airport a lot less stressful and a lot more fun for the whole family! Kiddietotes offer convenient, aesthetic, and reliable scooter luggage that could help your kids to become more entertained in the airport. Learn more about kiddietotes scooter luggage at

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