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Thought I'd share - helpful videos of what to expect when going to an airport

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goingwildforcrayons Wed 15-Jul-15 23:54:45

I came across these when planning trip with DCs. Keith Duffy is an interesting choice of narrator and its aimed at kids with autism but to be honest I thought it was helpful for any small children as they get to see what the airport (Manchester) is about and that there is a bit of waiting and things to do before the exciting ride on the plane.

www.manchesterairport.co.uk/about-us/media-centre/airport-awareness/

Heels99 Thu 16-Jul-15 11:50:18

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Heels99 Thu 16-Jul-15 11:52:36

Airports are lots of waiting and queuing. Then the child thinks they are having an 'exciting plane ride' and it's basically sitting in the same seat for hours! I think people overdo the whole exciting thing to their kids, they would be better to underplay it completely.

goingwildforcrayons Thu 16-Jul-15 22:52:36

Heels I think you missed the point.

Glad my DCs were excited by and enjoyed the plane ride. Lets hope we never sit next to you, you sound like a right bundle of fun.

sparkysparkysparky Sun 26-Jul-15 14:40:24

Thanks, goingwild, dead useful.

sacbina Mon 27-Jul-15 17:21:03

Great link, thank you. especially helpful for anxious children who can tie themselves in knots worrying about things!

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