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Flying then long transfer with dd age 4.....

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PinkChick Fri 17-Aug-07 10:37:45

we're off on our jolly's tomorrow (Yaayy) and i think ive got a fair bit for dd( magazine,colouring book and crayons, snap cards, fuzzy felts game and a sticker book..just found some unopend plastercine, so may take that..anything else yiouve found to be good at keeping the 'are we there yet's' away?

lapsedrunner Fri 17-Aug-07 12:31:35

Portable DVD player

Hulababy Fri 17-Aug-07 12:33:09

5yo DD was occupied by her Gameboy Advance a lot this year.

haggisaggis Fri 17-Aug-07 12:38:58

WE had a 7 hour wait in Frankfurt tis year before flying onto US. Looking for and buying a small toy passed some time. Both kids bought airport sets which kept tehm occupied for ages. Finding a quiet spot in the airport where they could run around helped - as did finding somewhere where they could watch teh planes. And getting something to eat.
Time did pass eventually - and by the time we got to States we had forgotten all about teh wait.

PinkChick Fri 17-Aug-07 13:59:00

hi, have got dvd player with dvd's and c.d's but dont think we can use on plane?..anyway hopefully shell sleep on plane and be refreshed for getting there?

lapsedrunner Fri 17-Aug-07 14:11:36

You can use DVD player on the plane (providing you want to lug the battery with you) except during take off & landing.

PinkChick Fri 17-Aug-07 14:16:14

ah cool!, although will keep that snippet to myself for now other wise we'll have everyone on the plane humming "follow the yellow brick road" at 2am in the morning and a grumpy dd next day..if she really cant sleep ill let her have it on tho..thanks for that..and p.s this battery is quite slim?, so all nice and compact in hand luggage!

lapsedrunner Fri 17-Aug-07 18:18:56

You should be able to plug headphones in to the DVD player as well

PinkChick Fri 17-Aug-07 19:27:01

yeah, got some earphones with it..just got to sort out our c.d's to take now iotherwise itll be high schhol musical all week

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