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Longhaul toys for a 1 year old boy

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inscotland Fri 26-Jun-09 19:27:45

As the title says really! What can I buy him that is suitable? All his toys will be in our container so I need to get him something small enough for hand lugguage but not noisy so it keeps people awake!

thighsmadeofcheddar Fri 26-Jun-09 19:29:14

Is he too young for stickers/stickerbooks? My daughter loves them on our longhaul flights.

Twims Fri 26-Jun-09 19:30:36

How old is 1 - is he a little one who would be happy with baby toys or an older 1 who prefers things like duplo/sticklebricks etc?

inscotland Fri 26-Jun-09 20:59:28

Older stuff I think. He doesn't play with much of his baby stuff anyomore. Duplo/sticklebricks could work.

MakemineaGandT Fri 26-Jun-09 21:05:04

make sure you have an endless supply of snacks that take a while to eat. Don't worry about "proper" meals on this occasion - lots of little bits will keep him occupied. raisins in a box, little sandwiches, etc etc

I once did a 12 hr flight alone with my 18m DS - a bag of plastic farm animals were the hit toy of that particular flight. He put them in and out of the bag a zillion times

smee Sat 27-Jun-09 14:38:12

Straws are good. He can chew them, bend them - you can squish them together and twist them into different shapes + they're small and light to carry and it doesn't matter how many you lose. Perfect.. smile

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