Survival Guide For Summer
Ideas and strategies to help your child remain calm during a plane and/or car ride.
Before the plane/car ride:
Wear an Underarmor or compression shirt
Pushing or pulling heavy objects (such as a suitcase)
During the plane/car ride:
Eat crunchy and chewy snacks (fruit leather, fruit snacks, granola, crackers, etc.)
Wear a weighted blanket or a blanket that you can wrap your child up snuggly in
Use a weighted shoulder snake
Use a lap pad
Use a camping pillow to blow up and sit on to get his “wiggles” out
Take different textured fabrics to manipulate in his hands (cotton, silk, corduroy, felt)
Favorite stuffed animal
Crayons and activity books
Good luck on your summer travels from SPOTS!
Savannah Thompson, MOTR