Going on holiday can be stressful as a parent! We pine after the relaxing holidays we used to go on before we had kids. Keeping them distracted and occupied can give you windows of relaxation time. Why not try out these awesome travel bags, a sure way to help you get that chance to drink a cocktail by the pool or watch a movie on the plane, the best part is they are developing key skills while they play. You have a choice from either a boys travel bag or a girls travel bag.
Contents of girl’s bag:
Squeezy pea pod
Squishy stress stick
Cow bendy cable
Cartoon correction pen
Flip flop notepad
Mini magnifying glass
1 Brightly coloured storage bag (nice and compact for your handbag)
Skills being developed:
Fine motor skills:
Thumb opposition; in-hand manipulation; pincer grip; tripod grasp; open thumb web space; finger isolation; wrist extension; whole hand grasp; hand strength; hand eye coordination and control; hand dominance; grasp and release; dexterity; bilateral hand coordination; sensory exploration; spatial relationships; shoulder and arm strength.
Visual perceptual skills:
Visual tracking and scanning; motor planning; visual discrimination; visual motor integration; visual spatial relations; visual closure; spatial relationships; spatial awareness; visual figure ground.
Concentration; problem solving; puzzle solving skills; language and vocabulary; sorting and organisation; matching; following patterns.
Patience and perseverance; creativity and imagination.
* Please note that bag colours will vary and the contents may vary from the photographs