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Must-Have Spring Break Products for Kids

Whatever you decide to do for Spring Break, here are our must-have Spring Break products for kids that you shouldn't leave home without.

Updated February 22, 2024

by Nina Spears

The Baby Chick®: Pregnancy, Birth & Postpartum Expert
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It’s the time of year when families are packing up and heading out of town for some spring break fun. No matter where you might be headed, some fun family memories will surely be made! Before you travel, looking into baby gear rentals is a good idea. Popular family destinations like Disneyland or Hawaii may have local companies where you can rent all sorts of equipment (from cribs to strollers to sand toys), so you might be able to avoid having to haul all your gear with you. Whether traveling by car, plane, boat, or train, here are some spring break must-have products for kids to make your travel days easier for everyone.

Must-Have Spring Break Products For Kids

Entertainment

When traveling with kids, entertainment options are a necessity! If your little ones are preoccupied and entertained, that means less stress and headaches for mom and dad! Here are some of my favorites for keeping your kids entertained while you travel.

License Plate Game

license plate game
Amazon Amazon
$11.02 Shop now

Road trip games are a must-have, and this license plate game will take you back to your youth! It’s the perfect way to keep little ones entertained on the road. This is also a great way to teach them about the states.

Scavenger Hunt for Kids

Scavenger hunt card game
Amazon Amazon
$6.08 Shop now

Beat the boredom with this scavenger hunt card game! This game is excellent for ages seven and up. It will get the whole family involved in the fun!

Reusable Sticker Books

Sticker books
Amazon Amazon
$17.88 Shop now

These sticker books have different scenes for kids to play around with, and the stickers are sturdy and thick, so they will stand the test of time! The stickers can also be moved around to create different scenes. This is great for teaching kids narrative thinking.

Activity Books

On the plane activity book
Amazon Amazon
$7.39 Shop now
Walmart Walmart
$9.36 Shop now

These jumbo activity books are filled with games, puzzles, trivia, and more. They will keep your kiddos occupied for hours. It comes in paperback or spiral-bound.

Paint By Sticker Books

Paint by sticker book with a giraffe on the cover
Amazon Amazon
$8.77 Shop now

These beautiful books will keep your little one entertained in the car or on the plane, plus they are perfect for extra entertainment when you are out to dinner! This is great for teaching your kids fine motor skills and number recognition. The pages are perforated, so you can tear them out and hang up their masterpieces once they are done.

Games On The Go

Games on the go! card game
Amazon Amazon
$8.20 Shop now

Turn family road trips and moments of in-between time into awesome family fun. Games on the Go is a collection of 50 games and activities that can be played anywhere. This game is compact, so it’s easy to take on the go.

Water Wow Coloring Books

Water Wow! coloring books
Amazon Amazon
$35.79 Shop now

These are so perfect for travel because they are mess-free and reusable! It comes with six activity pads and a refillable water pen. These are great for ages three and above.

Travel Puzzles

wooden puzzles for kids
Amazon Amazon
$17.99 Shop now

These puzzles are nice and compact, so they are easy to toss into a beach bag or carry-on! It comes with six jigsaw puzzles with colorful animal prints. These will keep them entertained for hours!

iPad Holder and Stand

Green iPad holder and stand
Amazon Amazon
$13.98 Shop now

This holder is very lightweight but will protect your devices while on the go! It also has a foldable stand so you can prop it up for your little ones to watch their favorite show or movie. It also has a handle that makes it easy to carry.

Headphones

Purple and blue headphones
Amazon Amazon
$19.99 Shop now

These come in multiple color choices and are great for siblings because they can link multiple headphone sets together if they share one device. There is also an option for parents to limit the sound level to protect little ears. Plus, they fold up small, so they are convenient for travel!

Camera

Fujifilm Instax Mini 9
Amazon Amazon
$129.95 Shop now

It’s important to remember that we only get so many spring breaks with our kids. Document these special family memories with your camera. Consider giving your kids their own camera so that they can capture some of their favorite moments too. They will love it!

Luggage and Organization

JetKids BedBox

Pink rolling toddler bedbox for traveling
Pottery barn kids Pottery Barn Kids
$229 Shop now
Shop Dillard's
$299 Shop now

Help your kid get comfy and settled in for a long plane ride with this excellent product. It’s your child’s carry-on, ride-on luggage, and seat extender in one! It comes in a variety of colors that your little one will love!

Back Seat Travel Organizer

Green backseat organizer and activity station
Amazon Amazon
$29.98 Shop now

This backseat organizer is a game-changer when it comes to road trips! It has room for everything you need and can even be a carrying case when you head to grandma’s house! It’s also customizable to fit your child perfectly.

Lap Desk

lap desk with space print
Amazon Amazon
$19.99 Shop now

Perfect for planes, trains, and automobiles! Lap desks help keep your child entertained while traveling. Give your kiddos a hard surface to color, play a game, or rest a book on.

Fun Sized Backpack

Green mini backpack
Nordstrom Nordstrom
$80 Shop now

Littles always want to bring their stuff with them–whether it’s a cool shell they find on the beach or their favorite toy car. Gift them a cool backpack they can tote around on vacation and carry all their treasures. It comes in sixteen different colors.

Weekender Bag

Grey overnight bag
Amazon Amazon
$24.64 Shop now

We know that kids barely want to hold anything, so bring a good bag with you to hold all the things. Hold your keys, the kids’ toys, snacks, and personal items in a stylish and comfortable place to carry. It also can keep your wet and dry items separate if needed.

Tote Bag

Tan tote bag
Shop Cuyana
$268 Shop now

This lightweight and soft tote bag is the perfect travel companion. It will carry your essentials effortlessly for many years to come. It is durable and versatile, making it a great “mom bag”!

Seat Back Organizer

Backseat organizer in black
Amazon Amazon
$21.99 Shop now

If traveling by car, these seat-back organizers will help to keep all your child’s favorite books, toys, and games organized and accessible. It’s made with durable material and can easily be wiped clean. It also helps protect your car seats.

Car Seat Travel Bag

Black car seat travel bag
Amazon Amazon
$49.99 Shop now

This travel bag protects your car seats if traveling by plane. Most airlines allow you to check your car seats for free, regardless of how many other bags you might be checking. This bag will fit most car seats and is waterproof.

Packing Cubes

Red packing cubes
Amazon Amazon
$24.18 Shop now

These are a great way to keep each family member’s belongings neat and organized when you travel. Each family member can have their own designated color, and you can keep clothes and other items easily accessible during your stay. These will keep your suitcases tidy throughout your trip.

Toiletry Bag

toiletry bag
Amazon Amazon
$26.95 Shop now

This hanging toiletry bag is big enough for the whole family, and the hanging feature is super convenient! It has 10 storage compartments and a 360-degree swivel hook so you can easily turn the bag around. It’s also made with a water-resistant material.

Crossbody Bag

Black crossbody bag
Amazon Amazon
$9.96 Shop now

Keep all the essentials within reach while on the go! Perfect for the family vacation that may take you to theme parks or other on-the-go attractions. This bag is small but has enough pockets to fit everything you need!

Compact Travel Stroller

Black travel stroller
Amazon Amazon
$61.10 Shop now
Target Target
$59.99 Shop now

Nothing is more annoying than lugging a large, heavy stroller around on vacation. This compact stroller is much more convenient when you need baby wheels on the go! It folds up easily and has plenty of storage in the basket to carry everything you need.

Mealtime

Travel Highchair

Black travel high chair
Amazon Amazon
$79.99 Shop now
Shop Babylist
$79.99 Shop now
Target Target
$79.99 Shop now

This chair sets up in seconds and can clip onto virtually any dining table or overhanging countertop. Plus, it folds up easily for travel! The tray snaps on and is an easy-to-clean eating surface.

Water Bottles

kids water bottles
Amazon Amazon
$17.99 Shop now

Kiddos will get thirsty, and you may not have quick access to a water fountain or store. Pack these reusable water bottles to keep your kids hydrated (in style!). They come in two different sizes and a variety of colors and prints.

Snack Container

Travel food spinner and organizer
Amazon Amazon
$29.90 Shop now

These snack containers are great for on-the-go. Each compartment can hold a small portion of food or snacks, and your child can easily rotate the container using the interactive button. It makes snack time on the go easy and fun!

Sleep

SlumberPod

Slumberpod in black with child inside and demonstration on how to use it
Amazon Amazon
$179.99 Shop now
Nordstrom Nordstrom
$199.99 Shop now

This is perfect for popping over baby’s crib or bassinet. It will help to darken their sleep space, so they will surely get a good night’s sleep! It also comes with a fan to ensure they stay comfortable all night.

Guava Lotus Travel Crib

Guava Lotus Travel Crib
Amazon Amazon
$229.95 Shop now

Perfect for naptime or playtime, the Guava Lotus Travel Crib is an ultra-lightweight and compact travel crib and playard perfect for travel. The best part is how easy it is to set up and dismantle in just 15 seconds! The mesh sides make it easy to keep an eye on your baby.

Pack 'n' Play

Playard for babies and toddlers
Amazon Amazon
$69.99 Shop now
Walmart Walmart
$79.99 Shop now

This Pack ‘n’ Play is great for growing with baby. It has a removable bassinet that can be used when baby is really young and then as a standard travel crib when baby is a little older. It folds and packs up nicely, so you will always have a place for your babe to catch some zzzs. This will last your family for years!

Swim & Sun

Toddler Swimsuit

baby polka dot pink swimsuit
Nordstrom Nordstrom
$36.01 Shop now

These swimsuits for kids are my faves because they make it super easy to get your child in and out of them! They have a back zipper for easy on and off and a snap closure on the bottom for easy diaper changes, even once the suit is wet! It comes in a bunch of super cute colors!

Swim Trunks

old navy swim trunks for boys
Shop Old Navy
$15 Shop now

These cool swim trunks are perfect for your kiddo’s summer in the water! It comes in two prints and has a patch pocket in the back. They also have lace-up drawstring ties and fit up to size XXL.

Sun Hat

White sun hat for kids
Amazon Amazon
$19.99 Shop now

This wide brim sun hat protects your toddler’s sensitive skin from the harsh sun. This hat comes in nine colors and has a drawstring closure to ensure it stays secure on your baby’s head. It also floats, an added bonus if it falls off in the pool!

Go Anywhere Shoes

Pink go-anywhere water shoes
Amazon Amazon
$54.99 Shop now
Nordstrom Nordstrom
$55 Shop now

These slip-on shoes are a must-have! They are easy to slip on and off and even easier to clean. They are perfect for every adventure, from walking around town to playing on the playground or splashing on the beach!

Sunscreen

Coola Sunscreen bottle
Amazon Amazon
$28 Shop now
Shop Dermstore
$19.60 Shop now

Sun protection is so essential if you are going somewhere warm! Sunburn is awful, especially for kids. Grab some sunscreen and keep it in your bag for easy reapplication throughout the day.

Sunglasses

Pink kids sunglasses
Shop Babiators
$32.99 Shop now

These sunglasses are adorable and help keep the sun out of your kids’ eyes. They are durable and affordable, so if they get lost, oh well! They come in various fun colors that your little one will love!

These are our must-have Spring Break products for kids. With all these items, you and your family will have a fun and safe time together. Bon voyage!

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