Travel and summer go hand-in-hand like peanut butter and jelly but for some reason traveling with a toddler doesn’t give me the same, feel-good feeling those gooey sandwiches do. So what’s a mom to do (cause that iPad doesn’t stay charged forever). The LA moms behind Little Lamma, a unique gift shop that uses text messages to help pick out and deliver the cutest birthday and new baby gifts ever, have come to the rescue. Check out the coolest travel gear that will help keep your kids entertained — at least long enough for you to enjoy a rosé mid-flight.

An activity bundle that keeps those busy little people entertained? Sign me up. When it comes to travel (or even dining out in a restaurant) we know it can be boring, especially for kids. What’s attractive about this set that’s all about going places, is the various toys, stickers, magnets, doo-dads, and whatnots that will keep those busy people interested all the way past dessert (and hopefully at least halfway to New York).

Cost: $55
Text: 310-651-7430
Online: littlelamma.com

This set speaks to little people that are more mermaid and butterflies but what we love about this set and the above is that neither are inherently male or female-driven. Between the coloring books and blocks, the playing cards and stickers, both boys and girls can enjoy these sets. PS: If you haven’t played with those sticker books yet, get ready for the kids to stay focused for hours.

Cost: $55
Text: 310-651-7430
Online: littlelamma.com

3-2-1 Blastoff! This activity pack is chock full of it all! It has stickers, color-in-postcards, crayons, and more all in a handy carrying case. We love the compact size (6.5” x 9.5” x 1.5”) making it small enough to fit in carry-on bags or not take up too much room in the car. Paired with a space-themed puzzle it will keep your aspiring astronaut busy for hours.

Cost: $30
Text: 310-651-7430
Online: littlelamma.com

 

Superheros take flight! This activity pack comes with its very own puzzle that kids get to color in themselves, plus a tube full of building blocks that is only limited by their imagination. How super is that?

Cost: $28
Text: 310-651-7430
Online: littlelamma.com

 

For your travel gurus who can’t get enough of all things airplanes, this book is part entertainment part resource book (don’t be surprised if they find pages to reference along your journey). And if that’s not enough, there are flaps, pop-ups and surprises along the way (50 moveable parts!) that will keep those curious fingers on the pages and not in the grimy cracks of the airplane (hopefully).

Cost: $25
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Online: littlelamma.com

Vroom! Vroom! These wooden toys are not only design-driven, they are fun to boot. Parenting pro tip: Pick up washi tape that looks like the highway and run a few roads over tables, chairs, airplane trays for impromptu driving fun no matter where you go.

Need a gift ASAP? Little Lamma is on Postmates! Get one of our picks or a last-minute gift on the app and have it delivered the same day.

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What’s your favorite activity for kids on-the-go? Let us know in the comments below!

—Andie Huber

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