4 NEW Toys for Travel (Plus Easy “On-the-Go” Tips!)

We like our readers to be the FIRST to know about the new products on MelissaAndDoug.com! With long weekends and Spring Breaks coming in the months ahead, we thought we’d share some of the latest travel toys to join our collection. Check them out and tell us:  What are your favorite ways to keep kids occupied while on-the-go?

NEW Trunki!                      

The fan-favorite is back, and this time, Trunki has a new look! With colorful tie-dyed patterns, each of our new Swirl and Swizzle suitcases for kids are unique – just like your little traveler.  Learn more about our Trunki suitcases here.

Trunki Swirl

“Make-Your-Own” Kits

Portable and packed with plenty of design options, our new “Make-Your-Own Bracelets” can easily fit into any travel bag. The craft set lets kids make their own accessories to wear and share- and provides a great distraction while stuck in traffic, or cooped-up in a hotel room overnight. (Ages 4+, $4.99 each)

Design Your Own Bracelets Kit

Colorblast Books

These “On-the-Go” books provide a simple distraction – without the mess! Use the “magic” pen to color in the picture and…voila! A colorful scene (and seek-and-find activity) appears! Available in Dinosaur, Sea Life, Fairy and Princess themes! (Ages 5+, $4.99 each)

On the Go Colorblast

Magic Velvet Coloring Books

Another addition to our “On the Go” collection is the “Magic Velvet” travel books line! Each set contains six themed pages with hidden patterns that appear when colored in! Plus, the markers can be stored right in the cover of this portable, spiral-bound book, making it perfect for travel. (Ages 5+, $4.99 each)

 Magic Velvet Book

Additional Resources:

For more ways to keep the kids entertained while traveling, check out these recent blog posts:

Plus, be sure to check out our “Traveling with Kids” Pinterest board for great games, arts & crafts, and more!

Travel Pins


  1. We love our Trunki here! Great for giving little ones some independence. A map can be great to show them where they’re going and track progress as they travel too.