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Keeping Kids Busy During a Move

 

For parents, one of the most difficult tasks while moving is what to do with the kids. You want to keep them entertained while you are packing and you want to keep them safe while you are moving the items out of your home. So, what do you do? We have a few tips that can help you!

Before Packing Tips

Now that you are ready to move, before you pack, you need to get your kids ready for this. Here are a few tips to follow:

  1. Let the kids know asap that you are going to be moving. This can help them to prepare themselves mentally.
  2. Start packing up your kids clothing, toys and the like in advance of moving. Kids may hold onto these items. But, if you start earlier then you will find that you can get rid of these non-essential items that your kids do not need.

During the Move Tips

While you are moving, you are going to be busy. You will want to keep your kids as busy as possible! Here are a few tips that can help:

  1. Ask them if they want to help! If they are old enough let them help with that last-minute packing crisis, write labels on boxes or the like.
  2. Give younger kids something that is going to keep them entertained. Have coloring book and new crayons out there for your kids to color with. Or even let them have some left-over bubble wrap, kids love popping this!

The key with anymore is to ensure that the kids are safe and taken care of. While they may not be looking forward to the move, as long as they are safe, you are going to find that the move will be a success. And remember, if you need to use professionals call us here at Excel Moving & Storage!