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5 Ways Kids Can Capture Travel Memories">5 Ways Kids Can Capture Travel Memories
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 – 8:27 pm | Comments Off
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Later this month, I’m taking my older girls (ages 9 & 10) to Naples and Sarasota, Florida. It will be a short four-day road trip, but I want them to hold onto the memories of the trip since we’ll be doing fun things like learning about dolphins on board the Dolphin Explorer and hunting for shark teeth at Venice Beach near Sarasota. With this in mind, here are five ways to hold onto these family adventures.

1. Write in a Travel Journal. You’ll find plenty of travel journals just for kids on Amazon. Travel journals are a great way to encourage kids to capture memories, but I love that it helps them to enhance their writing skills as they put on paper their travel experiences. Many travel journals also provide sections to paste in postcards, ticket stubs and other travel souvenirs.

2. Put Together a Travel Photo Book. I don’t need to tell you that kids love to do anything on the computer and making a photo album online couldn’t be easier for kids. Mixbook has plenty of travel-themed photo book templates to choose from, as does Snapfish, and your kids will no doubt love putting these books together to share with other family members.

3. Create a Personal Travel Blog. Back to kids loving computers…if they don’t want to write in a journal with a pencil, then why not set up a travel blog at MapQuest Travel Blogs. Kids can upload photos, drop pins on locations they visited, enter travel dates and write stories about their adventures. Friends and family can even subscribe to their blogs to follow along.

4. Share Photos on Instagram. Set up a private Instagram account for your children so they can take pictures to share throughout their trips. You may even want to create a unique hashtag so you and your kids can post trip photos and you can easily see all the pics on one screen. You can follow Kidventurous on Instagram to check out our upcoming pics from our Florida getaway.

5. Take Short Videos: If your kids have iPods or any other devices that can record video, have them take videos of their experiences to put up on Instagram or Vine to share with friends and family. I love videos since they’re easy ways to capture learning and silliness when on various adventures.

How do you like to capture travel memories when you vacation with your children? Let me know in the comments section below.

Photo Credit: Mixbook

Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. However, the views and opinions expressed here are my own.

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How We Created the Perfect Amelia Island Weekend Getaway
Saturday, September 6, 2014 – 10:00 am | Comments Off
How We Created the Perfect Amelia Island Weekend Getaway

My wife and I really wanted to do a long weekend getaway. We’re originally from New York, so our first inclination was to go there, but after seeing the prices for airfare and a car …

LEGOLAND Florida Honors First Responders Throughout September!
Saturday, August 30, 2014 – 10:00 am | Comments Off
LEGOLAND Florida Honors First Responders Throughout September!

LEGOLAND ® Florida Resort Announces First Responder Days in September
LEGOLAND ® Florida Resort to honor first responders with a free single day admission during September
LEGOLAND ® Florida Resort is proud to once again honor police …

Calling All Trekkies! The USS Enterprise Lands at Mall of America®!
Friday, May 16, 2014 – 10:00 am | Comments Off
Calling All Trekkies!  The USS Enterprise Lands at Mall of America®!

Last night I had the honor of previewing the new Star Trek: The Exhibition at Mall of America® which opens today!
I was about 7 or 8 when I first watched the adventures of the crew …

Mall of America®: Kids Choice Awards Screening Party, Easter Bunny
Thursday, March 27, 2014 – 10:00 am | Comments Off
Mall of America®: Kids Choice Awards Screening Party, Easter Bunny

Kid’s Choice 2014 is coming, so head to the Mall of America® to attend a special screening of the Awards! Join us to see if your favorite celebs and athletes take home the Blimpie. Refreshments will …

Save on A Family Vacation on the Emerald Coast in Pensacola, FL!
Saturday, February 8, 2014 – 10:00 am | Comments Off
Save on A Family Vacation on the Emerald Coast in Pensacola, FL!

The Florida panhandle is an ideal spot for a family beach vacation. The emerald green waters and white sand beaches along with a laid-back vibe make this a fun and relaxing trip. Choose …

Myrtle Beach Flash Sale Saturday November 30!!
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 – 10:00 am | Comments Off
Myrtle Beach Flash Sale Saturday November 30!!

Give the Gift of Travel with Travel Deals from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina on November 30, 2013
The Myrtle Beach CVB introduces Travel Saturday, a one-day flash sale on heavily discounted travel deals
With the holiday shopping …

Five Things to Do in Banff
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 – 10:00 am | Comments Off
Five Things to Do in Banff

by Larry Berle
Did I say 5, in fact this list should be 50 or 500– This place is beautiful and the list of things to do says “stay here all summer” but here are a …

Halloween Family Vacation Ideas
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 – 10:00 am | Comments Off
Halloween Family Vacation Ideas

With October in full swing, families are heading to local pumpkin patches, haunted houses and spooky sites to enjoy typical fall festivities. However, alternative options exist for those looking for a Halloween getaway, so if …

Tropical Family Fun in Costa Rica!
Saturday, September 21, 2013 – 10:00 am | Comments Off
Tropical Family Fun in Costa Rica!