Travel Trays & Carry Bag by Supa-Dupa | Review - What Katy Said

Keeping kids entertained and organised on long car journeys

Long journeys with young kids can be quite an experience. Poor planning can make for a stressful experience and unhappy travellers, but with a bit of forward-planning, you can make the journey a happy and relaxed one.

My girls love to colour, they’d do it day-in, day-out if they could. If we ever travel by train then we aim for a seat with a table so they can get out their colouring books and sit quietly for the journey.

Car journeys are different.

Car journeys mean sitting in a seat for lengths of time, with nothing to do other than nap or play i-spy. We will sometimes take tablets, but Lils doesn’t have a great attention span and so that doesn’t always work.

We were recently sent some fab travel trays from Supa-Dupa. They are the perfect solution for us as a family as it means the girls have a flat surface to do drawing on, play games and even eat!

The trays fold flat to fit inside a handy carry bag. We are going away soon and will be travelling by ferry, so these will be perfect for taking up onto the main deck. The girls will be able to sit anywhere and have everything they need to keep busy for the journey.

The trays themselves unfold and sit neatly on their laps, with a strap to keep it secure around their waists. Safety first though and Supa-Dupa have incorporated quick-release buckles, should you ever need to use them.

I love that the trays have handy side pockets that hang over the sides, they are so handy for keeping the pens and pencils organised.

We have been on several journeys now and the girls have been able to have lunch, play games, read books and do their colouring – all thanks to their trays. Such a simple idea but one that is completely brilliant!

Oh, and they are wipe-clean! Now, who doesn’t love a wipe-clean product?

Stuck for activity ideas?

Here is a list of a few resources I like to take with us to keep them busy on long journeys.

– cars

– colouring pads

– crayons

– playdough

– travel games (UNO, Dobble…)

– Lego

– books

– sticker books

– finger puppets

– tablet (& headphones)

– snacks & juice

If you go on long journeys or have children who love to keep busy in the car, then take a look at the Travel Tray from Supa-Dupa, it is brilliant! Use SUPABLOG for a 20% discount too!

I also have a giveaway for a Travel Tray and carry case for one lucky winner. All you have to do is complete the widget below. Good luck!

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41 Comments

  • Reply
    Kim Neville
    October 19, 2017 at 4:18 pm

    A couple of times a month to visit family

  • Reply
    Solange
    October 20, 2017 at 2:30 am

    Every few months to visit family and friends.

  • Reply
    Graham Ross
    October 29, 2017 at 1:37 am

    not very often as my children are now teenagers

  • Reply
    Alice Dixon
    October 29, 2017 at 7:23 am

    A couple of times a month, we often plan a day out an hour or two away on a Saturday

  • Reply
    Sue McCarthy
    October 29, 2017 at 9:54 am

    I don’t have any children but would love to win this prize for charity, to go to Romania.

  • Reply
    Sally Collingwood
    October 29, 2017 at 12:25 pm

    Really often and they gt so bored.

  • Reply
    KATHY D
    October 29, 2017 at 1:06 pm

    About twice a month and there is a limit to how much I spy you can play

  • Reply
    iain maciver
    October 29, 2017 at 3:33 pm

    a few times a month

  • Reply
    Lorna Ledger
    October 29, 2017 at 9:00 pm

    We go about once a month, we have family all over so this would be great thanks

  • Reply
    Rebecca Sutton
    October 29, 2017 at 11:39 pm

    quite a few times a year as go and stay at the in laws caravan in wales and do long journeys to visit the in laws aswell.

  • Reply
    MANDY DOHERTY
    October 30, 2017 at 10:49 am

    Every couple of months

  • Reply
    min
    November 2, 2017 at 11:22 am

    A few times a year – don’t think I could manage more!

  • Reply
    G Keegan
    November 2, 2017 at 1:25 pm

    A few times a year.

  • Reply
    hayley pemberton
    November 2, 2017 at 3:45 pm

    once or twice a month as most of our family live 2-3 hours away

  • Reply
    Rebecca Howells (@PeanutHog)
    November 2, 2017 at 5:33 pm

    Only really for Summer holidays. Shorter trips are a lot easier!

  • Reply
    Katie Sharman
    November 2, 2017 at 10:16 pm

    3/4 times a year

  • Reply
    Ursula Hunt
    November 3, 2017 at 11:43 am

    About once every 5-6 weeks as I visit my mum 3 hours away

  • Reply
    carol boffey
    November 3, 2017 at 4:35 pm

    every couple of months

  • Reply
    Allan Fullarton
    November 3, 2017 at 6:08 pm

    A couple of times a month

  • Reply
    Ruth lee
    November 3, 2017 at 7:20 pm

    About 3 times a year

  • Reply
    Karen Dixon
    November 3, 2017 at 9:11 pm

    Entering for by brother and his family I would love them to come up ad visit us but with a 376 mile journey they have been putting it off due to having 4 little ones, but this would make the trip a lot easier!

  • Reply
    EJ Dunn
    November 3, 2017 at 10:00 pm

    A few times a year when we go to visit my parents

  • Reply
    Hekna
    November 4, 2017 at 1:31 am

    We go on the odd long journey, and it’s always a fine balance of how to keep our little one entertained en route. We usually try and coincide it with nap time for an easy life!

  • Reply
    Fiona Johnstone
    November 4, 2017 at 1:53 pm

    A couple of times a month

  • Reply
    adrain price
    November 4, 2017 at 5:07 pm

    far—too often

  • Reply
    Susan Trubey
    November 4, 2017 at 5:39 pm

    monthly

  • Reply
    laura stewart
    November 4, 2017 at 6:52 pm

    about once a month

  • Reply
    Natalie Crossan
    November 4, 2017 at 7:41 pm

    once a month or so xx

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    BECCI CLEARY
    November 4, 2017 at 8:32 pm

    A Few Times a week 🙂

  • Reply
    Adrian Bold
    November 4, 2017 at 10:13 pm

    We don’t go on long trips often. Maybe once a year to the south coast to visit relatives, and usually a holiday abroad annually.

  • Reply
    Lucy Carter
    November 4, 2017 at 10:26 pm

    Once or twice a year

  • Reply
    Keith Hunt
    November 5, 2017 at 12:20 am

    About once every 3 weeks

  • Reply
    Karen Hughes
    November 5, 2017 at 9:21 am

    Every month or so

  • Reply
    Kerry Smith
    November 5, 2017 at 10:16 am

    We rarely do it but with twins it was like a major mission when they were toddlers

  • Reply
    dana
    November 5, 2017 at 2:46 pm

    about once a month

  • Reply
    sharon martin
    November 5, 2017 at 4:26 pm

    not very often, just a handful of times a year

  • Reply
    Claire Reavy
    November 5, 2017 at 4:44 pm

    Every couple of months we go up North to catch up with the family.

  • Reply
    Danielle Pooley
    November 5, 2017 at 5:46 pm

    Prob twice a year

  • Reply
    JULIE WARD
    November 5, 2017 at 6:31 pm

    Grandchildren go about twice a year with their parents

  • Reply
    Sarah Austin
    November 5, 2017 at 6:40 pm

    About once every two or three months to visit family!

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    lisa bradburn
    February 14, 2018 at 1:40 pm

    Planning and organisation is key to successful travelling with kids. Love all your ideas of things to take to keep them amused, and really pleased that they don’t all include tablets and the such like!!! Really like the look of the travel trays from Supa-Dupa!!!

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