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Category: travel
  • Our top 60 picks of backpacks for children and teens that reflect Mighty Girls' diverse interests in a wide range of colors and designs.

    Whether you're looking for a new backpack for school, need something to tote stuff for sleepovers, or want a heavy-duty, high-capacity daypack for hikes and traveling, it's important that the bag you pick can take everything your Mighty Girl has to throw at it! At the same time, backpacks are a fun way to reflect a child's interests and a tween's or teen's personality. The best backpacks are the ones that both go the distance and capture the wide array of interests of the Mighty Girls in our lives!

    With that in mind, we've put together a selection of our favorite backpacks for kids, from toddlers to teens. In the first half of this blog post, we've showcased a variety of backpacks in fun, colorful patterns that cover a wide variety of themes ranging from animals to science, and then in the second half, we've shared some of our favorite backpacks featuring Mighty Girl characters, including site favorites such as Wonder Woman, Moana, Star WarsThe IncrediblesInside Out, and Doc McStuffins. We're confident there's one every Mighty Girl will love! Continue reading Continue reading

  • By Katherine Handcock, A Mighty Girl Communications Specialist

    rorys-story-cubesFor many families, summer means time to travel! But whether you’re driving or flying, visiting family or exploring a new area of the country or the world, one of the biggest challenges of a long trip can be finding ways to entertain kids on the journey, especially if you're trying to limit screen time. To make it easier, we've pulled together recommendations for travel activities that can keep kids of all ages content and busy on your trip — so many, in fact, that we can’t fit them all in one blog post!

    In this post, we focus on travel games that are compact and perfect for tossing into backpacks and carry-on bags to be pulled out whenever you need them. We’ve included options for one person to use alone, as well as multi-player games, and even some fun learning and creative games that can give your kids' fun ways to build on what they learned in school over the year.

    The games featured in this post are just a small sample of the games found on A Mighty Girl -- to browse our entire selection, visit our Travel Games section. Continue reading Continue reading

  • never-forget-face-travelBy Jennifer de Beer, A Mighty Girl Senior Research Intern

    For many of our A Mighty Girl supporters, the season of summertime and school vacations is upon us, and along with it the typical periods of travel. Oftentimes, the process of getting to and from the destination of choice can be the most challenging part of the getaway.

    Long hours in the car, on a train or plane, or even just the time waiting for the next mode of transport, can bring many an adult companion — let alone their children — to tears. Never fear: here at A Mighty Girl, we've carefully researched the best in kids' travel resources and compiled our latest collection, Planes, Trains & Automobiles: Mighty Girls On the Go!, featuring toys and activities to help break up the monotony and entertain your young traveling companions!

    Occupy and engage those Mighty Girl minds with a wide range of products, specially selected for ease of transport and/or use during travel! You will find items appealing to the broad spectrum of Mighty Girl interests, including creativity, geography, math puzzles, word play, and logic/ spatial games — with a variety of formats, besides. So, go ahead and brush up on your Broadway tunes, pick out a few select titles on audiobooks (be sure to check out our Book section for great suggestions — and don’t forget the headphones!), and then dive into Planes, Trains & Automobiles: Mighty Girls On the Go! for some inspirational finds! Continue reading Continue reading

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