Moving can be a new and exciting experience for children if you prepare them properly!

With these steps, you can ease the insecure feelings some children experience when removed from familiar surroundings.

  • Talk to them about the plan well in advance.
  • Explain reasons for moving with a positive approach.
  • Set up a Question & Answer session, depending on age.
  • Let children participate – creates responsibility and eliminates fears.
  • Have fun stickers, markers and cool tape on hand to let your kids decorate their moving boxes.
  • Make the moving trip fun. Plan small adventures like stopping at an attraction along the way.
  • Describe new community in a positive manner; highlight exciting opportunities.
  • Ease your stress and make it easy by hiring Movers N’ Shakers Worldwide, Inc.
  • Plan a fun activity for the arrival.

Suggested items to bring along with you:


  • Favorite toys/games
  • Learning material
  • Computer
  • Comfortable clothing and bedding
  • Favorite snacks


  • Suitable clothing,
  • Bedding
  • Favorite cuddle toy
  • Diaper or utility bag
  • Baby food, formula, fruit juice, water and a cap opener
  • Baby Toiletries, lotion
  • First-Aid kit
  • Safety-approved infant car seat


  • Dog/cat carrier/cage
  • Leash, blanket/bed
  • Favorite toys
  • Pet medications
  • Food/water
  • Phone Number for Vets…(Search vets along your route of travel