Going to the Movies With Kids? 4 Steps to Make It Calm - for Them and for You! by Eirene Heidelberger

Activities Parenting
5 years ago

Want a calm movie experience with your kids versus saying "sshhh" every few minutes? Start by telling them the behavior you expect them to have before going into the theater. Choose a location where you have their attention, either in your car or outside the theater. Share these simple rules: 

  • Everyone stays together while buying tickets and snacks.
  • Sit calmly on your seat and don't kick the seat in front of you.
  • Whisper your movie commentary or save until the end.
  • Plan ahead and bring your own drinks and snacks to save money on expensive concessions.

Enjoy the show!

Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
Love this, and as always, love your calm approach to parenting, Eirene Heidelberger! Everyone needs to just chillax more, LOL!

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