When you step on a plane, the sight of a small child sitting near you can often bring anxiety. Screaming, crying, things thrown at the back of your head – these are just some of the scenarios that may plague your thoughts as you sit down and look anxiously for your headphones. But imagine being the parent who has the unenviable task of keeping their kid quiet and still for 6 hours, in a confined space, 30,000 feet up in the air. If you’re a mom or dad about to embark on a flight with someone from the under 4 set, then jump ahead for some tips that will become your best artillery against a tot on the edge of terror. But best of all? These sky-high diversion tactics don’t resort to medicating your child into a cross-country slumber.