Printable lacing cards are great for plane trips. Use shoe laces and bright motifs on laminated card, like these Car Lacing Cards from Busy Little Bugs. These don't need a tray so are great for takeoff or landing.
Free Printable Lacing Cards - In The Playroom Free printable picture lacing cards for kids. Great for fine motor skills, and so cute! Should you absolutely love arts and crafts a person will really like this site!