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A selection of goodies you can print and take with you including road trip bingo, car bingo, lines and dots, scavenger hunt lists, Battleships, rules for card games, tic tac toe, coloring pages, a travel map, licence plate lists, and more printable travel games. All created by Momsminivan
Basic instructions and a video, instructions for how to play, and some printable cootie catcher templates. Your cootie cather fortune teller says that today is your lucky day! Show them how to make a cootie catcher just once, and you’ll have an activity that will keep your kids busy in the car for hours.
Help your kids make their own travel diary or journal. This activity that will not only keep your children busy in the car on a long trip, but it will preserve their memories for a lifetime. It’s easy and fun.
You just need a string or a piece of yarn for this travel game. See if you can make “Cat Whiskers”, “Cup and Saucer” or play Cats Cradle! And check out the detailed video ind printable instructions for How to Do Jacob’s Ladder
Give each child a list of items to watch for while driving. The list can be made up ahead of time and adjusted for the scenery. Here’s a sample list of items to hunt for!
Grab some foil for fun on your road trip! All you need is a roll of cheap aluminum foil and a little kid creativity. See photos and read about some of the things your kids can make!
Road Trip Songs! Sing along and you’ll be there before you know it. There’s a lot more to singing in the car than just what’s on the radio. Free printable song sheets for foad trips
Get side-tracked by weird stuff on road trips and remember that getting there really is half the fun!
What’s the best way to count cows? With a COW-culator of course! Here’s how to play the countin’ cows timeless road trip game, and some funny cow jokes to tell while you play.
Planning a trip to see the Wizard World of Harry Potter? We’ve been there! Check our my tips to help make your trip traveling with children more fun
What is Butterbeer? What does butterbeer taste like? A review of this tastey treat from the Wizarding World of Harry Potter
A few tips to make your Disney experience a little easier and less expensive, without sacrificing your fun factor.
Includes a printable page to mark your license plate sightings!
You sank my battleship! Instructions and free printable page to play this game just like you remember !
Get your kids wired on your next road trip! This activity will keep them busy for hours.
Make an interactive model of your vehicle on a trip! Show your child exactly how much ground you’ve covered, and how much more you have to go!
How to make like Roger and have a jolly good time in the car on a road trip.
Aaaaaaaarrrrrrrrrrr we there yet?!
Sorry I brought it up! Readers were asked to submit their best car sickness prevention tips and their worst barf stories!
Too far to drive? Here are some tips to help you decrease some of the turbulence you might experience when traveling by air with your kids.
Our family’s experience as tacky tourists in NYC
How to make your own checkers and Tic-Tac-Toe to go!
Gas Prices Got you down? Tips for saving money on road trips
A tale of our family’s travel adventure on the high seas.
How to play classic card games your kids will love for road trips.
How to play a twist on the old classic game. A perfect road trip game
Fun food to make over the campfire with kids! Here are some kid-tested campfire recipes they’ll love!
You can make this nifty keepsake for your road trip to Universal Studios!
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Traveling with children by car can be a real challenge for any parent. But you have something special on a long car journey that is hard to find anywhere else.
What you have is time. Lots of time with each other. Time to spend together without all the distractions of everyday life. Time to talk, sing, read to each other and play games. Time for making memories. It’s precious time, so don’t waste it. Read more of “Before You Begin”.
My family went on a lot of road trips when I was a child. I can remember playing lots of these games on the road. . That is, of course, when I wasn’t beating up on my little brother.
I hope you use some of the many fun ideas on this site with your children on your next trip. Be sure to take a look at my blog too! Contact me here. Happy travels!