Try out the classics like “I Spy,” the license plate game, or alphabet billboards. Roadtrip bingo or a scavenger hunt can be a great way to pass the time, too! Find printouts at blackhillsparent.com.
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Keep their favorites at their fingertips by using shower accessories with suction cups. Attach the holders to their window to hold small toys, snacks, colored pencils, and more!
Audiobooks can be both entertaining and educational for the entire family. Here are some of our favorites:
JK Rowling series
His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman
How to Train Your Dragon series
The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner
How to Eat Fried Worms by Thomas Rockwell
Anne of Green Gables series by L.M. Montgomery
Junie B Jones by Barbara Parks
Ramona books by Beverly Cleary
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing/ Super Fudge series by Judy Blume
Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osbourne
The Babysitter Club by Ann M. Martin
Mary Poppins by T.L. Travers
Encourage Good Behavior
Roadtrips can get long for wiggly kiddos. Bring out the best behavior by stopping often for short competitions like races or jump rope to win a prize! Not only will they have fun playing with the item they’ve won, their energy will dwindle from the exercise.