Whether by car or train or airplane, you and your family have to get where you're going this summer SO YOU CAN HAVE SOME FUN -- and ideally you'll get there with a little contentment along the way. In order to make happier travel times, your kids will likely need to be entertained along the way. So how are you going to pull that off?
How about if we give you some great activities for entertaining your kids while you travel. In fact, how about if we give you 25 great ideas. That ought to tide them over, huh?
25 Kids Activities for Happier Summer Travel
1. Movies on a portable DVD player
3. Kid apps
4. Finger puppets
5. Crayons, coloring books & Bare Books
6. Printable Paper Camping Set ($7) from Neskita
7. Digital camera
9. iPod (let your child set up their own playlist before you go)
10. Travel Tic Tac Toe Game ($20) from Two Kazoos
12. "I Spy"
13. Wrist compass ($3.20) by Coleman
14. Post-it notes (decorate the window or tray table)
15. Mini Coloring Book ($6) from yaelfran
16. iPad (you're just looking for an excuse, aren't you?)
17. Mad Libs
19. Sing-alongs (but please not on the plane)
20. Japanese Book Binding Kit ($18) from erinzam
21. Audio books
23. Loom & Loopers Kit ($2.98) at Amazon
24. Art contest (artful sibling rivalry)
25. Know Your Knots kit ($9.99) from Imagine Childhood
How do you entertain your kids while traveling?
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