Heading off on a long car journey and wondering how to keep your kids entertained? Check out our top tips to make travelling trouble free!
Anyone who’s been on a long car journey with kids will be well aware that there’s nothing worse than a trip riddled with cries of ‘I’m bored!’ or the dreaded ‘are we nearly there yet?’
To help ease the pain of tiresome travels we asked you for your best tips to keep your tiny trippers entertained on long journeys, from great games to silly CDs and sneaky sweets. You can thank us later!
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‘Create a treasure hunt list of items for the kids to look out for during the journey, such as a yellow car, an RAC van or a mobile home. It can be adapted for different ages to keep it interesting for everyone.’
Susan Boshier, via Facebook
‘My three children like their books and gadgets so we never leave home without them, and they tend to keep them busy. If they still get rowdy I tell them I need to concentrate on the roads so I don’t crash the car… that usually works!’
Katy Eady-Motton, via Facebook
‘Good old fashioned ‘I spy’ keeps my daughters entertained for hours on end. Don’t underestimate the classics!’
‘Get your children to keep their eyes peeled and see if they can make words or phrases out of the letters on number plates – just watch out for rude words!’
‘Always keep a bag of sweets in the front of the car as a last resort, to bribe little ones into keeping quiet.’