December 18, 2008

Game ideas and tips for traveling with children

Fun ideas for traveling with children

Small dry erase board to play games like tic-tac-toe, hangman, etc.
Music/Story on CD's
Variety of snacks in Ziploc bags - trail mix, crackers, etc.
Hand sanitizer
Water bottles with children's initials

List of fun games:
  • ABC game - find billboards & license plates with letters - be the 1st to complete the list of A-Z
  • Lines & Dots - make a grid of dots - connect 2 dots together and then it's another person's turn - once you complete a square you put your initials inside - the person with the most squares wins!
  • License Plates - for long trips see how many different states you can find and keep a list
  • Rock/Paper/Scissors - the traditional game

Here are some helpful websites.

Tips from the Transportation Security Administration

Traveling with Children with disabilities

Top 10 Safety Tips for Traveling with Children from

Great website with lots of ideas for car travel games and road trip ideas for kids of all ages

Seven ways to keep your children occupied while traveling