1 Give kids a road map and a marker to track the journey.
2 Pack colouring books, crayons and markers in a lunch box, which doubles as an instant table.
3 Give kids pipe cleaners to bend and shape into various objects.
4 Tie a piece of string together to play Cat’s Cradle.
5 Pack extra snacks such as dried fruit or licorice to fuel up between pit stops.
6 Play a simple version of Simon Says: Have kids touch their head, face and shoulders.
7 Charades with sounds: Instead of acting things out, make the sound effect, like a dog barking or an airplane flying.
8 Play 20 Questions—kids and questions go hand in hand.
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