Road trips equal great family memories, but do not let your little ones spoil the journey for you. Here’s what not to leave home without:
Frisbee – great for some quick exercise when making a stop. Can also be used as a handy tray to eat on.
Plastic boxes – one for each child, to hold their own supplies. The lid makes a great desk. Fill with colour-in books, crayons, pencils and word search games.
Water – separate bottles for each kid for drinking, a quick wash up, wiping dirty hands. Refill at each rest stops.
Lightweight blankets – one for each child’s blanket to nap with or blocking the sun from a window.
Paper towels – for those nasty spills.
Compass – fun for the kids if they want to help navigate.
Ziploc bags – bring several different sizes. These come in very handy for collecting items (shells), storing food, wet clothes…
Trash bags – for storing laundry, wet items and keeping the car tidy.
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