Whenever we have a long family road trip, I have no qualms about breaking out the DVD player to occupy the kids. But eventually, animated characters wear thin and the girls start looking around and stretching. That's when I know it's time to play some fun car games for kids.
I still love the classic car games from my own childhood family vacations: spotting one item for each letter of the alphabet, 20 questions and taking turns doubling a number to see who got confused first. (My dad thought up that one as a trick to help us learn math; we never caught on that it was educational. Maybe reasoning skills would've been in order.)
Do you have any favorite car games for kids that you'd like to share? Or are you in the DVD and video game camp?
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