Make your own tablet car dock. .50 cent plastic pencil case and bungee cords. Large tablets will fit in heavy plastic document sleeves for a 3 ring binder. Touch screens still work through the plastic! Travel cheap Mamas!
Instead of an iPad holder for long car rides and road trips, put the iPad in a plastic bag and attach to the seat. You basically just stab the metal headrest into the plastic, and it holds it perfectly in place - for much less $!
Toddler busy bags - Use cheap pencil cases to hold different games for on the go, such as a family memory game, a small notebook with stickers and pencils, finger puppets, lacing cards, pipe cleaners or wiki stix, etc.