To keep the kids happy in the car, a mystery bag to be given to them about each hour. They get a map with each city marked, and they have to follow the route and ask for the bag when we get to that city. Bags are filled with snacks and small toys and games. Hopefully, it'll keep their heads out of the video games!

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What a great idea for parents

Create a Restaurant Kit with all the essentials you need to eliminate the stress of dining out with kids. Keep it in the car, and you'll always be prepared! You'll find a full list of contents for babies and toddlers, as well as suggested contents for older kids.

For kids! Take a 2 liter soda bottle, and poke holes in it. Hook your hose up to it, toss over a tree branch and turn on the water!

I will be glad I kept this... Parents of girls, take note. A small spray bottle with 2 TBSP of fabric softener, the rest water = "Doll Hairspray." Easy method for smoothing and renewing any doll's hair.

lots of ideas to make ahead of time to keep kids busy on a long car ride/ flight. THIS LIST IS EPIC.

Love this idea for long road trips

Got a bored toddler? Give them a colander and some pipe cleaners...should keep them busy for hours.

Freezing your kids toys in a giant block of ice will keep them outside and entertained for hours! Check out Lauren's blog for directions! #shopko

Love this idea for movie time

Perfect for road trips! Find them at the dollar store.

An Easy Way For Kids To Eat Fast Food In The Car

Tips For Surviving Car Travel with Kids

Zoo Passport for kids to mark off animals they see during their zoo visit. LOVE THIS!

Car kits for kids and other tips for road trips

Mom and Me journal. Write letters back and forth with your kids. Ask a question, answer a question. Leave under their pillows...I love this idea.

How to keep kids happy in the car. You'll be glad You pinned this one day..

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for car rides

10 Activities to Keep 2 year olds Busy {and Happy} in the Car