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Road Trip Activities for Kids – Keep them Occupied in the Car

The key to smooth car travel is lots of road trip activities for kids. Enjoy this list of fun ways to keep your kids occupied in the car without resorting to electronics!
Road trip Activities for Kids. Check out these great ideas for keeping kids occupied in the car. Some are quick to put together and some take a little more time to prepare, but all will help your kids enjoy a long car ride without the use of electronics.

Welcome! If you’re reading this post, chances are you’ve got a road trip coming up. Driving everywhere is one of the only ways we can afford to travel with six people in our family. The kids and I especially, log a lot of travel miles in my car. I know you will love the selection of road trip activities we’ve put together for you. I’ve got two sections:

  1. Printable activities for ease and speed in case you are a procrastinator like me and your road trip is in an hour. 😉
  2. DIY crafty activities that will take a little longer to put together on Page 2 of this post.

Enjoy the list and let me know what you liked most or would most like to see!

Road Trip Activities for Kids

Free Printables for Road Trip Activities

One thing I really like to do is print out a lot of fun activities for my kids and then put them on a clipboard. I make one for each kid so they don’t have to fight over one. These are my go-to websites for finding fun, printable games:

Travel Games for Kids – Moritz Fine Designs

Free Printables ~ Road Trips Games – The Organised Housewife

More Road Trip Travel Printables – The Mad House

DIY games and activities for road trips

Road Trip Scavenger Hunt {Printable} – Double the Batch

100 Would you rather questions for kids – The Measured Mom

The License plate Game {Geography} – Makeovers & Motherhood

If you’re a crafty mom, you might really like some of these NEXT ideas – they can help keep amuse your kiddos and keep the “Are we there yet questions” to a minimum! Click NEXT PAGE for the second set of activities.next page graphic


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