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Road Trip Busy Bags

Posted By Smockity Frocks On August 12, 2013 @ 6:06 am In Parenting | 5 Comments

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Make a Road Trip Busy Bag

Every time our family takes a road trip, I make a “busy bag” for each child to keep them occupied on the long car ride.

These are surprises placed in each seat in the van the morning of the trip, and every child looks forward to finding out what will by in her bag.

When we were very tight on money, I used brown paper lunch sacks and included a sheet of stickers, a sucker, some colored pencils, and some coloring pages.

Road Trip Busy Bags

When we have a little more room in the budget, the busy bags are nicer.

Road Trip Busy Bags

I include snacks, drinks, suckers, stickers, a little notebook, and some activities to keep them busy.

road trip busy bags

I filled a few pages in each notebook with simple instructions on noticing the cities we plan to pass through.

road trip busy bags

The idea is to keep everyone busy on long trips.

road trip busy bags

Do you use road trip busy bags?


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