As the saying goes: If you are having fun, the time will fly. That’s why it’s a great idea to have road trip activities planned for long car rides.
Here are eight fun-filled activities to make the time fly by while on a long car ride.
This is a game for the entire family. Itís an old one, but it still allows the time to pass by quickly. You can see how obscure you can be with this game. Itís a simple as someone saying ìI Spyî and theyíll give a clue as to what it is they are talking about and the others have to guess what it is. A simple game, but it passes the time.
There are many card games that you can play to pass the time. Thatís the good thing about playing cards – when you get tired of one game you can switch to the next. Itís fun, and can go on for quite a long time. Always be sure to pack a deck of cards when you are on your road trip.
Another great way to pass time on long car rides is to use puzzles. You have the selection of crossword puzzles, spot the difference, word searches or even the new popular one called Sudoku. You can try a combination of all these types of puzzles and watch as time quickly passes.
While you may not be able to do a full version of it, using the basic principles will allow you to get a good game going. It can be fun and exciting, and as you usually get so caught up with this game, the time will definitely go by fast. Be as creative as possible.
Finish the Lyrics
With this game you start singing a song, and the next person has to finish it. Youíll be surprised how many songs you donít actually know how to continue – or it could be the other way around, where you know more than you thought you did.
Miniature versions of popular games like chess and checkers are available for purchase. You can use these versions to play on the road. They donít take up much room, and we all know how long a game of chess can take.
You can purchase a quiz book and start quizzing one another in the various categories available within the quiz book. You can quiz each other about movies, music, or anything else that the book includes. It can be fun and educational as well.
The Alphabet Game
Each family member can take turns in listing as many words as possible within the alphabet for a particular category. For example, you can ask someone to list all the countries that begin with A. You can do this for any other category as well.