Taking a trip with children means that you are going to have to keep them amused or they will fight and whine the entire time. After awhile, I Spy and the Alphabet Game are going to get old. So exactly what is someone in your situation to do?
For starters, plan ahead when you know that you are going on a holiday. Babies are very easy to handle - they like to be busy. Bringing a box that they can put things into and remove from as an example, can entertain them for a little while, remember to make sure to include lots of different structures and shapes for them to check out.
You can come up with things to entertain them throughout the way depending upon their age. For young children, things they can easily do in the car like color or have fun with sticker labels. These things are easy to pack and can keep them distracted. Toddlers are easily entertained with basic things like sticky tape or a light up toy. Just bear in mind to bring enough so that if they are bored of one thing you can find something else. You can bring a little movie player if your car does not have one and play a movie. You must nevertheless make use of that as your last ditch effort, when nothing else is working.
In addition to all the fun stuff, you need to be prepared for mishaps and have the ability to protect your car. Towels, wet wipes, and changes of clothes are certainly on the essential list. You can never anticipate exactly what will happen when traveling with the little monsters. It is likewise a great idea to put kick mats on the back of your car seats so that if they throw their juice or repeatedly kick the backs of your seats, it will not damage your vehicle seats.
With a little planning you can see to it that your children have an incident-free, fun-filled trip no matter how long you have to be in the car.