There’s nothing quite like the excitement of packing the family up and heading out on a summer road trip. That is until about 15 minutes into your travels, the kids get restless and the dreaded “Are we there yet?” questions start.
So what can you do to keep the kiddies content while they’re cooped up in the car? Before you whip out the Nintendo DS or try distracting them with a DVD, take a look at our list of toys you’ll want to pack to help beat the backseat boredom blues. Not just travel-friendly, these toys are good for them, too, with brain teasers, arts and crafts, and (tolerable!) learning music making our list of car ride must-haves.