We are embarking on our first road trip since Henry was an infant and Audrey was in diapers. These kids are now old enough to need potty stops. Conversation. Entertainment. *gulp* My Type-A personality is freaking out a little. How am I going to keep the peace and not loose that fun light-hearted vacation vibe the whole way down to the beach?
So I bought some basics (play dough, pipe cleaners, fresh new washable markers, clip boards) and I made up the rest.
finger puppets came from Ikea.
We also went to the library where we refreshed our book bags, and we're saving all the new books to look at in the car. The kiddos will of course bring a backpack of their own treasured toys, too, and that'll about do it I think.
My backup plan if all else fails are these 'Bribe Boxes,' for that extra element of hush we may need toward the end of the road...