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Printable travel activities: packing list, BINGO, mazes, word search, coloring, crosswords, license plates and more6x9 clipboard with attached pen and printable travel activities for kids on trips and errands.Fun early reading activities: crossword puzzle, alphabet bingo, design a license plateWriting and spelling practice: hangman, crossword puzzles, story templates, word searchMath and science practice: battleship, slug bug, cryptograms, sudokuGeography and travel: driving directions, license plate game, airport bingo, road sign bingo

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  • Each printable activity can be customized to make it harder or easier for your child
  • There are lots of learning opportunities in each of these activities
  • Use the Activity Book feature to print an endless number of activity pages
  • Get a kid-sized clipboard and 4-color click pen to make it easy to grab it and go.
  • Try some below for FREE!

Early Reading

  • Beginning letter sounds are an important stepping stone for beginning readers. These crossword puzzles help kids isolate those first letter sounds, and they'll feel like a big kid doing their first crossword puzzle!

  • Have kids find an item that begins with each letter. Your kids will be practicing first letter sounds, writing, and spelling!

  • Teaches:
    • Find each letter on a sign. Try lower and upper case letters.
    • Make it harder by requiring it to be the first letter in the word.
    • Write it down for writing/spelling practice.
    • More ideas for older kids

  • Teaches:
    • Letters, numbers, and symbols
    • Road signs
    • Reading simple words
    • Observation

  • Teaches:
    • Letters, numbers, and symbols
    • Reading simple words
    • Observation

  • Teaches:
    • Coloring inside the lines
    • Letter recognition
    • How to spell their name
    • Self expression

Writing & Spelling

  • Teaches:
    • Reading skills at each child's reading level
    • Consider words from their spelling list
    • Talk to them about which letters are most common
    • Teach them to think about common combinations: TH, CH, QU, etc.
    • See more...

  • Crossword puzzles with picture clues are a great way for kids to practice spelling.

  • Have your kids keep a travel journal. It can be as simple as a picture and a few lines of text each day.

  • Teaches:
    • Hand eye coordination
    • Writing skills
    • Problem solving
    • Patience
    • Persistence
    • Memory

  • Teaches:
    • Holding a writing utensil
    • Hand strength
    • Fine motor skills
    • Hand-eye coordination
    • Focus
    • Creativity
    • more...

  • Drawing helps with handwriting by increasing fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. It also lets all kids be creative, and the doodle starters often get them to draw things they might not otherwise.

  • Drawing helps with handwriting by increasing fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. It also lets all kids be creative, and the clips often get them to draw things they might not otherwise.

  • Great for letter recognition, pattern matching, reading, and spelling. Make them easy or hard, or enter your own words! Try one with words all about your travel destination.

  • Beginner cryptograms teach:
    • Letter and number recognition
    • Writing
    • Pattern matching
    • Early reading
    Enter your own words to ensure it's at your child's reading level. You can even include information about your trip!

Math & Science

  • Teaches:
    • Grids
    • Plotting coordinates on a graph
    • Number lines

  • A road trip turns into a science experiment and graphing practice with this simple counting game. Make predictions ahead of time for which item you'll see most often!

  • Teaches:
    • The scientific method
    • Predict which color you'll see most often
    • Record data for a week
    • Simple graphs will show the results
    • Make it global by inviting friends and family from other locales to do it too

  • Teaches:
    • Number recognition/writing
    • Process of elimination and deduction
    • Basic computer programming algorithms
    • Extrapolation
    • Pattern recognition
    • Learn more

  • Secret Message Puzzles are great for teaching problem solving that helps in math, science, and computer programming. And they're super fun, too! You can even write your own secret messages that are just the right reading level.

  • Generate an unlimited number of math worksheets. Start at single digit addition, with or without carrying, and go all the way up to 5 digit division.

Geography & Travel

  • Teaches:
    • Left vs right
    • Neighborhood geography and landmarks
    • Road signs and driving rules
    • North, south, east, and west

  • This game includes license plates for all 50 states, plus a labeled map of the US (or Canada) that will help your kids learn some geography.

  • Teaches:
    • Letters, numbers, and symbols
    • Reading simple words
    • Travel safety
    • Airport signs and navigation
    • See more

  • Teaches:
    • Rules of the road
    • Speed limits on side streets vs highways
    • How yield signs and center turn lanes work
    • White vs yellow vs brown vs green signs

  • For younger kids, make the list for them, and then have them collect their things to practice counting and organization. Let older kids make their own list and pack themselves - then check their work!

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