One of my most abiding memories from childhood is the annual holiday car journey!
Discussions about the Exeter by pass still have the power to torment. The worst was the trip to North West Scotland squashed into a blue Hillman Imp which I am convinced took over 14 hours!!
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We used to play this game at Christmas time and I remember my brother and I thinking it was exciting because it was called ‘Black Magic’ (cue fond memories of chocolate assortments). For some reason I was thinking about this game recently and thought it would be a fun one to play while travelling, killing a few hours at the airport, or even waiting in a restaurant and trying to keep the kids occupied. Here’s how it goes.
My 6 year old came up with this idea. It’s essentially the same as traditional ‘Simon Says’ but just using actions you can do while sitting down. You can adapt many of the traditional games to play while you’re on the move. Sometimes it’s just a question of remembering those games [...]
This is such a simple but fun game for children of all ages. It’s a variation on the many counting games there are to play while you’re travelling. It’s great to play with 2 kids as each child spots and collects from a different side of the vehicle.
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