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  1. Family Friday- Family Vacation Road Trip Planning: Kids’ Entertainment | Long Distance Inc
    June 25, 2009 @ 8:10 pm

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  2. Jenn @ Beautiful Calling
    June 26, 2009 @ 2:43 am

    We don’t have a DVD player however we did a couple of long road trips. One was 23 hours (over 3 days) when Chloe was 18 months and the other was 10 hours in one day when she was 22 months. Books, snacks , songs, silly putty and you know what really was cool? magnetic books. We found a couple at the dollar store and splurged for a couple other ones at Toys R Us. They come with games, animals etc and are hours of entertainment!

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  3. Liz@HoosierHomemade
    June 26, 2009 @ 4:03 am

    Great post, as always! Thanks for hosting!
    ~Liz

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  4. Kaye - SandwichINK
    June 26, 2009 @ 9:53 am

    Hi Danelle, I know just what you mean. I LOVE my DVD player! It is such a blessing – even on short trips. It’s an extra big blessing when I have all the grandkids AND my senior mom. They are ALL much happier (mom included), as the noise level is MUCH lower. :) :) :) And since I stock up on our favorite Christian videos, like Hermie and Gigi, along with educational videos like the fun Leapfrog series, I know they are learning at the same time they are having fun and I am able to drive safely with fewer distractions. A great win-win-win for all.

    I loved the magnetic book idea as well. One caveat, if you also have a laptop, it’s best to keep the magnetic pieces away from the computer. It could cause some problems.

    Thanks for another fun Family Friday! I’m really enjoying all the great ideas!

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    June 26, 2009 @ 9:55 am

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  6. Diann
    June 26, 2009 @ 12:10 pm

    Scheduling stops for a little play time or lunch has definitely been our sanity saver on trips! LOL also singing games seem to help. :)

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