5 Must-Try Games for Your Next Family Road Trip: Screen-Free Fun with Milleli Busy Board

5 Must-Try Games for Your Next Family Road Trip: Screen-Free Fun with Milleli Busy Board

Think back to those family vacations in your childhood—good times, right? The memories that really stick with me are all about the lead-up to the actual trip. Picture this: the chaos of getting everything packed, the excitement in the air, and my parents planning where to take breaks during the journey. My mom putting together mix tapes with our favorite songs (and hers), and, of course, having a stash of road trip snacks added to the fun. Our annual five-hour road trips were filled with singing, chatting, and playing road trip games.

Nowadays, with screens everywhere, entertaining the little ones is easy, but that classic road trip vibe is kinda fading.

Hitting the road is great, no doubt, but keeping everyone happy during those long stretches? It can be tough. But here's the good news! I'm going to share some tips on how to cut down on screen time and amp up the fun. If you're worried about keeping the kids entertained (or staying awake—we've all been there), these simple games with a twist are about to make a real difference for you.

And hey, with your trusty Milleli Busy Board, you can turn your journey into an educational adventure. So, buckle up as we explore the exciting world of road trip games designed just for your Milleli Busy Board. In this lineup, we'll introduce you to five fantastic games that will turn your road trip into an unforgettable experience.

1 Phonics Bingo

2 Car Count

3 Numbers Recognition

4 Shapes All The Way

5 Motor Skills Race

✓ Conclusion


1 - Phonics Bingo: Unveiling the Wonders of Language

Take a peek at the "I Know My Alphabet" page on your Milleli Busy Board. It's not just any ordinary page; it's the gateway to Phonics Bingo! Keep your ears tuned and your eyes peeled for objects that start with the sound of the letter displayed. Every time you spot a matching item, triumphantly remove it from the board and slide it into the pocket. Watch as your kids develop their phonetic awareness and vocabulary, all while having a blast!

We managed to keep the kids entertained and occupied with this game for 45 min! Admittedly, we couldn't spot words beginning with all the letters but still managed to avoid the dreaded "are we there yet"...

2 - Car Count: A Colorful Adventure in Numbers

Get ready for a game that combines the thrill of a road trip scavenger hunt with numbers and colors: Car Count! Your Milleli Busy Board's pocket adds this extra fun element where you can mix up the pieces and pick a color and a number with your eyes closed (except the driver, of course!).

This combo sets the challenge to spot a specific count of cars in your chosen color as you cruise along. The pocket isn't just about organizing the game; it's also there to make sure everyone has an equal shot at the adventure ahead. It's not just about counting cars; it's a fantastic way to sharpen your toddler's color recognition and numerical abilities.

3 - Numbers Recognition: Road Signs Turned Learning Tools

Keep those eyes glued to the road signs, folks! It's time to ace the Numbers Recognition game with the help of "I know my numbers" board on your Milleli Busy Board. Spot and call out all ten numbers from the signs you encounter, turning the roadside into a captivating learning environment. Simple, yet powerful, this game sharpens those visual perception skills and reinforce number recognition, all while cruising towards your destination.


4 - Shapes All the Way: A Shape-tastic Scavenger Hunt

Get ready for a shape-tastic adventure using the "I Know My Shapes" page from your Milleli Busy Board! Pack the shapes into the pocket and embark on a journey to spot as many matching shapes as you can find. Challenge your little ones to identify shapes in the world around them, turning the landscape into an interactive learning playground. Who knew learning shapes could be this exhilarating?

5 - Motor Skills for Fun: A Race to the Finish Line

Unleash the ultimate test of dexterity and coordination with the Motor Skills for Fun game on your Milleli Busy Board! Enjoy 15 fine-motor activities and compete to see who can buckle and button up the fastest, including shoelaces and hair braids for an added twist.

For the younger ones, encourage a sense of achievement by starting with the easier buckles. Not only is this game a load of fun, but it also enhances fine motor skills and fosters a sense of accomplishment in the little ones.


With your Milleli Busy Board as your trusty co-pilot, every family road trip transforms into a thrilling educational escapade. From mastering phonics and numbers to honing fine motor skills and shape recognition, the possibilities for fun and learning are endless. So, buckle up, pack your Milleli Busy Board, and get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey filled with laughter, learning, and cherished family moments. Remember, the journey is part of the adventure!

Don't forget to share your own game ideas and #millelimoments @milleli_official and let us know how you're enjoying your road trip with Milleli Busy Board! So, buckle up, hit the road, and let the learning fun begin!

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