If you’re heading out on the road for your upcoming family holiday, then keeping the kids happy and occupied in the car is almost certainly going to be at the top of your list.

So, to make your life a little easier, I’ve taken a look around the amazingly inspirational website that is Pinterest, and found some really great tips, tricks and ideas for keeping your children occupied in the car.

A great idea for recycling old DVD cases! 

Source: tipjunkie.com via Shara from on Pinterest

Use Zip Lock bags to get organised. Having one for each child is a great idea!

Source: bhg.com via Shara from on Pinterest


Recycle old mint tins and re-use them as mini magnetic alphabet sets – You can buy printable magnetic sheets from places such as ebay or officeworks


Use a shoe storer as a simple seat organiser that can hold lots of goodies


Marshmallows and toothpicks, fun and yummy


Baking tray, printed activities and magnets, lots of fun!


Playdough in Balloons, fun without the mess in the car!