If a child is kept busy while traveling, he will be less restless and the ride will be more fun for everyone.
- Explain car safety (why we use seat belts).
- Play games - counting animals or cars.
- Sing songs.
- Talk about what is heard on the radio.
- Talk about where you are going and what you will do when you get there.
- Give books to the child to look at or read.
- Point out unfamiliar objects to the child. ("Look at the sheep.")