Road trips tend to get boring for children, especially when the scenery stays constant for long stretches. To avoid those “are we there yet?” moments, pack some travel-sized games. These not only help to keep the young ones entertained, but are also designed to withstand the rigours of a drive.
Rory’s Story Cubes Voyages
Encourage your child to exercise his imagination and creativity with this pocket-sized game. Contained within it are nine cubes that aim to inspire stories of adventure. Roll the cubes, gaze at the images and conjure up amazing tales of epic adventures across perilous mountains, journeys across forbidden deserts and more. Housed in a compact box, it’s perfect to cart along on your travels.
People of all ages will have a blast playing this super-fun word game. It requires players to put their eyes and ears to the test as they decipher funny puzzles made up of words and pictures. Keep repeating the words on the card until you get hear the right phrase! Recommended for children aged 10 and above.
Travel Scrabble UK
This classic word game is now available for people on the go. Its compact design allows you to play it anywhere — on camping trips, car rides, trains, planes and even on mountaintops! The Travel Scrabble game features the classic playing board with a grid that keeps the tiles in place as you play.
This is a simple pattern-recognition game that tests the reaction speed and observational skills of players. It includes cards in a circular tin — great for travelling. Each card has a number of objects on it, with every card having one common object with another. Players must quickly identify which object two cards have in common. Available in ‘Numbers & Shapes’ and ‘Alphabets’ versions, this fast-paced game is perfect for kids to play in the back seat of the car.
Toys featured above are available at:
10 Jalan Serene
#02-09/10/11/16A Serene Centre
Geoforme Magnetic Tangram Set
This wonderful educational game encourages players to consider shapes from a variety of angles and observations. Players have to recreate the pictures on the challenge card with the tangram pieces provided. They can also do away with the cards and fulfill their own imagination. The game comes ina wooden magnetic snap-top carry case for portability and easy handling after play.
Toy featured above is available at:
The Better Toy Store
290 Orchard Road