Take LOTS of different kids' music.
We listened to kids' tapes nearly the whole time [on a recent 2-week car trip], so it was great to have some that were especially enjoyable by all (my husband generally dislikes kids' songs).
Our favorite tapes:
Raffi, Singable Songs for the Very Young: The song Willoughby Wallaby helped us out tremendously when we were hiking out of Canyon de Chelly and my 4-year-old didn't want to hike any more; we sang Willoughby-Wallaby-everything all the way up! Spider On the Floor entertained my 2-year-old in restaurants; he even sang it himself, looking at the floor as if there WERE a spider :-).
Kids' Songs, and Kids' Song Jubilee, sung by Nancy Cassidy: Her style isn't my favorite, but these tapes have some charming songs (like, I Wanna Be a Dog, and Mama's Soup Surprise) that even adults find hilarious.
Disney Children's Favorites, Vol 1-4: We've had these for a while. I like the singer's voice and the song selection is great. We've heard them about a hundred times, but fortunately we still enjoy them.
We had several others, but these were our favorites. I specifically DON'T care for the Wee Sing tapes we have.
We also had a few tapes of adult-type music, which was barely tolerated by the kids (don't ask me how they can tell the difference, especially with Joan Baez or Linda Ronstadt, but the kids knew that these were not songs they wanted to hear). Ben did enjoy hearing Jean-Michel Jarre's "Rendezvous" while he napped, though. :-)
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I would add Books on Tape or CD found at your local library. These can appeal to children and adults.
XM radio is great for long trips due to the hundreds of stations.
The advantages of having a DVD player in your car is that it will keep children entertained during long and boring car trips. This will stop them annoying and stressing out their parents.
Are you tired of your children asking you if you have arrived at your destination on long trips? Children get antsy when they are cooped up in the car, so just telling them to stop asking will not help. You need to give them something to get their minds off of the amount of time that has gone by. One of the best things that you can do is to give them car games for kids. These games will give them something to do, which can cause them to bond and build tighter relationships. They will have fun and be less impatient.
When you are renting cars in Budapest you can do short day trips with them but you can also do long trips you would just need to notify the car place in which you are renting from of your plans.
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Many cars now come equipped with DVD players to entertain children on car trips. If the children aren't prone to car sickness, this may be a great time to encourage reading by bringing a variety of books along. Other activities that may be less fun for the parents can include sing-alongs or looking games, such as the license plate game.
Please explain what "trips out" is and give us the year, make and model.
If your child is misbehaving in a car, Then a good way to make them behave is to play a game with them, Children tend to get bored on road trips and cause a lot of fuss!
I guess as long as you do not move the cage a lot and let it sleep and have a hiding place too.
Yes, you can drive with children in the car, as long as the children are catored for with seat belts, and correct seating. Drive safely as possible!