Blank Map of the United States:
Kids can mark where they have visited and make notes about each state.
Include copies of the reproducible pages for map, state, attraction activities. Next, take all of the pages to the copy store and make a spiral bound vacation book for each kid.
This DIY vacation book or road trip book seems like it could be useful and fun for the kids. Having a map that is kid friendly could keep the kids involved with the traveling. Of course, you can include any extra pages that your family may find fun and useful.
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