1. Road trips can take a long time! Check out these ideas for fun things to keep you busy while you travel!
2. Build your own road with painter’s tape! Ask an adult if you can have some painter’s tape to stick to the floor! Make sure your road has twists and turns to make it more fun. When you are done, grab some toy cars and go on an adventure!
3. Of course, we think the best thing to do on any road trip is to listen to WhoSmarted? in the car! (We might be biased though…)
Did you know there are approximately 4 million miles of roads in the United States? That’s a lot of roads you can drive, bike or scooter on. But it’s also a lot of roads that need to be maintained and taken care of. You’ve probably been caught in traffic due to construction — but what does fixing a road entail? What are potholes and how do they happen? What are roads made of? And who came up with the idea for paved roads in the first place?
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