Keep Kids Occupied on Road Trips with the Road Trip Bingo App

Keep Kids Occupied on Road Trips with the Road Trip Bingo App

The constant bathroom, stops, the sibling fighting, the obligatory wailing of “Are we there yet.” It makes you just want to forgo the summer road trip and stay home. But Road Trip Bingo App may have you packing up the family to head across the country.

If you’ve got an iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch, the Road Trip Bingo app may keep you sane this summer. Think of a regular bingo board, but instead of letters and numbers, it features travel icon. And just like regular bingo, the name of the game is to mark off squares until you get five in a row – up, down, across or diagonally.

Road Trip Bingo’s squares feature things you’d typically see on a road trip, so when you see one of the items, you just touch the screen (it marks it off with a purple dot). Just a few of the things to keep an eye out for include cows, trucks, various street signs and bicycles.

If two people are playing, the iPad screen is split into two boards, so you play simultaneously. When you’ve finally reached bingo, the app selects the winner and shuffles though the icons to give you a new board.

The Road Trip Bingo app costs 99 cents in the iTunes App Store (a small price to pay for your sanity, right?).

[Source: Consumer Reports]