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Classic Pen and Paper Games for Travel

Trying to keep kids entertained while traveling can be challenging. Especially if the battery for their electronic devices dies or there is no Wifi or data reception at your travel destination.

Be prepared with these classic pen and paper games that are the perfect travel activity for kids and adults!

Not only do these old-school pen and paper games challenge the mind and make you think, they are easy to print, as well.

Which means you can print off several pages to tuck in your purse, backpack or luggage and they won’t take up any room. Unlike that tablet that you have to bring along!

These printable games are excellent to have in your purse for other boredom-busting moments such as:

  • Waiting for food at a restaurant
  • Stuck in traffic
  • Waiting in any line

Helpful Tips

  • Print off multiple copies of each game. You never know when you will need them. Plus, your kids might beg you for more games and you won’t be able to find a printer easily while on vacation.
  • You can print each game and then laminate the game sheet to reuse multiple times. Just bring a reusable dry-erase marker and a tissue or rag to wipe off the marker.
  • Colored pens and markers make these games even more fun to play. Each person can have a color that is their own.

Best Pen and Paper Games for Travel

Our Old School Pen and Paper Games activity pack is the perfect combination of analog games that just require a pencil and paper!

This free download includes the following 4 printable games:

  • Tic Tac Toe
  • Dots and Boxes
  • Battleship Wars
  • Categories

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Each game can be printed as many times as you would like! Be sure to print enough for everyone to enjoy!

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