"Car rides can be a blast with...retro travel games!"

Magnetic Hangman

Liz Vaccariello says: "How do we spell fun? Play Magnetic Hangman for hours, then store it away in its zippered tin."

$10, magneticpoetry.com


Hungry Hungry Hippo

Liz Vaccariello says: "See which Hungry Hungry Hippo gobbles up time and balls fastest!"

$6, hasbrotoyshop.com

hungry hungry hippo

Connect 4

Liz Vaccariello says: "They'll line up for a turn to play Connect 4!"

$6, hasbrotoyshop.com

connect four

Ticket Invitations

Liz Vaccariello says: "Custom invites look like concert tix!"

$1.70 and up, specialeventticketing.com


iPad Cover

Liz Vaccariello says: "An Etch A Sketch-inspired shell looks like the original toy!"

$46, fredflare.com

etch a sketch

Apple Door Stopper

Liz Vaccariello says: " Oversize and stuffed with marble chips by Cupcakes + Cartwheels."

$20, 800-896-7266 for stores


Ice-Pop Soaps

Liz Vaccariello says: "Kids will love sudsing up with glycerine soapsicles."

$9, spoonsisters.com


Dry-Erase Magnets

Liz Vaccariello says: "Add funny messages to artwork on the fridge!"

$6 for 3, umbra.com


LP Cutting Board

Liz Vaccariello says: "The glass work surface is odor- and stain-resistant."

$25, josephjoseph.com

etc_6_350 record

Tapered Candles

Liz Vaccariello says: "Make a wish over 15-inch long candles."

$28 for 12, oliveandcocoa.com


Luggage Tags

Liz Vaccariello says: "Critter labels help your bag stand out."

$8 each, containerstore.com

luggage tags