Bartalan Földi/ September 15, 2018/ General Article/ 0 comments

Travelling in the car for long distances can be a tricky affair, especially if you’re keeping children or passengers entertained. The novelty of watching the world go by can soon where off if you’ve been sat for hours in the car or stuck in slow congestion. That is why every car journey should include a lap try. If you’ve ever tried to do anything in a moving car, you know it’s not easy and can often end up being rather messy! Here are some things that become much easier when you have a lap tray to lean on:

Arts and crafts – Whether a passenger wants to engage in a crafty hobby to while away the hours or you have kids in the back to entertain, doing any kind of arty or crafty activity becomes a doddle when you have a hard and steady surface to lean on.

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Travelling with children – Set your kids up with a backseat organiser and some supplies to keep them occupied throughout the journey. They will love having their own dedicated space for all their bits and pieces. Include colouring and puzzle books, crayons and felt tips, reading books, paper to draw on, magazines and even a portable DVD player to watch. They can get to work on a Car lap tray from They’ll be having so much fun that they won’t want to reach their destination!

Map reading – Even if you rely on modern GPS, some of us still like to work with an old-fashioned map of where we’re going. Having a surface to lean on will make light work of locating your whereabouts and prevent the hassle of wrestling with unruly folded pages!

Doing crosswords – If you’re an avid puzzler, why not while away the motorway hours by testing your brain with some crosswords. Rather than struggling with trying to balance the book on your knee or thighs, a lap tray will leave you comfortable and able to focus on the puzzling task at hand.

Work – If you can’t take a break from work, then at least do it in comfort. A lap top becomes much more user-friendly and ergonomically improved when risen slightly so we don’t have to hunch over so much to use it. A tray will also prevent your lap from absorbing all the heat from the laptop.

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Breakfast in bed – It’s not just in the car where a lap tray comes in handy. Once you’ve reached your destination, you can take it easy by treating yourself or the driver to a delicious breakfast in bed. Lap trays are also ideal for celebrating special occasions with breakfast in bed, such as anniversaries, birthdays, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day.

TV dinner – If the thought of eating in bed leaves you cold, then why not indulge in a cheeky bite to eat in front of the TV one night? Whilst we know it’s beneficial for families to sit together to eat, there’s no harm in the occasional veg out in front of Saturday night TV with something quick and delicious on a lap tray.

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