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When the boredom kicks in these mini-playsets will come to the rescue!

Long car journeys and rainy days have one thing in common, the ability to drive the kids cuckoo with cabin fever.

These mini-playsets are a great way to keep the "are we there yet?" questions at bay when the  car ride is feeling a bit long or when the rain has been bucketing down for days and the cabin fever is fraying the edges of your sanity.

Even better, if your kids are old enough, they can help make these to wile away the time:

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