This CST activities page is about cars and driving. It might be a 'sore' topic for some members who have had their licences revoked, so take care.
Ask members what their first cars were?
Did they pass their driving test first time?
Discuss the joys of driving - freedom, speed, going somewhere nice, getting home.
& the hazards of driving - dangerous drivers, traffic jams, petrol shortages
What is the best car or bus journey members ever took? What was the destination?
Has anyone ever driven, or been a passenger, in a fancy car, such as a limousine or Rolls Royce? What was the occasion?
Complete these well known phrases together ...
Traffic LIGHTS / JAM
Hell for LEATHER
Put the brakes ON
On a collision COURDE
Get the show on the ROAD
Hit the road RUNNING
All roads lead to ROME
Have one for the ROAD
Drink or Learner DRIVER
Hit and RUN
Road HOG / RAGE
Put a spoke in someone’s WHEEL
Drive a hard BARGAIN
Drive someone up the WALL
At a cross-ROADS
The squeaky wheel gets the OIL
Talking of backseat drivers, here is a clip of Maureen from 'Driving School' - https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=497226697714654
'Driving In My Car', Madness - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JYZNSyP9v9M
Who was the lead singer of 'Madness'?
STAR CARS PICTURE QUIZ
Round 1. Real Cars & Famous Drivers
1. Name this famous driver?
2. Name this vehicle?
3. What exam do London Black Cab drivers have to pass?
4. Name the TV show and the drivers/presenters?
5. Name the sport and the drivers?
6. Name this famous driver?
T or F. He is a strict vegan?
7. Which US city has cable cars?
Which island can you see in the background?
8. Name this US nation-wide bus company?
9. Which US city has yellow taxis?
10. SONG. 'Big Yellow Taxi', Joni Mitchell - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2595abcvh2M
Complete this phrase ... "Don't it always seem to go ..."
What did they pave over in this song?
Round 2. Children's TV Cars
11. Name the characters?
12. Name the TV show?
And the characters? (Can anyone do the snigger?)
Here are the opening titles - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-uU6KzAbSTg
13. Name the TV show?
Name the four adults? (Have people do their best "Yaba Daba Doo!")
Here are the opening titles - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uq7noaMwLfg
14. Name the TV show?
And the characters?
Here are the opening titles - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=huPB3T0v_uQ&t=30s