Collector Car Appreciation Day Activity Page

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We have curated some fun additions for your Collector Car Appreciation Day!

Here are some things you can do to help plan your Collector Car Appreciation Day!

Games & Activities that need little to nothing!

  • Take a Destination Drive / Scenery Drive and see if you spot any classic cars on the way! Local classic car clubs tend to post online about meeting up in public places like Sonic Drive-Ins – they are fairly easy to find!
  • Take a virtual car museum tour! This piece has links to some of the best!

Conversation Starters for your 1-on-1s

These are great for conversations, or writing prompts! (You can even send written answers into the Resident Tales and have your residents see their writing in print!)

  • Do you remember your favorite car a family member had? What was it?
  • What was your first car?
  • Who taught you to drive?
  • Did you ever name your car?  If so, what and why?
  • How many cars have you owned in your lifetime?  Which one was your favorite?
  • What do you think cars will look like in the future?

Classic Car Videos

We have curated a great list of classic car videos here!

Car & Driving Movies to Watch

  • Grand Prix (1966)
  • Bullitt (1968)
  • The Italian Job (1969, 2003)
  • Duel (1971)
  • Two Lane Blacktop (1971)
  • Vanishing Point (1971)
  • Smokey & the Bandit (1977)
  • The Driver (1978)
  • The Blues Brothers (1980)
  • The Cannonball Run (1981)
  • Days of Thunder (1990)
  • Ronin (1998)
  • The Cars Movies (2006-2017)
  • Baby Driver  (2017)
  • Ford V Ferrari (2019)

Car & Driving Songs for Your Playlist

Of course, we have our own playlist to put on your TV!

  • “See The U.S.A. In Your Chevrolet” by Dinah Shore
  • “Riding in my car (Car Song)” by Woody Guthrie
  • “Rocket 88” by Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats/ Ike Turner and the Kings of Rhythm
  • “Hot Rod Lincoln” by Charlie Ryan
  • “Maybellene” by Chuck Berry
  • “(Get Your Kicks On) Route 66,” by Nat King Cole
  • “Brand New Cadillac” by Vince Taylor & His Playboys
  • “409” by The Beach Boys
  • “Hey Little Cobra” by The Rip Chords
  • “Drive My Car” by The Beatles
  • “Highway 61 Revisited” by Bob Dylan
  • “King of the Road” by Roger Miller
  • “Mustang Sally” by Wilson Pickett
  • “Born to be Wild” by Steppenwolf
  • “Mercedes Benz” by Janis Joplin
  • “Take Me Home, Country Roads” by John Denver
  • “Rockin’ Down the Highway” by The Doobie Brothers
  • “Greased Lightnin’” by John Travolta
  • “Cruisin’” by Smokey Robinson
  • “On the Road Again” by Willie Nelson
  • “Freeway of Love” by Aretha Franklin

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