Road Signs Reimagined For Parents

There are several road signs which kids as well as adults need to know of.

“Dad, mum… what does that sign mean?”

Out in the car, inquisitive kids often ask about the things they see through the windows. That includes road signs. Many of the standard signs can be puzzling when you’ve not encountered them before, and it’s fun to make up alternative meanings. Here are 20 common road signs, reinterpreted for families. Try some of these with your kids (and then be sure to teach them the real meanings!).

Several road signs that you would come across while driving.

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Written By

Matt Brown

Although originally from the Midlands, and trained as a biochemist, Matt has somehow found himself writing about London for a living. He's a former editor and long-time contributor to and has written several books about the capital. He's also the father of two preschoolers.

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