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You are here because you have a little traveler on your hands. A kid who took an interest and liking to observing and wanting to explore the world around them. There is no better way to feed that interest than to give them gifts that will allow them to explore from the comfort of their home or enhance their travel experience. Whatever it is, you will be sure to find it on this list of Must-Have Gifts for Little Travelers.
These are not your average headphones. Not only do they come in fun colors, but they are made especially for children, with three volume settings at safe decibel levels, along with soft and cushiony ear pads. Our daughter brings hers with her everywhere we go. Since the headphones can fold into a smaller, more compact size, it makes it easier for the little ones to carry, especially when placed in the drawstring carry case. You know they (at least mine doesn’t) like to carry anything!
BuddyPhones Inflight is available in four bright colors: Purple, green, blue and pink. It retails for $49.95 on buddyphones.com Get 20% off with code 20PT4BLG
*Boogie Board Magic Sketch
Keeping kids busy during travel is how you make travel with children less stressful. Yes, you can bring a tablet, but sometimes kids need a break from electronic devices. They need to use their imaginations, draw and get creative! The new and improved Boogie Board Magic Sketch with its flexible LCD screen and set of learning stencils: 20 Art, 20 Learning, and 20 Game stencils make it the perfect holiday gift for kids that are always on the go. It’s sleek and lightweight design allow it to be tucked away in a small backpack. Plus, it is kid-proof; you do not have to worry about it becoming damaged from spills or falls.
Boogie Board Magic Sketch retails for $29.95 it is currently on sale at Amazon.com for $24.95.
Your little traveler will absolutely love dressing up as one of the Cabin Crew of one of the most renowned airlines. While wearing the cabin crew uniform they can pretend they are on the next flight across the world. They have a choice between Dubai or any of their South or Southeast Asian stops.
Cabin Crew Uniforms are priced at $63.00, and other accessories like the hat range from $23.00 – $33.00. Uniforms are available on Emirates Airline website.
Trunki Travel Gear
Trunki is the place to go for travel gear for families with little travelers. They have everything from ride-on suitcases ($49.99) for when the kid’s little legs get tired. They also have neck pillows ($14.99), which are not only for plane rides, but also for long car rides during road trips. Don’t you get tired of holding up heads when they fall asleep? All of their items come in cute, fun and colorful designs.
Little Passports Subscription
Little travelers can explore the world from the comfort of their home with a subscription to Little Passports World Edition. With it, your child can explore the world from the comfort of your own home. Each month they will discover a new country, with photos, souvenirs, and activities from their pen pals.
50 Cities of the U.S.A. by Gabrielle Balkan
This colorful and interactive children’s book is perfect for little travelers aged 7 – 10, allowing them to explore the 50 U.S. cities using fact-filled maps of each state. The book also gives ideas of things children should do when visiting each of the 50 cities. Take for instance, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin kids can ride the world’s only polka escalator at the Wisconsin Center.
50 Cities retails for $30/$33 Canada and can be purchased at https://www.quartoknows.com/