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Gifts For Kids Who Love To Travel

Christmas is just around the corner and if you’re keen travellers or you know a jetsetting family this post is the inspiration for travel-friendly gifts for the mini globetrotter. It’s very much a list of some of my favourite travel gifts for kids that are perfect for any time of year so whether you are looking for gift ideas for kids birthdays or you are stuck for Christmas be sure to check out some of these practical and affordable travel gift ideas for children.

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Gift ideas for kids!

Activity Sets

activity case in a box and outside of the box with pencils and paper

Featuring a foldable easel and organiser pockets filled with the Pipity stationery set, this activity set perfect for your hand luggage & is easy to use in a car, plane, train or caravan!

Educational Travel Gifts For Kids

globe on a base with instructions

Packed with 19 activities in both English and French, and hours of informative audio content, this globe gives your child endless educational entertainment with amazing facts about planet Earth!

mother and son scratching off part of the world on the map

Fun concept map for children allowing visited destinations to be scratched off, revealing a detailed up-to-date world map underneath.

picture of a canvas on a white wall above brightly coloured animals on a sideboard in what is likely. a playroom

This ready-to-hang canvas print of this fun and exciting artwork would be a perfect addition to any young child’s bedroom or playroom. An original and interesting gift for the kids to help them learn about the world.

picture of the front of the travel book by lonely planet kids

Loaded with thousands of amazing facts on wildlife, how people live, sports, hideous and mouthwatering food, festivals and a wide range of other quirky insights on every page. Every single country gets its own dedicated page, and a mix of photography and beautiful illustrations brings each land to life. Perfect for keeping explorers aged 8 years and up entertained on the road.

Personalised Gifts For children

two brown books with crayons alongside and personalisation 'harry's cuban adventure' and 'Chloe's Spanish adventure' in blue and red

This personalised kids travel journal is the perfect travel companion to help keep them entertained!

With a classic globe print and the name of your choice, this notebook will soon become a prized possession full of your amazing travel memories and will be taken with you to every country you travel to or as a great memento of a place that holds a special place in your heart.

black zip bag with small toys and crayons peering out of the top with personalisation 'Olivers in flight entertainment'

Personalised In Flight Entertainment Bag is perfect for storing their In Flight Entertainment and keeping it all within reach.

Fill it with toys, snacks, colouring and anything else you’ve planned to keep them busy in the air.

picture of a black and white bottom with a pant and 'noah' personalised on the side

These personalised travel mugs not only look super cute but they will also keep favourite hot drinks warm , cool drinks cool and spill-free in style!

Travel AcCessories

lady under water in yellow goggles holding star fish with the blue water proof camera in forefront of the picture

This waterproof camera has the advantage of being like a normal camera, but the ability to go underwater 3FT for about one hour! It can also be used as a sports action camera and is perfect for taking to the beach, water parks or other underwater vacations too!

hand luggage case with a picture of an owl and scooter built in

This way, travelling is much more fun! 2 in 1: case and scooter that is easily stored. Hand luggage size. Capacity: 21 L. Perfect for travelling with small children plus lots of space for the basics too!

box with an umbrella inside with example paintings on the outside

Brighten up your rainy days with this unique umbrella design project. Create a beautiful masterpiece which everyone can admire. Suitable for Age 5+

rose gold wireless earphones along side the black with rose gold writing protective case

Wireless & Wired Function: This wireless over ear headphones (available in numerous colours) are compatible with all Bluetooth or 3.5mm plug cable enabled devices and come with a protective case too!

There is more travel gift inspiration for all ages in my Travel Shop.
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  • Angie Silver 29th November 2019 at 9:09 am

    I’ll remember these for future presents for Oscar!

    • Sima Sthanakiya 29th November 2019 at 2:04 pm

      He’ll need them all! x

  • Emma @ Adventures of a London Kiwi 3rd December 2019 at 3:29 pm

    My nephews are gonna love the results of this list!

    • Sima Sthanakiya 3rd December 2019 at 11:09 pm

      Lucky nephews!

  • Cassie Mayers 10th December 2019 at 1:27 pm

    My daughter spotted the globe in the toy store the other day and was fascinated with it and learning about where all the counties are.

  • Nina Louise 10th December 2019 at 4:01 pm

    I love the idea of giving kids a little kit of things to keep then occupied on long journeys – what a brilliant suggestion!

  • Samantha Donnelly 10th December 2019 at 4:26 pm

    What great gift ideas, I love the case with a scooter what a great idea and the globe as well x

  • Sarah | Boo Roo and Tigger Too 10th December 2019 at 5:46 pm

    I’m loving all of these ideas, so difficult to say which is my favourite. Although I do love the idea of the scratch-off map

  • Jenni 10th December 2019 at 8:18 pm

    Oh these look amazing, they are all so cute! I know that my daughter would them all, especially the umbrella – I love it!

  • Brianne Tursi Manz 10th December 2019 at 9:55 pm

    These are some gift ideas that covers a wide range of kids. Our kids love to travel, so the educational gifts are perfect.

    • Sima Sthanakiya 11th December 2019 at 8:23 pm

      Yeah, something for everyone!

  • Rhian westbury 11th December 2019 at 7:16 am

    The travel map is really cool as it’s a nice way of teaching kids early on where places are in the world x

    • Sima Sthanakiya 11th December 2019 at 8:22 pm

      Yeah, I love it too. Keeps them inquisitive.

  • Rebecca Smith 11th December 2019 at 9:58 pm

    My kids love to travel – we have a globe already but Jack would love the scratch map as it’s so cool! I may also have to get him the My Travel Book for the next time we go away.

  • Elizabeth Williams 11th December 2019 at 10:11 pm

    Great selection of gifts for travel loving kids. My son would love the globe. I think the travel map is great too.

  • Jess Howliston 12th December 2019 at 10:23 am

    Great suggestions! I always try to buy a few activity and craft sets for the kids as I know they are something they will enjoy doing over the year! Love the scooter with the case on it too though, that looks both fun AND practical!

  • Lauretta At Home and Horizon 12th December 2019 at 5:19 pm

    Awesome! The personalized kids travel journal is great. It will keep the kids entertained and keep them busy while travelling.

    • Sima Sthanakiya 13th December 2019 at 8:44 pm

      The plan when travelling with kids, right?

  • Katie 13th December 2019 at 8:51 am

    Such a great gift guide, I love that suitcase scooter!

    Katie xoxo

    • Sima Sthanakiya 13th December 2019 at 8:44 pm

      Thank you. Life saver that one.

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