Traveling as a family is becoming more and more common today. And let’s face it, kids have different needs and interests than adults. Here are ten useful gift ideas for your young travelers. This list has items your kids can use either on vacations or to inspire them to explore the world. This post contains links from a trusted partner. Thank you for supporting Wagon Pilot Adventures.
#1 American Tourister Captain America Luggage
Superheroes are everything today and what kid wouldn’t want their own hero luggage? Who am I kidding? I may have to replace my own set with this sweet Captain America suitcase from American Tourister. Not only does it look great, but it will surely stand out on the airport conveyor. Available from eBags.
#2 Pack This! Notepad
Tired of reminding your kids what to pack for a trip? Problem solved with this packing list notepad. Clear and easy to use for any length of trip. I keep the This Week version on my desk so I can keep track of all the projects I need to get done. Available from Amazon.
#3 Kids Travel Journal
Taking a trip? Going on vacation? Great! Use this journal to keep a record of everything! Kids will find plenty of free space to write or draw whatever they want, but they’ll also enjoy the fun and varied travel activities and prompts throughout. Available from Amazon.
#4 National Geographic Kids Road Atlas of the USA
Kids will have fun learning about every U.S. state in this amazing atlas, packed with maps, stats, facts, and pictures. National Geographic’s world-renowned cartographers have paired up with education experts to create maps of the USA, which pinpoint the physical features, capitals, and towns and cities of each state. Discover the latest data and trends along with colorful photography of each state and the people who live there. Available from Amazon.
#5 Hydrobot Hydration Spray Bottle
The Hydrobot Hydration Spray Bottle is 1000 ml of controlled pressure, with three settings. This means that the water bottle can function as a shower, a mister, and a water gun, with a twist of the nozzle. Comes in handy for all sorts of uses while camping or playing sports. Available from Think Geek.
#6 Cozy Kids Fleece Headband with Headphones
The headband is soft and washable, and the ultra-thin speakers are limited to 90 db to protect little ears. No earbuds sticking in the ear, or bulky headphones that don’t really fit. Can also be pulled down over the eyes as a sleep mask for a worry free nap. Also great for sensory issues while traveling in crowded or loud areas. Available in several styles from Amazon.
#7 3-in-1 USB Cable
Both kids and adults who travel often know all too well the challenges of keeping their devices charged. This handy cable will allow you to charge multiple items, or at least have the proper connection for your device. USB 3 in 1 Cable is made of extra strong durable materials and nylon braided with aluminum. Fast charge 5V/3A(Three devices total) technology and allows you to charge or sync your phone with your computer quick and easy. It has Micro USB and iOS Devices. Works for almost any cellphone, laptop, tablet, and iPad. Available from Amazon.
#8 Battery Backup
Having your own portable battery charging backup is important when traveling to areas with limited or no electrical outlet availability. It can be used for cell phones, tablets, and even accessories like USB powered fans. Choose a unit that has enough capacity for your needs and can charge more than one item at a time. Available from Amazon.
#8 National Geographic Kids Subscription Box
Each month surprises with a mission to rescue an endangered animal in a new part of the world. Box includes curated activities and accessories to complete the adventure. Recommended for ages 5-11. Each box provides 5-10 hours of learning, creativity and pure fun! Available from PLEY.
#10 Little Passports Subscription Box
Give the gift kids and parents love this holiday season with a Little Passports subscription! It’s fun, educational, and it lasts all year long. Choose Early Explorers, World Edition, or USA Edition. Each provides educational and exciting new items, such as state journals or souvenirs from other countries. They have adventures for ages 3 to 12. plus a science version for 9+. Available from Little Passports.