Get Excited for Summer Travel with Lonely Planet Kids

Lonely Planet Kids does it again! We review new and great travel books to keep kids entertained and happy on the road or in the air.

We’re revving up for summer travel season! There’s nothing quite like travel planning books and maps to help kids (and adults) get excited about future family travel adventures. Our latest Lonely Planet Book giveaway will help your little travellers learn and get pumped about their future travel destinations

Researching and planning family trips creates excitement and that anticipation creates happiness. One can’t argue with creating happy children, and My Family Travel Map will have your busy explorers stickering up a storm on the books’ enclosed (and detachable) world travel map.

Lonely Planet Kids does it again! We review new and great travel books to keep kids entertained and happy on the road or in the air.

My Family Travel Map

Beware, this super-interactive sticker book will fuel wanderlust – with the bonus of world geography knowledge – in your child. The book features a detachable world map, and loads of stickers for kids to mark where they live, where they’ve been, and where they want to go. There are additional stickers for transportation, weather, and friends and family to personalize and customize the wall-friendly map.

My Family Travel Map also has interesting factoids about each country on the map. Did you know that Canada has more than two million bodies of water? Neither did I! This is the perfect book for any child interested in learning more about the world around them. Bonus: it’s a great and fun way for families to work on their travel plans together.

Lonely Planet Kids does it again! We review new and great travel books to keep kids entertained and happy on the road or in the air.

Boredom Busters

Now that your kids have packed their bags and are ready to go, how will you keep them entertained in the car or on the road? Lonely Planet Kids’ Boredom Busters is the solution to the dreaded ‘are we there yet‘ whine (call?) of the bored, backseat boys and girls. This ‘games for the road’ softcover book is stuffed with games for solitary or sibling play, including alphabet, imagination games, quiet mind games, even candy solitaire (candy supplies not included). There’s lots of opportunity for adults to chime in on the fun too, and wouldn’t it be nice to tear the kids from their screens from time to time? YES!

Lonely Planet Kids does it again! We review new and great travel books to keep kids entertained and happy on the road or in the air.

Lonely Planet Book Giveaway

Now for the fun part! It’s your turn to enter to win these two wonderful titles from Lonely Planet Kids. All YOU have to do is leave a comment below OR on our Facebook page, telling us where you’re travelling this summer. See, so easy!

You must comment by 12:00 PM PDT, June 15th, 2016. Prize winner will be notified by June 16th via email and social media.

The Fine Print: This Lonely Planet Books Giveaway is only open to Canadian residents (sorry American friends!). The winner will be chosen at random by Random.org. Prize fulfillment will be provided by Raincoast Books. The Travelling Mom thanks Lonely Planet and Raincoast Books for sponsoring this giveaway.  

Photos: C. Laroye

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