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7 Gifts For The Traveling Parent In Your Life: A Guide

By DeAnna Taylor

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Christmas is right around the corner and now is the perfect time to figure out what to get for your favorite people.

 

Check out this holiday gift guide for the traveling parents in your life.

 

Related: Southwest Airlines Now Offers In-Flight Entertainment For Free.

 

Educational Gifts

It is essential for the traveling parent to educate their children about the world and various cultures, these gifts will help to do exactly that.

 

Shifu Orboot: Smart Augmented Reality Globe Orboot is reinventing globes today, helping kids bring the world around them to life.  Using Orboot and the connected mobile app, kids can explore different cultures, inventions, monuments, natural wonders, cuisines, and weather. It costs $49.95 and is best for ages 5 and up.

 

Photo courtesy of Play Shifu

 

Kids Interactive World Map Learning becomes fun with the interactive talking world map. It is the same as an interactive globe for kids, except it lays flat and is push-to-talk. There are more than 1,000 educational audio facts and quizzes about 92 countries of the world to provide hours of fun for your children. It retails for $59.99.


Photo via Amazon.com

 

When In Rome: Voice Trivia Game This travel trivia game brings fun for the whole family. Test your knowledge after you come back from a trip. Amazon’s Alexa is your game host as you are quizzed on languages, food and drink, and even strange things from different countries.

Photo courtesy of Voice Originals

 

Gifts To Be Used While Traveling

Traveling can be very stressful for any parent, no matter how many times they’ve traveled with kids. These items will help to relieve some of that stress for the traveling parent.

 

Related: Meet The Andersons: This Family Is Traveling The World To Track Their Lineage

 

Kids Bento Box With Spoon Help to keep the “I’m hungry” meltdowns to a minimum with this kid-friendly bento box. Parents can pack their kid’s favorite snacks and have them handy for traveling. Retail price is $17.99.

 

nabi DreamTab HD8 Tablet Kids today function off of readily available technology. Help the traveling parent in your life to keep their children occupied with this tablet. It will bring peace of mind for the parent. Retail price is $99.99.

 

Photo via Amazon.com

 

Gifts That Ensure Safety While Traveling

When traveling with small children or children in general, parents have to be extra cautious to ensure their children are safe at all times.

 

GO Compact First Aid Kit You can never be too prepared with kids. This 85-piece kit provides nearly everything needed while on the go. Retail price is $11.27.

 

Wrist link This wrist link will help prevent wandering children. As any parent knows, children can get into things in the blink of an eye. Help keep the kids close while you’re on the go, especially in crowded places. Retail price is $19.99 plus shipping.

 

Photo via Amazon.com

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DeAnna Taylor

DeAnna Taylor is a criminal defense Attorney turned travel writer. The Charlotte native recently completed one year abroad working as an English teacher in South Korea. Her hobbies include fitness, traveling to new countries, and trying new foods.

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