Here are some wonderful recommendations for books and activities that children (and even adults) can enjoy while traveling.  The list ranges from books that will keep children busy while on the road to books that can educate them on what they may see when visiting new places.

100 Things for Little Children to Do on a Trip

These wipe-clean cards include puzzles, drawing activities, mazes, and items to find.  With a variety of activities, these cards will keep kids busy while on the go. Recommended for ages 6+

First Sticker Book Museums

The First Sticker Books Museums offers children a great introduction to what they can expect to see at different museums.  These sticker books encourage children to use their imagination as they fill a scene with stickers and create their own story. Recommended for ages 4+

Baby’s Very First Little Library

For those traveling with an infant, Baby’s Very First Little Library is the perfect book collection for on the go.  These books are small enough to fit into the palm of your hand, meaning baby can easily hold them and they will not take up much room in your luggage!  Topics include animals, colors, mealtime, and bedtime.

Look Inside an Airport

If your family is traveling by plane then Look Inside an Airport is a great book that can help kids learn more about what to expect while at the airport.  This book features interactive flaps that keep kids engaged as they read.  While waiting to board your plane it could be fun to have your kids find what they see in the book as they look around the airport.  Recommended for ages 3+

Travel Activity Pad

The Travel Activity Pad has over 200 pages of puzzles that will keep the whole family entertained.  The sheets can tear out so no fighting over the book! Recommended for ages 6+

Pocket Books: Cities of the World

Cities of the World offers tidbits of information on over 100 cities and colorful photographs.  Fun for children and adults interested in learning a few facts and statistics about the places you are visiting.  It’s small size makes it easy to carry anywhere you travel to!  Recommended for ages 6+

For more books and activities that you can bring along when traveling or that may help prepare your kids for the next family trip visit my Usborne Books & More website.