*first published in 2022

With Christmas just around the corner, we’ve put together a list of our favourite travel-themed gifts for kids to make this year’s Christmas Shopping just that little bit easier.

Everything in this collection has been tried, tested & loved by travelling families, our team and thousands of customers all over Australia.

With a great range of products available, there’s sure to be something here for every little traveller – all thoughtfully curated with fun and adventure in mind.

(If you are looking for Awesome gifts for the Grown Ups – click here)

For Kids

  1. Travel Journal (Australian Made) – This is a Travel Journal that you & your children will cherish for years to come.  Designed for ALL types of travelling adventures and proudly developed and printed in regional Victoria.

2. Spotto Books (Australian Made) – Keep Spotto Books in the car to use on road trips, holidays and short car rides to help time fly. They are filled with images of animals, plants, objects, vehicles, locations and random things that you mark off when you see them. Spotto Books keep passengers entertained for hours and they reduce backseat bickering, creating a pleasant drive. These travel books educate, entertain and inspire kids, while starting conversations on long drives.

3. Sandpal Sandcastle Builders Kit – A compact bag of tools to make the ultimate sand castle! Or Snow Castle…or Mud Castle… Let the games begin…

4. Adventurer’s Value Pack – Calling all Adventurers! We’ve put together a value pack filled with our most popular Kids Travel products – including our Award winning Australian Made Travel Journal. All items are also available separately.

5. Tiger Tribe Magic Painting World – Watch as your little ones become magical artists with our best-selling Magic Painting World. Simply fill your magic paintbrush with water and reveal the gorgeous illustrations brought to life with every brushstroke. Let the painting dry and the picture returns to white, hiding the magic world, only to be revealed the next time you play with water. A great portable activity to take with you on your travels.

Tiger Tribe are an Aussie company that specialise in Portable Play, activity sets that are perfect for travelling adventures and when you are on the go. Check out all the gorgeous sets from Tiger Tribe here…

6. Frank Green Drink Bottles – Frank Green exists to create sustainable solutions to the single-use plastic problem. They make beautifully designed and innovative products that people love to use, over and over and over again. Heaps of colours available. We’ve now also got bumpers to protect the bases as well as cup holder expanders so they fit in your car!

7. Adventurer’s Binoculars – For budding birdwatchers and junior secret agents. A good quality introductory set of lightweight and robust binoculars with a stout canvas carry case to wear on your belt. Also available – Adventurers headlight and compass!

8. Silicone Beach Bucket Set with Australian Animal Moulds – This Silicone Beach Bucket Set ticks all the boxes! Australian Animals, awesome quality and from another Aussie business.  The kids will LOVE playing with this set at the beach, in the sand pit, at the snow, in the bath or in the dirt… You can also use the moulds for a heap of other uses too – including baking cookies!

9. Hey Doodle Silicone Mats – HeyDoodle is a range of eco-conscious products with the aim of fostering a creative and educational outlet. Reusable colour-in silicone placemats for hours of doodling fun.

10. My Parents Bought A Caravan & We Live in a Caravan are very special books written by families who have lived and breathed the nomad lifestyle – The book We Live in a Caravan is a very special book, filled with rhyming stories & uplifting messages all about travelling around Australia.  A wonderful read for the whole family. The book My Parents bought a Caravan is a story of adventure, mishaps, resilience and family togetherness. A must read for every family travelling Australia in a Caravan or Motorhome.

11. Games Galore! With so many games and puzzles in stock, you’re sure to find something guaranteed to provide hours of entertainment for the whole family – perfect for those rainy days at camp.

12. STEAL is fast, furious, & hilariously competitive – We saw it being played at the Toy Fair and absolutely loved it! it is the simplest game to learn…but possibly the most infuriating and addictive game you will ever play. It comes in a handy pocketable bag so you can play it anywhere, which makes it perfect for travelling kids!

13. Do they love their Art & Craft? Shop the full range including sensory activities, here.

14. Klipsta Hat Clips –   Australian Made, super practical, awesome quality & design! 

Fantastic for travelling, school bags, trips to the beach – a wonderful gift for a loved one or yourself!

15. Family Quiz Book – Finally a family quiz book for ALL the family to play together. With over 250 Pages of Quiz questions, this Australian made family quiz book will get the whole family involved while playing on an even playing field. Great for the car, holidays or a rainy afternoon at home.

16. CARD GAMES – We have one of the largest ranges of Card Games for the whole family! Our favourites are Taco Cat Goat Cheese Pizza, Phase 10 & Sleeping Queens. Check them all out here…

17. Map of Australia Sticker – Grab a sharpie or marker and trace along the roads you have travelled with our Map of Australia Stickers – perfect for outside or inside!  Designed for our Caravanning & Camping Community, many customers are also putting these up on windows, in offices and bedrooms.

18. Natural Citronella Patches – A great stocking stuffer. Keep the mosquitos & midges at bay with these ripper natural patch stickers.  Repellent Insect Stickers are quick and easy to use for the whole family – Stick them anywhere – on your clothes, the pram, your hat, furniture… Check out all our repellent products here.

19. Needoh by Schylling – The Groovy Glob of gratifying goo, this ultimate stress ball will help you mellow out and find inner peace, tranquility and calm mindfulness! Feeling stressed and on edge? You knead NeeDoh. Give it a squeeze, a squish, a pull or a smush. It’ll soothe your soul and get you feeling groovy fast! Heaps of different characters to choose from!

20. Flexilight Reading Light & Bookmark – A reading light for your book that doubles as a bookmark! WINNER… Great for all ages! Six different designs available.

And that’s not all. Click here to check out lots more gift ideas especially for kids!

THANK YOU so much for supporting our Aussie family run business in regional Victoria – it means the world to us.

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