When my kids see pictures of places that I've been to - or want to go to - it inspires them to think of places that they want to go. My daughter was learning about aquatic life at school last year and learned about manatees. On her own volition, she looked up where they live and found a river in Florida where you can go and see them.
Guess what? I love wildlife trips and it inspired me! I don't know when we'll get there, but a trip to Florida to swim with manatees is now on our bucket list.
Sometimes, you can't travel (let's say, hypothetically, there's a pandemic;) but the book becomes a portal to that place. A book is always a way to learn more about people, their land, their culture, their beliefs. Here's a path to instilling a love of books, of travel and growing good global citizens!
Table of Contents Books for Kids about:
Road Trip Activity Books
I have to say that I just bought this book and it is ridiculously awesome. There are a ton of new and very creative games to play that require no props.
Brains On! Presents...Road Trip Earth: Explore Our Awesome Planet, From Core to Shore and So Much More by Molly Bloom, Mark Sanchez, et al.
(Hot off the press! This just came out March 1, 2022)
National Parks or Outdoors for Kids
Junior Ranger Activity Book: Puzzles, Games, Facts, and Tons More Fun Inspired by the U.S. National Parks! by National Geographic Kids
Hiking Day by Anne Rockwell (for toddlers)
Different U.S. States for Kids
A Chip Off the Old Block by Jody Jensen Shaffer, illustrated by Daniel Miyares
Different Places and Experiences in the World
The Atlas Obscura's Atlas for the World's Most Adventurous Kid by Dylan Thuras, Rosemary Mosco, et al.
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