National Geographic has been around for many of years giving us the knowledge of geographic world. With the curiosity of the young mind it is important to educate them with the facts of the world. National Geographic Kids can give that knowledge to kids with their books that incorporate being fun and educational. Let’s take a journey around the world through National Geographic Kids books and explore animals, space, places, and life events.
Traveling? Try these 5 Boredom Busters Activity Books to keep kids busy!
Funny FillIn: My Amusement Park Adventure – Kids can fill in the blanks telling their own story of their Amusement Park Adventure. The illustrations are colorful with laugh-out-loud pages while creating a new world by writing a wild and wacky story.
Funny FillIn: My Rain Forest Adventure – Explore the rain forest on a an adventure created by YOU. This adventure is fun and informative as you learn what animals are in the rain forest and what sounds they make.
Quiz Whiz 5 – Questions, questions, and more questions. Quiz the family with 1,000 more fun, fascinating, and funny quiz questions. This is one great way to pass time while traveling in the car.
Just Joking Animal Riddles – Authored by none other than the former U.S. Children’s Poet Laureate, J. Patrick Lewis, this collection of animal-focused jokes and riddles will keep kids reading, rhyming, and laughing like a hyena. The Just Joking series has wowed the kid crowd, and now Just Joking: Animal Riddles delivers 150 hilarious and puzzling riddles all about animals, guaranteed to tickle the funny bone of kids everywhere!
Sharks Sticker Activity Book – Plenty of stickers to keep kids busy in this shark-tastic sticker and activity book. This activity book is filled with mazes, spelling and pattern games, drawing activities, shark facts, and more.
Africa & Asia
Mission: Elephant Rescue – Kids can get excited about saving the elephants with these amazing photos taken of the elephants and stories. See the real-life challenges the elephants face and learn about their habitats.
National Geographic Kids Pope Francis– Meet Pope Francis. Born Jorge Mario Bergoglio in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Pope Francis is the first Pope from the Americas. He’s also the first Pope to replace a living one! Kids can learn facts, the future, firsts, and more about the Pope.
Buzz’s Aldrin’s Welcome to Mars – Kids are always excited to learn about space and the planets. The amazing hero-astronaut Buzz Aldrin will teach kids about Mars and the future of the planet.
A Friend for Lakota – The Emmy-winning Jim & Jamie Dutcher had the unique experience of living in a tented camp in Idaho’s Sawtooth Mountains among a pack of wolves, observing and documenting rarely seen social behavior, including bullying. This book is a sweet tale of Lakota, the shy wolf pup, who was growing up as the lowest-ranked and frequently picked-on member of a wolf pack. Go through the journey of the challenges Lakota faces and the strengths.
Don’t worry if can’t travel to these locations, you can spot the animals listed above at your local zoo. And you can read about the events, places, and more through National Geographic Kids books.
Disclosure: I was given the books featured in this post as I am a National Geographic Kids Insider. All opinions are my own.