Zig Zag City Guides help young travelers explore popular destinations via illustrated cards filled with fascinating facts, fun activities, quizzes, maps, and more, all tucked into a neat packable box. Cities includes: Rome, Paris, San Francisco, New York, and now, London ($24, zigzagcityguides.bigcartel.com).
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Embedded with magnets to keep towers for tipping, Tegu’s 8-piece pocket wooden block set turns airplane trays, hotel desks and brasserie tables into creative hot spots ($25, giggle.com).
Lush’s “FUN” kits turn bland hotel baths into bubbly bliss—without taking up excess space in the Dopp kit. Each scented bar does quadruple duty as soap, shampoo, bubble bath and a Play-Doh like bath toy. The new FUN Snakes and Ladders kit is colorful new edition to the line, but winter lovers may prefer to just build a Snowman ($7 each at lushusa.com).
The Company Store’s whimsical Bon Voyage neck pillows provide comfort and company to tiny travelers. Each of the five charming characters (including Pony, shown) comes decorated with appliqués and embroidery for a homespun appeal ($49, thecompanystore.com).
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No need to awaken the force! Pottery Barn Kids’s Star Wars-themed luggage easily rolls from home to holiday destinations on earth and throughout the galaxy. Available in large and small, it is (from $109.50, potterybarnkids.com).
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