It’s time, it’s time! It’s time to shop for holiday gifts! We’ve been collecting our favorites all year so we could share them with you.

Gifts to teach kids about other cultures

Try the World subscription box
Try The World is a gift for the whole family to enjoy. Every two months, you’ll receive a box full of treats from around the world – a different place is featured in each box. Use our special discount code alloverthemap15 for a 15% discount on all gift boxes!

World Village Playsets are educational toys that immerse kids in different cultures. First stop, China! They are well-made and hours of fun.

Awesome throwback TV for kids who love geography and history (and parents who are watching with them). The entire series is available on Amazon for next to nothing. Where on Earth is Carmen Sandiego? – The Complete Series

Gifts for world-builders

Ticket to Ride is a terrific board game where players build railroad networks to control the board. The game is available in several editions (Europe, Asia, 1910 Expansion) with different maps for each. Kids who like the Settlers of Catan game will enjoy the similar strategies in Ticket to Ride.

Gifts to remember your travels

love mapWe love this beautiful map that binds two locations that have captured your child’s heart. It’s customizable, of course. Available from seller PaperPlanePrints on Etsy.


Laser cut wooden maps make great gifts for travelers.These stunning laser-cut topographic maps by Lake Art are not just pretty to look at, but they really give you a sense of how very very deep some of those great Great Lakes are. Available from the Grommet.

Gifts for outdoor adventurers

K-Way Claude Jacket – cute, waterproof, folds into a small pouch that can be belted on. We had these on our trip to Machu Picchu and they were perfect!

Give the Gift of Travel

For the person who has everything except time to plan a vacation, give them a gift certificate for travel planning services from All Over the Map! Paige and Vero love to help people make great vacations happen. Contact us for details.