Holiday Gift Guide Books from Nat Geo Kids
Take a look at the fantastic books in the Nat Geo Kids gift guide, so you can give your children a gift that inspires reading.
National Geographic books are eye catching and beautiful, but that’s not all.
These books are filled with factual scientific information that both educational and entertaining.
Even kids who find school and homework a challenge can be engaged by these lovely books.
Each of these books is eye catching, inspirational and great to give as gifts.
Which one of these Nat Geo Kids gift guide books do you think your child will want to read first?
Gift Books from Nat Geo Kids
National Geographic Kids Dinosaur Atlas
Ages 7 to 10
Pub Date 9/20/22
This is a gift that kids can really sink their teeth into!
With more than 75 prehistoric creatures featured, the book takes readers on a tour of every dinosaur-inhabited continent, from Pangea to the modern day, revealing which creatures lived there, what their habitats were like and where dinosaur bones are being found today.
Special sections introducing the dinosaur family tree, a prehistoric era timeline, the geography of the prehistoric globe, what happened to the dinosaurs, and a dinosaur dictionary (with phonetic pronunciations) are also included.
Readers will find inspiration from profiles of diverse paleontologists from around the world.
The oversized hardcover format showcases stunning, full color dinosaur illustrations on every page and the custom-made, kid-friendly maps were created by National Geographic’s legendary cartography and exploration experts.
The book is vetted and curated by Dr. Steve Brusatte — a paleontologist on faculty at the School of Geosciences at the University of Edinburg, a PhD recipient from Columbia University, and the science consultant for the Jurassic World franchise.
This atlas contains the most detailed and accurate information not only about dino “fan favorites” but also about the most recent dinosaur discoveries from less explored dig sites around the world.
5,000 Awesome Facts (About Animals)
Pub Date 9/6/22
Ever wonder how smart a chicken is?
Why a tiny island is home to thousands of venomous snakes?
What sound a rhino makes when it’s happy?
This is a big, beautiful and gift worthy book for animal lovers and the fact-obsessed that leaves no habitat unexplored or unusual animal ability unmentioned.
Zeus the Mighty: The Epic Escape from the Underworld
Ages 8 to 12
Pub Date 3/1/22
Attention greek mythology lovers!
The highly anticipated next installment in the critically acclaimed fiction series Zeus the Mighty is here!
In the latest book, join Zeus the overconfident hamster, Athena the wise cat, Ares the treat-loving pug, Poseidon the proud pufferfish, Demeter the loyal grasshopper, and Hermes the daring chicken at the Mount Olympus Pet Center in Athens, GA on another laugh-out-loud adventure through Greek mythology.
Big Book of W.O.W. (Wonders of Our World)
Ages 8 to 12
Pub Date 11/8/22
Join the exploration experts at National Geographic Kids on a globe-trotting adventure through what’s most spectacular in our universe.
Embrace your inner adventurer as you explore the most incredible and inspiring wonders of our world.
Roam through the breathtaking sand dunes in Namibia’s Namib Desert. Marvel at Mexico’s axolotl, an animal that can regrow almost any body part.
Plunge into a mysterious underwater forest in Kazakhstan.
As you race from one amazing wonder to the next, you’ll take in gorgeous photography and mind-boggling facts that reveal the truth, history, and scientific explanation behind all that’s cool and wow-worthy in our universe. It’s an epic journey around the globe―and beyond!
Ages 8 to 12
Pub Date 6/7/22
Super-sleek space suits!
It’s not science fiction, it’s science reality.
And soon, it may be part of everyday life.
This book is a jam-packed collection of the coolest tech and wildest ideas that are shaping the world of tomorrow.
With chapters on future cities, space travel, high-tech entertainment, and even saving the world, Ultimate Book of the Future is a thorough, fun compendium of high-tech gadgets being built today and the coolest stuff tomorrow has to offer, plus the amazing dreamers making it all happen.
Special “Could It Happen?” features tackle kids” burning hypothetical questions, like whether Jurassic Park could really exist, or whether a robot could become president.
Each chapter also includes a “Future Fail!” that profiles one thing we thought we’d have by now, but don’t (like everything from The Jetsons.)
And kids will see where they might fit into the picture through the “Jobs of Tomorrow” profiled in each chapter. (Job titles include mind reader, space pilot, and robot-human communicator. Seriously!)
Ages 8 to 12
Pub Date 5/17/22
What if animals were on social media?
This book is a fresh, funny and completely unique premise that presents facts, stats and jokes about the coolest animals on the planet in a way that tech-savvy kids like to consume information.
Check out a funny (and informative!) group text thread between a tern and his friends — a narwhal, a musk ox and an arctic fox.
“Dolphinstagram” treats readers to fascinating images and spot-on hashtags.
“Llamazon” is the “beast” place to shop and the animals aren’t shy about posting their product reviews!
Critter Chat is lighthearted fun packed with cool animal info.
Little Kids First Board Book: African Animals
Ages 0 to 2
Pub Date 10/25/22
Little learners are invited to start counting from 1 to 10 on this fun-packed tour through the savanna and jungles of Africa.
Each spread introduces a new number and corresponding images of amazing African animals along with super-simple facts.
Toddlers will be delighted by the variety of wild creatures featured, inlcuding lions, elephants, meerkats and more.
With its square shape, bright and playful design, awesome photography, clear text, and cues to encourage interactive learning, the Little Kids First Board Book takes a fresh new approach to excite a baby’s sense of wonder and make learning about nature and science fun.
Nat Geo Kids Gift Guide Giveaway
Prize: National Geographic Kids Dinosaur Atlas, 5,000 Awesome Facts (About Animals), Zeus the Mighty: The Epic Escape from the Underworld, Big Book of W.O.W. (Wonders of Our World), Ultimate Book of the Future, Critter Chat, and Little Kids First Board Book: African Animals (arv $116)
Ends 12/26/22 11:59pm ET
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Holiday Accordion Leg Crafts with Free Printable Templates
- Polar Bear
- Santa Claus
- Mrs. Claus
- Christmas Tree
- Gingerbread Girl
- Gingerbread Boy
- Ice Skater Girl
- Ice Skater Boy
- Girl Elf
- Boy Elf
Gift Tag Crafts
- Fruit Gift Tag
- Team Colors Gift Tag
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Free Printable Gift Tags
- Peppa Pig Christmas
- Peppa Pig All Occasion
- Zootopia English
- Zootopia Spanish
- Happy Holidays
- Christmas Ornaments
- Shaun The Sheep
- The Book of Life
- Monsters University
Which craft or printable activity will your family want do do first?