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Things to keep the kids quiet with in the summer holidays

PUBLISHED: 22:01 07 August 2014 | UPDATED: 22:01 07 August 2014

Does What It Says On The Tin - Pop pencils, books, snacks and toys in this excellent suitcase tin from The Bright Side.  
The Bright Side Anti-Boredom Storage Tin £8.99

Does What It Says On The Tin - Pop pencils, books, snacks and toys in this excellent suitcase tin from The Bright Side. The Bright Side Anti-Boredom Storage Tin £8.99


Delay the inevitable question with these great travel boredom-busting goodies.

Car Journey GamesCar Journey Games

Car Travel Fun

This superb set of car games is ideal for keeping the kids entertained on long journeys. The seven fun games are neatly presented in a tin and come with instructions and all the necessary props. Games include: Road Sign Car Race, Back Street Bingo, Banana Car, International Number Plates, Car Snooker, The Alphabet Game and Animal, Vegetable, Mineral.

Car Journey Games £9.99

Colouring PencilsColouring Pencils

Colour Me Busy

These gorgeous little pencils, in their own handy tub, are the perfect size for travel and will help keep your little one occupied for hours.

Set of 12 Rusty The Fox Design Colouring Pencils £1.50

Colour Me SwooooonColour Me Swooooon

Teen Pleased

When the iPad won’t connect, this colouring book is the perfect solution for a bored teen chick; guaranteed to keep her quiet for hours! 128 pages of famous hunks for her to colour in and swoon over; Ryan Gosling, George Clooney, Brad Pitt, One Direction... her cup will runneth over!

Colour Me Swooooon! £9.99

British Holiday PostcardsBritish Holiday Postcards

Wish You Were Here…

A book of 24 postcards to colour-in, write and send. Each card different from the next, but all with a British Holiday theme.

British Holiday Postcards £6.50

Famous FiveFamous Five

Buried In A Book

The stories of the Famous Five have delighted generations of children since they were first published over 70 years ago. Encourage your child to discover the gripping tales of treasure, adventure and friendship that kept you spellbound as a child, and don’t forget the ginger beer!

Famous Five series, £5.99 each.

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Kath Kidston Cabin CaseKath Kidston Cabin Case

Good To Go

This wheeled suitcase is so pretty, yet not too girly, so should please your little one, tween or teen. And that doesn’t happen often!

Kath Kidston Aubrey Rose Cabin Case £135

Passport Holder & Bag TagPassport Holder & Bag Tag

Keep Them Safe

When you’re juggling multiple passports it’s quite a fuss establishing who’s whose, so make life easy with this delightful passport cover…and the matching suitcase tag will make sure you definitely get the right case home!

Marine team passport holder £7.00 & Luggage tag £6.00

British Isles FlaskBritish Isles Flask

Hydration Time

There’s nothing worse than a tepid drink on a hot day, unless it’s a hot and thirsty child on a long car journey, so keep them hydrated in style, with this fabulous British Isles flask – perfect for keeping drinks cold, or hot!

British Isles Flask £13.50

Scratch Off MapScratch Off Map

And For When It’s All Over…

Once you’re home from your travels, encourage your children to gain a little perspective and keep a fun record of where they’ve visited. There’s a whole world out there to explore…

Scratch Off World Map £15.50


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