For older kids who’ve passed regular picture books some time ago, try the Where’s Waldo series, or a Tintin book. 7. Do you travel, or have family that travel to you at Christmas time? Edible treats. Consider giving as a gift tickets to the local zoo, or vouchers to see a movie. Backpack. Here are some great present ideas for kids who must, post-Christmas, pack them into their carry-on. Sticker/Paint/Activity books. What do you give? 1. Share your ideas with our other travelling readers below! Yes, Frozen. You know they’ll love it. If they don’t already own one, consider getting a cool kids backpack they can use on the way home. Incredible presents don’t have to be things, they can be experiences too! If complete before flying home, they can be left behind. Make a stocking full of their favorite treats! 5. Paperback picture books. Rainforest-themed jumperoos, tonka trucks and monster LEGO sets are all well and good for families who have Santa deliver under their tree at home. Tickets to a movie, park or concert back home. 2. If super pressed for space, DVDs and CDs can shed their cases and be packed into a multi-pack case. T-shirts. Super light and long-lasting fun. But what about for those of us travelling for the holidays? DVDs or CDs.