Australian Souvenirs To Bring Back For Your Kids
If you are on a trip to Australia without your kids they are going to be insanely jealous, and you are going to need to bring home some awesome Australian souvenirs so that they will ever talk to you again. Luckily for you there is no shortage of great Australian gifts to choose from that will be just the thing to give your kids and have them forgive you for going to Australia without them. The following are some great souvenirs to bring back home for your youngsters.
If your kids are still quite young, you can’t go past cute and cuddly soft toys as a great gift to bring home for them. Australia has a pretty huge variety of animals that are unique to this part of the world, so regardless of if you choose a koala or a platypus, your soft toy gift will be guaranteed to wow your kids and have them feeling extra special.
Another item that is only found in Australia, the boomerang is one of the most Australian things you can find. Make sure that if you get one that you also pick up a DVD explaining how to throw it, as your kids are definitely going to want to give it a try.
Australia is most definitely a country that loves it’s sweets, so if you want to treat your kids a great way is to pick up a selection of classic Aussie sweets. Tim tams, Iced Vo-Vo’s, chocolate covered macadamia nuts or even just some Cherry Ripes, are all souvenirs that your kids will absolutely love.
If your kids like to write, a great souvenir is to get them some awesome quality stationery. You can get note pads, journal style books, paper, envelopes and more with authentic Aboriginal designs on them, so get your kids something that they will actually use and pick up some stationery.
For kids of any age, books are a great way to give a gift that is Australian and also educational. Aboriginal creation storybooks are a fantastic idea for kids of any age, as are books about the various kinds of plants and animals down under. Older kids with an interest in culture will be fascinated by the rich history of Australia, especially that of Aboriginal people who have spend more than 40,000 years here.
It’s kind of staggering how quickly kids grow, meaning they are constantly in need of new clothes, so take the opportunity of being in a different country to pick up a few cool Australian t-shirts for them. If your kids are teenagers maybe don’t risk getting them clothes as their style changes daily, though for little ones this is a cute gift that is sure to get a lot of use.
If you are trying to travel light and don’t have a lot of space for gifts, pick up a handful of key rings to give out to all the kids you know. You can get anything from Aboriginal designs to insects encased in glass, so for great gifts for the kids that are cheap and simple, bring home some cool key rings.