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2015 National Geographic Kids Almanac Review & Giveaway: Stimulate and Engage Your Child’s Study Of Our Planet



The National Geographic Kids Almanac for 2015 has to be one of the best ideas for children’s entertainment I’ve ever seen, and I’m jealous that I didn’t have this when I was growing up. Each year [it was started recently], National Geographic comes out with a Kids Almanac packed with photos, fun facts, activities, and other things to make the learning process fun and informative for kids. It includes features on science, nature, technology, animals, etc. However, the 2015 version also has some additional features that have been introduced for the first time, including a ‘Fun and Games chapter’, which has comic strips, jokes, and new games. There’s also a special section on cute animals, which features more than just cute kittens and puppies. There’s a redesigned section on the world’s continents, not to mention ‘weird-but-true’ facts about the world. Plus, there’s tons of updated reference material and crafts & activities.

Basically, get your kid the 2015 version of the National Geographic Kids Almanac! Even though we have the previous versions, the 2015 version really does give you the best bang for your buck. There’s a beautifully illustrated cover with color and an attention to detail lacking in most children’s books, featuring an eye-catching picture of a lion. It will satiate your kids’ desire for knowledge, while also giving them something to entertain them and help them learn more about the world we’re living in.

It’s such a fantastic learning tool for children, which I learned first-hand by giving it to my 7-year-old nephew Jaden. He absolutely adored it, and started carrying the book everywhere, including to restaurants.


The book has over 500 incredible photos, plus several interactive games and activities that help stimulate your kids’ knowledge of our planet. These days, more and more kids are becoming woefully ignorant about the world, which is unfortunately a result of our education system. This sort of thing helps them stay interested in the earth without making it seem like a boring concept, and it will drill into them at a very young age how lucky we are to be able to exist in such a delicate ecosystem. Plus, the pictures are extremely high-quality and the articles are all age-appropriate. I don’t think we’d be exaggerating when we say our 7-year-old absolutely gobbled up this book in just a few hours. Plus, there is something attention-grabbing on almost every page, and it’s just as entertaining for the parents as it is for the kids. So even though I would recommend this for any kid who loves nature, science, or animals, I would also suggest that every other kid give it a try. Trust me, they won’t regret it.


I’m excited to announce that one (1) lucky TMT reader will be getting their very own 2015 National Geographic Kids Almanac, all you have to do is enter!

The contest is open to both residents of the USA and Canada and will run until August 4th, 2014.  Winners will be drawn using Rafflecopter.  I will notify the winner by e-mail and you have 72-hours to respond or I will have to choose another winner.  Good Luck!!

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  1. Cara Harrington says

    What an awesome opportunity. Love National Geographic! =)

  2. Rachel says

    Great giveaway – the kids almanac looks cool and we are huge fans of Nat Geo at our house!

  3. Rosie says

    Love this almanac – it would be perfect for my nephew.

  4. Matthew Tully says

    I wish I would have had access to this as a child! Fantastic! !

  5. Kay Adeola says

    My kids would love this.Shame I like in the UK otherwise I would of entered.

  6. Sarah at Journeys of The Zoo says

    As a child, my parents subscribed to National Geographic (and still have most of the magazines). I remember getting all excited when the latest copy arrived. When we settle down (we travel 6 months of the year), I’d love to get them a subscription.

    Besos, Sarah
    Blogger at Journeys of The Zoo

  7. Melissa says

    I love National Geographic. What a cool way to have entertain and teach at the same time

  8. Chrissy says

    I have loved National Geographic since I was a kid. I really should get them for my children.

  9. Pamela says

    This is so cute, I would love for my kid to one day read NG.

  10. shari says

    this looks awesome. Very entertaining and educational too!!

  11. Carmen Perez says

    Leave it to National Geographic, what a great idea for kids to enjoy in the summer!

  12. DD says

    This is such a great book for kids. A great learning tool!

  13. Pam says

    My kids have always loved National Geographic, especially National Geographic kids! I think we have one of the older almanacs!

  14. Lady Lilith says

    Great idea. National Geographic always has the best educational products when it comes to kids.

  15. Tough Cookie Mommy says

    This book is a great resource of factual information for kids. I love the richly illustrated pages.

  16. becca says

    My son would love this book. He is all about facts and information.

  17. Anna says

    My kids would love this. I’d have to read it to them, but they would love checking out all the pictures and asking questions

  18. Amanda @ Growing Up Madison says

    I’ve always wanted to subscribe my kids to NGK and now maybe I can win this. I usually keep my TV on National Geographic and Animal Planet because my toddler likes looking at animals.

  19. Veronica says

    I will have to show this to my son! I know he will like that

  20. Sandra davis says

    i love the learning for my son

  21. Jessica says

    My little one would love to,ass this to his always growing collection of books 🙂

  22. Rosey says

    We love National Geographic Kids. This is right up my son’s alley too, I’m all entered. Thanks for hosting!

  23. BeckyM says

    My son has an older edition of National Geographic Kids and he loves it!

  24. Cami says

    We have a lot of (proud) geography nerds at our house! We would love this almanac. Thanks for the giveaway!

  25. Liz Mays says

    Nobody does it better than National Geographic. This is absolutely fantastic!

  26. Krystal says

    I love Nat Geo! I love to see kids reading. Thanks for sharing!

  27. Theresa says

    I remember when I worked at a bookstore, the new National Geo’s would come in and I couldn’t wait to flip through them. Great giveaway!

  28. Pam says

    This would make a great gift and I have a nephew who really enjoys this type of thing. He also has a birthday coming up so this might just be what he receives.

  29. Jessica Menster says

    National Geographic Kids is an amazing organization! Not only do they publish awesome books that my three sons love, they also have a great website full of super information, games and activities for kids to learn and have fun!

  30. Heather McKenzie Carter says

    Nat Geo for kids my kids favorite go-to trivia books. We have them in the van, in our homeschooling room and library, and the kids go to sleep reading them. Even *I* as an adult enjoy Nat Geo for kids!

  31. Dawn says

    I have always loved National Geographic. I think it’s great that they find ways to intrigue children into learning more!

  32. Ronnie says

    Truly great idea! As a kid, I used to steal National Geographics from my uncle’s house.. usually they were 20+ years old. 🙂 Nice to see a children’s version for the curious kids out there.

  33. Justin Disher says

    NGK is fantastic for the kids in all of us. Thanks for hosting the great contest, good luck everyone!

  34. LifeAsAConvert says

    Neat! My kiddos would love this… especially my oldest. He is into all kinds of stuff like that.

  35. Marla King says

    I have purchased for my children at school & they love it.

  36. Angela says

    I know my kids would love to have this.

  37. Jerry Cartwright says

    I wish that this internet and Nat Geo Kids would have been around when my kids were younger and in school. It would have made a lot of thing a heck of a lot easier.

  38. Sara Estep says

    I had these as a child and love them! I think my kids would enjoy it as well.

  39. Jeannie says

    I would love to win this for my friends little boy. He would absolutely love it!

  40. Bonnie says

    What ages is it suitable for ?

  41. BusyBee says

    Anything that gets kids interested in learning something real is A OK to me

  42. Allie says

    I love Almanac’s, and one for children is awesome!

  43. Natalie Brown says

    Hello! National Geographic has such a highly regarded reputation for excellent photography and educational resources. This looks to be such a cool book! My grandson would love it. Thank-you!!

  44. Janelle says

    What a great prize, I would love to win this for my son!

  45. Pamela says

    This looks like it would keep kids entertained for hours and it’s educational too!

  46. Monica Kirkham says

    My three youngest all take after their father and love National Geographic. They love the opportunity to learn while having fun reading, watching educational shows, etc.

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