There is something fascinating about the Tour de France and with this legendary race taking place right now, it’s a perfect time to educate your kids on this world renowned competition. At this young age your children might think that bicycle riding is all fun and games. They may know nothing about the high stakes, the pomp and circumstance that is the professional bike world. Here are five things you can pick up for your kids to give them a taste of Tour de France fever.
Tour De France Comic Book (above)
A “lively and funny” look at the Tour de France from beginning to end. It looks super cool, but the one drawback is that it’s in French. But a picture, often, speaks a thousand words so even if you aren’t fluent in French, it would still be enjoyable. 9,95 (about $13) here.
Lego Deutsche Telekom Winning Team
This ain’t just a regular old Lego set, this is a honest to goodness collector’s item. This 69 piece set with 8 different minifigures was produced in 2000 and is considered “retired.” But you can still pick one up, for a price. You can get one here for $139.99.
Pop-Up Tour de France: The World’s Greatest Bike Race – By Pamela Pease
This ‘visual chronicle’ features eight very intricate 3-D scenes depicting the “traditions, strategies and heroism” of the Tour de France. Good for all ages. $27.36 here.
Tour de France official kid’s T-shirt
Yeah, you don’t have to go all the way to France to get the official Le Tour de France T-shirt. You can order one online right here for 15,00 (or about $20).
Kid’s Official Tour de France Kid’s Set
This is a pretty sweet deal. The set includes a t-shirt, bag, hat, bracelets, sweatband, a tiny teddy bear, a set of cards and few other goodies…all for 20,00 or about $25 US right here.