Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Holiday Shopping Guide For Children's Globes: Our Top 5 Gift Options

It is that time of year again, thoughts of fireplaces, mistletoe, holly branches and pumpkin spice lattes begin to enter our minds. Ah yes along with less relaxing thoughts, the challenges of planning Thanksgiving dinner and purchasing Christmas presents. The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is both exhilarating and exhausting but fear not this list will help simplify your holiday shopping for the children on your list. Use this handy reference guide to help you decide on gifts for the little people in your life. The following gifts are great options regardless of the role you play in a child's life.  Whether your are a parent, grandparent, aunt or uncle, these toys will enhance the intellectual and social development of a little person. Educational toys are one of the best presents you can give for the Winter Holidays. Instead of frivolous things that will quickly and easily be discarded in a quest for more excitement these options will be enjoyed long after the New Year.


#1 Scout Globe

Scout II
This model of the Scout II Globe features an internal LED light. This feature is controlled by an inline switch on the electrical cord. This unique globe can also serve double duty as a nightlight. How cool is that! The compact size of this globe makes it easy to transport at 12-inches in diameter it is quite manageable for little hands. It rests on a rotating base which makes navigation simple, it moves in any direction for easy viewing of all the continents. Planet Earth has been encapsulated in this spherical model. Over 4,000 descriptions of landmarks, bodies of water, capital cities and places of interest dot the landscape of this sphere. Nightlight meets globe, your little person can dream of transcontinental adventures with this educational toy on their nightstand. The Scout II would be a welcome addition in your home or classroom.

#2 Intelliglobe II

Intelliglobe II
The Intelliglobe II. Globe meets video game, multipurpose fun seems to be a theme this year. An educational toy that can be updated to grow along with your child, what a great prospect! Instead of a toy that gets outdated in a few days, weeks or months this globe will hold your child's attention for years to come. The Intelliglobe is accompanied by the Intellipen and World Discovery Book to enhance children's knowledge of geography and anthropology. Over two-and-a-half hours of geography trivia are included in this device. Additional fun facts regarding various countries can be found in the informational booklet. New activities and information can be downloaded from a mobile app


#3 Earth and Constellations

Earth and Constellations
What a cute little globe, for a cute little person! At 9-inches in diameter the Earth and Constellations Globe is the perfect size for little hands. This model features a semi-meridian and blue oceans. These bright colors are sure to keep your child's attention while doing homework assignments or thinking of places to travel. This globe can be used to learn about the continents and the constellations. In one compact device your little scholar can learn about astronomy, geography and anthropology. This globe can be powered by the accompanying AC adapter or by 4 C Batteries which are not included.

#4 Treasury

Treasury
Desktop globe, or floor globe, usually you have to choose between the two. The Treasury is a unique globe because it provides two display options, this globe can be mounted on its stand and comes to a height of 32 inches. If placed on a coffee table or desktop it can be displayed there. A solid metal base and full swing meridian offers maximum maneuverability when placed on its stand. The bright colors of the Treasury are appealing to children and spark interest whether you are studying a geography lesson or planning a family vacation. This quality globe offers appeal both for its aesthetic appeal and functional use as a reference tool.


#5 Smart Infinity Globe

Smart Infinity Globe
Connectivity to ioS and Android apps means that your little adventurer has constant access to new information. Unlike other toys that can become outdated the Smart Infinity Globe constantly offers new levels of challenge and exploration. Over 2.5 hours of educational content are contained in this device. The Smart Pen features a built in speaker and allows little scholars to record audio notes and find landmarks on the globe. Multiple players modes and categories make for plenty of options for fun and exciting games with the Smart Infinity Globe.