Looking for the perfect kids globe for your child or children? Below we look at 11 wonderful educational globes that will hopefully spark a lifelong interest in learning and geography.
We’ve included a description of each globe along with its suggest price, weight and size and a link to Amazon where you can purchase it. And if you want more information about any globe mentioned, you should be able to find it on Amazon as well.
This should hopefully help you find the right globe for you and your children.
1. Little Experimenter Illuminated World Globe
Description: If you are shopping for a child or young adult and looking for something practical, fun and educational, the Illuminating World Globe from Little Experimenter is a smart choice for the discerning parent or educator.
This small globe is a great size for kids, and comes with a sturdy stand that sits perfectly balanced on any desk or shelf. Young children will love the bright colors, and will get bonus learning time by using it as a novel nightlight.
It’s sure to stay bright, with over 300 hours of illumination on a single set of batteries (not included).
Grab the gift that grows with your child, as it will come in handy for geography lessons as they get older. Eventually, it’ll become a beautiful décor piece for their dorm room.
What You Get:
- 1 Little Experimenter World Globe for Kids
- A detailed view of continents, countries, capitals & natural wonders
- A sturdy, non-tip desktop base
- The most well educated nightlight money can buy!
Weight: 8.2 ounces (232g)
Size: 10.22 x 8″ x 8″
Suggested Price: $29.99
2. Oregon Scientific Smart Discovery Globe
Description: The Smart Globe Discovery is the perfect fun, educational gift for your little one. Explore the world through 19 fun learning activities in the comfort of your home!
Use the talking Smart Pen to interact with the globe and learn about fascinating topics ranging from continents, countries, capitals, population and currency.
There’s also a local map to explore more about your home country. Test your knowledge with the Ultimate Challenge and explore the world like never before.
You’ll discover a love of learning that will last a lifetime!
Weight: 4.1 pounds (1.6 kg)
Size: 16.2 x 13.2 x 13 inches
Suggested Price: $59.99
3. TCP Global Blue Ocean Desktop Globe
Description: A simple, yet informative and educational desktop world globe beautifully arranged in a spectrum of vivid colors. Expand your perspective and enhance your knowledge of our earth and its geography
It features up-to-date cartography, vibrant blue oceans and colorful landmasses with political boundaries. The globe is held by a semi meridian mounted on a durable black colored plastic base. The globe is constructed from durable ABS Plastic Materials.
Perfect for home, school, and office. Great for children & adults of all ages.
Names include oceans, seas, major cities, countries & capitals, islands & continents.
Weight: 9.6 ounces (272 g)
Size: 6 x 6 x 6 inches
Suggested Price: $9.96
4. Kidzlane 2 in 1 Interactive Globe for Kids
Description: Kids Globe shows planet Earth by day and transforms into a constellation globe at night.
Kids can explore the world in colorful, easy to read detail including continents, countries, cities and natural wonders.
Sensor-activated globe w/ built-in LED lights displays a beautiful constellations map at night or in a darkened room.
Weight: 1.7 pounds (771 g)
Size: 9.8 x 14.2 x 9.8 inches
5. Juvale World Globe with Stand
Description: Experience the World in 3D with this spinning globe. Share the fun and excitement with your kids or your students. This globe is sure to be a learning experience.
Have the world at your fingertips for endless journeys of fun and learning great for all ages.
Features vibrant blue oceans and color landmasses with political boundaries.
Weight: 12.2 ounces (345 g)
Size: 8 x 7.9 x 12 inches
Suggested Price: $20.99
6. Stella Nova Political Antique Globe
Description: This political antique ocean globe is a 4-inch, compact, multi-directional mini globe by stellanova emblazoned with over 600 geographical names.
With it’s swivel and tilt technology, the globe can be easily rotated in all directions, and is supported by an elegant, highly stable base.
The precise, easy to read map is scaled at 1:128 million. Expertly crafted of an injection molded plastic, it’s antiqued design and soft sophisticated palette allow the piece to perform as well as a striking accent piece as it does as a fully functioning miniature navigational tool.
Weight: 1 pound (453 g)
Size: 6 x 5 x 5 inches
Suggested Price: $13.99
7. Advantus Desktop Globe
Description: Explore the world of geography with the Advantus Desktop World Globe with Blue Oceans. This 12-inch world globe includes thousands of locations and geographical features highlighted with bright contrasting colors.
It is mounted on a silver full meridian and base and contains raised relief.
Weight: 4.5 pounds (2kg)
Size: 12 x 12 x 16.8 inches
Suggested Price: $60.01
8. Jeteven Magnetic Rotating Globe
Description: It consists of a 6″ Earth globe using NASA imagery levitating and rotating serenely above a stylish high tech domed mirrored base. The 6″ Earth globe has a removable magnetic platform that you can use to float your own collectable in space.
Weight: 2.8 pounds (1.3 kg)
Size: 9.4 x 9.4 x 9.8 inches
Suggested Price: $139.98
9. HearthSong Electric Illuminated Globe
Description: Every household needs a globe, especially one as detailed and versatile as our light-up globe that makes everything so easy to see – including geography in fascinating relief as well as national and political boundaries (visible when the globe is unlit), calibrated meridian, time dial, raised equator, and sturdy no-tip base.
Switch on the soft interior light to reveal Earth’s geography, including mountains, rivers, and underwater ocean topography. Makes a fun night-light for the whole family.
Weight: 3 pounds (1.4 kg)
Size: 12″ diameter
Suggested Price: $54.98
10. Replogle Explorer Raised Relief Globe
Description: Versatile learning tool for students of geography, history, science and current events Features beautiful mountains in detailed raised relief.
Realistically tilted on axis to match the Earth Mounted on a strong metal base with gold finish and steel meridian ring 12 diameter and 16 overall height
Weight: 4.8 pounds (2.2 kg)
Size: 18.6 x 14.1 x 13.8 inches
Suggested Price: $86.08
11. Home Premium Educational Globe
Description: Why settle on those traditional globes that only show the political map when you can get this unique, modern design that also shows the 88 modern constellations and displays some of the brightest stars at night? Your kid deserves to learn more.
One of the most important but overlooked aspects of a globe is its size. 10″ is about the size of an NBA basketball (without the stand), so it is large enough to clearly show countries and major cities, but small enough so your kid can read and spin it.
Unlike similar products on the market, you don’t need any batteries to make this globe light up. Forget the hassle of running out of power and constantly buying expensive batteries!
The inner PVC is covered with high quality color offset printing. All US states are marked with borders. Most major cities and capitals appear on the map, as well as the oceans which are clearly labeled.
The base is made from metal plating, so it holds put.
Weight: 2.9 pounds (1.3 kg)
Size: 10.5 x 10 x 10 inches
Suggested Price: $99.99
Bonus #1: Learning Resources Inflatable Globe
Description: (Note: Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.)
Help your students or kids learn about geography in a fun, hands-on way with this 12 inch Inflatable Globe from Learning Resources. Details on the globe include countries, capital cities, oceans and continents.
Comes with an Activity Guide to help with the learning and for building lesson plans. Includes a patch kit.
Weight: 2.4 ounces (68 g)
Size: 5.8 x 7.5 x 0.5 inches
Suggested Price: $6.99
Bonus #2: Earthball, Inflatable Earth Globe
Description: This inflatable Earth gets lots of attention for its detail from the thousands of NASA satellite photos that went into the splendid view. Yes, you can use it as a beach ball, but you’ll also want it for its educational value.
Weight: 6.4 ounces (192 g)
Size: 10.6 x 7.8 x 0.8 inches
Suggested Price: $19.95
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