My son is developing a real interest in the world and where countries and places are. He loves to look at globes and world maps. They are a great teaching aid and a good way to get children interested in geography.
I think it’s essential everyone knows where key places are in the world. If you’re unsure yourselves why not purchase something that both of you can enjoy. There are some really good products out there at the moment. In this post, I will cover all our favourite globes and world maps for kids.
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These products would also make a great Christmas or birthday gift for children.
10 Best Globes and World Maps for Kids
Oregon Scientific Smart Globe Adventure SG268RX – Interactive SmartGlobe with Smart Pen and 3D Augmented Reality | STEM Approved.
- Packed with 19 activities in both English and French, and hours of informative audio content, it gives you endless educational entertainment with amazing facts about planet Earth
- You’ll be amazed each time you spin the globe and touch the globe to discover more about continents, capitals, population, geography and much more
- Experience 3D Augmented Reality with a tablet or smartphone – landscape, animals, landmarks and even dinosaurs!
- Local UK and Ireland map with additional information. Lots of quizzes in Ultimate Challenge mode! Ages 5+
Illuminated World Globe With Wooden base Night View Stars Constellation Pattern Globe lamp For Kids. With Detailed World Map Built-in LED Bulb No Battery Required Educational Gift Night Stand Decor.
- In the daytime, your kids can explore the Earth we live in through this world globe, oceans continents, countries, cities and natural wonders, knowing how big the world is. At night, they can look up into the star sky and galaxy, find the corresponding constellation on our constellation globe and learn about the stories behind. The enlightenment education of Geography and Astronomy!
- illuminated constellation globe adopts superior led bulb giving off warm light for more obvious contrast. An elegant eye-catching decoration in the dark. What’s more, our world globe has Power interface with USB Cable, you don’t need to spend extra money to buy batteries. Brighter and money-saving!
- Exerz Educational and Fun Swivel Globe Dia 20 CM
- Height Including Stand: 30 CM; It Rotates on a Study Stand
- Diameter: 20 CM; Easy to Read The Geographical Sphere
- Fun & Educational: encourage inquisitive children to explore the world of science
- Not suitable for children under three years old – appropriate for kids over 3 years old
Brainstorm Toys E2001 Light Up Globe, Earth & Constellations.
- Unique globe shows planet Earth by day and transforms into a constellation globe at night
- 22.8cm world map showing geographic features by day
- By night, in a dark room, the illuminated star map shows constellations
- Light sensor automatically turns globe to night feature when dark
- Requires 4 x C batteries (not included)
BEST LEARNING i-Poster My World Interactive Map – Educational Talking Toy for Boys and Girls Ages 5 to 12 Years Old for Kids.
- LEARN capital cities, countries with their flags, population, languages spoken in each country, important landmarks, fun facts with volume control. Over 1,000 facts and questions about our globe to think about. Also with all sorts of different fun questions and test your knowledge in the quiz mode.
- SPOIL YOUR CHILDREN & PACK THEM UP WITH SKILLS learned include concentration, earth science, memory, problem solving, geography and environment.
- 100% ENGAGING, 100% FUN, 100% RISK – FREE! Requires 3 AAA batteries (included); intended for Kids, Preschoolers and early learners of ages 5 and up.
- Discover countries, continents and oceans
- High quality 180 piece plastic jigsaw puzzle
- The finished puzzle measures 20cm in diameter when complete.
- Suitable for ages 7 years and up.
- This puzzle uses unique plastic pieces, which slot together to build this sturdy and strong model. No glue required!
- This highly illustrated pictorial map is designed to take children on a journey of discovery around the countries of the world. The mapping is clear, colourful and highly informative and shows countries and capital cities.
- Stunning illustrations are used to depict themes such as national emblems, customs, food, birds, animals, buildings and sports to help younger readers gain an understanding of peoples around the world.
- Dimensions of the map: 610mm X 915 mm
Decowall DLT-1615 Animal World Map Kids Wall Stickers Wall Decals Peel and Stick. Removable Wall Stickers for Kids Nursery Bedroom Living Room (XLarge).
- LEARN AND PLAY – Playing is our brain’s favourite way of learning. Decowall stickers are not only a great educational tool but also a fun way to decorate your room.
- DIY & EASY PEEL AND STICK – Quickly apply your decals without making a mess. Time for a change? Simply remove and reposition without leaving any sticky residue on the wall.
- HIGH QUALITY NON TOXIC ADHSIVE & DESIGNED BY DECOWALL’S ILLUSTRATORS –
- COVERAGE AND DIMENSIONS – Our stickers come in sheets of 3 74cm(W)*44cm(H) the finishing size covers approximately 142cm(W)*110cm(H)
- Challenging 150-piece geography puzzle
- Colourful map shows continents and countries
- Discover local inhabitants and landmarks
- Comes with giant poster
- Suitable for ages 5-10
- This laminated (on front side only) map is printed on high quality paper and comes rolled in a plastic tube – ideal as a poster for any classroom, bedroom or office wall.
- Area of coverage:
- All of the world, centred on the Greenwich Meridian, and including maps of the North and South Pole regions.
- 1:22 000 000; 1 cm to 220 km; 1 inch to 347 miles
- Size: 1015 x 1380 mm (40 x 54 inches)