All our Childrens Globes have fully up-to-date UN-ratified cartography. Many of our Childrens globes have additional features to engage youngsters that can assist with their learning about our world.
Don't forget if you'd rather talk to an actual human, give us a call on 01536 264 611 and one of our friendly knowledgeable team will be more than happy to help.
Would you like the globe to be illuminated?
Our illuminated Childrens globes are made from two plastic hemispheres with a printed vinyl map laid on top; this allows the light to shine through from inside the globe and give a wonderful even distribution of light.
Some illuminated Childrens globes have additional features when lit, such as undersea creatures or tectonic plates appearing.
All our illuminated globes are mains powered with a 1.5m lead, and are fitted with SES bulbs which are easily obtainable, should they need replacing.
Globes that are non-illuminated can be made from a heavy-duty fireboard with printed paper cartography that is laid onto the globe ball in segments. This method of globe making is the way globes have been for hundreds of years and allows for the most detailed cartography (typically twice the detail).
Very small scoremarks and misalignments may occur, and this shows the globe has been made in a traditional way.