The Ravensburger Puzzleball Globe with 180 extra-large pieces and colorful graphics is sized just right for children ages seven and older. With wildlife and landmarks abundantly depicted around the globe, students will gain awareness of the culture and climate in each area they are assembling.
Puzzles can be educational in so many ways because they stretch your child's brain and improve the way his mind solves problems. While solving a puzzle, he's really teaching his brain to work in new ways. As your child solves a geography puzzle, he is mentally drilling himself with physical facts. Facts such as what country goes next to the one he has just completed. Subconsciously, he makes several associations as he searches for the next piece.
Flat puzzles are easier to assemble, but what if you could hone your geographical skills on something more appropriate, more true-to-life? Now you can with Puzzleball Globes. Suitable for beginners and a refresher for both your pre-teens and older children, Puzzleball Globes can be assembled in three different ways. Use the small number located on each of the curved, non-image sides of the puzzle piece, or for more of a challenge, use a world map to assemble the globe. Finally, when you think you are ready for the expert level, try completing the Puzzleball Globe without looking at the map or numbers.
Each Puzzleball Globe comes with beautiful, vibrantly colored, and perfectly-crafted curved puzzle pieces that allow for an exact fit. And they are easily assembled with no glue required! A stand is included to display your work of art, but you will have so much fun putting the globe together repeatedly that you shouldn't be surprised if the stand gets little use!