Tis the season for gift shopping, oh the challenges of finding the perfect gift for the person who has everything. Globes or maps are a great gift option for the person who has everything. A globe or map is a sophisticated and useful present for this time of year. Unlike other consumable gift options a globe or map is something that can be treasured for a life time. This list of one of a kind products offers useful suggestions if you have a world traveler, history buff, map freak or geographile on your list. These options will work for a variety of price ranges and budgets.
One of the most innovative items on this list is a self-powered, solar generated globe. The MOVA globe is hand designed from the highest quality materials An composition of finely polished polymer, resin, and a propriety blend of liquids allows for viscosity required to suspend the sphere during rotation. Solar cells, magnets and other proprietary components generate the power for this device. This is a commanding and fascinating centerpiece which would make a great gift for anyone who appreciates geography and art. As long as there is a tiny bit of light, the globe keeps rotating. No batteries to change or power cords to worry about. There are over 20 different varieties featured on the Ultimate Globes website. Some feature satellite views, historical maps, and the planets, size range from 4.5 inches to 8.5 inches.
Notebooks and pictures are such fun things for children to enjoy. A combination of art, education and geography an opportunity for little scholars to expand their minds and ask questions about the world around them. The Solar System is the theme of this particular notebook. A laminated educational map, comes pre-punched for use in most binders. On the reverse side is a fact sheet containing information regarding each of the planets.