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Make Geography Fun with These Augmented Reality Globes

A person holding a globe on wooden background.

For some kids, geography just clicks. But for others, it can be a struggle. While globes can help to make learning about countries and where they’re located easier, they’re not always interactive. But these augmented reality globes can bring geography to life and get your children interested in learning about the countries of the world.

With this augmented reality globe, children can use an interactive app to learn about 400 wonders of the world and more than 1,000 facts. The globe measures 10 inches in diameter.

We love that this augmented reality globe pulls double-duty and can work as a night light for children to help them sleep comfortably. It comes with a non-tip base for added stability.

We like that this USA Toyz augmented reality globe measures 13.5 inches tall and comes with a chrome stand. You’ll like that the globe also spins like a traditional model.

This is a comprehensive augmented reality globe is our top pick. The globe measures 9 inches in diameter and comes with a sturdy base.

This fun augmented reality globe also doubles as a night light thanks to the built-in LED which also illuminates the constellations. This globe measures 13 inches in diameter.

Expert Commentary

Augmented reality globes can help develop a love for geography and travel among today’s screen-oriented youth. Children will enjoy examining these modern, tabletop globes and constellation guides with their light-up features. Globes also make stimulating classroom aides and even gifts as they come in good sizes, offer ease of rotation and have clear identifications.

Our Expert Consultant

Melissa Spurling

Melissa holds a doctorate in pharmacy and is a home educator, co-teaching a high school chemistry class and a primary school class. Having taught two of her own children to read, write and traverse Singapore Math, Melissa has spent hundreds, if not thousands of hours researching and testing curriculum.


About The Author

Dorian Smith-Garcia

Dorian Smith-Garcia is a bridal and beauty expert/influencer and the creative director behind The Anti Bridezilla. She is a diverse writer across beauty, fashion, travel, consumer goods, and tech. When Dorian’s not writing she’s collecting stamps in her passport, learning new languages, or spending time with her husband and daughter.


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