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Ravensburger Children's Globe 180 Piece Puzzleball

4.5 out of 5 stars 105 customer reviews

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  • 180 piece Puzzleball is a unique 3D spherical puzz
  • Each plastic piece is shaped to fit perfectly with
  • Pieces are numbered on the back to help you comple
  • Comes with its own display stand
  • Bright and educational World Map design
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Product Information

Technical Details
Item Weight349 g
Product Dimensions26.7 x 8.3 x 26.7 cm
Manufacturer recommended age:8 years and up
Item model number12328
Main Language(s)English translation, English
Number of Puzzle Pieces180
Assembly RequiredNo
Batteries Required?No
Batteries Included?No
  
Additional Information
ASINB005688T5E
Best Sellers Rank 4,993 in Toys & Games (See top 100)
Shipping Weight621 g
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Date First Available18 Oct. 2011
  
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  • Warning: Not suitable for children under 36 months

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Product Description

Product Description

This colourful world map is a great way to introduce your child to world geography. The design also shows different animals in the continents where they live. The 108 plastic pieces are curved to form a perfect sphere once assembled and each one is numbered on the back to help you get the pieces in the right place. The finished puzzleball® measures 20cm in diameter when complete, and comes with its own display stand, allowing the finished globe to be rotated. The puzzleball® can also be taken apart to complete again another day. A perfect present for youngsters who are interested in geography and travel.

Box Contains

180 plastic puzzle pieces
3 additional pieces showing flat version of puzzle design for reference
Instructions for assembly


Customer Reviews

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We had another puzzleball jigsaw given to us that my son thoroughly enjoyed doing so we bought this one for his Christmas. He had great fun doing it however many of the pieces were difficult to put together and didn't stay together. Once complete it looked great however when we took the jigsaw to bits for the first time many of the pieces broke. The globe holder thingy also broke very easily and isn't the easiest thing to fix. I am now trying to glue it altogether so at least we can enjoy the globe!! All in all disappointing!!
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My 6 yr old loves puzzles, loves maps & wanted this type of globe, so this was just perfect. What really impressed me was the incredible detail...in addition to the names of places, there are symbols, like animals, showing what the areas are known for. We could spend the rest of the year studying everything on this globe, and then some.

The best part is that the pieces are a hard plastic with enough thickness that you don't have to worry about accidentally cracking a piece when you're putting this together. We chose to use the numbers to put it together. It was a great rainy day activity - nice time away from the TV!

I homeschool (and I've worked as a tutor in the past), and I think this is a great teaching tool, especially if your children are visual learners.
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While this puzzle engaged an eight year old while it was being assembled, turning it on the stand to identify places he was interested in proved a problem because the stand soon parted company with the globe holder.
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my 9 year old son bought this globe once he started making it could nt stop until he had finished it. Fun to make and useful after.
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A great aid to show your child wherw countries are in the world, especially if you've travelled or taken them on holiday. Showing where animals come from is also very educational
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Bought for my 9 year old daughter who loved it.Very easy to complete. Good, sturdy pieces with the backs numbered to show which order to complete, although you could do it by looking at the front of the puzzle. The size of the puzzle means that the actual detail about the countries is limited, but gives a good sense of the position and size of countries/continents. Other reviewers said that the stand was flimsy, but had no problems fitting the completyed globe onto the stand. Well worth it.
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I got this for my 8 year old nephew who is quite into geography at the moment and it said age appropriate for him. I ended up making it myself as he quickly lost interest in it. I can't imagine many 7-8 year olds (it says from ages 7 upwards) having the patience or attention span to finish it. It looks lovely finished on the stand though and the detail is great, so not a negative review I hope!
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My daughter LOVED this! The fact that the pieces are numbered on the back enables quick completion (once sorted in numerical order), and perhaps this would be the only slight - it didn't take very long for a 5 year old. My daughter absolutely loved making this - the first time - and loves it as a globe now BUT for me as the "money-giver" of this item, I can't help but feel that it might become a novelty item (unless being used to search for geographical places).
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