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Educational Insights Geosafari Jr. Talking Globe

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Product Description

GeoSafari Talking Globe Jr. guides young children on an exciting learning adventure to introduce geography basics! Two game modes and variable subjects allow children to learn geography with spoken and visual clues, then immediately quiz each lesson. High-quality digital voice technology, sound, and music add entertainment and educational value. 12 inch globe has just the right amount of detail and color coding to make it easy for young children to read. Adjustable volume, question repeat, help button, dazzling lights, and sound effects guide, reward, and excite! Teaches geography basics with special, subject-specific games and random quizzes that are never the same twice! Variable subject selection lets you focus learning on continents, countries, USA states, or oceans! One to three players.

The Educational Insights Geosafari Jr. Talking Globe Features:

  • This best-selling globe is designed specifically for younger children, introducing continents, countries, languages, and fun facts about our world.

  • Choose Explore or Game mode, then choose from Continents, Countries, the U.S.A., Oceans & More, and Super Safari!

  • Kids learn their way around the globe, locating continents, countries, U.S.A. states and capitals, oceans and seas, lakes and rivers, mountain ranges, landmarks, and much more

  • Features 12 inch globe, spoken facts, fun sounds and music, and lights to guide the learning

  • Requires 4 C batteries (not included) or AC adapter (sold separately)

  • For 1-3 players

Features

  • This best-selling globe is designed specifically for younger children, introducing continents, countries, languages, and fun facts about our world.
  • Choose Explore or Game mode, then choose from Continents, Countries, the U.S.A., Oceans & More, and Super Safari!
  • Kids learn their way around the globe, locating continents, countries, U.S.A. states and capitals, oceans and seas, lakes and rivers, mountain ranges, landmarks, and much more
  • Features 12 inch globe, spoken facts, fun sounds and music, and lights to guide the learning
  • Requires 4 C batteries (not included) or AC adapter (sold separately); For 1-3 players

Additional Info

311394

523A1861

086002088987

8898

4 C batteries are required (not included)

4.9 pounds

18.0 x 13.5 x 13.3

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Average Customer Rating:

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Educational Insights Geosafari Jr. Talking Globe
 
3.8

(based on 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

64%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (5)
  • Attractive (4)
  • Educational (4)
  • Rotates easily (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Home (4)
  • School (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Parent (5), Education oriented (3), Midrange shopper (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (3)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Great globe

The product is great I use it in my classroom and it tells us about different countries. I love it.

The product is great I use it in my classroom and it tells us about different countries. I love it.

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Most Helpful Critical Review

 

Very disappointing

My daughter got the Educational Insights Geosafari Talking Globe Jr. for her 6th birthday.

Although the product was working, the join around the center of the globe (where the top half...Read complete review

My daughter got the Educational Insights Geosafari Talking Globe Jr. for her 6th birthday.

Although the product was working, the join around the center of the globe (where the top half and bottom half come together) were not aligned properly when it was assembled. This has left a gap in places along the seam where the equator tape line that covers the join is not connected and has gone inside the seam.

Some parts of the globe were not smooth either, a bit bubbly.

This was very disappointing. We decided to return it. I would like to purchase another one as my daughter really liked it but I'm frightened to get the same poor quality. The more I read reviews about it and the more skeptical I am.

Reviewed by 12 customers

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5.0

EDUCATIONAL GLOBE

By CARTERSHAG

from GULFPORT, MS

About Me Midrange Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Educational
  • Quality Construction
  • Rotates Smoothly

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Desk

    Comments about Educational Insights Geosafari Jr. Talking Globe:

    TALKING GLOBE WITH QUIZES, VERY GOOD FOR 3RD GRADERS AND UP

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Globe

    By null

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Educational Insights Geosafari Jr. Talking Globe:

    I think my grandson is going to love it

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Recommend this product for kids to learn the world around

    By Madhu

    from San jose CA

    About Me Budget Shopper

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Educational
    • Quality Construction
    • Rotates Smoothly

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gifts
      • School

      Comments about Educational Insights Geosafari Jr. Talking Globe:

      This is a great product for kids to learn in a fun way the world around them. Being a great Geography subject enthusiast at school, I liked the talking globe as soon as I saw it and bought it as a gift for my nieces who are aged 3 and 7.

      When I was going over with the quiz with them on the talking globe, I did like to have had one of the features be improved on this product. We do have these questions being asked by the quiz master. I like the way the questions are composed .But, I would like options that are being given are explicitly given a number either (1 or 2) as the options .

      For example Some thing like " Which is the largest continent on the Globe" "Option 1 ASIA Option 2 AUSTRALIA". The current formatting of the same question on your current product is as below " Which is the largest continent on the Globe" "ASIA AUSTRALIA".

      The reason I would like to see this change is when a child is paying attention to the question and trying to figure out the answer and ends up picking the correct choice, they are not able to connect the correct answer they picked to either number 1 option or number 2 option.

      I do think making this change would benefit the learning of the child.

      Thank you again for making a great learning product like talking globe.

      Sincerely,
      Madhu

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      3.0

      After seeing and trying the globe I would not buy it.

      By TJ

      from Edmond Ok

      About Me Midrange Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Educational Insights Geosafari Jr. Talking Globe:

      Just did not measure up as described.

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      4.0

      Educational and fun

      By Dondon

      from Queens,NY

      About Me Budget Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Educational
      • Rotates Smoothly

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Desk
        • Gifts
        • School

        Comments about Educational Insights Geosafari Jr. Talking Globe:

        It's easy to use, the voice for the globe is clear, and kids are having fun while learning and great for school age children. Although I'm a little disappointed that it did not include the batteries and the adapter cables so you can just plug and use the toy if you ran out of batteries. I also wish this toy is available in the stores not just online.

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Seemed to be as advertised

        By Happy Grandma

        from North Orange County, CA

        About Me Midrange Shopper

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Educational
        • Rotates Smoothly

        Cons

        • Difficult To Install Rod

        Best Uses

          Comments about Educational Insights Geosafari Jr. Talking Globe:

          Bought as a Birthday gift for our grandson. Was a bit difficult to assemble the rod that goes through the globe to attach it to the stand. Wasn't immediately evident as to how to get it started so we couldn't watch grandson play with it. His father later reported that it was fine as soon as you found the right knob to turn on and that the two of them were enjoying and learning together. Think it was a good choice.

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          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great product.

          By Theresa

          from Woodstock, MD

          About Me Education Oriented, Educator, Parent

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Home

            Comments about Educational Insights Geosafari Jr. Talking Globe:

            I just realized I left my review on the wrong globe. I thought this one was very high quality and my daughter loves it.

            Disclosure
            I received a free product to help inform my writing.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Very disappointing

            By Croco

            from Irvine, CA

            About Me Parent

            Pros

            • Easy To Use

            Cons

            • Poor Design

            Best Uses

            • Home

            Comments about Educational Insights Geosafari Jr. Talking Globe:

            My daughter got the Educational Insights Geosafari Talking Globe Jr. for her 6th birthday.

            Although the product was working, the join around the center of the globe (where the top half and bottom half come together) were not aligned properly when it was assembled. This has left a gap in places along the seam where the equator tape line that covers the join is not connected and has gone inside the seam.

            Some parts of the globe were not smooth either, a bit bubbly.

            This was very disappointing. We decided to return it. I would like to purchase another one as my daughter really liked it but I'm frightened to get the same poor quality. The more I read reviews about it and the more skeptical I am.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

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            1.0

            Missing some words!

            By LostInWI

            from wisconsin

            About Me Parent

            Pros

              Cons

              • Missing key locations

              Best Uses

                Comments about Educational Insights Geosafari Jr. Talking Globe:

                Key locations like "north America" are missing from the voice. Questions come out like: ........is circled in red, true or false? Where the dots should be a name like north America. About 10% of questions are missing a few words. New batteries don' help.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes

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                4.0

                Learning Geography Is Fun

                By Working Mom

                from Wisconsin

                About Me Parent

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Fun
                • Interactive
                • Promotes Learning

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gift
                  • Home
                  • School

                  Comments about Educational Insights Geosafari Jr. Talking Globe:

                  We got this globe for my daughter for Christmas and she has had a lot of fun with it. She is only six now and some of it is beyond her, but the beauty of it is it will be something she will learn from for a long time. It has two different levels of play with true and false questions. It is very easy to operate and understand. She has enjoyed playing against mom and dad who enjoy it as well. It is a great gift idea!

                  • Gift:
                  • Yes

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