How cool is this? Nanoblocks for kids that build Neuschwanstein Castle, Mont Saint-Michel, and Sagrada Familia! I love the many toys on the market this time of year that inspire young people to learn about our world. The LEGO® Architecture line of products is another great 3D construction toy and features many of the world's iconic buildings and monuments.
We had a talking globe when the kids were little and they played with it all time. These usually teach geography with spoken clues and fun quizzes to reinforce learning. You can never go wrong with a jumbo puzzle either.
I especially like geography board games, and this one, "Around the World" was new to me this season so it's currently wrapped and under our tree. We'll probably find time to play it next week over Christmas break.
Here are some other great gifts for Christmas. I found them all at Barnes & Noble: