Would you like to hold the Earth in your hands? Well now you can do more than that. You can construct a 3-D model of the world! The popular German toy maker, Ravensburger, introduces Discover the World! Puzzleball. This innovative jigsaw puzzle allows older children and adults to build a 3D geographical globe model by connecting curved, smooth plastic puzzle pieces. The 540 jigsaw pieces don't even need glue to fit snuggly together! Each piece is conveniently numbered on its underside as well. Discover the World! Puzzleball measures 8.5 assembled and comes with the base stand. Or, for easy 360 degree viewing, place your globe on the included metal rotation stand. You will have fun finishing this puzzle and learning all countries, capitals, bodies of water, and more fun geography facts labeled on this map puzzle. Ravensburger's puzzleballs has already become very popular in Europe. Let your mind enter new dimensions and become a fan of Discover the World! Puzzleball from Educational Toys Planet!