Thank you to Moose Toys for providing complimentary Glitzi Globes samples for us to base this review upon and for providing additional product for our contest prize. All opinions expressed are my own.
One of my personal favorite new toys for Holiday 2013 is Glitzy Globes, as seen in our 2013 Holiday Toy Gift Guide. It says on the packages that this toy is for ages 5+, but I had just as much fun making these mini water globes as my 6 year old daughter.
Glitzi Globes are fun on their own, but having somewhere cool to display them, such as the Glitzi Showcase, is even better. This kit comes with everything you need to make 4 glitter globes, plus there is a large spinning carousel glitter globe that you create also. There are extra places available for you to display additional Glitzi Globes from other kits above and beyond the included four.
Glitzi Globes are battery-free toys. Even the carousel at the center of the Glitzi Showcase is kid-powered. I was surprised at how little it took for the glitter to start floating about, creating quite a magical scene.
Built right into the Glitzi Showcase is a dome maker. To create a glitter globe, simply place a clear dome open-side up on the purple side. Then place the character of your choice onto the desired base and insert the base into the yellow side.
Next, drop 3 floating charms into the clear dome and fill the clear dome up to the top, using the included water bottle. The last thing to add is a little glitter tablet. Then flip the yellow side up and press down firmly.
Once the glitter tablet dissolves, the result is a finished glitter globe. Your Glitzi Globes may come out differently than someone else's because you get to choose which combination of characters, floating charms, and bases you would like to use.
Also available is the Glitzi Globes Starter Kit, which comes with jewelry pieces and more, plus a variety of themed Glitzi Globes Three Packs. Glitzi Globes are fun to collect and make perfect pencil toppers! To learn more about this new line of toys, visit www.GlitziGlobes.com.
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