This is a wonderful way to teach geography, and all you need are boxes and paint! You could keep these in the classroom and have the students throughout the year place interesting facts they discover about each location inside the boxes.
Way for teachers to make geography fun and exciting for students-some of these channels have a LOT of videos and some only have a few. Each link has a paragraph description of why the channel is beneficial for the class.
Week Geography: Make Pumpkin Globes! - Tape down the continents and paint the pumpkin blue. The next day, remove the continents and color them in green with marker. Put two rubber bands around the pumpkin to represent the equator and voila, Pumpkin Globe!