The “Big View Telescope” has been specially designed with young children in mind. The telescope is bright green in color with blue and yellow accents. It measures approximately 10 inches in length, and comes with a sturdy adjustable tripod. The “Big View Telescope” is suggested for youngsters ages 3 years old and up, and if this is their first time looking through the eyepiece of a telescope, they will be in for a pleasant surprise.
The views are really astounding, actually providing 20x magnification. There is even a focus knob on the side that is large and easy to turn. The telescope can be used on or off the tripod, and it works great outside to get a close up view of a bird or squirrel in the backyard during the day or a sensational look at the stars at night.
The “Big View Telescope” is a high quality product, and will stand up well to the demands of little kids. It is certainly a great way to introduce children to the world of science and discovery as well. The “Big View Telescope” retails for $19.99 and can be purchased directly from the Learning Resources website.