This scratch-off map makes for a fantastic and decorative souvenir of the world! Make it a welcome home tradition to take down your map and scratch off the place you’ve just returned from. When you scratch off the gold covering, you’ll reveal extra features like the location of major cities and geographical landmarks. The beautiful and sleek design looks elegant in a dark-backed frame. Tube size: 25.5 inches x 2.5 inches Poster size: 23.4 inches x 32.5 inches (59.5 cm x 82.5 cm) Poster + Tube weight: 8.5 ounces —Enjoy your scratch-off world map with these tips and tricks— To get the map to lay flat, unroll the map completely and lay it down on a clean table with weights on the edges for a few minutes. Alternatively, you can roll the map loosely in the opposite direction. The map will rest flat, ready for you to scratch off the places you want! Scratch off the gold covering by using a flat surface like a credit card or a guitar pick. Coins will work, but not as well. We suggest you use a 24×36 frame with dark matting. Some frames come with a dark backboard that you can flip to put the map on instead. You can find an assortment of Amazon’s highly rated 24 x 36 frames here: http://amzn.to/2suohnQ
- GREAT ICEBREAKER AT PARTIES – Impress your friends and family by pointing out the places you’ve visited! Tell stories about your trips and never struggle for a topic of conversation – don’t forget to share insight about new foods and drinks you’ve tried, along with the beauty of the landscape and the people you met. Ask them to share their own wanderlust experiences!
- AN AWESOME GIFT FOR BIRTHDAYS, HOLIDAYS, WEDDINGS, AND RETIREMENT PARTIES! – Give your loved ones a way to easily track and enjoy the memory of their vacations! Students preparing to study or volunteer abroad will be thrilled to receive this as a rememberance to look at years down the road. Help your friends scratch traveling off of their bucket list!
- USE AS A FANTASTIC EDUCATIONAL TOOL IN THE CLASSROOM AND AT HOME – When a child finishes learning about an area of the world, let them scratch it off on the map! It’s tons of fun and builds more anticipation for your child to learn than a dry atlas in a book or a world globe!
- BRING A ROOM TO LIFE – The map is elegantly printed in gold and is beautifully colored beneath with more information when you scratch off the top layer. A beautiful accessory when it’s framed on your wall. This map matches with office decor, living rooms, and even children’s bedrooms!
- PRINTED AND SHIPPED IN A STURDY TUBE – You’ll never have to worry about your scratch off map arriving damaged or creased. You can use the tube to store this deluxe poster or other artwork. It’s easy to spot even if you store it in a closet!