Giveaway: Laser pegs light set & globe from HearthSong

This giveaway has ended and the winner will be announced soon!

Today is the first day of our annual Home for the Holidays week! Welcome to what will be a fun five days of giveaways, charity spotlights, and helpful holiday link round-ups from around the web.

I love HearthSong’s tagline–toys you’ll feel good about giving.

The company specializes in toys that encourage kids’ creativity and imagination–qualities desperately needed at this time of year–when we’re often bombarded with ads for tacky gizmos that seem enticing, but often don’t last very long.

HearthSong began in 1983, when founder Barbara Kane was struggling to find appropriate toys for her own children. I love her perspective:

“Earlier is not necessarily better. It’s important that children learn basic skills, but at the right developmental age. Most of all, children need time for creative, imaginative play. In fact, it is through play that children learn most readily.”

Continue reading to find out more about the two toys being offered to a lucky winner today!

Illuminated Earth Globe

I plan to give this globe to my geography-buff son Elijah–he’s into all things world-related at the moment!

I wasn’t sure what an illuminated globe would be like, but the light inside makes it easy to notice features that often get missed–like details in relief and the boundaries of countries.

The base of the globe is made of thick plastic, and appears extremely sturdy. I think it will hold up well to the not-so-delicate usage of my typical seven-year-old boy.

Laser Pegs Light Set

My daughter Trishna loves everything related to electricity and light bulbs, and she is going to flip with joy upon opening this laser pegs light up building set on Christmas Day.

The set includes 72 pieces your child can use to build whatever his or her heart desires–with directions included to create a tractor, dune buggy, or a mini bug.

I had a good time experimenting with the laser pegs myself–amazing fun! After constructing, your child can use the enclosed battery pack (requires 3 AA batteries) and cord to light up their creation.

One Simple Homeschool reader will win this laser peg building set and an illuminated globe from HearthSong!

How to win

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About Jamie Martin

Jamie is a mama to three cute kids born on three different continents. She serves as editor of Simple Homeschool, and blogs about mindful parenting at Steady Mom. Jamie is also the author of two books: Steady Days and Mindset for Moms.


  1. My 5 year old daughter would love these.

  2. My daughter Elly would love the laser light pegs. She’s fascinated with lasers right now. Katy would like the globe for her nightlight. She likes to dream of far distant places when she’s falling asleep. Thanks for sharing the prizes with your readers!

  3. Cool educational toys loved by the kids and the parents.

  4. My five-year-old and three-year-old daughters would love both of these.

  5. Those look fantastic!
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  6. My five and three year old boys would loves these.

  7. I have so many little nieces and nephews that would love this! I think I would even like playing with this!

  8. Our boys would love these for gifts!

  9. These look like they’d be great presents!

  10. Our youngest 9 yr old ds is the only one left at home. He would love this stuff!

  11. heather m. says:

    My boys would love these!

  12. My 8 year old son would especially love the globe!

  13. My daughters would love these!

  14. My son would love this!
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  15. my daughter would love these, especially the laser pegs!
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  16. My Sweet Meg would love any one of these – I love HearthSong! :)

  17. What great gifts these would make! Thanks for the opportunity!

  18. These are fabulous gifts. My son and daughter would love the globe and the little one would think those peg lights are great.

  19. Would love to win these! My 7 year old would be thrilled!

  20. My son Asher (who also wants those big balls the kids are rolling)

  21. wow what a giveaway!! Thanks xx

  22. I grew up with a light-up globe. My best friend and I would stay up talking all night with it’s illumination….and the help of pixie sticks!!!!

  23. My nine year old would love the globe for school – we cover a lot of geography with history in school. All three of my kids would love that laser peg set. Awesome!

  24. Great giveaway! Thank you.

  25. My 5 year old son:)

  26. Jennifer Work says:

    These would be two great gifts for under the tree this year. My little ones especially love building things right now and my sweet boy is always saying he wants to go to Africa so I can show him where it is. Love this!

  27. Jessica Smith says:

    My daughter would love these!

  28. I think that all of my children would love these. My oldest son is really into geography right now so I think he would love the globe and my daughter would love the laser pegs light set.

  29. My son would flip over this as well! He loves anything he can build and make lights. He always wants these little mini flash lights we have to use inside his lego creations.

    Great Giveaway!!
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  30. My boys 9 and 11 would love the laser toys. My daughter age 5 is obsessed with maps this year. Her and her two younger brothers would love the light up globe.

  31. My son would love these!

  32. Really great giveaway. Lots of kids in our family, including our 3, would love this. :-)

  33. My grandson loves to build things with legos. He would be thrilled with a toy like this. I can see his eyes light up with excitement, now.

  34. My oldest son

  35. Oops! I didn’t remark about the other toy. I have 3 grandchildren, that would love the ball. What exciting toys!

  36. My 10 and 8 year old kids would love the globe and the laser builders.

  37. My son would truly enjoy either of these.

  38. Ashley McRea says:

    All 3 of my sons would love these as gifts. I have 2″builders” and one geography buff!

  39. I just have one little one right now but know that she would love either!

  40. My toddler daughter loves looking at lights. Her Daddy would have so much fun building stuff for her.

  41. My son and daughter would LOVE!

  42. We have been looking at this catalog at our house, and loving it! Great give away

  43. My sons would love that globe!

  44. Holli Ballard says:

    Those are great gift ideas!

  45. I love Hearthsong! Both of my girls would love these items!
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  46. My oldest daughter (3) would love that globe.

  47. Both of my boys would love these wonderful toys! :)

  48. My sons

  49. Both of my boys would love the laser pegs light set, and the whole family would adore the globe. We’ve been wanting one for years.

  50. My daughter Kristin would love the globe, and I would love to help her to learn more about the larget world.