Christmas is just around the corner, so you might be looking for gift ideas to give your loved ones this holiday season. Why not give the gift of solar? Here are five solar gadgets that would be appreciated Christmas gifts.
Solar Sound Bluetooth Speakers is the perfect gift for the music-lover who’s always on the go. The speakers are portable and produce crisp sound. A built-in solar panel charges the internal battery, and if there’s no sun you can recharge the battery through USB. You can use the speakers with your iPhone/iPod or any other mobile music player that uses Bluetooth technology or use a 3.mm connector for music sources that have no Bluetooth feature. The Solar Sound Bluetooth Speakers have a touch-screen panel that lets you control your music with fast forward, rewind, play and stop buttons.
The Solar Gadget Charger is a great Christmas present for a techie. It can charge any electronic device that has a USB port, and its compact design allows you to take it along during your trips without using up space. You can use the charger to charge multiple gadgets at the same time or charge your laptop during camping trips.
This solar powered airplane requires no batteries to fly around your desktop. Solar panels are built into the wings, which powers the propeller to make it fly. An ideal item to teach your child how solar power works, the Solar Flier Airplane is recommended for kids ages 14 and up.
The Solar Powered Flashlight Keyring is a small LED flashlight that has a built-in solar panel to power it. The casing is made out of shock-resistant rubber that protects it from impact, and the three LED bulbs are bright enough to light up in the dark.
Parents should consider giving their kids the Green Science Solar Science Activity Kit, which can be used as a fun way of teaching the little ones about the wonders of solar energy. The product comes with a simple solar oven that children can use to cook an egg or purify water. Parents and kids alike will enjoy bonding while building the solar oven and experimenting with it. At only $11.95, it’s an inexpensive way to teach children about alternative energy.