Have your child place a rubber band around a ball. Talk about this being the equator -- and that the area north of the rubber band is the Northern Hemisphere and the area south is the Southern Hemisphere. Get your globe and have the child find the equator and the hemispheres. Talk about continents which are in Northern Hemisphere and Southern Hemisphere.
Previous pinner: "We recorded the route of Leif Erickson on our world map. I think we'll try to use different colored yarn for the different explorers. We'll mark their places of origin and their various destinations.