What parent doesn't want their child to have all the advantages during his or her young and developing life? This desire is one shared by many generations of parents. The right binocular will greatly enhance a child's awe and excitement whether exploring the great outdoors, visiting a zoo, or searching the night sky. A very popular binocular for school age children, and deservedly so, is the Leupold Yosemite 6x30 porro prism or the 8x30 porro prism binoculars. This binocular makes me smile every time I look through it and our Eagle Optics staff feels this binocular is our number one choice for a binocular in the $100 price range.
Why does this binocular make all of us wish we could own a pair? Obviously its bright, three dimensional view plus the lightweight size and comfortable ergonomics will please all users, young and old. It is especially good for kids because of its small interpupillary distance, large and easy to use focus wheel, and best of all it comes in red, natural, or the traditional black. Both the eight power and the six power offer amazing fields of view-important for keeping moving wildlife in your sight. The close focus is listed as 16 feet, but the six and eight power Yosemites we tested in our showroom were closer to a 12 foot close focus.
If you are considering a pair of binoculars as a gift for your child, order a pair of the Yosemite binoculars early. They are a hot item for the holidays and one you will want your child to have for their next outdoor adventure. I love their delightfully eye-catching design and the great optical quality. I think you will too!
Eagle Optics Staff