Astronomy Gifts for Kids

(Last Updated On: March 18, 2018)

Sometimes buying a gift for someone can be a bit confusing, and if the gift is for kid it becomes more difficult because for kids we want the gift to be durable, easy to use as well as educational and fun. The gifts listed below are some of the perfect gifts you can give to your kids as well as adults. All of them are based on Astronomy theme, some are for decoration (good for adults), some are good for educational purpose and also some are great fashion statements (jewelry, plates etc.). Whichever you choose from here, you are guaranteed to get the high-quality product.

 

Amlong Crystal Solar System Crystal Ball with Crystal Stand

This solar system crystal ball is an adorable item for your office or study desk. Perfect for kids as well as adults. The best part about it, with different planets in the solar system it also shows their moons perfectly.

 

 

The Milky Way Galaxy Star Crystal

This cubical shape star crystal gives a beautiful representation of our milky way which is created by well-known laser artist Bathsheba Grossman. The laser beam is used to make tiny stars. We recommend buying a LED base separately because concentrates laser at the center creates a bright star and looks even more stunning with LED base.

 

 

Solar System Planetarium 3D Model Learning Study Science Kit

Perfect gift for kids above 5 years. Package includes planets, stencils, glow paint and everything else which is required to make the 3D solar system model. A great educational toy for kids. 

 

 

Full Moon Necklace Double-sided Planet Handmade Sun Moon Necklace

Gorgeous handmade necklace features 5 different planets in our solar system as well as Sun and Moon. All the planets are made of high-quality alloy and protected with glass cover. The best part is the planets a made double sided, a feature most of the competitor lack in the market. Great gift for ladies.

 

 

Planet Plates Set – Eight 10 Inch Melamine Astronomy Dinner Plates

These cool 8 planet set (Pluto not included) are food safe and approved by FDA to be used in the dishwasher. The size of each planet is 10” and has very attractive and beautiful graphics. Great for kids!!!  

 

 

 

4M 3-Dimensional Glow-In-The-Dark Solar System Model Making Kit

One of the best seller on Amazon this 3D solar system model kit is a perfect gift for kids above 8 years. Package includes planets, string, hanging frame, glow paint and paint brush with easy to follow instruction manual to paint and assembling the kit.

 

 

Constellation Mug

A Fun gift for nighttime sky lover. Not a common mug, the best part of this constellation mug is when you put hot coffee into the mug it displays 11 constellations. Basically, it responds to heat. A popular gift for any astronomy lover.

 

 

Great Explorations 3-D Solar System

Package includes more than 200 planets and stars which kids can hang from the ceiling in their room. Each of the 200 planets glows in the dark and gives a feeling you are in space.

 

 

 

Moon Phase Lunar Bracelet

Made in antique silver tone and bronze tone this bracelet shows the 7 different phases of the moon. Each phase is beautifully created and incredibly made.

 

 

 

 

Aqua Crystal Earth Sphere with Natural Earth Continents, Glass Stand Included, 1.4 Inch Diameter

This incredible glass crystal gives an accurate representation of earth geographic features such as more than 50 major rivers and each of the seven continents. Crystal earth sphere comes with glass base so that you can easily spin the sphere to explore in details.   

 

 

Smartphone Stands

Add a nice touch to your desktop with this awesome and realistic looking astronaut shaped smartphone stand. Don’t worry if you use a tablet, solid build and sturdy base of this stand can also accommodate that.

 

 

 

4.5″ Satellite View with Cloud Cover MOVA Globe

Globe from MOVA is a unique addition to this list of the best gift for kids. View of the earth with cloud cover gives the same view of Earth as seen from outer space. Main USP of the globe is it does not require any battery to rotate. With the help of solar cell technology globe automatically rotates in indoor light or indirect sunlight. Globes silent movement represent the rotation of the earth. Perfect gift for any anyone of any age group.

 

 

Estes Tandem-X Flying Model Rocket Launch Set

Package includes two rockets, bigger one (Amazon) is about 36-inch tall and can go up to the height of 600ft whereas smaller one (Crossfire) is about 15-inch in height and can blast off to the impressive altitude of 1150ft. A great educational and fun kit that gives an introduction to rocket building and teaches basics of propulsion, aerodynamics, flight to kids in their early age.

 

 

LED Flexible USB Light

It is a flexible USB light in the shape of astronauts. Just plug into any USB port of a laptop, mobile and it is ready to be used as a torch in a dark. The amount of light it gives is perfect to work at night. Visor act as an on/off switch here.

 

 

Galaxy Kinetic Art Science Kit

Kinetic Art Science Kit from Toysmith is a perfect gift for children having an interest in astronomy and science. It requires two double AA batteries for movement. Extremely mesmerizing and eye-catching on the desk, this will keep you watching for hours.

 

 

LEGO Spaceman Key Light

As the name suggests this one is a LEGO shaped key chain. The best part about is when the chest plate is pressed built in LED light lights up. A nice astronomy themed key ring with LED light.

 

 

 

Glow in the Dark Garden Pebbles

These are photo luminescent pebbles means when they are exposed for few hours in sunlight they can glow at night automatically for 2 to three hours. Perfect for decorating garden, driveway or walkways.

 

 

Moon in My Room Remote Control Wall Décor Night Light

A beautiful, glowing detailed 3-D model of moon is a perfect gift for kids above 6 years to hang on the wall. It shows the 12 different phases of moon automatically and can also be controlled with a remote.

 

 

 

PLAYMOBIL Space Rocket with Launch Site

Great toy for kids who love rocket. Comes with different sound effect, lighting effect and the rocket also shows how the satellite is sent into space.

 

 

 

 

SUCK UK Solar System Erasers

A nice educational gift for a budding astrophysicist. Set contains 8 different size planet (no Pluto!!!) shape eraser so that you can wipe out your pencil mistakes.

 

 

 

FOR U DESIGNS Cool Galaxy Pattern Pencil Pen Case Storage Bag Makeup Case Pouch

Durable easy to wash fashionable pencil stand with zipper. The best part is back side is sturdy enough for it to stand upright.

 

 

The Solar System 100 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

This 100 pieces solar system puzzle is a great educational gift for kids.  A smart product for parents to gift their kids so that they can have fun and at the same time learn something.

 

 

 

Educational Insights GeoSafari Motorized Solar System

This battery operated solar system is a great item to convert any room into a planetarium. This model has all different 9 planets orbiting an illuminated sun with different speed to replicate the planet movement more realistically, everything is placed on a sturdy base. It also projects constellation on the wall. A great astronomy gift for kid!!!

 

 

Sega Homestar Original Black – Home Planetarium – Star Projector

A Nice little projector that projects about 60000stars on the ceiling. Light is not bright and covers the entire ceiling. A nice mind relaxing product from Sega.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some more useful links:-

Best telescope for kids.

Best astronomy books for kids.

 

 

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2 Replies to “Astronomy Gifts for Kids”

  1. My son absolutely loves everything astronomy. This is a perfect list of possible gifts that we could give him for his upcoming birthday. I have also heard that you can name a star for your child. All of these gifts would help him learn more about astronomy and where he lies in the universe.

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