Straight from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, we bring you the Ultimate Gift Guides for Kids Who Love Space.
We found the best gifts for every aspiring astronaut, from magnetic rocketships to star projectors to freeze-dried ice cream. Just call us the Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin of space-themed gifts – it’s one small step for us but one giant leap for parents everywhere.
Grab your space helmets and check out the moon, the sun, and all the planets in our solar system in this fun book, Nerdy Babies: Space. With simple text and bright artwork, this book is the perfect introduction to space.
Strap on those seatbelts. It’s time to piece together the planets with this Solar System Jumbo Puzzle. This puzzle features a bold display of the sun, stars, and planets and has extra-large pieces that are just the right for little hands.
Time to practice drawing your fastest spaceships and rockets with this Aqua Magic Doodle Mat. Just fill the magic pen with water, draw on the mat, and then it magically disappears after 3-10 minutes! Kids can doodle on it over and over again.
Young astronomers can explore space by beaming close-up images of the stars, planets, and more! The Shining Stars Projector Set includes a projector with a display stand, 24 images, and an activity guide.
Little ones can go gaga for the galaxy with this double-decker Celestial Star Explorer Activity Center! Your toddler will be over the moon to have hands-on fun with the bead runs, gliders, solar panels, spinners, and more that are featured on the four separate quadrants.
Gather the crayons and colored pencils and launch into creativity with this coloring and activity book! It features space-inspired coloring pages, mazes, puzzles, word searches, dot-to-dot, and much more for your child to explore!
Imagination meets construction with this Design & Drill Rocket Toy. Kids use a real, working toy drill to build the rocket, then pop the Bolt Buddy astronaut and his puppy pal into the cockpit and blast off!
Grab your space helmets. It’s time to excavate! The Dig It Up! Discoveries: Space Set contains asteroids to uncover 12 unique space objects. The included guidebook is filled with fun facts about space travel and exploration and where NASA thinks aliens are most likely to be found.
Your little astronaut will be over the moon when they step into this astronaut jumpsuit, slip on the stretchy silver gloves, and place on their shiny space helmet! There’s even a reusable name tag that proudly IDs your little space explorer.
A far-out twist on a classic building set! This Gears! Gears! Gears! Space Explorers Building Set includes interlocking bases, gears, and connectors, plus astronauts, planets, and more for your little one to create their own galaxy.
Durable, functional, and oh-so-cool, this glow-in-the-dark Mackenzie backpack features stellar galaxy designs that are out of this world. It’s made of water-resistant polyester with sturdy zippers and straps, plus plenty of pockets to hold all their things for the next trip into space.
Turn any room into a space-age experience with this inflatable, hangable, solar system! Set includes a 23″ diameter sun, proportionally sized planets, and the earth’s moon. It even has a foot pump and repair kit!
If your little space explorer loves MagnaTiles, the galaxy rocketship will quickly become a favorite addition. Each magnetic tile is printed with part of a space rocket on one side and part of the solar system on the other. Connect them to build an interactive rocket ship!
This wooden rocket ship is the ultimate space rocket toy with four levels of designs based on actual space shuttles, including mission control, an onboard laboratory, living quarters, and an exercise room. Plus, astronauts can easily move between levels using the string pulled elevator.
Transform your child’s room into a planetarium with this dual-sided projector! One side features a stationary viewfinder with interchangeable discs. The other side is a moving dome that projects stars onto the entire ceiling.
It’s a 3D battle for the universe! In this twist on the classic Battleship game, players go head-to-head and search for their enemy’s fleet of 5 spaceships and vaporize them one by one. A game of strategy for kids ages 7 & up.
Bring the wonder and magic of space to your child’s room with this glow-in-the-dark 3D solar system. Hang the glowing planets from the ceiling, then attach the glowing adhesive stars, comets, and asteroids. Then look up at the universe you created!
Fuel up for the flight with waffles that are out of this world! This space-themed waffle maker imprints the batter with galactic designs like aliens, planets, rocket ships, and more! It’s not just a breakfast built for champions, but for astronauts.
This astronaut backpack will make sure your little one is organized for your next space mission. It has a dedicated spot for all the necessary space gear, plus it has embroidered NASA, USA flag, and commander patches.
Blast off into STEM learning with this astronaut starter kit! Little astronauts will build and launch orbiter spaceships using the power of pumps, then paint a set of planets and construct a miniature solar system that spins.
Plus, they’ll learn all about space travel including astronaut training and life on the International Space Station.