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    Default Gift ideas for 4yo who loves space, planets etc

    My DS is turning 4 soon and is very interested in space - always asking about the moon, planets, earth etc and also into spaceships and rockets. I'm interested to hear if anyone has any recommendations for things I can buy him to help him to learn more about it. I've thought of a globe and a telescope and possibly the mobilo space shuttle. Does anyone have any other suggestions?

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    Playmobil, not mobilo!

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    Not anything specific but if you have an Australian Geographic store nearby they often have space related kids gifts including telescopes. Maybe a solar system kit?

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    Quote Originally Posted by gingermillie View Post
    Not anything specific but if you have an Australian Geographic store nearby they often have space related kids gifts including telescopes. Maybe a solar system kit?
    Snap

    This is exactly what I was going to say. My DS was given a telescope for his 4rh bday to. Lovessss it. Uses it during the day on the balcony aswell watching the boats on the ocean

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    Quote Originally Posted by gingermillie View Post
    Not anything specific but if you have an Australian Geographic store nearby they often have space related kids gifts including telescopes. Maybe a solar system kit?
    This.

    Have a look at their website too if there is no store near you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by babybeeno1 View Post
    Snap

    This is exactly what I was going to say. My DS was given a telescope for his 4rh bday to. Lovessss it. Uses it during the day on the balcony aswell watching the boats on the ocean
    U must have bought the right kind of telescope to use it as a casual tool as well. Some telescopes give u an upside down image. it might not be too fun seeing upside down boats.

    I see that they are already many good suggestions.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bbhope View Post
    U must have bought the right kind of telescope to use it as a casual tool as well. Some telescopes give u an upside down image. it might not be too fun seeing upside down boats.

    I see that they are already many good suggestions.
    If you want to call $500 for a telescope a casual tool then go ahead but nothing upside down about this one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by babybeeno1 View Post
    If you want to call $500 for a telescope a casual tool then go ahead but nothing upside down about this one.
    I don't think pp was using the word 'casual' flippantly - rather to describe one a kid can use for a variety of play experiences rather than just looking at stars.

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    Quote Originally Posted by babybeeno1 View Post
    If you want to call $500 for a telescope a casual tool then go ahead but nothing upside down about this one.
    Sorry if you misinterpreted what I said. I am by no mean trying to offend you. I was just saying if one wants to use it other than looking at stars, makes sure to check it doesn't give you upside down image.

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    Some great ideas here, thanks! I hadn't thought of Aust Geographic so that's a definite go-to place.


 

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