Space is a wondrous place, to both study and explore. For many, the mysteries of the infinite sky provide a thrill and curiosity that translates to positive feelings that should be encouraged. Here are some great gifting ideas for those that love all things about space.
1. A Telescope
One of the best things to gift to anyone with a love of space is a telescope. Those that enjoy the stars and have a fascination with heavenly bodies will appreciate a gift with this much thought put into it. A telescope is a gift that fosters the curiosity a person has with everything in the stars and allows them to get closer and appreciate the cosmos.
Telescopes will, however, be more expensive, and require quite a bit of space to set up in your home. But if you can afford and accommodate this item, your space-loving person will surely appreciate this gift.
2. Get A Star
As cheesy as it sounds, gifting a star to someone is still a gift that is perfect for those that love all things space-related. This is a much more personal and sentimental gift, however, and would be best suited for gifting to family or your closest friends.
It is also important to note, that because of its more sentimental worth, not every person may appreciate this sort of gift, so it truly depends on the person receiving this to know if it is the right gift to give. In most cases, this will be a gift that is a once in a lifetime thing, and will forever connect that person with their love of the stars.
3. NASA Apparel
For the slightly older youths, NASA apparel is a gifting option that should be considered. The popularity of the NASA and space apparel collections seem to have appealed to adolescents, teens, and young adults, rising in popularity of everything associated with the space agency. Many brands now showcase these logos on sweaters, hoodies, and shirts.
For people that love space, it doesn’t hurt that these types of apparel have found their way into mainstream popularity and you can wear your love of all things STEM-related proudly.
4. Model Rockets
Model rockets are a great gift for all fans of space and are great options for both kids and adults alike. There are a variety of rockets to consider, whether it is non-functioning models that are accurate to real-life counterparts or functioning rockets that are propelled into the sky with its own launch set.
It is important to stick to the recommended age for each rocket, as certain models may not be fully appreciated by some younger fans, while the functioning rockets may not be suitable for young children to safely handle.
However, if you gift your rocket appropriately, there is a lot of fun to be had and is a great hands-on experience to provide and foster further interest.
There are is infinite number of gift ideas to consider for the special space lovers in your life, and are only constrained by how far your creativity can travel. Remember that fostering a love of space can lead to great things, so encourage others to continue to reach for the stars.
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