The concept of space is a lot for a little mind to comprehend, we know. So, that's why we've made it our "outer space" mission to help you find the best toy rockets for your little astronaut. Your little one may have so many questions about the universe around them – about stars, galaxies and planets. Unless you’re an astrophysicist, you’re not going to have all the answers – and that’s OK!
One of our main jobs as a parent is to support and facilitate learning. Sometimes this is done with a chat or discussion – and sometimes, with toys; this is arguably the more enjoyable option. Toys help with so much development in the life of a child, so it's only natural to opt for a toy to help with their curiosity about something.
Well, this is where we come in.
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If your child is curious about all-things outer space, buying a toy rocket is a great introduction, not only to science but to the big, wide universe as a whole. Armed with their little rockets and starships, your little ones are going to make up little adventures of their own at home, roleplaying all aspects of space exploration: new planets, new species, new technology - and lots of new possibilities. Isn’t that exciting?
Your children are going to get curious about the world as they grow up – and arming them with a toy rocket will send their imagination soaring into outer space!
Maybe, soon, they'll become a space fanatic - and demand space-themed bedrooms and birthday parties.
But, that's for another time, perhaps.
In the meantime, check out our rundown of the best toy rockets for all ages available to buy today.
Best toy rockets:
1. Janod Wooden Magnetic Rocket
Made from FSC certified wood with water-based paints, this rocket is great for helping your tot
Got a Ben and Holly fan on your hands? They'll love this rocket which has take-off and landing
Suitable for children six and above, this realistic play figure set comes with one Mars rocket,
4. Toomies Tomy Fountain Rocket Bath Shower
A brilliant way to help your child get used to getting their hair wet in the bath, dunk the rocket
Your younger will learn the basics of simple construction and engineering while building fine
This impressive four-tier rocket ship is a sturdy wooden toy that your youngster will adore,
Here's a rocket toy the whole family will enjoy; simply step on the pressure-activated pump to
8. Classic World Play Rocket
This gorgeous wooden play rocket perfectly combines construction and role-play in one with 12
9. Indigo Jamm Rocket Ricky
Made from sustainable rubberwood, this eco-friendly toy will help your child enjoy some
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