2018's Best Kids Telescope Buyer's Guide & Reviews

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This page features our newest list of the best kids telescope. Use it to select a good product and immediately order it.

We have checked reviews from hundreds of real buyers and compared many products from different brands. Each kids telescope was rated according to the price/quality ratio so the list features products from various price ranges. Nevertheless, read our buying tips and make your own research if you want to buy the right option for you.

Top 8 Best Kids Telescope of 2018

Rating Image Name and Features Details
4.8
Emarth Telescope 1. Emarth Telescope
No-tool set up, this telescope is quick and easy to set up even for the novice and will encourage kids to love learning about space, great holiday or birthday gift idea for kids who love science and astronomy.
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4.5
Educational Insights Nancy Bs Science Club MoonScope 2. Educational Insights Nancy Bs Science Club MoonScope
Get started on your stellar celestial adventure.
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4.3
Outlife Telescope 3. Outlife Telescope
The telescope and tripod are simply assembled by a screw, no other auxiliary tools are required.
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4.3
Dxcel Telescope 4. Dxcel Telescope
Quick and easy to set up — no tools are required for assembly even for the novice, also included a full-sized aluminum adjustable tripod, which offers plenty of height to make for a comfortable viewpoint.
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4.3
Telescope 5. Telescope
Make the observation more steady and firm with the design of umbrella shape during observation.
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4.0
Celestron 114lcm Computerized Telescope 6. Celestron 114lcm Computerized Telescope
Follow the simple skyalign alignment procedure and you re ready to observe in minutes.
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3.5
F.dorla 30x60 Compact Mini Portable Foldable Binoculars Telescope 7. F.dorla 30×60 Compact Mini Portable Foldable Binoculars Telescope (Most User-Friendly)
Mystery 30 x 60 binoculars, fully coated optics for increased brightness.
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3.3
Children Science Telescope 8. Children Science Telescope
Children’s telescopes are easy to install and use environmentally-friendly plastics, light weight, easy to carry young children.
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№ 1. Emarth Telescope, Travel Scope, 70mm Astronomical Refracter Telescope with Tripod and Finder Scope, Portable Telescope for Kids Beginners (blue)
 

Design
4/5
 

Size
5/5
 

Performance
5/5
 

Price
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.8
Emarth 18.1 x 8.7 x 4.4 inches 9.74 pounds
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No-tool set up, this telescope is quick and easy to set up even for the novice and will encourage kids to love learning about space, great holiday or birthday gift idea for kids who love science and astronomy. Adjustable tripod and carry bag, it allows for many different viewing positions with a adjustable aluminum tripod, come with a carry bag, the telescope and tripod can fit inside the bag for easy traveling and on-the-go stargazing. Satisfaction warranty, reliable and friendly customer service within a 24 hour time frame, lifetime warranty guarantee, lifetime money back guarantee. This lightweight refractor gives observers options view the beautiful countryside around you, including the trees and meadows or view the stellar, dazzling sky above you, including stars, moon.

High magnification.360mm(f/ focal length and 70mm aperture, fully coated optical glass with high transmission coatings creates stunning images with increased brightness and clarity. Perfect telescope for entry-level amateur astronomers and beginners kids to explore stars sky. High quality optics, the interchangeable eyepieces with a 3x barlow lens increase viewing power.5 24 finderscope with mounting bracket, erect-image diagonal, and two eyepieces(k10mm: 60x, k25mm: 14.4x) make locating objects easy.

 

 
Pros
Adjustable tripod
High magnification.360mm
No-tool set up
High quality optics
Satisfaction warranty
Cons
Considering the price, I think that there are none cons at all.
 

What are your reviews based on?

We considered so many factors that it is nearly impossible to tell you about all of them. Believe us, we did not forget about anything. Price, material, user score, and other characteristics of kids telescopewere used to create this TOP list. We tried our best to help you choose the best kids telescope!

 

 
№ 2. Educational Insights Nancy Bs Science Club MoonScope and Sky Gazers 22-page Activity Journal, 90x Magnification
 

Design
4/5
 

Size
4/5
 

Performance
5/5
 

Price
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.5
Educational Insights 5351 19 x 9 x 4.2 inches 2.1 pounds
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Encourage a love of science: encourages kids to pursue their natural love of science. The activity journal encourages independent, parent-free learning. Everything beginners need included: moonscope with 18x and 90x magnifications.4 mm and 20 mm all-glass eyepieces, finder scope, moon filter, tripod, and 22-page journal. Robust 22-page activity guide: get started on your stellar celestial adventure. Learn about the lunar phases, writing a moon myth, drawing your own man in the moon, and more. Support stem: supports stem learning through scientific exploration and hands-on experience with a key scientific tool. Explore saturn, jupiter, and even the mountain ranges on the moon with your telescope.

Moonscope requires no batteries: the moonscope itself does not require batteries. The built-in red led light on tripod requires 2 aaa batteries, not included.

 

 
Pros
Robust 22-page activity guide
Everything beginners need included
Encourage a love of science
Moonscope requires no batteries
Support stem
Cons
There are many better options on the market.
You will have to learn using it.
 

 

 
№ 3. Outlife Telescope for Kids, Astronomical Refracter Science Telescope with Tripod 3 Eyepieces, Travel Scope Exploration Toys for Childdren and Beginners (black)
 

Design
3/5
 

Size
5/5
 

Performance
4/5
 

Price
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.3
OUTLIFE 20 x 7.5 x 3 inches 1.5 pounds
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Widely use: outlife telescope, easy to set up and use, perfect for children and beginners. You can satisfied your kids curiosity about sky and astronymy at home. Lightweight and portable design is great for hiking, traveling or any other outside advebture. Durable tripod: adopted abs tripod, lightweight yet durable and stable in use. Foldable design allows to carry around easily or can be stored in the truck of car when you go hiking. Easy to set up: the telescope and tripod are simply assembled by a screw, no other auxiliary tools are required. Great on-the-go telescope for children who love science and astronomy, encourage them to do exploration.

3 intercgangeable eyepiece: this telescope provides 3 eyepiece: 20x/30x/40x interchangeable, high quality optics and give you a clear images. A finder scope for easy locating, satisfied your kids curiosity. High magnification: 170mm focal length and 56mm aperture, fully coated optical glass with high transmission coatings creates stunning images with increased brightness and clarity. Perfect telescope for kids and beginners to explore the starry sky.

 

 
Pros
Easy to set up
3 intercgangeable eyepiece
Durable tripod
High magnification
Cons
You will not be able to use it on the daily basis.
 

 

 
№ 4. Dxcel Telescope for Kids Beginners, 70mm Refractor Astronomy Telescope with Adjustable Tripod, Children Educational Telescope and Finder Scope and Two Eyepieces(k25mm and K10mm) -blue
 

Design
2/5
 

Size
5/5
 

Performance
5/5
 

Price
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.3
Dxcel Dx_001 18.3 x 8.9 x 4.5 inches 4.2 pounds
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Quick and easy to set up – no tools are required for assembly even for the novice, also included a full-sized aluminum adjustable tripod, which offers plenty of height to make for a comfortable viewpoint. Not only can the portable telescope be assembled and disassembled in minutes, it will encourage kids to love learning about space. Great for night & day viewing – the beginners telescope is ideal both for night space viewing and daytime observing, images are seen right-side up through a 45 degree angle prism, glass optical components with high transmission coatings for enhanced image brightness and clarity. Science telescope – this travel telescope provides clear, sharp images, features a 70mm objective lens and 400mm focal length, combined with 2 eyepieces (k10mm: 40x ; k25mm: 14.4x).5×24 finder scope and a 3x barlow lens, which can interchangeable eyepieces, you’ll enjoy a range of magnifications from 43x to 120x. Perfect entry-level telescope – this telescope is a great gift for kids, beginners, grads, adults, astronomy enthusiasts or anyone with an interest in space and astronomy. You will be able to observe stars, the moon and the planets. The blue telescope also appropriate for terrestrial observations, such as bird watching, mountain gazing.

 

 
Pros
Perfect entry-level telescope
Satisfaction guarantee-we provide lifetime warranty guarantee
Science telescope
Cons
Takes a lot of time to get used to.
 

 

 
№ 5. Telescope for Kids, Taishan Nature Exploration Toys Educational Kids Science Plastic Toy for Beginners 3 Magnification Eyepieces and Tripod Easy to Use (gray)
 

Design
4/5
 

Size
4/5
 

Performance
5/5
 

Price
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.3
TAISHAN 1.8 pounds
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This telescope can give your child or grand child a head start in learning with a gateway to the universe. Kids telescope easy-to-use features. Made of plastic, light weight and easy portable for young kids. This telescope will open up a whole new exciting world to your kids. Tripod: make the observation more steady and firm with the design of umbrella shape during observation. Lightweighted plastic toy for easy carry around. This telescope toy brings kids a more generalized picture of nature.

 

 
Pros
This telescope will open up a whole new exciting world
Kids telescope easy-to-use features
This telescope can give your child or gr
Cons
There are many better options on the market.
 

 

 
 

Design
4/5
 

Size
5/5
 

Performance
5/5
 

Price
2/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.0
Celestron 31150 35 x 16 x 11 inches 21.1 pounds
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Comes with everything you need to get started with astronomy, including 2 eyepieces and a full-height tripod. Follow the simple skyalign alignment procedure and you re ready to observe in minutes. Press the sky tour button and your telescope generates a list of the best objects currently visible. Large 114 mm newtonian reflector offers the most light-gathering ability in the lcm telescope family. Computerized telescope automatically locates thousands of celestial objects using the nexstar+ hand control.

 

 
Pros
Computerized telescope automatically locates thousands
Not sure what
Large 114 mm newtonian reflector offers
Cons
You will have to overpay for many unnecessary features.
 

 

 
№ 7. F.dorla 30×60 Compact Mini Portable Foldable Binoculars Telescope S Day and Night Vision for Birds Hunting Camping Hiking Armoring Outdoor Travel (30×60 Binocular)
 

Design
2/5
 

Size
4/5
 

Performance
4/5
 

Price
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.5
F.DORLA 4.2 x 2.9 x 1.8 inches 7.2 ounces
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Mystery 30 x 60 binoculars, fully coated optics for increased brightness. This red membrane binoculars telescope is ideal for campers, hunters, sports enthusiasts and concert goers tourists. Binoculars telescopes provides sharp clear optical performance at an unbelievable value. It has high magnification and it is also compact and light-weight. Buy with confidence.100% money back guarantee if anything wrong with the item.

 

 
Pros
This red membrane binoculars telescope is ideal
Mystery 30 x 60 binoculars
Cons
Requires regular maintenance.
 

 

 
№ 8. Children Science Telescope, Childrens Toys, Adjustable Telescope, with Tripod
 

Design
2/5
 

Size
5/5
 

Performance
3/5
 

Price
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.3
Ping Yan 19.7 x 9.1 x 3 inches 1.55 pounds
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Elevation – orientation installation. The telescope is equipped with a height-azimuth mount that moves vertically (height) and horizontal (azimuth). Quick and easy toolless setup; this refracting telescope is affordable for children and beginners alike. Kids telescope ideal for beginners, easy to move and easy to use. This is a high magnification telescope suitable for entry level amateur astronomers and children to explore the land and the sky. Children’s telescopes are easy to install and use environmentally-friendly plastics, light weight, easy to carry young children.

 

 
Pros
This is a high magnification telescope suitable
Children’s telescopes are easy
Kids telescope ideal
Cons
It is inconvenient.
 

What factors did you consider while making the TOP list of the best kids telescope?

We compared over a hundred of kids telescopefrom various manufacturers. To make our buying guide as honest as it is possible, we took into consideration all the important characteristics, such as price, weight, material, assembly quality, and many more. If you want to find the best kids telescope for the least amount of money, our TOP list will be very useful for you.

What is the defining factor when choosing a kids telescope?

As you might have guessed, the weight of a kids telescope is one of the main factor to consider. Another important aspects is its material. If the kids telescope is assembled well, it will serve you for many years.

What do I have to do in order to get a refund for a kids telescope?

Most of the time seller will return your money without any trouble. If you received a malfunctioning kids telescope, you will easily get a refund or a replacement. Nonetheless, if you value your time, we highly recommend you to thoroughly check the item’s description before making a purchase.

How long is the minimum warranty period for an average kids telescope?

We recommend all our readers to buy kids telescopewith at least the two-year long warranty period. This is the optimal term for an average kids telescope. Instead of overpaying for a lifetime warranty, save the money to buy a new kids telescope later.

How much money do I need to buy the best kids telescope?

If you want to buy a reliable kids telescope, then you should remember that it costs a decent amount of money. Of course, there are many cheap models, but they do not last for too long. We recommend you to buy kids telescopefrom our rating list since they offer the best price to quality ratio.

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