When I grow up I want to be an..Explorer Explore the World Bess wears astronaut costume £50 hedgehogshop.co.uk; convertible spaceship £12.99 mulberrybush.co.uk Take Cover Dinky little helicopter, which is quite easy to handle. For 8+ £19.99 amazon.co.uk London's Calling Taxi and Tube washbags. £19.99 museumoflondon.co.uk Spaced Out Sure to induce dreams of space travel. £49 johnlewis.com Front Line Girls Long been boys' terrain, the Nerf range now includes bow and arrows and the popular foam bullets in girly colours. From £24.99 justwilliamtoys.com in Herne Hill, East Dulwich and Clapham South.th. Road Runner This is a great looking sturdy first quad bike from 12 months to 4 years. £99.99 toyella.com Let it Go! Rollerskating and blading is one of the most liberating of sports. Join a group or skate on your own. K2 skates £49.95 slickwillies.co.uk Scope Great new range of science toys. This microscope has a journal to keep a record of your sightings. £35 sciencemuseumshop.co.uk 3, 2, 1 Liftoff! Buy a one-off gift like this rocket or a subscription to regular activity boxes. £34.95 toucanbox.com Lift off with these excellent gifts for future explorers.