The night skies have always been a source of peace and tranquility for many people. Bringing home the effects of a twinkling sky is absolutely possible if you look at purchasing a star projector for your home. Not only for children, a star projector will give a calming ambiance to any room whether a kids bedroom or the master suite. These seven star projector products provide a little piece of the heavens right in your home and some also offer added features which you may find useful.
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Cloud B Twilight Constellation Night Light, Turtle
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Beetlestar Music Whale Nightlight Star Projector
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GermGuardian 4-in-1 Cleaning System and Projector
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Aurora Borealis Projector Night Light
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The Most Heavenly Star Projector Units
Cloud B Twilight Constellation Night Light Turtle is a cute, cuddly star projector geared towards the five and under age bracket but still fun for adults. The plastic shell features many mini star cut-outs which project onto the ceiling and walls of your child’s bedroom. The light can be changed to one of three calming, tranquil colors: blue, green and amber. If your toddler can’t decide on just one color, the turtle has a setting to cycle through all three colors. The head and legs of the turtle are soft plush, just like a stuffed animal. You don’t have to worry about the light staying on all night since it has a timer built in which shuts off after 45 minutes. It runs on 3 AAA batteries which are easily replaced.
Ages Recommended: 2+ (However, it works for an infant nursery if kept out of reach)
LESHP Star Master Nightlight Projector projects a heavenly show in multiple colors. You can choose either pink or purple base to match your décor. This the projector operates on 3 AAA batteries or can be used with the included USB cable. The projected light isn’t bright enough to keep your child awake, but enough to provide a calm, soothing effect, especially for little ones afraid of the dark. The stars rotate around the room to create a slow motion light show. If the illumination is too bright for your liking, the lamp comes with a cover to soften the light output. The range of projection for this star projector is wider than most other similar star projectors.
Ages Recommended: 5+
Le Petit Prince Star Projector will project a beautiful night sky scene in orange, blue or green or alternating between the three colors. The soft glow of the starry scene it projects will calm and comfort babies and children while providing a nightlight at the same time. It operates on 3 AA batteries with an estimated usage time of 60 nights if used for about 45 minutes each night. A handy feature is the easy to use touch activation which you can use to turn on the star projector. If you forget to turn it off, don’t fret! After 45 minutes the light will automatically shut-off. The durable plastic body is great for kids since it can withstand drops and falls without damage.
Ages Recommended: 1+
Beetlestar Music Whale Nightlight Star Projector illuminates rooms with a soft glow and a fun appeal with its whale shape and cartoon eyes. The hard plastic shell is durable yet allows the colored light to shine through. The colors you can select from are orange, blue and green or you can alternate between all three with the rotating color button. In addition to the calming starry scene, the whale plays a soft version of Brahms’s Lullaby. Children will love how the whale itself illuminates in your chosen color. After 20 minutes the music will shut off and after 45 minutes the star projector will also automatically shut off. Both features help save batteries and the life of the light bulbs.
Ages Recommended: Infant to 5 years old
GermGuardian 4-in-1 Cleaning System and Projector serves more than just as a fun, calming star projector. It acts as an air cleaner with a HEPA filter. This system cleans and purifies the air in any room, all while projecting one of three themes on the ceiling and walls. You can choose a starry sky, a safari of animals or under the sea shapes to be projected in different colors. The UV-C light kills germs and the HEPA filter catches many airborne bacteria and germs as well. This will give you peace of mind knowing that you are helping to keep illness at bay for your family. The unit is small enough to fit perfectly on a nightstand or dresser. At it’s highest speed, it can act as a white noise machine for the ultimate calming effect.
Ages Recommended: Infant to 8 years old
The Aurora Borealis Projector Nightlight is an alternative projector to one that projects stars only. This unit displays a colorful Aurora Borealis re-creation throughout your room. It comes with a USB cable or can also operate on batteries. There is a total of 12 LED lights on display at all times. Since this projector is waterproof, you can take along with you to create a relaxing atmosphere for bath time too. As an added feature, you can connect a MP3 player to listen to your favorite tunes while enjoying the light show. An audio cable is included in case you require one. If you fall asleep to this tranquil, peaceful display, you don’t have to worry since it has an auto-shut off after one hour.
Ages Recommended: All ages
Droiee Laser Christmas Light with RF Remote Control is an outdoor star projector which lights up the exterior of your house with red and green colored stars. It comes with a convenient spike to anchor the light into your yard securely. It even includes a remote control so you don’t have to go outside to turn on the light show. Most people use this at Christmas but it can be used year round. The timer allows you to set the lights for 2 to 8 hours of illumination. Weather is not an issue for this projector light since it’s waterproof and very durable.
Ages Recommended: Adult use only
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