14 Cool Gifts for Geeks To Nerd Them Out

If you’re on the hunt for geek gifts, you’re in luck. We have gifts for the literature nerd, the history nerd, the engineering nerd, the board game nerd, and the space nerd. Here are gifts for geeks that your any type of nerd will adore.

A STORIARTS book-themed infinity scarf is seen next to a book

Wrapped Up In a Story

If the bookworm in your life spends the majority of his or her time buried in text, don’t hesitate to reflect this passion with a gift that says it all. Featuring influential words from a classic piece of literature, this STORIARTS scarf will quickly become a staple in any book lover’s wardrobe. They can rep a variety of works from Macbeth to Anne of Green Gables.


High Flyer

The Cobra RC micro quadcopter drone is small in size but mighty big in fun. The USB-rechargeable drone is ultra-lightweight and has a 100-foot flying range indoors or outside. Coolest of all? That soaring, swooping, and spinning excitement fits in your palm.

A full moon is seen pictured in a pendant necklace from Moonglow Jewelry

To The Moon and Back

This gorgeous silver-plated pendant from Moonglow reflects the natural beauty of the moon. Depicting the image of moons ranging from full to new to lunar eclipse, these special necklaces glow in the dark to capture the after-hours scene of a night sky.

6 neckties from Cyberoptix are seen with different geeky prints on them

Dress Code: Business-Nerdy

Ties can serve as the ultimate fashion statement for nerdy guys in formal settings. These Cyberoptix neckties provide just the right amount of dorkiness without appearing unprofessional. From dinosaur bones to an eye chart to the Milky Way, a nerd can look perfectly pulled together and still feel like himself.

A woman is seen typing wearing a binary code mantra bracelet from Dresscode Tech

Girl Code

Girls just want to have fun with coding, and the unique binary bracelets from Dresscode Tech are made to encourage women and girls to give it a try. Each bracelet bears an inspiring mantra—I Am Brave, I Am Smart, or I Am Bold—in binary code and comes with access to a beginner coding lesson in CSS, HTML, or JavaScript.

3 different molecule necklaces from sorcery Science lay on a colored background

It’s Elementary

If your favorite geek adores chemistry, celebrate their passion with a molecule necklace from Sorcery Science. Each science teacher-made design is an accurate representation of molecules like dopamine and benzene beautifully crafted with sterling silver.

Two people are seen playing Math For Love's Prime game

Nerdy Board Games Ensure Plenty of Fun

Nothing excites a true nerd on a Friday night quite like a math-themed board game. Math for Love’s Prime Climb is a great option for competitive nerds who must add, subtract, multiply, and divide their way to victory. Beware: once your favorite geek receives this game, it may be all he or she wants to play.

A woman is seen hanging an engraved wood constellation map from Citizen Woodshop on her wall

Starry Eyed

Make a visual impact with an engraved wood constellation map from Citizen Woodshop. The pieces are handcrafted in Ohio from locally-sourced and reclaimed wood. Each is an eye-catching piece that is just nerdy enough to delight geeks but more than stylish enough to blend into a home. Digital laser engravings ensure this gift stands the test of time.

A binary clock form Anelace sits on a desk

Tick Tock

If you think digital clocks look nerdy, look again. Nothing compares to the geekiness of a binary clock. Only true nerds will be able to tell time with help from this revolutionary gadget that uses columns of LED lights to display the current time in binary code. The Anelace binary clock serves as a powerful reminder that even the simple act of telling time can be delightfully geeky.

A little girl is seen building a Boneyard Pets 3D dinosaur puzzle

DIY Dino

Puzzles can be both relaxing and exciting, but they’re a lot more fun when they take on a 3D format. An impressive puzzle from Boneyard Pets comes with several dozen punch-out pieces that can easily be assembled to form a detailed replica of a dinosaur skeleton. Serving as both artwork and exhibit, the finished product is display-worthy.

A woman is seen using a Homestar Planetarium LED bulb to project stars in the sky

Nights Skies On Demand

The night sky is always within reach—even during the day—with the Homestar Planetarium. Its LED bulbs depict tens of thousands of stars, with rotating projections following the northern hemisphere throughout the year. This planetarium brings educational fun or relaxation at night. Either way, it will be highly treasured. 

A dinosaur is seen poking out of a hot cup of coffee held by a man thanks to Creature Cups

A Cup Full of Surprise

Whether it’s a cup of coffee or tea, this mug livens things with an unexpected surprise. A Creature Cups mug looks perfectly ordinary but lurking inside is a charming creature like a lion, turtle, manatee, and more.

Several PyroPet skeleton candles are seen burning amongst fall decor

Spooky-Cool Candles

If the geek in your life appreciates macabre style, they will quickly fall in love with a unique candle from PyroPet. A creepy-but-cool owl, cat, reindeer, dragon, or unicorn skeleton crafted from metal slowly emerges as the candle burns and wax melts.

A historical print of the American Police Officer from History America is seen tacked to a wall above a desk

Pay Homage to the Past

A history geek will appreciate a historical print from History America. From athletes to soldiers, a variety of influential period figures are drawn with meticulous detail to create an entertaining and educational piece of art.


Gifts for geeks are fun to give and receive. Whatever thrills the geek in your life, help them fly that flag with pride.

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