IEEE-USA’s STEM Holiday Gift Guide

IEEE-USA’s STEM Holiday Gift Guide

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The holidays are just around the corner, and you probably have a lot of current and future engineers on your list. It can be tough to figure out what is best to buy, but IEEE-USA has got you covered. Here’s a list of recommended STEM gift ideas for every engineer on your list – we checked it twice!


STEM Gift Ideas for Kids


Women of NASA Lego Set

Amazing Women In STEM Lego

Inspire your future engineer with this Women of NASA Lego set. Introduce her to Margaret Hamilton, Sally Ride and Mae Jemison through the wonder of Lego.

Shop: Lego
Price: $24.99
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Rosie Revere, Engineer

Rosie Revere, Engineer

Read about Rosie, a quiet girl who dreams in STEM in Rosie Revere, Engineer. Learn a lesson about the importance of failure in creating amazing innovations.

Shop: Amazon
Price: $9.34
Get It Here

There’s also an accompanying project book: Get It Here


Circuit Cubes Whacky Wheels Kit

Circuit Cubes Whacky Wheels

Learn circuitry basics with these circuit cubes – a fun and easy way to introduce electrical engineering concepts!

Shop: Tenka Labs
Price: $59.95
Get It Here


Maker Lab Project Book

Maker Lab

We originally spotted this maker book at Maker Faire back in September. Challenge your future engineer with these interactive STEM projects – or just make them yourself!

Shop: DK Books
Price: $19.99 (hardcover); $12.99 (e-book)
Get It Here

or

Shop: The Lakeside Collection
Price: $8.98 (special offer)
Get it Here


Fisher-Price Think & Learn Code-a-pillar

Code-a-Pillar

This Code-A-Pillar helps pre-schoolers learn how to code.

Shop: Target
Price: $30.99
Get It Here


Abigail and the Fish Tree

Abigail and the Fish Tree

IEEE-USA published a children’s book! This STEM book was written by Sonali Ranaweera, an 11-year-old who is passionate about STEM.

Shop: IEEE-USA
Price: $2.99 (IEEE members); $4.99 (non-members)
Get It Here


Droid Inventor Kit

Droid Inventor Kit

Foster your young inventor’s skills with this littleBits Electronics kit, and you can both build a droid together!

Shop: littleBits Electronics Inc.
Price: $99.95
Get It Here


Klutz LEGO Chain Reactions Craft Kit

Lego Chain Reactions

Design and build ten amazing moving machines with this Klutz Lego crazy action contraptions craft kit.

Shop: Amazon
Price: $17.66 (limited time offer)
Get It Here


STEM Gift Ideas for Adults


Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II

Code Girls

Looking for a good read this holiday season? Try Code Girls, The Untold Story Of Female Code Breakers In World War II.

Shop: Target
Price: $18.30
Get It Here

(Also, if you’re looking for more reading material, grab our free November ebook before it’s gone! Get It Here)


Coffee Mug

Coffee Mug

Who doesn’t love a hot beverage during the holidays? Surprise your office mate with this funny mug.

Shop: Etsy.com
Price: $12.99
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Solar Edison (with Illuminating Bulb)

Solar Edison

Light it up, Edison! Grab this solar powered action figure of one of our founders.

Shop: Scientifics Online
Price: $19.95
Get It Here


Circuit Board Tie

Circuit Board Tie

When it’s time to give a geek a gift, you can’t go wrong with this circuit board tie.

Shop: Amazon
Price: $25.95
Get It Here


Fred FUNNY SIDE UP Silicone Egg Mold, Robot

Egg Mold

Hey, engineers have to eat too! They’ll eat well this holiday with this silicon egg mold.

Shop: Amazon
Price: $19.96
Get It Here


Sphero Star Wars BB-8 App Controlled Robot with Star Wars Force Band

Sphero Star Wars BB-8 App Controlled Robot with Star Wars Force Band

Celebrate Star Wars With This App-Controlled BB8! Sorry, did we say app-controlled? We meant ‘force controlled.’ Use the force.

Shop: Amazon
Price: $186.62
Get It Here


Give the Gift of IEEE Membership

Gift of IEEE Membership

Last but not least, the best gift that you can give this season is the gift of IEEE Membership. Get It Here


Victoria Bannon is IEEE-USA’s social media associate.

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