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10 great gifts for geeky babies

Updated on November 1, 2015

Inspiration for nerdy baby showers and baby's first Christmas

Your super geeky friends are expecting a little new nerd to join the computer, science, gadget or comic book crazy family and you have to find a fitting present.

Despair not, because I have scoured the Internet and found the best geeky gifts for the happy parents and their offspring.

Some of these presents are perfect for when the news is just out to help the parents cope with the pregnancy and to stop them from paniccing about having to take responsibility for something besides their online alter egos.

Some of the items are great if you want to give away a gag gift that will make the geeky parents giggle and hopefully help them panic less )or more depending on your level of evil) about the upcoming event.

Most of these gift ideas are traditional baby shower presents, but with a nerdy twists that should be appreciated by the receiver. As a geeky mom myself this article also doubles as my personal wishlist as the nerdy baby stuff I showcase is just so cute I can't help but want it all.

If you are a creative individual and you are looking to craft the baby shower gift yourself, then you can find a list of free geeky crochet, knitting and amigurumi patterns further down this article.

Picture courtesy of Amazon

Star Trek style Baby Grow

Star Trek Gold Uniform Infant Baby Romper Snapsuit 12 Months
Star Trek Gold Uniform Infant Baby Romper Snapsuit 12 Months

Make sure that the newborn is introduced to the world of trekkies from the get go.

The Star Trek uniform will look super cute on an infant and will make you very popular with parents who are fans of the series. A proper geeky outfit for the little new member of the family.


Angry Mutant Ninja Birds babygrow

Everyone loves Angry Birds and everyone Loves Turtles. Put them together and you have adorable little ninja birds that will make your geeky baby look super cute. Buy now

To infinity and beyond babygrow

Only real geeks will understand what these symbols spell out, That makes this onesie the perfect way to accomplish 2 things

  1. Make your baby look adorable in a geeky outfit
  2. Test your friends to see if they are really as nerdy as they say they are.

Buy it now

Unicorn themed baby activity playmat

Infantino Explore and Store Gym, Lil Unicorn
Infantino Explore and Store Gym, Lil Unicorn

Unicorns are one of the most popular fantasy creatures. Beloved for their beauty and elegance. Now you can inroduce a newborn to the fantastic, magical animals by getting them this pink unicorn styled activity center.

The lucky geeky parents will not only get help to add a bit of fantasy style to their baby gear, they will also be delighted by this present because it is unique and really cute.

Can be folded up to save space.


Star Trek Enterprise Light-up Bib and Spoon

Star Trek Enterprise Light-up Bib and Spoon
Star Trek Enterprise Light-up Bib and Spoon

Another Star Trek inspired gift. This one will help with mealtime. It will keep the baby entertained and focused while making the whole experience more entertaining for both parents and the mini geek.

The LED lights on he bib activates when movement.


The Baby Owner's Manual

The Baby Owner's Manual: Operating Instructions, Trouble-Shooting Tips, and Advice on First-Year Maintenance (Owner's and Instruction Manual)
The Baby Owner's Manual: Operating Instructions, Trouble-Shooting Tips, and Advice on First-Year Maintenance (Owner's and Instruction Manual)

For true geeks technology use comes second nature. There is nothing scary about the Internet, computers, mobile phones etc. Who needs an instruction manual, just pressing buttons has never hurt anyone. But when it comes to another human being and even worse one that is 100% dependant on you, then most nerds will get a bit intimated.

That is why this tongue in cheek instruction manual to infants is the perfect gift for a geeky couple who are having or just had a child.

It will make them laugh and with the humorous approach it will make the task of raising a mini geek a little less daunting.


Baby Cthulu plushie

Toy Vault My First Cthulhu Plush
Toy Vault My First Cthulhu Plush

If you need a present for parents who love roleplaying, then this plush toy will be ideal. Cthulhu is a scary monster in H. P. Lovecrafts universe, but the baby Cthulhu is cute and fluffy.

This gift will be highly appreciated by any nerd who has ever played pen and paper rpgs.


Hello Kitty themed cute pacifier

Sanrio Hello Kitty Baby Pacifier Pink for 6+ month (Comes with Cover)
Sanrio Hello Kitty Baby Pacifier Pink for 6+ month (Comes with Cover)

Hello Kitty is one of those japanese things that every geek just loves. This pacifier would make a great gift for a baby girl with geeky tendencies.

The Hello Kitty theme and the pink color makes it irresistibly cute, while still being nerdy enough to be cool. (Or well as cool as any geeky object gets ;))


Dragon activity plushie

Lamaze Flip Flap Dragon
Lamaze Flip Flap Dragon

This Dragon plushtoy is a nifty little combination of toy and plushie. The soft huggable dragon flaps its wings when the cord is pulled. It is made from many bright and different fabrics which will help develop the senses and imagination of the baby. My daughter has loved Lamaze products and this is no exception.

What better time to direct the newborn towards a path of geekiness than at the infant stage. Also, dragons are just awesome, period!


Star Wars fork and Spoon

Star Wars 2 Piece Snap Cutlery Set
Star Wars 2 Piece Snap Cutlery Set

It is almost tradition to give special dinnerware at baptisms and with this Star Wars themed fork and spoon, you can honor that tradition while still keeping the present geeky.


Free crochet, amigurumi and knitting patterns for baby geeks

If you are a creative person who loves to craft, then you can make your own nerdy and personalized gift for the little new geek addition.

Below you will find links to patterns and recipes for multiple different geeky characters from both computer games and popular movies.

Whether the parents are fans of Star Wars, Angry Birds, Nintendo or oldschool games like PacMan, you should find something to fit their taste here.

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      Kimberly Schimmel, MLS 4 years ago from Greensboro, NC

      Where was this lens when Professor Schimmel and I had our babies?! I will refer to this when grandchildren come along.

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      Tara Wojtaszek 4 years ago

      Very cute. Love the Cthulu plushie, that's awesome!

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      BelleBanks 5 years ago

      If this stuff was around when I was little my dad would have me in Star Trek gear everyday :)

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      Mamabyrd 5 years ago

      These gifts are super cute!

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      countsquid 5 years ago

      building blocks, periodic table? too geeky hahhaha

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      marsha32 5 years ago

      so funny! my middle daughter would love this stuff.

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      Blackspaniel1 5 years ago

      Nice lens

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      Mistl 5 years ago

      @ecogranny: Awww congratulations! :)

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      Kathryn Grace 5 years ago from San Francisco

      We're expecting our fourth geeky grandchild. I like the periodic table blocks. Awesome!

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      DIY Mary 5 years ago

      What an adorable lens! I especially like the GeNiUS stamp.

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      Kay 5 years ago

      Periodic table building blocks...too funny! Enjoyed these ideas!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Cute stamps!! Thanks for answering my question in the forum. Good luck to you on Squidoo!

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      Odille Rault 5 years ago from Gloucester

      What a fabulous idea for a lens! Great gift ideas for geeky baby showers! :)

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      Rose Jones 5 years ago

      Very cute, pinned on my "Products I love Board."

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      jolou 5 years ago

      What cute ideas. I like the light up bib and spoon.

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      JoshK47 5 years ago

      I know quite a few - I think the Cthulu plushie is just too precious! Blessed by a SquidAngel!