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10 great gifts for geeky babies
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.
Star Trek style Baby Grow
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
- Make your baby look adorable in a geeky outfit
- Test your friends to see if they are really as nerdy as they say they are.
Unicorn themed baby activity playmat
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
- Baby Link Outfit
Dress the newborn up in a complete crochetted link outfit complete with bottle holder. Cute idea for the offspring of any Nintendo/Zelda fan worh their salt.
- Super Mario Brothers Mushrooms
Super cute little mushrooms that can act both as geeky décor for the baby's room and as a cuddle piece.
- Star Trek pattern for Spock
If the parents of the infant are Trekkies, then this crochet Spock doll will create happiness in the house.
- Minecraft Creeper pattern
Minecraft is an awesome game and all computer nerds will appreciate this cuddly creeper.
- Yellow Angry Bird
The Angry Bird games are super popular amongst casual gamers and the cute little creatures makes the perfect gift for a soon to be geek
- Cuddly Crochet Cthulhu pattern
This adorable little green tentacled monster from the Lovecraft universe, will make a great gift for Pen and Paper parents.
- Another Cthulhu Crochet pattern
This pattern will allow you to create a baby Cthulhu for the newborn recipient.
- Chrochet dragon pattern
Any RP geek loves dragons and here is your opportunity to introduce a geeky baby to the number one fantasy monster.
- Crochet Ninja Pattern
Where there are geeks, there are ninjas. Give the happy parents a crochet ninja for their offspring.
- Futuramas Zoidberg pattern
Who doesn't like Futurama. The main character is the geekiest of geeks and most of us probably relate to him. Zoidberg is adorable on screen and even more so in crochet.
- Death of Rats chrochet pattern
Terry Prachett's Discworld universe is belowed by fantasy geeks all over the world. Now you can Chrochet one of his fantastic creatures to act as a cuddle toy for a newborn.
- LEGO minifig chrochet pattern
Who does not love LEGO. No one and that is why this crafted minifig will be a great gift for any new parents.
- Ewok crochet pattern
For Star Wars fans this home made plush toy will be appreciated. The cute little Ewol stands 5" tall and is just as adorable as the ones showcased in the epic movies.
- Ninja Turtle amigurumi pattern
Create your own home made Michaelangelo from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Complete with bandana and weapon. Comics and Ninjas. What's not to like?
- Chain-Chomp from Super Mario Brothers amigurumi pattern
The cute little monster from the Mario games can be turned into a cuddly toy with this cool recipe
- Pikachu crochet pattern
Create a Pikachu plushie for the newborn baby geek. Gotta catch them all!
- Super Mario Fireflower crochet pattern
This is an incredibly cute little present to create. Works geat both as a cuddly doll and as décor for the baby room.
- Pokeball pattern
Not only is this a nice easy and geeky pattern for a nifty little baby shower present. It is also an item that can be used to play with by the infant, when it grow a bit older.
- Sonic the hedgehog crochet pattern
Very nice looking Sonic plushie. Perfect for oldschool video game fans and for their offspring as well of course.
- Super Mario World Fire Flower amigurumi pattern
I really love this version of the Mario Fire Flower. It is really cute and looks like it is super happy.
- Fellowship of the Rings crochet pattern
Create the entire group of heroes from the Lord of the Rings and make any Tolkien loving parent your best friend forever.
- PacMan Ghost crochet pattern
Gamer parents who played the old arcade game will love these crochet ghosts that resembles their pixaated counter parts.
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