Pocket Operator

“[A]ll pocket operator models perfectly complement each other.from drum machine, bass and lead synthesizers to noise percussion,the various unique units allow you to start a pocket band.use them separately or connect them together, the choice is yours.”

Teenage Engineering

A band in your pocket for $49-$89 per device. The best gift for children in other people’s families since the 120 decibel toy fire truck, and bonus, it runs “for months or even years on two AA batteries.” Thanks, New York Times Magazine!

Engineering Gift Guide – Purdue University

“The 2018 Engineering Gift Guide from Purdue University is filled with fun toys, games, books, and applications to engage girls and boys ages 3-18 in engineering thinking and design. Items included in the guide go through an extensive review process. Researchers looked for toys that would promote engineering practices ranging from coding and spatial reasoning to problem solving and critical thinking.”

Engineering Gift Guide

Funny Gifts, Toys, Novelties and Weird Stuff. | Archie McPhee

“For more than 30 years Archie McPhee has been bringing strange and amazing things to the world. We design and manufacture the kinds of impractical items that make life better.”


Has your gift game gone soft and you cannot think of an appropriate gift? Know someone that has everything?

Get them an Underpants Wallet, J.P. Patches Lunch Box, or The Cult of Unicorn Fez as a subtle hint that they better speak up if they want good gifts.