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Top Gifts for the Scientist in Your Life

Posted on: 06 Dec 2022

Top Gifts for the Scientist in Your Life

With the festive season almost upon us, we have rounded up a list of gift ideas for the science enthusiasts and tech whizzes (of all ages) in your life! 

While the Holiday period is a time for giving, we would encourage everyone to think sustainably where possible – a homemade gift or treat are always thoughtful and appreciated. 

1. Tyndall Experiment Voucher

An interest in science can be encouraged at home – we have a range of ‘Science at Home’ experiments that can be carried out with items around the house. Click the link, download and print the experiments, and share as a gift. 

Tyndall Science at Home

2. Women in Science

A book that celebrates trailblazing women and their contributions to the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.  Book suitable for children aged 9-11 years.  

Buy Women In Science Book at Easons

3. Kids First Coding & Robotics Activity Set

This award winning STEM activity set is suitable for children aged 4 – 8

Purchase at Cogs The Brain Shop

4. Fusion Science Lab Toy Microscope Set

Nurture a child’s interest in science with this microscope, featuring top and bottom illumination, 40x - 100x - 400x magnification, and accessories. 

Fusion Science Lab Toy Microscope Set | Smyths Toys Ireland

5. Outdoor Science Lab for Kids 

Inspire a lifelong passion for science and nature with these outdoor physics, chemistry, and biology experiments for kids.

Buy Outdoor Science Lab For Kids Book at Easons

6. Snap Circuits Lights

Suitable for children aged 8+, this is an exciting introduction to problem-solving. Snap Circuits uses building pieces with snaps to assemble different electronic circuits on a simple “rows and columns” base grid that function like the printed circuit board found in most electronic products.

Learn the basics of electricity, engineering, and circuitry with full color, curriculum rich, easy-to-follow instructions.

Purchase from Cogs The Brain Shop  

7. Healthy Home Coach by Netatmo

This Healthy Home Coach device measures the air you’re breathing and how the temperature and sound levels are affecting your mood.  All data can be accessed on your smartphone or tablet.  This device can provide an insight to your everyday environment.  

Energia Smart Home Store - Healthy Home Coach by Netatmo

8. Smart Moon Lamp

This levitating ‘Moon’ lamp is a great addition to anyone’s desk!  The 3D printed moon slowly revolves, while floating above a smart wooden base, held in place with using magnetic forces. 

Smart Moon Lamp — designist

9. Storm Glass 

Channel your inner Charles Darwin and predict the weather with Admiral Fitzroy's ingenious storm glass. The liquid inside the glass will indicate what the weather has in store.

Storm Glass — designist

10. Indoor Weather Station - wireless - LCD - 3 sensors

This indoor weather station allows you to measure temperature and humidity, with a graphical display on LCD. 

Purchase from