10 for $10: Nerd Alert Edition
It’s fall! Time for back to school and a fresh rush of fall programming, as we all jump on the internet once again to spin theories about our favourite shows and watch between our fingers as Rick Grimes & co. take down some zombies. Today I’m highlighting 10 fun gift ideas for $10 or less (not including taxes and shipping) that’ll tap into your ‘nerdy’ fangirl (and boy) sides.
Game of Thrones Patches – $5.95 each @ Fortress Geek
Pledge your allegiance to your house of choice with one of these fun embroidered patches. With multiple styles to choose from, sew one onto your kid’s backpack or a fave scarf as a nod to geek chic.
Star Wars Episode VII Figurines – $9.95 each @ Indigo
Toys? Collectibles? Whatever the case may be, Star Wars fans have a whole new world to ‘play’ in with the pending Episode VII on the horizon. Get ahead of the game and snap up their latest figurines before they fly off the shelves.
Pac-Man Nail Decals – $5.45 @ Paipur Nails
Show your Pac-Man pride by sticking on these fun nail decals. The mighty mouth not your thing? There’s dozens of other styles to choose from!
8-Bit Sunglasses – $9.99 @ Amazon.ca
Show off your geek prowess on sunny days with these retro computer-inspired shades. That is, if you can tear yourself away from your computer long enough to go outside…
Silicone Classic Video Game Controller Mold – $9.99 @ ThinkGeek
Whether you’re making ice, chocolate or candy, these retro video game controller molds inspired by Sega, Nintendo and PlayStation consoles will be a big hit at any party!
Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows Necklace – $5.43 @ Make Desert Green
Another subtle way to fly your geek flag is this fun and affordable necklace, featuring the deathly hallows symbol from the final book in the Harry Potter series.
Minecraft Handbooks – $7.57 each @ Indigo
Minecrafters of all ages will love the valuable tips and insights they pick up from these fun books. Pick the one that’s most in line with your interests or gift them all to a lucky gamer.
Big Bang Theory Laptop Decal – $9.19 @ Hipsters Paradise 101
Riffing on all things Beatles, this fun collection of four famous heads – to those in the know – is a cool way to deck out your already enviable laptop.
Breaking Bad Cooking Utensils – $9.53 each @ Enjoy The Wood
Get cooking in the kitchen of the non-meth variety with one of these humorous cooking utensils bedecked with Heisenberg (aka Walter White’s) face. Makes a perfect stocking stuffer!
Super Mario Brick Breaker Candy – $2.50 @ OrangeFish.ca
Enjoy some tangy candy tucked away inside the infamous Mario’s head. Once you’re done getting your sugar fix, play some games and re-use the tin for tokens when playing at your favourite arcade.
BONUS entry into this month’s Yarok giveaway! Shoot me a comment below and tell me – what’s your fave nerdy gift idea featured in this post?