The struggle is Real
It's that time of the year. It is time to find a gift for people that you have no idea what they want. If the person you are looking for likes math we can help. Below is a baker's dozen random math gift ideas. Think of these items as "affordable mathematical luxuries."
Math Wall Clock
A Math classroom (or home office) is not complete until it is properly outfitted with a special math clock. It's a great conversation starter and a nice way show everyone that this is not a Language Arts classroom.
There is no better way for a mathematician to show off their passion than a math t-shirt. The more obscure the better.
Buying for a guy that likes ties and math. This is a no brainer! Stylin' and Profilin' the math way.
What to make a fashion statement? A math bracelet is the perfect gift for the math fashionesta.
Mathematical Mindsets - The Book
Written by Jo Boaler. Stanford math professor, this a terrific eye opening book about helping students to develop and love for math.
Looking for a whimsical gift for the math person in your life? Then a pair of math socks are the perfect fit.
Does your math person count on a mug of coffee or tea to get going each day? If so, the math mug is a great gift to get the day started off on a positive note.
Baseball, Football, & Basketball
For the sports minded math person it's hard to beat Strat-o-matic board games. These games are all based on mathematical probability. You can play entire season if you desire.
Blackwing 602 Pencils
Pencils? This is not just any pencil... it's the BLACKWING 602!! Just holding one of these pencils you can feel the difference. This is a nice luxury item that is not going to break the bank. This is one pencil you will not let the students borrow.
A nice addition to any class or office is a cool looking math poster. The Math Wordle below is a great choice.
Math Baseball Hat
So your buying for a person that likes to wear hats. Well Pi Day is coming up in March (14th of course) and this is the perfect gift for the person looking for a reason to wear a hat while teaching.
Daily Math Calendar
So the person you are buying for is really smart. Challenge them with the MENSA 365 Brain Puzzlers Page a Day Calendar.
Math Jokes for Mathy Folks - Book
Why was 6 afraid of 7? Because 7, 8, 9. If you are looking for a gift for the math person with sense of humor? Look no further.