Searching for Chemistry-Themed Presents?

Searching for Chemistry-Themed Presents?

Author: ChemistryViews

If you are searching for the perfect present for chemists or science fans among your friends, family, or colleagues, we can help: Browse through the list of science-themed gift ideas that ChemistryViews and Wiley/Wiley-VCH Editors particularly liked this year.


Games, Toys & Crafts


“Around the World in 50 Plants” Jigsaw Puzzle

This 1000-piece puzzle includes a comprehensive poster guide with information about the featured plants.

Andreas Sendtko


Aluminium Tippe Top

A top that when spun spontaneously inverts itself to spin on its narrow stem

Martin Preuß


Periodic Table Jigsaw Puzzle

This 1,000-piece puzzle comes with a sheet featuring the complete periodic table to help guide aspiring chemists.

Susanne Poth, ChemistrySelect


Chemistry-Themed Washi Tape

Adhesive tape with chemistry lab motifs

Vera Koester, ChemistryViews





Science Museum “Snow” Christmas Jumper

Chemistry-themed “ugly” Christmas sweater with elemental symbols

Susanne Poth, ChemistrySelect



Home & Decor


Chemistry Soap Dispenser

A new use for an iconic glassware piece: Erlenmayer flasks as soap dispensers (by The Calculated Chemist)

Vera Koester, ChemistryViews


Klein Bottle

Glass model of a Klein bottle, a non-orientable surface with no boundary

Martin Preuß


Dancing Ferrofluid

This device contains a ferrofluid—and a microphone that allows it to pick up audio and make the ferrofluid move to music and other sounds around the device.

Catharina Goedecke, ChemistryViews


Test-Tube Chandelier

A special lamp made by Pani Jurek: The test tubes are removable, and experimenting with different contents is desired to create different looks and arrangements.

Vera Koester, ChemistryViews



Food & Drink


Chemistry Cookie Cutters

This set of cookie cutters features, e.g., pipettes and different flasks.

Katja Glatz, ChemistrySelect


Ultimate “Modernist Cooking Made Easy” Kit

This set includes tools and ingredients intended for the kitchen alchemist.

Xin Su, Angewandte Chemie


Chemistry Shot Glasses

This set includes four shot glasses in a glassware theme. Experiment responsibly!

Katja Glatz, ChemistrySelect





Acid Drops

This overnight serum comes in nice glassware and exfoliates and hydrates the skin.

Catharina Goedecke, ChemistryViews



Books & Music


Why Is This a Question?
by Paul Anthony Jones

The languages we think, speak, and write in—often about chemistry—are so fundamental, yet … what even is a language? This book takes the reader on a thoroughly entertaining (while still very informative) trip through the fundamentals of linguistics.

Axel Straube, ChemistryOpen, Chemistry – Methods, ChemistrySelect


Hello Ruby: Adventures in Coding
by Linda Liukas 

A children’s book that introduces programming without requiring a computer at all

Vera Koester, ChemistryViews


The Element Song

This song is not available for purchase, but you could practice it and serenade the person you want to gift it to.

Wolfgang Sieß



If you have already found the perfect gift, you can add your own suggestions in the comment section below.

For even more suggestions, check out our lists of gift ideas from previous years.


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