Published on April 24, 2020

Mother's Day Gift Guide for Geeky Moms [Gift Guide]

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Mother's Day Gift Guide for Geeky Moms

It's hard to guarantee that your mom will love anything more than the macaroni art you made as a kid, but it's Mother's Day and you have to buy your ma something special. There's a lot of pressure picking out a mother's day gift for mom—the woman who loves you more than anything. (And we totally get that!) That's why we did a lot of the work for you! Fun.com is basically the mothership for geek gift ideas that mommy dearest will adore. Just pick one out and make your mom, grandma, aunt or even your mom friend feel like a queen on the day that honors all of her hard work.

Unique Gifts for Mom

Unique Mothers Day Gifts

Baby Yoda Lounge ShirtPretending to Grownup Card GameDoctor Who Tardis WatchConstellations Heat Reveal MugHarry Potter Cauldron Soup Mug with Spoon
Crossbody Sloth BagMulticolor Bottle LightNessie Colander SpoonFender Drinking GlassesPink DC Comics Blazer

If mom's a woman who has it all, getting her a gift might be more difficult than tearing her away from a Netflix movie marathon. You may need to think a little outside the box...or way outside the box depending on your mother's collection of stuff. She'll love making food with the unusual (but adorable) Nessie colander spoon. (Or you can give her something that will make Judy from book club jealous!) The DC comics pink boyfriend blazer will make your mom the center of attention at the next book club get-together. If your mommy is a very unique lady, she definitely needs a unique gift this Mother's Day!

Mother's Day Gifts for Wife

Mother's Day Gifts for Wife

Mother of Dragons Pajama SetHarry Potter BookendsHarley Quinn Water BottleZelda Slide SandalsCattitude Pajama Pants
Danielle Nicole Cinderella PurseStitch Fanny PackTMNT Shredder Cheese GraterDoctor Who 13th Doctor HatWonder Woman Duffle Bag

If you find yourself in the unique position of looking for Mother's Day gifts for your wife, you know her better than most. Perhaps you spent your first date watching Harry Potter movies. Maybe you still enjoy marathoning some Doctor Who episodes after the kids are in bed. You're proud to be a nerdy couple, and you know what to buy for your wife on Mother's Day. However, you're looking for a cool gift that checks all the boxes—it's from one of her favorite fandoms, and it's also practical. Your wife will appreciate some new clothes, bags able to haul her gear and even some goofy kitchen gadgets. (As long as they still get the job done!)

Mother's Day Gifts for Grandma

Mother's Day Gifts for Grandma

Lucy's Chocolate Factory Cookie JarWonder Woman Crop HoodieScooby-Doo Carved StatuePink Cadillac and Elvis Figurine SetPeanuts 2 Glass Set
Loungefly Minnie Mouse BagPink Floyd Candle in GlassBob Ross Chill BlanketBlack and White Disney Serving BowlGolden Girls Bingo and Checkers

Grandmas are awesome, and you often find out about what they like through the activities you do together. Maybe you watched a lot of cartoons with your Grandma as a kid, or she introduced you to the Peanuts comics. Your grandma may have shown you some of her favorite things, such as the best I Love Lucy episodes or her collection of vintage Wonder Woman comics. She would probably appreciate a Mother's Day gift that reminds her of how you like to spend your time together, or something she likes to collect. Even board games to play with grandma or a new cookie jar for her family-famous baked goods is a great place to start!

Funny Gifts for Mom

Funny Gifts for Mom

Spongebob Car ShadeSnorlax KigurumiFlamingolf SetAvengers Infinity Gauntlet PlanterPool Floats
Unicorn Squirrel FeederRavenclaw Harry Potter SnuggieDallas Cowboys BirdhouseCardboard Cat DJ Deck ScratcherFriends Central Perk T-Shirt

Does your mother send you facepalm-worthy gifs at least once a day? Is she currently in the living room mixing a bowl of brownies while watching reruns of Friends? If mama is sort of a goofball, she'll be delighted by a wacky gift. Plus, you'll get to laugh every time you see her roaming around the house wearing a throw with her Harry Potter house colors. Give her another cute succulent but put it in a strange planter. Help her feed the backyard squirrels in a silly way. When you give a funny gift, you'll make mom smile, which is a pretty neat gift in itself.

Disney Gifts for Mom

Disney Gifts for Mom

Toy Story Chess SetSequin Minnie Mouse Fanny PackLion King Enamel Pin SetBeauty and the Beast Water GlobeSnow White Wall Art
Loungefly Lion King Zip Around WalletMickey Mouse BowlAladdin Genie Lamp Tea PotSorceror's Apprentice Mickey StatueDisney Princess Mini Backpack

Are you accompanying mom to the theater to catch the latest Disney movie? If mom goes bonkers for Bambi and wacky for Winnie the Pooh, it's safe to classify her as a 'Disney addict.' Luckily, there's no twelve-step program she needs to enroll in! Just give her a present that would make any Disney princess a little green with envy. Wait until Snow White sees mom with a couture Disney Princess backpack or Cinderella gets wind of mom's new Lion King wallet. Truth is, mom needs to feel like a princess on this special day and a Disney present for Mother's Day is a great way to make her feel loved.

Cheap Gifts for Mom

Cheap Gifts for Mom

The Dark Knight Joker Playing CardsNASA Stationery SetFriends 5-Pack SocksPusheen the Cat Tote BagCaptain Marvel Secret Skrulls
Roll-Up Puzzle MatCheshire Cat Heat Reveal MugStar Wars Enamel Pin SetWonder Woman Stemless Wine GlassCactus Coasters

Sometimes mothers say that they don't want a gift for Mother's Day—just a card or a phone call. (However, you can always interpret that to mean that you should find a cheap gift under $20.) Maybe mom could use some new socks or another tote bag for her groceries. There are some other inexpensive and cute gifts for mom such as a set of enamel pins or a silly coaster set that she won't be able to turn away. Spending less doesn't mean that your gift is any less thoughtful! After all, YOU are her most treasured gift. Awwwww....

Nerdy Mother's Day Gifts

Nerdy Mother's Day Gifts

The Visual History of Ghostbusters BookJurassic Park Dinosaur Earring SetOverwatch Tracer Crossbody BagThe Witcher 3 Geralt StatueGame of Thrones Winterfell Puzzle
Game of Thrones Catan Board GameMarvel Dark Phoenix StatueTreasure Island Board GameHoth Leia Mini BackpackCaptain Marvel Comfy Throw

Everyone knows that moms are busy—busy taking care of kids, juggling full schedules and providing for their families. Budgets can be tight, so moms don't always have the means to buy the fun gifts that they really want. That means you're in the unique position to give your mom the nerdy Mother's Day present of her dreams! That new board game she has been wanting? A statue of one of her favorite pop culture characters? You know that your nerdy gift for your mom is going to make her geek out!

Which direction are you planning on going this Mother's Day? Silly? Endearing? Nerdy? Let us know in the comments below! Whichever Mother's Day gift idea you choose, we know your mom will love it since it came from one of her favorite people. Happy Mother's Day from FUN.com.

Angela Poch
Angela Poch

Angela Poch is an Inbound Marketing Specialist and Resident Crazy Cat Lady at FUN.com, where she is an assistant editor and writes about Disney, Pokémon, and gift guides.

What’s fun for her? Angela keeps busy playing video games (Fire Emblem, Pokémon, and Skyrim are her favorites), drawing, sewing, and taking silly pictures with her cats. You can follow her on Twitter @AngelaPoch1 or her cats on Instagram @stardustnebulanova.

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