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23 Smart Gifts That Will Make Everyone On Your List A Genius

Get yo' brainin' on.

1. Knot So Fast, $19.99

2. Brainstrings, $17

3. Dinosaur Egg Puzzle, $13

4. Rock me Archimedes, $34.99

5. Rosetta Stone, $143 – $199

6. Shell Game, $19.99

7. 4x4 Rubik's Cube, $20.99

8. Brainy Puzzles, $20

9. Pathwords, $19.99

This game is a spin on classic word searches and will provide your friends hours of Tetris-y word fun.

10. E-reader, $79, or just an honest to goodness stack of books.

Get someone into reading this year with an e-reader or a stack of books to dive into. Visit here, or here, or just go to a bookstore and pick up something that looks good.

11. Math Equation Glasses, $38

12. Rory's Story Cubes, $9.99

13. Sudoku Game Board, $34.99

14. Local museum membership

15. Word Dominoes, $24.95

16. Puzzle Sphere, $20

17. Anomia Party Game, $29.99

18. A Lumosity subscription

Give your friends the gift of brain training with a subscription to Lumosity, a site where they can play games that are fun, but actually access different parts of the brain. 👓

19. Eiffel Tower, $15

20. Splickety Lit, $24.99

21. Mojito Molecular Mixology Kit, $30

22. Amaze, $9.99

23. Fidget Widget, $1.99

Great for coordination and dexterity, fidget widgets can be manipulated in a number of different ways to encourage problem solving and for little ones, color recognition skills. Or just build fun shapes and pass it off as something super fancy on your desk. Either way. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯