Check out our mathematically curious dice. Like the Non Transitive Grime Dice, The Go First Dice, the Skew Dice and loads more.
Humble Pi (signed first-edition hardback)
Matt Parker, the brilliant stand-up mathematician, shows us what happens when maths goes wrong in the real world in his new book, Humble Pi. Humble Pi is now a #1 Sunday Times best-selling book. And sure, it's the first maths...
Signed copy of So You Think You've Got Problems? by Alex Bellos
Due to high demand your order will be shipped after 13th November Can you beat the Guardian's puzzle-master, Alex Bellos? Everything is at stake in this compendium of more than 150 ingenious puzzles, selected to reveal the wonderful diversity of...
Squared Square Coasters
You may have heard of squaring the circle - but what about squaring the square?A square made from smaller squares is known as a squared square. The hard bit is that the sides of each square need to be an...
0.7734 Calculator Pin Badge
This smart calculator pin badge displays the mysterious and significant number 0.7734. Nobody really knows what this number means (until you turn your calculator upside down, at which point it just says 'Hello'). Enamel pin badge measures 2.4cm by 3cm, with a...
Hole Mug: Extreme Utilities Puzzle
How many holes does this mug have? This question has caused much debate in the Maths Gear team!In topology, a mug is considered the same as a doughnut, because they both have a hole (you might call it a handle). But this...
Extensor Construction Kit
Extensor pieces use a scissor-like mechanism to extend and contract, and can be connected together to build shapes and structures which can then themselves expand and contract in cool ways. This starter set contains 40 plastic parts (including X and...
Twelve regular 2D pentagons join together nicely in 3D to make a dodecahedron. 120 of those dodecahedrons unite in 4D space to form the glorious hyper-dodecahedron! 4D manufacturing is very expensive though, so we've made Dodecaplex. Dodecaplex is a physical puzzle...
The PhiTOP is an elegant scientific, mathematical, artistic and aesthetically pleasing object that brings joy to the eye, hand and mind. A polished aluminium prolate ellipsoid with height-to-diameter ratio Φ ~ 1.618…, also known as a Golden Ellipsoid, the PhiTOP...
Utilities Puzzle Mug
OK, so you might have seen this puzzle before but the chances are you've only ever tried to solve it in two-dimensional Euclidean space (on a bit of paper). But topology is everything when it comes to the Utilities Problem....
Giiker i3S Bluetooth Rubik's Cube
The Giiker SuperCube is the world’s first smart 3×3×3 twisty puzzle cube. With Bluetooth connection to a smartphone or tablet, the accompanying app (available on iOS and Android) can detect the twists you make on the cube, displaying the result on the...
With the Drinkulator, you can drink and calculate at the same time, or 'drinkulate' as the cool mathematicians are saying. Use your drinking glass to add, multiply, subtract and divide. The Drinkulator works using the curve of a depressed cubic equation...
Turing Tumble is a revolutionary new game where players build mechanical computers powered by marbles to solve logic puzzles. It’s fun and addictive, and we can't stop playing with it at Maths Gear HQ. Suitable for 8+. Set includes Turing Tumble board and...
Amicable Numbers pair of keyrings – Nerd Romance
In the world of numbers, 220 and 284 are special because they come as a pair. They are a pair because, if you take all the numbers that divide 220 (1, 2, 4, 5, 10, 11, 20, 22, 44, 55, 110...
Yellow Owl Workshop Jewellery
We found these excellent jewellery items being made by the lovely people at Yellow Owl Workshop, and we've picked out our favourite mathematical jewellery for you.
Shapes Of Constant Width
No matter how you rotate a circle, it’s width will always stay the same. So far, so obvious. But if you thought this property was unique to circles, then these shapes of constant width will blow your mind. Check out...
Maths Reward Stickers
Matt originally made these as a gift to give to a few schools he works with. But word got around and he was inundated with requests to buy them. So here they are. Available to buy.These stickers are themed like...
Signed copy of You Can't Polish A Nerd DVD + free HD download
Maths Gear's very own Steve Mould and Matt Parker perform sell-out live shows as Festival Of The Spoken Nerd, along with geek songstress Helen Arney. Their lastest tour show, You Can't Polish A Nerd, is now available as a digital disc (DVD)...
Mechanical NIM player - Braino
Sick of board games that aren't sentient? Now's your chance to play against your toys, and find yourself beaten by them over and over again in a way that's somehow quite satisfying. Matt's featured the game Dr. NIM on his...
π Ice Cube Tray
While the cube is a wonderful shape, and tessellates 3D space beautifully, it seems a bit boring as a shape for ice to put in your drink. With this π Ice Cube Tray, you can freeze some H2O in the...
The brainchild of mathematician and artist Edmund Harriss, Curvahedra gives you all the fun of a good challenging puzzle along with the freedom to explore and create your own unique and beautiful pieces.One set of the Curvahedra Ball contains twelve...
Truncatable Prime Pencil pack
Brought to you by Maths Inspiration, this pencil is printed with the largest left-truncatable prime number: this means it remains prime no matter how much you sharpen the pencil. 357686312646216567629137 is itself prime, but so is 57686312646216567629137, and 7686312646216567629137, and so on...
Magnetic Poetry Set
These mathematical magnets can be arranged to form poetry. They can also just be arranged to form true mathematical facts, but we’d argue that all maths is poetry. So it’s the same thing. For example: all our triangles takethe sum...
Grime Cube: The Magic Square With A Twist!
This is a Rubik-style twisty puzzle with added maths, created by our very own James Grime. The Grime Cube can be solved two different ways: so that each face is a magic square, or so each face is the same...
Mathematical board games
We've found a handfull of great board games with mathematics at their heart. Check them out!
The Galton Board is a 7.5” by 4.5” desktop probability machine. This delightful little device brings to life the statistical concept of normal distribution. As you rotate the Galton Board on its axis, you set into motion a flow of...
A wide range of Rubik-style twisty puzzles and speed cubes. These may look like toys, but they're serious sporting equipment. Also: fun toys.
Tantrix is an elegant coffee-table strategy game. Its mix of skill and chance makes it utterly addictive. I'm personally a big fan of the solitaire puzzles (think of them like the campaign mode instead of the multiplayer mode). This pack contains 56 tiles....
All the best maths books from our founders and friends. Best sellers from the like of Matt Parker, Steve Mould, Simon Singh and Rob Eastaway.
Möbius Muffler scarf
You're hopefully already aware of the brilliant Möbius band - a strip of paper wrapped round with a twist, which exhibits some peculiar mathematical properties (try drawing a line all the way around one, or cutting it half). In fact, if you haven't...
Manifold - Origami Puzzle
The premise of Manifold is deceptively simple. Fold a piece of paper into a 4x4 square so all the black squares are on the top and all the white squares are on the bottom (gray squares must be hidden). There...
Signed copy of Full Frontal Nerdity + free download
Maths Gear's very own Steve Mould and Matt Parker perform sell-out live shows as Festival Of The Spoken Nerd, along with geek songstress Helen Arney. Their first tour show, Full Frontal Nerdity, is now a fantastic Digital Disc of the Versatile kind (it's...
Signed copy of Just For Graphs + free download
Maths Gear's very own Steve Mould and Matt Parker perform sell-out live shows as Festival Of The Spoken Nerd, along with geek songstress Helen Arney. Their second tour show Just For Graphs is now available as that most versatile of discs (yes, a DVD) or...
Binary Birthday Candles
I turned 100101 this year, and how better to celebrate than with a properly adorned cake. With our multi-pack of candles in the shape of 1s and 0s you can express any age up to 126 (and around 40.7% of ages between...
Parker Square Noteblock
The Parker Square is a mascot for people who give it a go but ultimately fall short. The spirit of the Parker Square is giving something a go even in the face of likely failure. Which means a lot of...
Mathematical chopping board from The Obsessive Chef
This 9x12" beechwood chopping board is perfect for mathematically precise cooking. Recipe calls for 1 inch cubes? No problem. "Finely chopped"? What does that even mean? The Obsessive Chef has you covered. It'll even help you with angles. I used mine...
Are your balloons topologically trivial? Do you party harder than a mere spherical balloon can handle? Then you need... a torus! These Toroidal balloons have a much more interesting structure than a standard-issue sphere, and can be used to: Liven...
Symmetry groups wrapping paper
You may have heard mathematicians say that there are only 17 types of wallpaper. Which is a shorthand way of saying, if you print a repeating pattern, it will definitely have 1 of only 17 possible symmetry groups. A symmetry...
Limited Edition Symmetrical Playing Cards
The backs of most playing cards have rotational symmetry so they look the same both ways up. Most of the details on the face are also designed to be symmetric, hence the two-headed mutant king and his family. However, not...
Math Stack Playing Cards
This beautifully designed deck of cards celebrates 36 mathematical constants. The shapes of the suits themselves are described by simple and striking equations, brought to life on the ace cards. Price = p176 pence = £10.49
This award winning card game is for one or more players. Recommended for ages six and above, the object of the game is to identify “sets” of three cards. Each card is unique in its four features: colour – red,...
SET mini round game
This award winning card game is for one or more players, and is now available in a teeny tiny version! Recommended for ages six and above, the object of the game is to identify “sets” of three cards. Each card...
Fibonacci Spiral Clock
This unusual clock tells the time with a spiral arm. To add a little mathematical beauty, the arm is a Fibonacci spiral meaning the line moves further from the centre by a factor of 1.618... (the Golden Ratio) for every...
Display the time with this "base Fibonacci" clock. Available as a kit or pre built. The way this clock works is just so cool. The side lengths of the squares are the first 5 terms of the Fibonacci sequence (1, 1,...
There are a few maths clock options out there for the discerning temporal number fan. But this one is our favourite because it doesn't show you equations for the the standard hours of 1 to 12. No, instead of showing you boring-o'clock it...
Check out how versatile these digital discs are. From science comedy to fascinating maths for kids.
This beautiful hand made ticker spins up to the next prime number every time you press the button. One game we like to play is predict-when-the-next-big-gap-will-be. We need to work on the title. Price = p2425 pence = £215.99
Gift tags of Constant Width
Sick of decorations and gift tags whose diameter varies depending on which way up they are? All your Christmas wishes have come true, as Maths Gear presents a version of our classic set of four Shapes of Constant Width laser...
Solids Of Constant Width
These are out of stock until we can find a new manufacturer. Join the mailing list at the bottom of the page to find out when they're back! These are the 3D version of our shapes of constant width. Amazingly,...
This beautiful clock takes advantage of the fact that if you place a diagonal line on a rotating base, it'll trace out a hyperbola shape in 3D. The hours are marked on the clock, and whichever one the hand is pointing...
7 colour torus mug
You may have heard of the 4 colour theorem that says you only need 4 colours to colour in any map so that no touching regions are the same colour. Give it a try! See if you can come up...
Do your Christmas decorations need more platonic solids? Maths Gear presents this beautiful set of twelve smart self-assembly paper Christmas ornaments, based on the shape of a dodecahedron. The set includes: four red dodecahedra, for hanging two large and two smaller...
If you're shopping for a nerd and you're not sure what they'd like, you could always get them a gift card. The gift card details will be emailed to you immediately so you can print them out as a super-last-minute...