Wondering what small bits to get an engineer for xmas, wonder no more … here’s a quick list we put together for you.

Radio controlled helicopters (some of which can record video and be controlled with an app on a phone !).

Remote Control Helicopters

Amazon has the one we tried out (with the camera and phone app)
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Phone-Links-i-Helicopter-Helicopter-Adjustable/dp/B008RMDX7A
Here are a few links to other sites that can cater for your requirements:
http://www.infinitygadgets.com/index.php/gadgets/flying-gadgets?gclid=CNC49sresrsCFQdY3godnUwAlA
http://www.red5.co.uk/remote-control-toys/remote-control-helicopters.aspx

A 3D printer that they can make them self!

3D Printer you can make yourself!

Its the biggest craze at the moment, and prices are constantly dropping … its on the more expensive side on our list, but a great toy if you can afford it. Maplins have got a cracking offer at ¬£699 (Dec 2013), here’s the link¬†http://www.maplin.co.uk/p/velleman-k8200-3d-printer-kit-n82qg

A retro geek light

A Space invaders light!

Whether its tetris
http://www.firebox.com/product/5339/Tetris-Light?aff=1108&gclid=COjEjJvwsrsCFctb3godd2EALQ
space invadors
http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2012/05/space-invaders-light-up-your-living-room/
or even this cool stormtrooper light
http://www.forbiddenplanet.co.uk/star-wars-stormtrooper-white-3d-mood-light-head-shaped-large
They’re bound to appreciate something different for their bedside table in their xmas stocking
We hope that helps, please let us know if you know of any better suggestions

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