Are you looking for the best cryptid Christmas gifts for this holiday season? Cryptid Lab has you covered. From clothing and books to mugs and phone cases, the list below makes shopping for the cryptozoology fanatic in your family or friend group super easy.
One great cryptid gift idea is to get your friends or loved ones a wearable! Clothing never goes out of style, and funny t-shirts or socks are fun and affordable gifts. These are the best cryptid clothing gifts:
This cotton Mothman t-shirt features West Virginia’s favorite cryptid. It comes with a variety of color choices, including black, white, blue, purple, and more. The size ranges from small to XXXL for both men and women.
The American Cryptids t-shirt features 12 cryptids throughout the United States, including the Jersey Devil of the Pine Barrens, Altamaha-ha of the Altamaha River, and Chupacabra of the American Southwest. It comes in traditional colors, such as black or white, and less traditional options, such as orange or pink. This shirt comes in any size from small to XXXL for men or women.
This Pop Art Sasquatch t-shirt pays homage to the late Andy Warhol. The shirt features four silhouettes of the cryptid in red, white, blue, and gold. The base color of the shirt can be black, navy, or brown. They have options for men or women, ranging from small to XXXL.
This ironic shirt is short, sweet, and to the point. It’s for any introvert that wants to discuss cryptids with the world! There are options for men or women with the sizes ranging from small through XXXL. You can purchase it in a number of colors, including black, blue, purple, and more!
Have you ever wondered if cryptids know of each other? This shirt answers the question with Bigfoot riding the Loch Ness Monster and Santa and his reindeer flying in the background. It also reads “I Believe” in large letters at the bottom. The shirt comes anywhere from small to XXXL with options for men or women. There are five color choices, including the black option pictured above.
The Wendigo is one of the most horrifying cryptids known around the world. Anyone looking to frighten those around them would be interested in this t-shirt that features the cryptid holding a human skull. It offers fit types of men, women, and youth to go along with sizes ranging from small to XXXL. There are other options for the shirt color, but black seems to add to the horror that is the Wendigo!
Move aside cows! This t-shirt has an alien spaceship abducting Bigfoot as the Loch Ness Monster looks on from the waters. The two-color shirt comes in a variety of options, including black, navy, olive, cranberry, and more! The small through XXXL sizes offer options for anyone, as do the men, women, and youth fits.
This pullover hoodie features a green picture of Bigfoot, allowing you to join the Bigfoot Research Team. It only comes in black and grey (dark heather) and features a unisex fit. The size ranges from small to XXL, and is the perfect sweatshirt for any outdoor activities or just lounging around the house.
These creative Bigfoot socks feature the cryptid with brown footprints. The reinforced heel and toe sections help make these socks durable. They background color comes in grey with black sections around the heel and toes.
How often can you find Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, Mothman, and aliens together? Now you can on your favorite pair of socks! These socks come in grey or blue options with black trim with the price varying depending on what color you select.
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Have you ever wanted an ugly Christmas sweater for your feet? It’s your lucky day! These Merry Squatchin’ socks feature a white silhouette of the famous cryptid with the usual ugly sweater pattern. The red socks can be bought in packs of 1, 2, 6, or 12 pairs, making the perfect gift for the holiday season.
Mothman is generally viewed as one of the scarier cryptids. These socks show a cuter side, though, depicting Mothman as more of a baby rather than a threat. The socks are all black and white with only red in the eyes.
These socks feature the same black and white pattern as the Mothman socks above. They say “Professional Cryptozoologist,” though, with images of Bigfoot, Mothman, and the Loch Ness Monster. It isn’t often you can deem someone a professional cryptozoologist, but these socks allow you to do so this holiday season!
We all know cryptozoology fans are into reading for hours on end about their favorite cryptids and monsters! Why not get them a book to satisfy that craving? These are the best cryptid book gifts:
Cryptozoology A-Z: The Encyclopedia of Loch Monsters, Sasquatch, Chupacabras, and Other Authentic Mysteries of Nature
Cryptozoologist, Loren Coleman, and editor and creator of multiple encyclopedias, Jerome Clark, teamed together to create the cryptid encyclopedia. This book discusses some of the most famous cryptids and sightings, while touching on the history and evolution of Cryptozoology. It’s offered in paperback, Kindle, or library binding versions.
The Bigfoot Book is labeled as the “definitive guide to Bigfoot, Sasquatch, Yeti, and other man-primates.” Utilizing over 200 written entries and 120 photographs, drawings, and illustrations, this book explores the history, movies, and literature surrounding the world’s most famous cryptid. Nick Redfern’s book comes in paperback or Kindle versions.
Linda S. Godfrey’s American Monsters is a comprehensive guide, detailing past legends and eyewitness accounts of America’s most famous cryptids. The list includes Bigfoot, the Jersey Devil, Chupacabra, and others you may not be familiar with! Paperback and Kindle versions are available along with an option for an audiobook.
This field guide offers scientific articles, eyewitness sightings, and magazine and newspaper articles on 50 cryptids throughout the world. Uniquely, Cryptid Creatures offers a reality rating, to suggest how likely the cryptid is to be proven real. This is a great option for those beginning in cryptozoology or anyone simply interested in the topic. There is only a paperback version available at the moment.
Newpapers are now a thing of the past, but in the 1800s and 1900s, they detailed incredible and sometimes unbelievable encounters with cryptids! Monsters In Print offers more than 170 articles of these encounters, allowing you to read directly from the printed source. This book offers paperback or a cheaper Kindle version.
Adventures in Cryptozoology: Hunting for Yetis, Mongolian Deathworms and Other Not-So-Mythical Monsters
Richard Freeman’s Adventures in Cryptozoology discusses mythical, extinct, and out-of-place creatures, including Bigfoot and other famous cryptids. If you’re looking to take a more hands-on approach in cryptozoology, this is the book for you, as he offers tips for what you may need for your own adventure! There are options for paperback, Kindle, or audiobook versions.
Tales of the Cryptids takes a different approach towards cryptids. It outlines information from expert cryptozoologist but also utilizes counter-arguments from those that strongly believe these creatures do not exist. It looks at more famous cryptids, such as Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster, but also discusses less famous ones, including Mokele Mbembe, Kongamato, and Mapinguari.
Jason Offutt’s Chasing American Monsters features more than 250 monsters and cryptids throughout the United States. You’ll “come face-to-face with modern-day dinosaurs, extraterrestrials, dragons, lizard men, giants, and flying humanoids.” Interestingly enough, this book recognizes less known monsters, including the Tommyknockers of Pennsylvania and the Black Dog of Hanging Hills. Paperback, Kindle, and audio versions are available.
This fictional works focuses around twins, who are forced to live with their uncle after their parents pass away in an accident. Their uncle’s life work is surrounded around finding cryptids. It’s available in paperback or library binding.
Lon Strickler, one of the most famous and well-respected cryptozoologists in the world, offers a casebook on winged cryptids. This book offers eyewitness reports of these cryptids over the last 30 years. Paperbook or Kindle versions can be purchased.
Are you looking for a book more specific to one area? Say Indiana? Monsters at the Crossroads takes a look at Indiana cryptids, including a giant turtle, phantom cats, and even a Confederate soldier that some believe turned into a werewolf! David Weatherly’s book is only available in paperback version.
Monsters Among Us: An Exploration of Otherworldly Bigfoots, Wolfmen, Portals, Phantoms, and Odd Phenomena
Monsters Among Us is a book for anyone that wants a read on more than just cryptids. This book offers human-to-beast transformations, lizard people, wolfmen, invisible predators, and more! It’s also written by one of the most respected writers in cryptozoology – Linda S. Godfrey. This book offers paperback, Kindle, and audio versions.
Alaska features a number of interesting cryptids, including the legendary Sasquatch. This book will look at other cryptids, as well, such as the Laker Iliamna monster, the Kodiak dinosaur, and more. This book is only offered as a paperbook.
Ken Gerhard’s A Menageries of Mysterious Beasts features a bit of everything for readers. It discusses ape-men, dragons, werewolves, mermaids, sea monsters, colossal insects, oversized amphibians, and more! This book, offered in paperback or Kindle versions, outlines firsthand experiences with some of these cryptids.
This children’s book is set in Puerto Rico, following little Chupacabra, who has a massive appetite! The book features digestible Spanish vocabulary. It’s available as a board book or in Kindle version.
This cryptid coloring book is full of detailed pictures, allowing you to color these creatures as you please! In the book, you’ll find Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, the Jersey Devil, Mothman, Mkole-Mbembe, the Kraken, and more!
Stickers and Decals
Are you looking for a cheaper gift? Show off your cryptozoology enthusiasm with a few stickers and decals! Here are the best cryptid sticker and decal gifts:
This vinyl decal is a simple silhouette of Bigfoot. It’s available in different sizes, including 5.5″, 11″, and 23″ and a variety of colors, such as black, white, red, blue, and more!
This 6″ vinyl sticker is perfect for anyone that believes in cryptids! Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, and an alien spaceship are located inside a triangle with the words “I wanted to believe” below.
This sticker is perfect for anyone that believes and loves Bigfoot! The weather resistant sticker features the cryptid and words “I Believe” inside of an oval. It’s available in black, brown, green, and white.
This funny Loch Ness Monster sticker offers words of advice to anyone that purchases it. With the cryptid as the main focal point of the stick, it says, “believe in yourself, even if no one else does.”
This set of 8 stickers offers a number of different emotions of Mothman. The cryptid is playing with a rabbit in one, handing out with a Fresno Nightcrawler in another, and messing around in some, as well. These are cuter stickers of Mothman, as opposed to the more frightening version.
If you love cryptids, you’ll love this decal! It’s a black and white design, featuring Bigfoot, Mothman, the Jersey Devil, a UFC, and Chupacabra with the writing “Cryptid Enthusiast” under it. It’s roughly 5.5″ high, and is perfect for anyone that loves cryptozoology.
This Bigfoot sticker is the usual silhouette with a twist! The colors are that of the American flag. It’s perfect for any Bigfoot enthusiast that also wants to show off the American flag!
This set of 3 Wendigo decals are a great gift for anyone that loves the world’s most dangerous (arguably) cryptid. They’re relatively colorful with a black silhouette of the creature with red eyes. The “Wendigo” under them makes the decal that much more ominous.
This hilarious Bigfoot sticker is for anyone that believes in the creature or simply wants something to laugh at. The circular sticker features a white silhouette of the cryptid with black lettering that reads, “reigning hide & seek champion.” It’s an accurate statement, as well!
This high-quality peel and stick sticker can be used on any smooth. surface. It features Mothman with a colorful, nighttime background, including pinks, purples, and other colors. Below, the cryptids hometime, Point Pleasant, is listed in a neon green color. This is a decal that pops a bit more than the usual black and white options.
It takes a lot of energy to find Bigfoot or the Loch Ness Monster. Give your friend or family member a cryptozoology-themed mug. Whether for coffee, tea, or just water, these are the best cryptid mug gifts:
This white coffee mug features a pattern of black Mothman images with red eyes. The 11-ounce mug features cuter images of the cryptid with small butterflies adding to the pattern in the background. If you’re a coffee drinker and love West Virginia’s most famous cryptid, this is the mug for you!
This white and black ceramic coffee mug is designed for anyone that loves multiple cryptids. The pattern features Bigfoot, aliens, the Loch Ness Monster, Mothman, UFOs, and a Jackalope. The 15-ounce mug is a great size for any beverage.
This 15-ounce mug touts yourself as your favorite cryptid. It’s a hilarious joke for a spouse, sibling, or anyone for that matter! There’s an elaborate top and bottom design, stating, “I am my own favorite cryptid” between them.
This Let’s Get Kraken coffee mug is great for anyone that loves the sea monster. The handle is a tentacle with a white and purple design. There is also a unicorn and T-Rex mug available at this link, the latter has the tail for the handle.
Here at CryptidLab, we support the LGBTQ+ community, and you should too! This rainbow mug features outlines of Bigfoot, Mothman, and the Loch Ness Monster, reading “Queer for Cryptids” below them.
Are you looking for something a little bit more ‘out there?’ Below you’ll find the best cryptid Christmas gifts that aren’t clothing, books, stickers, decals, or mugs. Consider a cool jigsaw puzzle or a nifty cell phone case:
This 1,000 piece Mothman jigsaw puzzle features a warning image for the cryptid. It reads “Warning. Mothman sighting zone. Enter at your own risk.” You can purchase a mug, 500 piece puzzle, tote bag, chef’s apron, cotton towel, or playing cards with this Mothman design at this link, as well.
These 8″ plush toys are made with polyester fibers. The Yeti options features white hair with a blue body. Sasquatch is a tan body with brown fur. Regardless of which you favor, either are perfect for anyone that loves cute stuffed animals (or cryptids)!
This Loch Ness Monster pet in a jar allows you to bring the luck of the Loch into your home! It’s a small jar that is perfect as desk decor. It even comes with a Scotland tag!
This is a Mythical Realms Mothman figure. It features a more realistic version of the creature’s description, which is generally viewed as cute in toys. This is in a line of figures, as you can also purchase the Mythical Realms Bigfoot or Yeti.
This cryptids poster features some of the world’s most famous cryptids. It includes the Yeti, Dover Demon, Sea Serpent, and others! The design of this poster makes it a great option for anywhere in the house!
This cryptid phone case offers a number of neon cryptids on a black case. It includes Bigfoot, Mothman, and the Loch Ness Monster to name a few. It’s available for the iPhone 11, 11 Pro, XR, 7, or 8. It’s also available for the Samsung Galaxy S10 or S10 Plus.
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