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Father’s Day is the perfect day to show Dad a little extra love, whether it be in making great memories together doing something fun. Or by getting Dad the best Father’s Day gifts you know he will love! And in case you’re stumped on what to get (which is why you’re here… right!!), I’ve got some great gift ideas for dads!
There is something for every type of dad, whether he loves the great outdoors, or dreams of the latest gadgets. For dads who love to laugh and meaningful Father’s Day gifts as well!
The Best Father’s Day Gifts
If you are looking for simple Father’s Day gift ideas to give dad or for your favourite father figure, these ideas are sure to help inspire you and find something he will love. If you need more ideas, make sure you also check out these DIY Father’s Day gift ideas and gifts for men who have everything.
For the perfect grandfather gift, check out these sentimental grandparent gift ideas too.
THE ADVENTURE CHALLENGE
Give Dad the gift of adventure with the fun scratch-off mystery activities inside The Adventure Challenge books. Choose the family edition for family fun-filled activities or encourage him to try some new things on his own with the Solo challenge edition instead. So much fun!
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PORTABLE PHONE CHARGER
For dads on the go or who spend a lot of time on their phone, for work or socialising, a portable phone charger is a must-have product for dads! For everyone really! Never get caught out and about with a dead phone again.
This power bank can also charge other devices too, making it a useful and compact gadget for all tech-loving dads! It can charge your phone up to 3 times and it fits in your pocket – or dad’s pocket!
WHAT I LOVE ABOUT DAD BOOK
This novelty gift is a great idea for kids to give to dad, as a meaningful Father’s Day gift idea that allows them to personalise it too. This What I Love About Dad book will be sure to get some smiles and laughs on Father’s Day and be cherished always.
Keep dad’s bedside table organised or another flat surface with a beautiful wooden caddy to hold his phone, watch, glasses, keys and wallet. There will be no excuse for him to lose anything anymore! Plus it’s personalised with the year he became a dad!
WATERPROOF LAPTOP BAG
Keeping dad’s gadgets protected can be done in style with the trendy and modern stylish laptop bag. Waterproof with leather straps and detail so even getting caught in the rain need not be a worry! Check out their full range of gifts for dad, from laptop cases to cufflinks, wallets, masculine jewellery and more.
NOISE CANCELLING HEADPHONES
For dads who love to listen to their favourite tunes, a set of noise-cancelling headphones are a must. Especially great for long transits or gym sessions – or blocking out the sound of noisy kids. These Bose headphones are great. However, if you are looking for a more budget-friendly alternative, these headphones are a great cheaper Father’s Day gift alternative.
Giving dad the ability to play his daggy dad music whenever and wherever is something he will love! Get dad a portable, waterproof Bluetooth speaker like the UE BOOM. Tough enough for the outdoorsy dad or techy enough for all the other dads!
There are smaller versions perfect for singing in the shower… or packing in a weekend bag for a boy’s trip. Check out the WONDERBOOM instead.
Bring back some nostalgia with dad’s favourite retro gaming console like the Nintendo NES Classic loaded with games he played back in the days before he had so many responsibilities!
This is a great Father’s Day gift the whole family will enjoy and a perfect way for dad and the kids to find a new shared hobby. Just make sure you remind them to get outdoors for some sunshine too.
PERSONALISED TAPE MEASURE
This adorable custom tape measure gift for dad has a plaque with ‘Love beyond measure’ and is personalised with your child’s name.
GAME OF THRONES BOOK SET
Now that winter has been and gone, and the show has finished, give dad a new Game of Thrones fix with the paperback book set. They are also available on Kindle and Audible versions. Or if he isn’t such a fan of reading, there’s always the DVD box set so he can relieve all his favourite moments again.
NOVELTY SUPERHERO T-SHIRT
All dads love pretending they are superheroes, and there is nothing cooler for them than hearing it from their kids. This novelty superhero dad shirt is sure to give him a nice ego boost as he wears it with pride.
DAD DIAPER BACKPACK
For new dads that are looking forward to spending time with their little ones out and about, but are not so keen to take the pretty diaper bag with them, why not get them a Dad diaper backpack instead as the perfect present for carrying baby bottles, spare clothes, nappies and other day essentials within the multiple pockets. It’s a great carry on option for a long haul flight with babies too!
The Ryobi One+ range is super cool. Even I can use them! What I love most is the fact that the battery packs switch between the different tools so you can charge it up and do all your cordless work on a single battery pack.
You can see some of our favourites. We especially love the Ryobi One+ hedge trimmer and for a quick tidy up outdoors, especially after mowing, the compact blower is really effective and lightweight. Don’t forget the battery pack as it is not included with all the tools in the range!
DAD JOKES BOOK
Every new dad (or old one) needs some classic dad jokes so give dad plenty of new funny jokes to tell with his own dad joke book.
If you’ve got a dad (or husband) who loves photography and trying out new gadgets, a drone might be a perfect present for the dad who has everything! There are some really cheap entry-level drones, such as the DJI Tello.
Or if you want something a bit more flashy, with much better quality video and photo resolution, the DJI Mavic Air 2 or Mini are both popular choices for that next level of drone photography. We have a Mavic Air 2 that captures some incredible landscape footage.
CAMP LIGHT & FAN COMBO
If your family love to go camping, this cool camp torch and fan combo is a great addition to dad’s camping equipment! I love that this is a two in one product. Less is best when it comes to getting out in the great outdoors, so dual-purpose products are a winner!
5 YEAR PLANNER
Why should planning just be for the ladies? Men need organisation tools too and this planner is as simple as it gets and lasts 5 years! That’s right… a 5 year planner! It includes calendar spreads and daily boxes for keeping track of plans and events, for working dads or just busy dads! Best of all, this Father’s Day gift is under 15.
Related: DIY Father’s Day Gift Ideas
FUNNY GOLF T-SHIRT
Give dad a laugh (and everyone else) with a funny golf shirt announcing his average skills to the world.
BEARD GROOMING KIT
Bearded dads will appreciate this self-care bundle to keep their man fuzz in great condition. And the rest of the family will appreciate it too! This beard grooming kit comes with all the essentials to keep beards tidy and soft. Beard oil, balm, comb, scissors and more, all beautifully gift-boxed.
Start a family tradition of family movie nights at home by getting dad his own projector to screen favourite movies, home videos and sports games up on the wall or out in the backyard. So much fun!
We love playing board games and card games as a family. Sometimes we play family-friendly games, like Monopoly and Trivial Pursuit. Other times we have game nights with friends and play the not so kid-friendly games, like Cards Against Humanity. A fun game that can go either way, with family-friendly and adults-only expansions is Exploding Kittens. It is bound to give dad a laugh and bring back the tradition of non-tech game nights too!
DIGITAL COOKING THERMOMETER
If dad sees himself as a bit of a grillmaster, help him be the BBQ king he aspires with this digital meat thermometer. Waterproof, compact and easy to use. No undercooked meat disasters in dad’s future now!
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LONELY PLANET BOOKS
If dad is someone who loves to travel, or happens to be planning his next trip, a Lonely Planet book could be the perfect gift to inspire more wanderlust. Their Ultimate Travelist book makes for a great coffee table book and one to flip through when seeking inspiration for the next adventure.
BREAKFAST SANDWICH MAKER
Instead of just making dad breakfast for Father’s Day, why not give him a gift that will keep making him breakfast! This breakfast sandwich maker is a bit of a novelty but great for fans of a good old Maccas McMuffin!
NOVELTY BEER GLASS
If the dad’s in your life love beer, this novelty beer glass is sure to give him a laugh! Pair it with his favourite craft beer and he is all set for a Sunday afternoon of watching sport on TV and enjoying his favourite beverage.
For the travel-loving fathers, a scratch map is a fun way to record all the places he goes around the world. We have one of these and my husband loves coming home and scratching off new destinations pretty much the second we get back from an international trip. It’s good fun and a conversation starter too when we have visitors who spot it in the hallway.
YETI HOPPER PORTABLE COOLER BAG
The last thing dad wants is lukewarm beer so get him a Yeti Hopper cooler bag with enough space for a day out at the beach, a fishing trip or a BBQ at a friend’s place. They come in lots of different colours and sizes, including backpack styles.
WIRELESS CHARGING DEVICE
If you are buying for a dad who loves the latest tech, he will love having a simple way to charge his most used devices. Make sure you get the right wireless charging device for the type of devices he has though! They aren’t always compatible with all models of phones, smart watch and other tech devices.
DADDY CUSTOM PRINT
For a sentimental gift for dad, have a custom-made print created that he can hang on the wall of his office or around the house where he will see it each day.
Last Minute Father’s Day Gifts
Left it until the last minute to get dad a gift? Lucky there are plenty of gift options that you can purchase and gift instantly! Subscriptions, vouchers and experiences are an easy quick option for those last minute Father’s Day gift ideas for Dad! Here are some of my favourites:
- Audible audiobook subscription
- Book a stay on Airbnb (Get free credit for your first booking)
- Amazon Prime 1 year membership
- An online course from Creative Live to learn a new hobby
- A meal kit delivery from Marley Spoon
Or get dad a gift card for his favourite hobbies and interests:
- Sports store voucher for a sports enthusiast
- Hardware store voucher for the DIY dad
- Bottle shop for a wine enthusiast
- Streaming subscription gift card
- Clothing store that suits his style
- Travel or ticket gift voucher to choose himself an experience
Want even more ideas? Check out these budget friendly handmade Father’s Day gifts you can make at home:
There is sure to be a perfect Father’s Day gift for all types of dads from those fun and practical choices – whether dad loves cooking or travel, sport or creating. There is also something to suit every type of budget as well. And those last minute gift ideas mean you’re covered even if it’s Father’s Day already and you’re risking turning up empty handed!
Although the best gift of all is the time you spend making memories with the dads in your life, so check out these fun things to do on Father’s Day as well!
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