- Birthday gifts for dad from a daughter
- Birthday gifts for dad from a son
- DIY birthday gifts for dad
- Birthday gifts for a new dad
- Last minute gifts for dad
Dads are our superheroes. They motivate us, protect us, provide for us and stand by us in times of need. Hence his birthday is always special. A birthday gift to an extraordinary person should be equally extraordinary. Do you agree?
But it is difficult to search for such perfect gifts. Therefore, MomJunction makes it easier for you with a list of awesome birthday gift ideas. Now, don’t complain that you are unable to finalize one from many!
Birthday gifts for dad from a daughter
You are your dad’s princess. Hence his birthday gift should be fit for a king. Find a list of birthday gift ideas that will make your ‘old man’ filled with emotion.
1. Barbecue grill set:
For as long as you can remember, your dad was always the star of barbecue nights. His barbecuing skills are unquestionable. Why not give an ode to his fine skills by gifting him a barbecue grill set? He will be super thrilled.
2. Engraved ice-cream spoons:
If your dad loves ice-cream, he will love a set of ice-cream spoons that are engraved just for him. The spoons will remind him of your love every time he indulges in his favorite dessert.
3. Cheese board set:
A cheese board and cutlery set will be a classy and stylish gift for your dad, especially if he often entertains guests at home. Make him the showstopper of any party he throws with this amazing gift.
4. Inscribed coffee cup:
How about a coffee mug for your dad telling him that he is the best dad ever? The quote will make your dad smile every time he drinks from it. Now, that’s an amazing birthday gift, isn’t it?
5. Barbecue apron with a funny quote:
Being the barbecue in charge of the family, your dad has made barbecue nights awesome. Gift him an apron with a funny quote that he will wear with pride.
Birthday gifts for dad from a son
Your father was your role model and has been giving you amazing birthday gifts all these years. It’s your turn to follow in his footsteps and get him a great birthday gift. Our list of amazing birthday gift ideas will help you do just that.
6. Personalized pocket knife:
A pocket knife is one of the most useful and handy tools that your dad can possess. You can pick a good quality knife and get it engraved with your dad’s name or pick the pre-engraved ones too. Either way, your dad will be thrilled to bits with this gift.
7. Customized guitar pick:
If your dad is the musical one in your family or he plays the guitar, a customized guitar pick will be the best birthday gift for him. He gets to play and you get to listen to him. Isn’t that a win-win situation?
8. Camping gear:
Does your dad enjoy spending his leisure time camping or do you want him to take a break from the routine and explore the nature? Then gift him the camping gear for his birthday and encourage him. An even more thoughtful gift would be to take time off your work and go camping with him on his birthday to test the gear.
9. Personalized gadget organizer:
Your dad loves gadgets and has several of them at home. Help him store them all at one place by gifting him a gadget organizer. A personalized one with a birthday message or his name engraved will add a lot of emotional value to it.
10. Engraved steel hammer:
Dads can fix everything. This birthday gift is an ode to your dad’s workmanship and fixing capabilities. Buy a steel hammer that comes engraved with his name.
DIY birthday gifts for dad
Do-it-yourself or homemade gifts are fun to assemble and make. You feel satisfied by looking at the final product, and your dad will appreciate the time and effort you put into your gift.
11. Vegetable growing kit:
In today’s world, eating healthy and organic is more important than ever. Why don’t you gift your dad something that you both can engage in doing? A vegetable growing kit is a great way of eating healthy and bonding with your dad.
12. Homemade brownies:
Who does not love soft, fudgy brownies? If your dad has a sweet tooth, he will love to munch on the brownies you bake for him. Pack them in a nice box with a ribbon and you are good to go. You may watch this video to get an idea.
13. Birthday cake:
Birthdays are incomplete without a cake. And if you have not figured what you want to gift your dad on his birthday, take our suggestion and bake him a giant birthday cake of his favorite flavor and choice of frosting. He will be as excited as a little boy.
14. Homemade gourmet food:
You would love to take your dad to a posh gourmet restaurant and treat him to his favorite cuisine. But if you can do the same at home, that will be amazing. Watch this video to get some ideas.
15. Handmade birthday card:
Remember the homemade birthday cards that you used to make for your dad when you were young? You can surprise him by making him one now too. He will be touched by your gesture and cherish your card forever.
Birthday gifts for a new dad
If you have to buy a gift for someone who has just become a dad, here’s your go-to list. After all, new dads deserve the same pampering as new moms!
16. T-shirt and onesie combo:
This is a great birthday gift for a newbie dad as well as his baby. Think of all the Instagram-worthy pictures the cute father-baby duo can take in their matching outfits. You can make it appear as a birthday gift to the father from the baby.
17. Papa bear keychain for his car:
What do you gift a new dad who is intensely protective of his baby? A papa bear keychain will be a great tribute to his protective instinct and a useful birthday gift too.
18. Customized photo frame:
This may be an old idea but works all the time. Since any new dad’s life revolves around his child, you will have to include his baby when you are picking a birthday gift for the dad. A customized photo frame with the duo’s picture and a heartwarming note would make an excellent birthday gift.
19. ‘Promoted to daddy’ t-shirt:
Being a new dad comes with added responsibilities, new ties, and lots of happiness, just like a promotion. Hence a ‘Promoted to Daddy’ t-shirt will be a memorable birthday gift for the new father.
Last minute birthday gifts for dad
You have been thinking and thinking about the various gift ideas and your dad’s birthday has almost come. So, what do you buy? Our list of last minute birthday gift ideas will prove to be a timesaver for you.
20. Rechargeable trimmer and shaver:
This will be a timeless and useful gift for your dad and does not need to be customized. It’s perfect for the last minute hurry and will make a great impression on your dad.
21. Camping hammock with mosquito net:
Does your dad love to take naps in the outdoors under a tree? Then, this will be the dream gift for his birthday. He can either take it on camping or put it up in the backyard and have peaceful naps.
22. Portable back massager:
A portable back chair massager would be a thoughtful gift for your dad’s aging bones. It can be strapped to a chair or a car seat and your dad can get relieving massages while he is working or driving. Super thoughtful, super convenient.
23. Redeemable coupon books:
Coupon books are a sure shot way of winning your dad’s heart if you haven’t got the time to buy him a birthday gift. Just think of things or actions he would appreciate and put them in coupons or buy a readymade coupon set. Either way, your dad will be pleased.
24. Engraved fishing lure:
Does your dad love fishing? Well, this last minute gift might be perfect for his birthday then. You may personalize the lure by engraving a message.
Any gift that you choose from the list above should be accompanied with mandatory hugs and your time. Your father will cherish your presence and love as much as he does your gifts, if not more.
Which gift idea did you like the most? Let us know in the comments section below.
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