He’s the guy who taught you how to ride a bike, follow a football game and grill the world’s best hamburgers. As Father’s Day approaches, consider demonstrating to Dad how much his contributions have meant to you with these gift ideas from a son. Of course, you should say “Thanks, Dad” and “I love you, Dad” but giving a present would also be appropriate. Father’s Day gift ideas should be personal and special, especially if they are from a son. Not sure where to get started? Consider one of these unique gift ideas.
Father’s Day Gift Ideas: Secret Messages
Is your Dad a guy that loves secret codes and messages? If so, buy him a set of personalized tie tacks, collar stays or cuff links. Have a special message engraved on the items, perhaps his personal motto or his go-to, favorite parenting phrase. If you are at a loss for words, simply engraving, “I love you” is perfect. Other Father’s Day gift ideas to consider are tag necklaces and bracelets that you can have personalized. Have the tag pendant engraved with his children’s names or have his initials engraved.
A Thousand Words: Gift Ideas from a Son
Review the family photo albums and find your favorite photos of you and Dad. Create a digital book using those photos and upload them to a laptop computer to play during Father’s Day celebrations. Alternatively, you could load those images into a digital picture frame, charge it and display it at the party. He will love looking at the ever changing album. A digital photo key chain is a gift he will treasure too. Add photos of Dad, you and any grandchildren he may have.
Father’s Day Gifts: Mr. Do-It-Yourself
You loved helping Dad around the house when you were younger. Use Father’s Day to express how meaningful those moments were. Give your father a gift that harkens back to those memorable days. Give Dad a set of personalized, new tools. Pool together with other siblings and spring for the mother-of-all tool boxes, one that will store all his items. Has he been promising to organize the garage or shed? Buy Dad a label maker and storage supplies like plastic, lidded tubs, hooks for hanging items and shelving.
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