Father’s Day Gift Ideas
Mother’s day just around the corner, and you can find some gifting inspo for that here and here. But following that, Father’s Day is quickly approaching. I often find this a difficult occasion to buy for, and find struggle for Father’s Day gift ideas each year. This year I thought it would be helpful to get ahead of the game and put together a list of potential gift ideas to help anyone in the same situation.
Here is a selection of thoughtful Father’s Day gifts.
Accessories for His Automobile/Bike
If your father figure is into his automobiles, he might be in the market for some new accessories for this hobby. Make his father’s day by presenting him with something for his cherished asset that is also practical. This is a lovely way of showing that you notice and care about his passions.
Is he always on the go? Help him to pack easier or make sure he always has the essentials with him by putting together a care package that reminds him of you wherever he travels. You could add his favourite toiletries into travel-friendly containers for easy access. Or a package of little luxuries you know he’s enjoy like his favourite food and drink.
Something from the bucket list is always a really cool idea as a gift. Maybe your dad has a list of things he would love to do but just hasn’t gotten round to yet, hasn’t been brave enough to take the plunge, or simply can’t due to time constraints? You could give him the guitar lessons he’s always wanted, the drum kit he never received as a child, the relaxing fishing trip he’s always wanted to go on but never had the opportunity to take, or even the powerboat level 2 course he always dreamt about!
Memories are priceless gifts.
This could be a gift that will be cherished for a lifetime. Some vintage photographs framed and wrapped would make a really thoughtful gift. Or if you’re more DIY, a binder of some of his favourite things would be a great present.
Father’s Day Out
Is your father a sports fan? Maybe he loves the theater? Music? Comedy? I find one of the best gifts to give is the time together. An experience or day out together is perfect for this. Spend the day with him hanging out, catching up, or taking him to an event he will love.
*This is a contributed article.