The Best Gifts For Dads

It’s that time of year again when you confirm that the hardest people to buy for are men! Hopefully this list gives you some great ideas to celebrate the awesome guys in your life!

I am sharing some of our favorites by price point and only giving you ideas for things that will be useful or absolutely loved. One thing I have realized with the men in my life is that quality is more important than quantity…so grab him one thing he will love and feel great about that.

If you are looking for more ideas than I have here…I’ve got you covered. Just check out the links at the bottom for all my past lists!!

ALL ITEMS ARE LINKED BY THEIR TITLE

 

$25 or less

 

 

ALL ABOUT DAD FILL IN BOOK 

My boys got me the mom version for Mother’s Day, and I loved reading all their answers! This is such a fun gift for the kids to gift to dad! Only $8 and such fun memories. Order yours soon, they sell out fast! ($11)

WHAT I LOVE ABOUT GRANDPA FILL IN BOOK 

This is similar to the dad book, but all about grandpa! Get all the grand kids to fill it in, or gift it from just your family. He will love hearing what his favorite little people love about him! ($12)

 

SMOKING GUIDE

If the man you love is crazy about meat, this handy smoking guide is a great, useful idea and inexpensive. ($8)

 

MEAT THERMOMETER

Every serious chef needs a great meat thermometer. This one has great reviews and will help him perfect that smoke ring. ($15)

 

BENEATH A SCARLET SKY

I have gifted this book to 3 men and they have all absolutely LOVED it. In fact, every person I know has flown through the book and raved about it after completion. It is a must read and would make a great gift for a book or history lover! ($8)

LIFE STRAW

This is such a cool invention for an outdoor lover or someone who just wants to be prepared! It filters the water you drink so even less than clear water is still good for you! A great deal at only ($14)

 

CAR CARE KIT

If you are gifting to a man who loves to keep his car looking great, this is a nice, useful, inexpensive gift he will love! ($13)

MAGNETIC WRISTBAND

This magnetic wristband is such a cool idea for your tool man. So convenient when working on projects indoors or outdoors and a great price for something so genius. Say goodbye to all those lost and dropped screws! ($13)

WORK GLOVES

If the man in your life enjoys something more practical than pretty, these are an awesome gift! Perfect for any type of outdoor work or manual labor, he will use these again and again.  ($17)

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STANCE SOCKS

Socks sound a little cliche for Father’s Day, but Stance socks are a whole different story. They fit and feel good enough to make the man in your life want to wear them all the time. This crew pair is $10 but worth it! ($10)

 

 

SOLAR CELL PHONE CHARGER 

If you have a man in your life who loves the outdoors but also likes to have guaranteed power, this Solar Cell phone charger would make a great gift! Reasonably priced and always useful! ($20)

FLY ZAPPER

It’s outside season, which also means, it’s bug season. Why not make it a little more fun with an electric fly zapper? Makes the bugs a little more bearable! ($20) if you prefer a rechargeable one grab it HERE.

 

Sport-Brella Versa-Brella 4-Way Swiveling Sun Umbrella (Midnight Blue), 38x39

SINGLE USE SHADE UMBRELLA

This is on all my lists because if you are a sports family, this is a must! The umbrella is perfect for one person. It is just big enough and clips onto your chair for easy shade anywhere because it bends and swivels to get just the right angle! So awesome for all those sports watching dads and grandpas ($20).

 

$50 or Less

 

 

 

BBQ APRON

If you have a man in your life who loves to spend a Sunday grilling or smoking, this apron is the coolest! Heavy duty and room for every tool he needs. He will love you for this one! ($30)

 

PHONE STERILIZER 

I think we would all be surprised to know how filthy our phones are! This blue light sterilizer makes a great gift and can decimate the germs on phones, glasses, and keys in only 10 minutes! ($30)

 

SUPER CHARGER

I am pretty sure none of our homes were built with enough outlets, and this solves all your problems! a plug for everything, plus a wireless charger. Exactly what any tech lover needs!

 

Best Ties Ever

These ties are our favorite because they are current and creative and you can WASH them! If the men in your life have a hard time staying clean, these are the greatest. They look and feel fabulous, but they are incredibly practical and affordable. Right now they have some really great cheesy and campy options for dads, but also some awesome florals and stripes we love. We have about 8 of these and they are tough enough even for small boys and hard on their clothes teens! ($30) take 20% off with code: BROOKE

 

CAR EMERGENCY KIT

I really love purposeful gifts, so this one isn’t glamorous, but it is awesome. An emergency kit for his car that includes jumper cables, first aid, raid jacket, tools, tire gauge, flashlight and more. A great gift for any driver! ($36) Order yours HERE.

 

 

WATER BOTTLE WITH A FILTER

This is just like the straw above, but it is a full water bottle that filters out all the undesirable material and lets you drink from just about any source safely. Makes a great gift! ($36)

 

ELECTRO MUSCLE STIMULATOR

This little gadget has SAVED us multiple times this year. It uses electric stimulation to help sore muscles, bad backs, and stiff necks or anywhere that is hurting. It has been a life saver and someone in our house is using it at least a couple times a week. At only ($37) it has more than paid for itself and kept us from needing PTs or chiropractors too often for minor discomfort. Your man will love this!

 

NIKE CREWNECK SWEATSHIRT

The weather is getting warmer, but what man doesn’t want the perfect Nike crewneck sweatshirt? This will be used on cool summer nights and for the rest of the year. Love the fit and all the color options! ($40)

 

MASSAGE GUN

This is such a great gift for any person with sore muscles! We got one for Christmas and it has been in constant use around here. Affordable and super useful! ($50)

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THE PERFECT POLO

This is where spending a little more makes a big difference. This brand of golf polos is my husband’s favorite. They look and fit great and the quality is phenomenal. They wash well and transition from casual to dressy perfectly. There are lots of fun styles and colors to choose from! ($50)

 

OUTDOOR GAMES

We are a HUGE outdoor game loving family, so I can’t suggest only one for the men in your life! Check out the list of all our favorites. I know you will find something new and fun he will love and every price point!

 

 $75 OR LESS

BLEACHER SEATS

Do you need to buy for a man who a lot of time on the bleachers? These seats will be heaven sent for him this year! The fold flat for transport and you can carry them on your back like a backpack…plus they are super light. We have had ours for over 3 years and they are still awesome. Every time we take them somewhere people want to know where they are from. Order two or you will want to steal his! ($55)

 

AN INDESTRUCTIBLE, WRINKLE RESISTANT, COMFORTABLE WHITE SHIRT

This find was too good not to share. This white shirt has a great look and fit, but it feels like an athletic shirt. So comfortable even my teens love it. As a huge bonus, it is wrinkle resistant, has liquid repellent fabric, has a stain resistant collar to prevent yellowing and is super lightweight. It has been a winner in my family. A great, responsive small business too. Comes in short and long sleeve! ($55 take 20% off with code: BROOKE)

 

 

PORTABLE, FOLDABLE ROCKING CHAIR

If you have a dad who likes to watch games or enjoy the sunset in comfort, this is the perfect gift. Nice and sturdy but folds up for easy transport and storage. An awesome gift for an awesome guy. ($60)

 

A SHADE UMBRELLA WITH A STAND

This umbrella with a stand is SO COOL! No more hammering into the ground or awkwardly trying to set something up, this umbrella comes with its own stand, is easy to adjust for maximum shade, folds into a portable bag and even has an option for digging into the sand. Perfect for the family man! ($60)

 

PORTABLE WATER BOILER

If you have a backpacker, camper or someone who likes to be prepared, this portable water boiler is amazing. Super compact and simple to use, it will be a hit with your outdoor lover! ($90)

 

$150 or Less

 

POWER WASHER

What homeowner couldn’t use a pressure washer? This is an electric version makes it easy to use and store. ($129).

 

72 HOUR SURVIVAL KIT 

This is the survival kit we have and it is AMAZING. Northstar thought of everything! After last year, I felt a push to be more prepared and having these 72 hour kits gives me a little peace of mind. The kits are super high quality and an incredible value (especially when you get the 2 person option!) They even have waterproof kits if you are worried about water or flooding. This is a gift I felt great about gifting from a company that guarantees quality. ($125) Code Brooke15 gives you 15% off everything on their site!

 

LEAF BLOWER

This is the leaf blower we have and it is the best! Makes yard care and clean up after mowing super quick and simple. A cordless option is a must! ($136)

SMART SPRINKLER 

With drought like conditions in much of the country, this smart sprinkler system could be a huge win for both the men in your life and the environment. If you are looking for an especially practical gift, this is a good one! ($110)

 

 

FIREPIT

If the man you are honoring can’t wait to spend his summer nights outside with the family, this would make a great gift for him and the whole family! It is a little pricey but durable and would provide countless memories. ($385)

 

Looking for other great ideas for the men in your life? Check out my past gift lists HERE.

I am an affiliate for many of the products on this list, but all opinions are my own. Your purchases help support my writing and I am always so grateful for that! Thank you! 

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