Selecting the most affordable and appropriate Father’s Day gift can sometimes be difficult. Mainly because it is not well marketed like Mother’s Day. As a result we spend a lot of time searching department stores and the Internet without even purchasing anything. To make it easier I will provide a list of the 10 best gifts that dads will not only appreciate and love but will find useful.
1. Grill Set/Bar-B-Q Set
Grilling Tools are perfect for fathers who love to grill. Grill sets usually include the basic tools required for cooking outdoors. These include a spatula, tongs, a fork and a basting brush. They can start as low as $27 at Walmart.com.
2. Personalized Gifts
Personalized gifts are the most affordable and sentimental gifts to give Dad. Some gifts that can be personalized are desk clocks, office desk sets, watch boxes, a keepsake box, photo collages, pen sets, cuff links, mugs, picture frames and paperweights.
3. Sports Gifts
Sports themed gifts are the best gifts to give the dad who is the ultimate sports fan. They will definitely make an impression. Jerseys, t-shirts and helmets of his favorite team are great to give. Some other great sports gifts are sports mugs, baseball bats, sports coffee table books, fishing sets, sports tickets to his favorite game or team, golf sets, sports games (for gaming consoles), and personalized NFL travel mugs.
4. Tool Kits
Tool kits are ideal for the father who loves fixing things around the house or on his car. If he likes to be the handy man of the house, a drill tool kit is ideal. On the other hand, if he likes working on his car or cars, then a home mechanic tool kit would be perfect.
5. Landscaping Services
Some Dads would rather not do the lawn but relax and have someone else do it. For this dad, purchasing landscaping services for a period of time would be the perfect gift. Even dads who love to do the lawn need a break and he too would be thankful for such a gift. Ensure that the services include the bare minimum, mowing, edging, trimming and clean up.
6. Wine Baskets
Wine baskets are great for dads who appreciate wines and the condiments that go along. An average wine basket may contain about 2 bottles of wine, some chocolate bars, crackers and cheese, a wine opener and a stopper. Prices vary and can start at around $40.
7. Men’s Jewelry
Giving jewelry for Father’s Day will show Dad how much he is appreciated. A nice leather watch, a stylish ring or elegant vintage chains are gifts that will last a long time. Men’s vintage jewelry are popular and many are affordable. There is an assortment of men’s vintage jewelry on the market. You can find vintage signet rings, cuff links, bracelets and pendants in department stores and online.
8. Tech Gadgets
For the techie Dad, there are many tech gadgets to choose from, but only a few that would really impress him. These gadgets include of course the iPad 2, the iPod Nano, the iPhone, the Kindle, waterproof digital cameras, GPS, camcorders, and blue tooth speakerphones. You get a list of useful gadget that you can gift to your father on https://www.tldevtech.com. All the listed gadgets would be really affordable and practical in use as well. So check the website and get a perfect for your father.
The traditional gift for Dad that will never disappoint is an elegant leather wallet. Leather wallets are fairly inexpensive and you can get one at just about any department store.
10. Homemade Kids Gifts
Dad certainly will love and cherish a homemade gift from his young son or daughter. Kids can make homemade sports cookies, a hand painted sports t-shirt, luggage tags, notepads, paperweights, heart shaped pancakes, sunglasses holder or case made from an old tie, mini cupcakes, postcards or a hand painted apron.
In celebration of Father’s Day, give the gift that shows how much you care for Dad. Even though gifts are secondary, they should be meaningful and express our appreciation and love for Dad.
David Robson is the founder of Complus Alliance. He has been writing about different topics for almost 10 years. He’s main focus is delivering quality insights to a wide array of audience.