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What kind of Father's Day gift should you get for your dad?

A gift for every type of dad

LatinX father and son
Posted on Jun 11, 2021, 2:30:00 PM GMT

Dads do so much for us throughout the whole year, and it’s time to make sure we celebrate him! This Father’s Day, spoil dad with a gift that matches his personality. Whether he’s into cooking, tech, sports, music, or the outdoors, check out this list of ideas to help you find the perfect gift to show him how much you appreciate all he does for you.

The techie

If tech is dad’s thing, there are plenty of gift options that might pique his interest. Keep him charged and ready to go with a tool that can charge more than one device simultaneously. If your dad has Apple gadgets, check out this wireless charger that allows him to quickly juice up his phone, Apple watch, and AirPods—all at the same time.

For your traveling dad, this pouch will keep all of his tech accessories organized. It has a place for batteries, cables, a phone, portable hard drive, etc. It is also weather resistant and can be carried in a bag or by itself.

If your dad has all the necessary gear, take it a step further and get him this GoPro Camera. It’s great for an active dad who is also into technology. Waterproof and rugged for all conditions, it takes sharp video and photos with video stabilization, slow-motion, or time lapse settings. This is a gadget your dad can bring on his next adventure to help him capture beautiful memories.

The gardener

If dad likes to relax in his garden, you can make planting easier with some gadgets. This garden tool set includes all he needs to plant, dig, trim, prune, and weed. Plus, it includes gloves and comes in an easy-to-carry storage caddy.

You can make gardening easier on dad’s back and knees with this garden seat bench and kneeler. It comes with pockets to hold tools and free up his hands while he prunes. It’s also easily foldable for storage.

After all that weeding, digging, and pulling, your dad deserves to rest with a view of all of his hard work. This hammock makes a nice spot for a nap while enjoying his freshly planted flowers. It also has quick-dry, water-resistant fabric, so it’ll still look nice after any kind of weather.

The chef

If your dad is happiest in the kitchen or over a grill, there are a number of gifts to inspire his cooking. This grill set includes all he needs for whatever’s on the menu. It also comes in an easy-to-carry, aluminum case if he’s also the camping type.

Spruce up your dad’s kitchen attire with this fun apron if your dad has already perfected his technique. If your dad likes to experiment with different flavors, check out this smoker box. It works with Weber grills and holds wood chips to bring a smoky flavor to his meat, fish, and veggies.

The handyman

Does your dad like to tinker, build, or fix things? Here are a few options for the do-it-yourself dad. Make sure he’s prepared for any kind of project with a trusty Leatherman pocket tool. This stainless-steel model will be the go-to tool for any fix-it needs. With 14 tools in one, it’s compact, but very functional, with a locking blade for safety.

Every handy dad needs a good drill to handle projects, big and small. This Bosch drill has all the power without the weight at just over two pounds. It comes in a convenient carrying case and two batteries get dad started right away.

It’s easy to lose screws, nails, or drill bits on the job. This handy magnetic wristband keeps everything within reach and in one place, so your dad can grab what he needs the moment a project calls for it. The wristband is comfortable and lightweight to wear, too, so your dad can stay focused.

The athlete

For the athletic dad who likes to stay active and fit, there are plenty of gifts that will keep him moving. For the golfer, try this putting green to help your dad practice his stroke without having to drive to the course.

Bring the gym home with a weight bench. This foldable and easy-to-store bench is sturdy and affordable, making it simple for dad to exercise wherever he feels up to it. For the runner or hiker dad, check out this pouch belt that has enough room for all his essentials, like keys, phone, and headphones. It’s water resistant, bounce proof, and has reflective darts, so your dad can be seen if he’s out in the dark.

The music man

If your dad is happiest surrounded by sound, here are some great options for any music lover. Vinyl is in, so if your dad still has his record collection, then surprise him with a new turntable. This retro-looking player has modern capabilities, like high-quality speakers and Bluetooth® capabilities.

Let your dad pump up the volume on his favorite tunes inside and out with a Bluetooth speaker. With wireless pairing, USB connectivity, and a wide range, your dad can take his tunes with him wherever he goes.

For the dad who has it all, try a personal gift like Cameo, where you choose a celebrity from sports, music, TV, or movies, and they record a special message for the recipient. Prices vary, but there are occasional discounts around certain holidays.

Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there!

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