Birthday Gifts For Dad From Son

Ask a dad what he wants for his birthday, and you might get a response like, “a day at the golf course,” or something equally less tangible, “a Sunday afternoon nap.”  But we know the dad in your life deserves something he can hold in his hands, to appreciate the awesomeness that is his offspring. So we’ve compiled a list of gifts to give your dad, that’ll make him feel like the man he is (and also remind him how lucky he is to have a child like you!)…

Personalized Hammer

Personalized Wood Handle Hammer - Your Hammer - Your Way | Custom Engraved Hammer - Father's Gift, Father's Day, Christmas Gift, Groomsmen, Birthday Gift.

Your dad will feel honored each time he uses this hammer to do handyman jobs around the house, or he may just want to display it proudly on his workbench. Personalize the wood hammer with a slogan that reminds him of how important he is in your life. The words, “Thank You For Helping Me Build My Life,” will be a powerful reminder of your appreciation of him each time he catches a glimpse of the tool.

RAK Magnetic Wristband

RAK Magnetic Wristband with Strong Magnets for Holding Screws, Nails, Drill Bits - Best Unique Tool Gift for Men, DIY Handyman, Father/Dad, Husband, Boyfriend, Him, Women (Black)

This would be a great addition to the hammer and a super practical gift at the same time. How often has your dad been hanging something in the house when he cannot seem to find the nail he just had in his hand?!?! Nails and screws will no longer go missing with this magnetic wristband to hold everything intact. Ten strong magnets embedded in the adjustable wristband will hold screws, nails, bolts, washers, and drill bits. This accessory is perfect for any home improvement job.

Dad I Wrote a Book About You

This fill in the blank book is perfect for the young, creative kid and will be so appreciated by your dad. It’s not only a gift that will warm his heart when he receives it, but it’ll be a keepsake he’ll want to look back on through the years. Thirty unique pages include prompts like, “I love how you…,” “You always help me…,” and “I love when you cook….” Your dad will savor the sweetness of his son’s sentiments in this special book.

Engraved Leather Wallet

Your dad will love reading meaningful messages from you each time he needs some cash. This slim, high-quality leather wallet holds up to six cards and can be personalized with professional laser engraving. RFID blocking protects valuable information stored on credit card chips. If your dad is going the minimalist route, this super skinny wallet is the way to go.

Just Me and My Dad (Little Critter)

For a gift from a preschooler to his dad, this book is hard to beat. In this camping adventure, Little Critter and his dad build a campfire and go canoeing and fishing. Little Critter’s relationship with his dad will pull on your heartstrings and inspire your dad to spend time making memories just like the father and son in the book.


Gifts for Dad from Daughter or Son - Fathers Day Mug

For the coffee-loving dad, this gift is right on. Remind your dad how his strength, guidance, and hard work have come together to make up who he is as your “1 Amazing Father.” The nutrition label showcases his 110% hard work, and also pokes fun at his 50% humor, “containing a significant amount of dad jokes.”

I Couldn't Pick a Better Dad Guitar Pick

You know your dad’s a rockstar, go ahead and tell him! The “I Couldn’t Pick a Better Dad,” guitar pick comes with a velvet pouch and is made of stainless steel. Reviewers commented on the excellent quality and durability of the specialized pick.

Custom Engraved Watch

This handsome, wooden watch will stand the test of time and remind your dad how special he is each time he puts it on. Customized engraving is available (make sure to build in 3-5 days for unique messages) or you can choose from several different message options. This fashionable, lightweight watch is sure to make a statement at the office, and may even help your dad make it home in time for dinner.

Best. Dad. Ever T-Shirt

Feelin Good Tees Best Dad Ever for Dad Sarcastic Mens Funny t Shirt 2XL Black

Not that he needs the reminder, right? But your dad will proudly wear this tee, which is available in six colors. 100% cotton and pre-shrunk, this shirt fits true to size, according to reviews. It is a great gift for a first Father’s Day or for baby to give to dad as a proper welcome to dadhood.

30-Ounce Insulated Tumbler

Move over, Yeti, there’s a new thermos in town. This insulated tumbler is engraved with the words Best Dad Ever and is available in black, blue, and red. The stainless steel thermos will keep your drink cold for up to 24 hours or hot for up to 8 hours and fits in most cup holders. The clear press-in lid has a tight fit, preventing spills.

Hot Sauce Making Kits

This kit comes with everything you and your dad need to make seven bottles of hot sauce. It even includes the infamous ghost pepper (all peppers are dried). Make a memorable afternoon out of concocting the hot sauce recipes, using the recipe cards included, and then trying them out to find your favorites!

Men’s Health Subscription

Give the gift that keeps on giving! A year-long subscription to Men’s Health is like 12 gifts in 1! The magazine provides articles pertinent to men’s health written by top journalists, and is great for men who want to look and feel better. Is your dad interested in health and fitness, nutrition, relationships, and style? Then this is the subscription for him!

Survival Kit

Encourage your dad to MacGyver his way out of any situation with this multi-tool kit. Complete with flashlight, tactical pen, whistle, compass, knife, tool card, LED light, fire starter, and multipurpose scraper, this versatile set of tools will fit easily in your dad’s back pocket. Perfect for camping and hiking trips, or just for peace of mind, this is a gift that will give your dad the boost of confidence he needs to be ready for anything that life throws his way.

Pulled Pork Shredder Claws

Metal Meat Claws, 1Easylife 18/8 Stainless Steel Meat Forks with Wooden Handle, Best Meat Claws for Shredding, Pulling, Handing, Lifting & Serving Pork, Turkey, Chicken, Brisket (2 Pcs,BPA Free)

For the barbecuing dad, you can’t go wrong with these heat-resistant, BPA-free bear claws. Perfect for shredding chicken, beef, brisket, turkey, ham, and roasts, these claws will do the work in record time. Claws can be used to safely shred, handle, and carry hot meat. These shredder claws are a perfect addition to the grilling dad’s kitchen tools.

Lenovo Star Wars: Jedi Challenger

Star WarsTM: Jedi Challenges Kylo Ren Lightsaber

I cannot think of a better gift for the Star Wars enthusiast! Bring Star Wars into your home with this augmented reality experience. You and your dad can accept the Jedi challenge and perfect your lightsaber skills as you battle menacing villains. Star Wars: Jedi Challenges is a smartphone-powered experience compatible with select Android and iOS devices. Start the app, put on your headset, and you’ll be ready to travel to a galaxy far, far away.



Dads work hard, and they need a treat every now and then!  Honor your dad with one of these gifts and he’ll feel the appreciation he so deserves.  From the gifts that will help you and your dad engage a bit more throughout the day, to the ones that will bring a smile to his lips each time he reads your special message, there is sure to be a gift on this list that will make your dad feel the lo