June 13, 2022 5 min read
You could argue that you’ve already given him the best gift. With the big day just around the corner, it’s time to share our last-minute Father's Day gifts for a new dad.
What would you say if I told you that you could get away with spending minimal cash to celebrate the new dad in your life? And still make it look like you spent hours, days, planning it? Well, you can. In fact, it really doesn’t have to take much money or effort at all.
Father’s Day celebrates the role of dads and recognizes father figures who have provided love, support, guidance, and inspiration to the little ones in their life. The lessons, advice, and insights they teach our kids are incredibly important.
But when it comes to showing our appreciation and gratitude, why oh why does it get lackluster effort?
Maybe because you’ve got diaper duty, laundry, limo-duty, late-night feedings, meals to make, kitchens to clean, or a magazine to read. As moms, we’re expert jugglers, but it means that planning for Father’s Day can get pushed to the back burner. You’ll get to it. Tomorrow.
But worry no more! You can pull off a thoughtful celebration that makes it look like you haven’t had time for anything else. Here are some last-minute Father’s Day gifts for a new dad. These activities and ideas won’t break the bank, and you can pull them together during naptime.
When hunting for the perfect Father’s Day gift for a new dad, make sure it achieves one of two goals. It either needs to be something he’ll actually use, or something that will mean something to him. It could be something you buy, or just a simple gesture.
Geared toward his interests, these make thoughtful gifts. And when you’re working with a theme, filling the ‘basket’ becomes a breeze. Start with a container and add items that support the theme. Here are some ideas:
Can gifting get any easier? This will allow him to choose what he wants to do, and where he wants to spend it. Tuck it inside a card with a heartfelt message to make it more personal.
If you'd prefer a Father’s Day gift for a new dad that’s more personal, gifts made specifically with him in mind are always thoughtful options.
First-time dads are a special breed of new dads, and if you’re shopping for one of these, I’ve got some bonus ideas!
Father’s Day doesn’t have to be all about the gifts. Instead, you can plan a fun activity with the whole family, giving you a chance to bond together. This can be something simple at home, or more elaborate. Here are some ideas.
Whether you’re celebrating your own dad, a brand new dad, or a role-model in your life, it’s important to acknowledge their contributions to your family. Thinking of gifts, purchased or homemade, and activities to do together reminds them of how special they are. And who doesn’t want to feel like the king for a day.
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