Whether it’s a reassuring hug, some words of sage advice or bailing us out of trouble (again!), our dads are our heroes and on Father’s Day we want to show them just how special they are. Sunday 19th June is a day for the dads, grandads, dads to be and father figures that we just couldn’t live without! We’ve been scouting around for some great ideas for Father’s Day for the special men in your life….
Give a dad the gift of making fun memories with his children with this Adventures with Dad Jar, a perfect Father’s Day present.
Inside the Adventures with Dad Jar are 24 cards: 12 have ready written ideas for fun activities for fathers and their children to enjoy together, and 12 blank cards for the family to write on their own ideas.
Finish filling in the cards, fold them up, pop them back in the jar and pick one out when you’re ready to go on a grand exploration! Or if you want to make a den in the sitting room.
www.notonthehighstreet.com | £13.95
Facial hair has never been more on trend, so a perfect Father’s Day gift the Great British Grooming Co have a fabulous range of products designed to take beards from grizzly to groomed in minutes!
Beard Balm, Beard Wash, Beard Thickening Serum and Beard Oil are all available from Superdrug, why not get the whole range – your Dad’s beard will thank you!
Superdrug | £4.99-£8.99
Whether you’re looking to buy for a sporty dad, or a dad trying to get back into shape, Fitbit have a tracker to suit all budgets and fitness levels!
At its most basic level, a Fitbit tracker is used to track daily footsteps, but when it comes to reaching fitness goals, steps are just the beginning. Fitbit tracks every part of your day, including activity, exercise, food, weight and even sleep to help you find your fit, stay motivated, and see how small steps make a big impact.
With an easy to use app, and competitive challenges with friends to spur him on, we think this will be a big hit with the men in your life!
www.fitbit.com | From £39.99
This hardcover book from Photobox makes the perfect gift for Father’s Day. Pick out all your favourite photos of you and your dad, or your little one with theirs and combine them in a gorgeous keepsake that can be treasured for years to come!
Printed on quality gloss paper and featuring a unique cut out cover, you can decide on the layout of each page and the wording accompanying each photo. It doesn’t get more personal than this!
www.photobox.co.uk | £30.00
Perfect for Dads on the go to keep fully charged at all times! This clever solar powered device is not only shock proof but it contains 3 charging cables and can charge up to 2 USB devices at a time, meaning it is compatible with most phones and tablets!
Using the power of sunlight to charge any device, it works really fast charging an iPhone 5 in just 2 hours! As long as the power bank has enough charge itself it will work to its maximum potential! It takes up to 4 days to be full by sunlight alone but can also be charged via a computer too. Once fully charged just pop in your bag and it’s ready to use in an empty battery emergency!
No need to always find an empty spot on the train next to a socket to answer those important work emails and great for travelling too. The solar power bank will always be there to fill up any ones empty phone tank at any time!
www.prezzybox.com | £47.95
One for the coffee lovers – what we love about this gift is that if you’re buying it for your children’s dad, you get to reap the benefits too!! This Magimix Pixie automatic coffee maker is the smallest Nespresso machine for making great espresso coffee at home. In fact it’s so ultra compact its footprint is only 11cm wide on your worktop.
The Pixie uses easy-to-load Nespresso coffee capsules for great tasting, hassle-free espresso, while the automatic and programmable settings for cup size make operation a breeze.
This little coffee-making gem has a 19 bar high pressure pump and thermoblock heating element for the optimum water temperature and pressure, for great tasting espresso. Plus if you add in an Aeroccino 3, you’ll be able to make creamy hot or cold milk froth and warm milk for lattes, cappucinos and many different coffee recipes.
John Lewis | Nespresso Pixie £119.99
Sometimes the best gifts are the ones made from scratch…. Be it a scribbled drawing, a card made at preschool or some creatively decorated cakes! Teeny tinies can get involved too by donating their hand and footprints to make a card, or even create a canvas to go on the wall.
For more inspiration, why not take a look at the Hobbycraft site, from glitter to glue, paint to parchment, they’ve got it all and some fab tips on how to put it all together to make a Father’s Day gift that he can treasure forever.