Traditional Father’s Day gifts include presents such as Slippers and Socks, gifts more suitable for your Grandad than your Dad. Unsurprisingly, these gifts can make men feel old. Show your dad how fun and young he is in your eyes by getting him a funky, fun and funny Father’s Day finds. This isn’t as difficult as you might think there are many quirky, funny gifts available online that are suitable for dads.
Most men like to think they have a superb sense of humour, so show him how much you appreciate it by getting him novelty or funny Father’s Day gifts. More importantly, novelty gifts are often highly reasonably priced, so he won’t be the only one that’s laughing! You can buy funny items that will make his day for under a fiver! Make him feel like a youngster again by getting him an old fashioned spud gun, or make his day by buying him a flying monkey with a cape! If your dad has always lectured you, saying that Money doesn’t grow on trees, prove him wrong by getting him a Money Does Grow on Trees gift. This is a plant that once grown will reveal a magic bean with the word ‘Money’ printed on it. This cheeky gift will definitely put you in the good books!
If your dad was in his teens or twenties in the 80s then why not bring him back to the days of his youth with 80s themed Father’s Day gifts. There is currently an 80s revival and as a result there are plenty of fun gifts available. A top 80s themed gift is a USB Whack it game. Most people will be aware of the game which has been very popular in arcades for many years. The aim of the game is to whack coloured heads that appear, with a funky 80s soundtrack playing in the background. This is an unbelievably fun present that will have him and his friends in stitches, all for an equally unbelievable low price.
If your dad always seems to be at work, get him Father’s Day gifts for the office to remind him of you and put a smile on his face. You can buy some mugs with a funny slogan for his mid morning coffee. I love deadlines and I love spreadsheets mugs are amongst our personal favourites. Alternatively you could get him something for his desk to cheer him up when work gets stressful, a desktop personalised calendar is ideal, you can even get this printed with the word ‘SuperDad’ on the front, for a really top dad.
You can still buy Father’s Day gifts that are both sentimental and fun. One of the best ways to get a really unique and touching gift is to buy a personalised item. This will make the gift seem particularly individual to him, and will show him you have put thought into the gift. For a cheap yet personal gift, get your dad a personalised Jelly mould. This great gift will liven up any party or meal. For a really meaningful gift get your dad a family portrait day. This gives the whole family a fun day out together and the memory can be captured in a beautiful portrait. This gift requires no stiff or awkward poses, or any boring backgrounds! The shoot is designed to be informal and fun so your family’s true character can shine through.
You can also take your dad on a fun experience day for two for a great bonding experience, plus it is a thoughtful Father’s Day present and a fun day out for you in one! There are plenty of fun and funky experiences to choose from. Be brave and try an adrenalin filled day and show everyone what daredevils you both are. You could try ice climbing, paintballing or the latest craze, Sphering. You and your dad will get strapped in a giant inflatable ball and get rolled down a hill. This wacky and daring sport is great fun and relatively cheap. Alternatively, you could try a sophisticated day of luxury with your dad. Treat him to a West End theatre and meal break or even Lunch for two in Paris. You could also try something fun and unusual like a chocolate making workshop or a water colour painting day with a professional artist.
Father’s Day gifts don’t have to be soppy or boring. There are plenty of Father’s Day gifts online that are fun, funky and funny that he will love. Make sure you move away from the well trodden path of conventional items and search for personalised items, experience days and quirky unusual gifts to put a massive smile on your dad’s face this Fathers Day.