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21 Useful and Thoughtful Father's Day Gifts For New Dads

Jun 2 2022 - 3:30pm

Father's Day [1] is a great time to honor those who have played a huge part in your upbringing. But it's also a wonderful time to celebrate those embarking on their first year of parenthood. Becoming a new parent [2] is a life-changing moment. Getting them something thoughtful and useful will be much appreciated, especially if it's a present that will make life a little bit easier. We found some of the best gifts for new dads that will make their first Father's Day [3] extra special.

These gifts will help him embark on the greatest adventure yet, fatherhood. Get him a high-quality, versatile diaper bag [4] that doesn't compromise on style; it's something you know he'll use all the time. Surprise him with a home gadget that will lend a helping hand with household chores, like a robot vacuum or a smart voice assistant that can help him multitask. Looking for something more meaningful and sentimental, we found a few personalized presents [5] and even a helpful book he can turn to for wisdom and advice. If you're not sure what to get the new dad in your life, we've got you covered with plenty of meaningful and unique gifts [6] ahead.

— Additional reporting by Shelcy Joseph, Lauren Levy, Sarah Siegel, and Rebecca Brown

A Novelty Gift For New Dads: Custom Daddy's Diaper Duty Doody Tool Belt

Get the new dad in your life something that's useful and funny, like this Custom Daddy's Diaper Duty Doody Tool Belt [8] ($40). It comes with everything they need to change a diaper and then some. It includes necessities like a pack of wipes, a diaper trash bag, a pacifier, and some fun extras like, tongs, safety goggles, a pair of ear plug, and more. Plus, it's customizable as well.

A Useful Baby Carrier: Ergobaby Omni 360 All-Position Baby Carrier

Every new dad will appreciate this Ergobaby Omni 360 All-Position Baby Carrier [9] ($101, originally $180). It's a useful baby carrier equipped to handle newborns to toddlers. It has padded lumbar support and padded shoulder straps. He can carry his newborn in a variety of positions as well, including frontward and out- or inward towards the chest. It even has a removable storage pouch for quick-access necessities.

For a Quick Meal: Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker

A new dad will have practically no time to make a meal, and the Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker [10] ($27) will let him make a delish sandwich as the baby's milk is getting warmed up. It has an egg-cooker ring as well for fresh breakfast sandwiches. You can even use this for english muffins, croissants, mini waffles, and more. The sandwich-making plates are dishwasher safe.

A Helpful Book For New Dads: "We're Parents! The First-Time Dad's Guide to Baby's First Year"

"We're Parents! The First-Time Dad's Guide to Baby's First Year" [11] ($11) is a helpful book written by a first-time dad that has fun and easy-to-digest advice that makes fatherhood and handling a newborn a little bit easier. It has things like how to swaddle properly, how to spot food allergies, and the best ways to baby-proof the home. It has a first-year checklist and a place to track baby's development.

A Novelty Gift For New Dads: Daddy's Sippy Cup Whiskey Glass

Becoming a new parent is stressful, and he'll surely get a laugh out of this Daddy's Sippy Cup Whiskey Glass [12] ($17). It's perfect for first-time dads who love a good quality whiskey. This is a fun novelty gift that will take the edge off of messy diaper changes, unconsolable crying, and the never-ending loads of laundry.

A Unique Father's Day Gift: The Dad Hoodie

The Dad Hoodie [13] ($98) is a clever item a new dad will appreciate. It's a hoodie lined with six internal pockets that can carry everything a newborn could possibly need. We're talking bottles, diapers and wet wipes, baby's favorite toys, his phone, and more. Plus, it's made with an ultra-soft fleece blend. It comes in gray, navy blue, black, and a dark gray. With this, he'll be a walking and talking diaper bag.

A Meaningful Father's Day Gift: "Thank You, Daddy" Personalized Storybook

Get the first-time dad in your life something meaningful on behalf of the newborn, like this "Thank You, Daddy" Personalized Storybook [14] ($37). It's a personalized storybook that lets you add the father's name and kids' names as well. You can even customize the cover to look like the dad and kid. Plus, you can add a special dedication as well. The story celebrates all the ways dad helps and cares for the little one. This will surely make their heart feel full.

A Helpful Book For New Dads: Dad's Playbook

Compiled on the basis that dads and coaches strive to exhibit similar traits, Dad's Playbook [15] ($11) is a beautiful collection of more than 100 quotes on motivation, mentorship, discipline, and love — straight from the mouths of the greatest sports coaches of all time. This is perfect for the new dad who loves all things sports. It's something that they can turn to when they need parenting advice from those they admire the most.

For the Father With a Son: Rules For My Unborn Son

Based on the popular Tumblr of the same name [16], Rules For My Unborn Son [17] ($9) is a hilarious and heartwarming collection of rules, life lessons, and observations for the dad-to-be. It has fun quips like, "It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit" to "Never underestimate the power of taking out the trash without being asked." It's perfect for the new dad who will embrace the dad joke lifestyle in full force.

A Diaper Bag For New Fathers: Beis The Ultimate Diaper Backpack

The Beis The Ultimate Diaper Backpack [18] ($188) is a unisex diaper bag perfect for organization and space. It has a detachable zipper pouch in the front that can be used as a fanny pack. It's perfect for storing your most-used and reached for necessities like wallet, keys, extra diapers, a pacifier, and more. The bag has plenty of storage room with two mesh slip pockets, two insulated bottle pockets, two separate water-bottle pockets, and more. Plus, it has a dedicated section for wipes and extra diapers with a built-in changing station. It has stroller straps as well.

For the Girl-Dad: Personalized Night Sky Father Daughter Print

The message on this Personalized Night Sky Father Daughter Print [19] ($46, and up) will have Dad tearing up: "The stars aligned on the day you became my dad." It's such a meaningful Father's Day [20] Gift for the ultimate girl-dad. You can choose the style, framing, and sizing of the print, as well as personalize it with your details.

A Meaningful Father's Day Gift: Mega Dad Personalized Comic Book

If the new dad in your life is a comic book fan, he'll adore this creative Mega Dad Personalized Comic Book [21] ($40). It's a meaningful gift for dad's who love all things superheroes and such a cute find to give on behalf of your little ones. Choose the skin tone, add the kids' names, and a personalized message.

A Cozy Father's Day Gift: Parachute Cloud Cotton Robe

The Parachute Cloud Cotton Robe [22] ($109) is something that will make them feel extra pampered. It's made with a super-soft Turkish cotton, perfect to wear all year-round. The luxe robe has a waist tie and two hidden pockets as well. It comes in a variety of stylish colors, so choose their favorite.

A Father's Day Gift For Coffee Lovers: Ember Mug

This temperature-control Ember Mug [23] ($130) will keep their drink at their desired temperature for however long they decide to nurse it. It's perfect for those who need a warm cup of coffee to get through the newborn-life. They can customize the settings in the accompanying app.

A Tech Gift For Father's Day: PhoneSoap Smartphone Sanitizer

Get this PhoneSoap Smartphone Sanitizer [24] ($56, originally $60) for the person who's always sanitizing. The device uses UV lights to get your phone 99.9 percent germ-free. It comes in a variety of colors.

Best Robot Vacuum and Mop Combo: Shark AI VACMOP Wi-Fi Connected Robot Vacuum and Mop

The Shark AI VACMOP Wi-Fi Connected Robot Vacuum and Mop [25] ($480) is both a smart vacuum and a mop — perfect for someone who wants it all. It has a sonic scrubbing mode that can scrub 100 times per minute. They can even schedule and target specific rooms and areas for multidirectional deep cleaning. It can clean row by row while avoiding objects with a four-inch height; it also knows to avoid carpets while mopping. They can control it with the app or via Alexa or Google Assistant.

A Smart Coffee Maker: Keurig K-Supreme Plus Smart Coffee Maker

The Keurig K-Supreme Plus Smart Coffee Maker [26] ($220) is designed to give users a perfectly customized coffee by using the the BrewID app on your phone. The BrewID technology recognizes the specific brand and roast of the K-cup pod, then it automatically customizes the brew settings to the recommendations of the coffee expert who created it. How cool is that?! You can choose between five different strengths, six temperature settings, and five cup sizes. Plus, it can brew both hot and iced coffees. With the app, you can also schedule brews in advanced and brew from anywhere. It's even an editor favorite (read the review [27]).

Noise-Canceling Headphones: Sony WH-1000XM4 Noise Canceling Overhead Bluetooth Wireless Headphones

The Sony WH-1000XM4 Noise Canceling Overhead Bluetooth Wireless Headphones [28] ($350) are wireless Bluetooth over-the-ear headphones that are noise canceling for an immersive sound experience. They have a 30-hour battery life, plus a touch sensor for easy listening and control. They even have the ability to automatically reduce the volume of their audio when they detect they're in conversation. They come in black and silver.

A Wireless Charger: Anker 622 Foldable Magnetic Wireless Portable Charger

The Anker 622 Foldable Magnetic Wireless Portable Charger [29] ($70) is a wireless portable charger with a built-in kickstand, so they can dock their phone upright while it charges. Sleek and slim, it is perfect for travel and comes in a variety of colors.

A Smart-Home Hub: Echo Show 15

Get them the Echo Show 15 [30] ($250), the latest smart-home hub of the season. It has a 15.6-inch smart display that can be used in landscape or portrait. It's the perfect device for keeping organized — display shared calendars, personal sticky notes, to-do lists, shopping lists, and assigned reminders all on one screen. The Alexa-enabled device will let them manage their smart home, consume all their favorite entertainment, and stay informed. It's the ultimate virtual assistant — and so much more.


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