Whether it’s for Father’s Day, birthdays or even the holidays, you can’t go wrong with these amazing gift ideas for dads under $25.
One of the most difficult things when purchasing a gift for dad (or a husband) is just that – what to buy.
It seems as if dad already have all the power tools and dress shirts, silk ties and chachkies (you know those bits and baubles that really don’t do anything but you didn’t want dad to think you forgot him–thingies) they want and need–so what to give them that says you really care?
I’ve got you covered. It’s as easy as thinking outside the box with these handpicked gifts for dads, that focus on what men love most, as well as being really useful.
Best of all these gifts are perfect for birthdays, Father’s Day, the holidays, or even anniversary celebrations and they’re all under $25:
1. 18 Piece BBQ Set – Under $22
Your dad loves to get the grill fired up and share his culinary skill with everything BBQ. Give him the gift of a well-built BBQ set for him to use.
2. LED Headlamp – Under $20
This LED headlamp is perfect for dad when he needs light for a night jog, working in dark spaces, and spelunking (cave exploring). Sheds a wide swath of light, leaving dad’s hands-free.
3. Pocket Multitool with Sheath Knife Pliers Saw and More – Under $18
Dad loves to be prepared for anything and this sheath knife offers a plethora of options for him to use it in a variety of much-needed situations.
4. Corkcickle Chillsner Beer Chiller – Under $20
Give dad a way to keep his favorite beverage chilled with this corkcickle beer chiller.
5. Emergency Radio Flashlight Cell Phone Charger – Under $25
Dad loves outdoor activities and this emergency radio, flashlight, and cell phone charger keeps him in touch on the water, when camping or on the road.
6. Ultra Fast Accurate Meat Thermometer – Under $25
This meat thermometer is dad’s greatest tool when BBQing (see #1). Let’s him know that his steaks are cooked to perfection.
7. Reflective Lock Laces – Under $10
Dad loves to run, so give him the gift of quick on-and-off with these reflective lock laces.
8. The Wright Brothers – Under $18
Dad loves to read adventure stories and this bestseller: The Wright Brothers, offers insight to this amazing aeronautics duo.
9. Sanders Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramels – Under $16
Dad loves his sweets and what a great gift to give than these chocolate sea salt caramels.
10. Headphones with 8-Hour Mic Talking Time – Under $20
Give dad the ability to do the work and play he loves to do, hands-free with these 8-hour headphones.
11. Tell Me a Tattoo Story – Under $15
Getting dad to talk about his past and life experiences can be hard sometimes. So what better way to learn more about one’s father than his tattoos. This lovely father-son story is endearing on many levels and opens the way for a dad to share with his son some memorable moments.
12. See America – Under $15
There’s so much to see in America and for many dads, they can’t get enough of the open road. This handy resource offers a plethora of information on U.S. National Parks and vistas to view while visiting. Perfect for traveler dads or those wanting to share their love for camping and such with their loved ones.
13. How to Drive – Under $19
Did you know that there’s an art to driving? There is. And, the dad who loves everything racing and speedways, will enjoy this book written by former Top Gear driver Ben Collins.
14. Vader’s Little Prince and Princess – Under $20
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…Star Wars enthusiasts experienced the epic tale of coming of age Luke Skywalker and his daring adventures in the Star Wars series. You can keep the story alive with this 21st Century tale of a prince and princess whose father is none other than Darth Vader. This graphic novel box set is a twist on the original epic tale we all know and love, only this time, Vader isn’t tackling the Force but rather a young Luke and Leia’s trials and tribulations–battling their good and bad moments to finally triumph–or does he?
15. Letters to My Dad – Under $11
Gift your father the gift of your thoughts and memories with this booklet of letters. You fill out the prompts or add your own touch to give him a one-of-a kind, thought-provoking present he’ll never forget but treasure always. (This is also a wonderful keepsake for those whose father has passed away and you want to remember him by journaling various memories or special moments.)
16. Get to the Point Poker – $1
No sense wasting time, with your run-of-the-mill Poker game. This is an innovative twist on the classic game that starts out with all five cards cut out as one card. It’s travel friendly and a smackdown success for all dads who are poker lovers.
17. Pendleton Trail Log – Authentic National Parks Edition – Under $14
Give dad a gift he’ll treasure long after he returns from his travels to the U.S. National Forests (see above), with this handsome notebook that also celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Pendleton park blanket.
18. Power Tools Forever – Under $14
If your dad loves everything about power tools, then he’ll love this linocut postcard collection of gear and gadgets that he can use to mail or display.
And, finally, if you are still finding it difficult to find just the right present for your pop, then how about a gift that lasts and lasts: Amazon Gift Card.
More Gift Ideas for Dads
Didn’t see what you’re looking for? Here are more great gift ideas for dads: