Becoming a father for the first time is an exciting and exhausting time of life. With Father’s Day around the corner, what better way to celebrate the occasion than with a first Father’s Day gift? The first year as a parent is an amazing time in someone’s life, from watching your baby discover new things to saying their first words.
When it comes to buying gifts for dads it can be quite the task. Especially if it's a first Father's Day gift. However, gifting them something sentimental and meaningful for Father's Day is always a good way to go. Who wouldn't want a present that captures their child's first memories or something to remember them by?
Whether you are looking for a sentimental present to treasure this momentous occasion or a new gadget to capture these extraordinary memories, we have picked out some of the best heartfelt gift ideas to show how much dads are appreciated.
When is Father's Day UK 2022?
Father's Day falls on Sunday 19 June, which means there is still time to buy some great gifts for their first Father's Day. Personalised gifts and sentimental keepsakes that he can treasure forever are sure to make the day extremely special to him.
18 of the best first Father's Day gift ideas 2022
Take a look at some of the best gifts for their first Father's Day that will ensure their day will be one to remember.
Knock Knock What I Love About Dad Fill In Book
This fun little activity book contains fill-in-the-blank line pages. You can make it sweet, silly, or cringy as you want.
The Cycling Bundle
Got a dad that loves his bike? This impressive little kit comes with everything they'll need to refine and grow their biking skill, including The Little Book of Cycling, full of wise, witty and inspirational quotations, an enamel mug that's tough, lightweight and ideal for when they're on the road, and an essential bicycle puncture repair kit.
Baby Hand And Foot Inkless Print Kit
There won't be a single dry eye when dad gets given this gift for his first Father's Day, with beautiful sentimental prints of his little ones' hands and feet to treasure forever.
Engraved Wooden Picture Frame - Our First Father's Day
If this is your first time celebrating Father's Day as parents, or if you want to gift a present to a new dad, then why not get them a gift for them to remember their first Father's Day? This attractive dark wood landscape photo frame reads 'Daddy Our First Father's Day' on the top of the frame, accompanied by engraved stars. You can also customise it with a message at the bottom.
Personalised Daddy And Baby Bonding Activity Ideas
These beautiful bonding tokens give dad and baby some bonding time through activities like 'making music,' 'pretending to be elephants,' and 'tickle time.' There's even an option for blank tokens to add your own activities and an added option to gift wrap for that extra added touch.
I Love You This Much personalised Father's Day Book
What child doesn't love a bedtime story read by dad? It's even better if dad is in it. You can personalise this book by adding the name of dad and child for an adorable unique gift. It can also include up to four children's names and characters so anyone else can be involved too.
Coffee Mug Warmer Yurnero Beverage Warmer
Here is something we could all use, but especially new parents. This coffee mug warmer keeps your drinks warm, so when you get distracted and forget to drink your morning coffee, you know a hot cup is still waiting for you when you get back. It has a high-strength glass surface and aluminium plate, which wipes clean in a flash and a light indicator that shows if it's switched on or off. Additionally, there is an extended cord length of 1.4m which makes it perfect for the kitchen, office or bedroom.
New Parents Date Box
Father's Day doesn't have to be all about your newborn. With this New Parents Date Box, you and your partner can enjoy date night with no decision making! Isn't that what we all want? The box comes with 26 date ideas to give new parents the chance to spend time together. An example of some of the dates, are 'Make a playlist' and 'Learn a card game.' No money needs to change hands, but maybe the winner gets a lie-in?
Personalised Men's Double Leather Wrap Bracelet
This stylish men's leather bracelet can be personalised on the right- and left-hand sides of the clasp with a message to create a sentimental gift for Father's Day. It comes in black or brown and you can also customise the font and gift packaging.
Personalised Dinosaur Family Pyjamas
It doesn't get cuter than this! These personalised Dinosaur Family Pyjamas can be a gift for all the family this Father's Day. You can add your names on this personalised set, and the children's pyjamas are available in sizes 6-12 months up to 9-10 years.
Nixplay Smart Digital Photo Frame
Kids nowadays have a million photos of them growing up, but which ones do you choose to frame? Now you don't have to choose favourites with this digital smart frame. It comes in different sizes, from 10 to 15 inches. All you need to do is share photos and videos from your phone or by email to the Nixplay frame. The IPS display auto-adjusts to portrait or landscape placement, and you can make different playlists and control it via Alexa if you choose. This is a Father's Day gift that will only get better.
KODAK Smile Classic Digital Instant Camera
Take nostalgic photos of your child's first memories with this KODAK instant polaroid camera. This KODAK Smile camera prints 16 megapixel or 3.5 x 4.25-inch photos, and unlike the retro analogue cameras, you can store images that you don't want to print straight away and save them for later; so you can get that perfect shot. It also comes with a micro SD card slot so you can download and save images to your computer. The perfect gift for dads that are into photography.
YABER WiFi Bluetooth Home Projector
Watch home videos just like in your childhood with this projector from YABER. You can either connect it with your Wi-Fi or with an HDMI cable, and it is compatible with iOS and Android systems, so you directly display all your child's videos straight from your smartphone. In addition, it comes with a Bluetooth Projector, power, AV and HDMI cables; a remote control, projector lens cover, a manual and a projector bag. Not to mention this projector will make movie nights all the more special.
Modern Photo Collage Father's Day Card
Show dad how appreciated he is by sending a personalised collage card with Moonpig. There are different versions from e-cards, standard cards to a giant card and different designs you can customise.
101 So Bad, They're Good Dad Jokes Book
Start practising the cringe and groan-worthy dad jokes early with the bestselling book 101 So Bad, They're Good Dad Jokes. The jokes may be terrible, but we all secretly love them.
Personalised First Father's Day Mug
Sleepless nights will be made a whole lot easier if you have this lovely ceramic mug to wake up to. You can personalise this mug to include your own message on the front and back for a gift you will use for years.
Daddy & Me Photo Frame
This gorgeous frame by Jojo Maman Bébé gives you the opportunity to add dad and baby's very first photo together to another picture of them later on. A great idea would to be recreate the exact photograph a year later to see all of the changes that have happened in the year. A great gift to treasure.
Personalised Metal Photo Keyring With Leather Case
The keyring makes the perfect gift for first dads or grandfathers. Place their favourite photo into the stainless-steel insert enclosed in a leather case. This keyring is a subtle yet stylish sentimental gift that can be taken with you wherever you go. The keyring case can be personalised with your choice of text - or choose from a list of popular options.
Cooling Pint Glasses
There is nothing better to take the edge off than a nice cold beer. This gift is perfect for busy new dads that deserve a nice ice-cold beer in the garden, and this cooling pint glass will do just that every time. Just pop the glass into the freezer, pour your beer, and sit down and relax.