Father’s Day is great. It gives us the opportunity to give a gift to the man that has helped build us, from scaring away the boogy man to teaching us how to pitch a ball and even being our dates for the Father Daughter Dance. If your dad is like mine, he is hard to shop for. He has everything from tool sets, watches, and even clothes. Since I wanted to get him some special and unique, I decided to look up uncommon gifts a few years ago and came across Uncommongoods. I instantly fell in love with the website. For this Father’s Day I decided to share with you all 5 unique Father’s Day gifts for the uncommon dad.
5 Uncommon, Unique Father’s Day Gifts
I was not provided with product or compensated for this list. All opinions expressed are my own. You can find the first 5 unique gifts ideas at Uncommongoods.com
#1 Beer Brewing Kit
To start of the list, I have my dad’s favorite gift I’ve ever given him, a Beer Brewing Kit! My dad loves drinking beer after a long day at work and during a baseball game. He was really happy that I got him his own kit. I don’t remember which one of the three flavors I gave him because it was so long ago, but Uncommongoods has items flavors like Texas Chipotle Amber, Vermont Maple Porter, and West Coast IPA.
#2 Whiskey Stones
If the man in your life isn’t a big fan of beer, but likes Whiskey, Uncommongoods offers Whiskey Stones. They are literally stones that can be chilled and put into a beverage without watering it down nor scratching the glass because of the soft texture.
#3 Coffee Grinder
For the men that love coffee, this cast iron hand coffee grinder allows him to grind up 5 cup of coffee so that it is always fresh. Its steam punk inspired design allows for a pleasant masculine look much a lot of functionality and style. The ground beans fall gently into a sealed mason jar.
#4 Bullet Pen
For the business men, a spalted beech and 50 caliber bullet pen, it’s a super cool and inspired by an American Veteran. Did I also mention super cool? Imagine how he’d be the envy of the office.
#5 Record Clock
And last but not least the musically gifted rather it is a talent for singing, playing or even collecting amazing melodies he will love this Record Clock. Vinyl and re-purposed it will add a sense of wonder and style to any part of his space.
Ideas For Father’s Day Experience Gifts
It might be tempting to run out and get an expensive gift for the special dad in your life this Father’s Day, but it might not be what he would really enjoy. It’s not necessarily the gift that matters as much as the time, effort and thought put into the final product. Take some time this year to build your Father’s Day celebration around the unique dad in your life. Here are some thoughtful Father’s Day experience gifts that will really stand out to your dad and create special memories.
It is not every day dad gets to hear you say thank you and really mean it. Being a dad is an essential job, requiring participation 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with little tangible reward. Being a dad can be exhausting!
Sometimes a simple, sincere “thank you” would be the most appreciated gesture. If your dad likes to hang out and talk, this message of thanks can offered either verbally or written in a letter or card and then read to him.
Don’t forget that there is a reason for the saying, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” There are businesses that specialize in fun and creative gifts made from personal photos. Choose your favorite photos of the dad in your life for a one-of-a-kind gift of a scrapbook or photo wall collage. Another simple option for kids at any age is for them to create a self-portrait of themselves with their dad – he will love it! You can then add words around it that tell all things you love about your dad. Being appreciated is always a special experience.
Time Together…or Apart
Dads spend a lot of time doing what needs to be done for the important people in their lives. He enjoys spending time with family, but he would treasure the opportunity to combine that time with a favorite activity. Perhaps a visit to the golf course, a pizza place or favorite restaurant, or a giant hardware store will let him know how important he is to you.
The special dad in your life might also enjoy some time alone to recharge his batteries. Offer your dad the freedom to spend part of Father’s Day weekend on a fishing trip or another favorite activity without interruption. While he’s gone, prepare his favorite dishes for a special dinner, or take him out for dinner when he gets back!
Pampering is for Men, Too
Father’s Day isn’t about gifts for the sake of giving a gift, but a thoughtful one goes a long way. Pampering, usually thought to be just for females, has grown more popular for men over the years. Day spas that cater to men have sprung up in cities and towns, and there’s probably one near you.
Thoughtful Father’s Day experience gifts could include a hour-long massage gift certificate, professional teeth whitening from the dentist, or an appointment to get fitted for a new suit. The kind of pampering you provide will depend on your dad, but it will definitely show your appreciation for all he does for you!
I hope these uncommon gifts spark ideas and are able to bring great joy to your family this Father’s Day. Which unique Father’s Day gifts are your favorites?