First Father’s Day Gift Ideas
Let’s talk first Father’s Day gifts ideas!
If this is going to be the very first Father’s Day for that special new dad in your life, then no doubt this will be a big deal for him, after all it is his first!
After all becoming a new dad is a huge milestone and deserves to celebrate.
But let’s be honest, apart from finding the perfect happy first Father’s Day quote, trying to finding the perfect 1st fathers day gift ideas is not always easy.
So, to help you make his 1st Father’s Day truly memorable, we have put together a list our best Father’s Day gifts for a first time Dad to inspire you and make dad’s very first Father’s Day one to remember!
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Best First Father’s Day Gifts For A New Dad
We’ve collected the ultimate list of the best 1st time Father’s day gifts from you and your newborn baby.
Here you’ll find gifts from heartfelt personalized Father’s Day gift ideas to practical Father’s Day gift ideas to help foster the bond between dad and his baby.
And once you have chosen the perfect gift, make sure to add a sweet heartfelt Father’s Day quote to his card to make him feel extra special.
1. Happy 1st Father’s Day Onesie
Celebrate dad’s first Father’s Day with this adorable personalized onesie for his baby to wear! Not only will it make for awesome photos on the day, but once Father’s Day is over you can frame the onesie (or use it to create a first Father’s Day shadow box) and hang it on the wall as the perfect first Father’s Day keepsake.
2. Personalized Wooden Photo Print
Have you favorite photo of dad and your baby immortalized gorgeous wooden plaque ! This wooden photo print for new dads is ideal for showing all the important details of the new family member. Talk about a unique keepsake to treasure!
3. I Love Dad with The Very Hungry Caterpillar Book
Let dad and his baby bond while reading this gorgeous ‘I Love Dad’ book together. To make it extra special you can write a beautiful first Father’s Day quote or saying on the inside cover with the date so it can be treasure for years to come.
4. Ergobaby Baby Carrier
Let dad and baby spend hours hanging out and bonding together with an Ergobaby Baby Carrier. It’s perfect when his is on the go or your baby needs a little extra comfort but he still wants his arms free to get things done.
The Ergo 360 is an all in one carrier that grows with your baby from newborn to toddler (0-48 months; 7-45lbs). From forward facing in to forward facing out, hip and back carry it's hard to go past the versatility of this baby carrier!
We love it for forward facing baby wearing as it is easy to adjust and provides head & neck support for your baby. This is in additional to the padded lumbar back support and extra padded shoulder straps that provide maximum comfort.
The Omni 360 is so incredible for warm weather because it's made with soft, durable mesh fabric that keeps both you and your baby cool. It also has a detachable storage pouch and a UPF 50+ baby hood for sun protection and privacy.
5. Personalized First Father’s Day Picture Frame
Add a gorgeous photo of dad and your baby to this personalized first Father’s Day picture frame! It’s the perfect size for his office desk or that special spot in your home.
6. Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 Instant Camera
When you have a new baby, you really do want to capture all those precious little moments! And with a new camera to play with, no doubt dad won’t be able to resist snapping all those gorgeous moments and showing off his sweet baby.
7. Personalized 1st Father’s Day Keychain
Commemorate his first Father’s Day with this super sweet hand-stamped personalized keychain keepsake.
8. Super Daddy Personalized Book for Dads on Father’s Day
Create your very own unique book all about him! Even if Dad is a man of no fuss and few words, this is a keepsake he’ll treasure for years.
9. Wireless Headphones
Wireless headphones are an awesome Father’s Day gift. I know it doesn’t have the sentimental touch, but sometimes you just want to sit back and enjoy some music, or your newest audiobook (let’s face it, you won’t have time to sit down and read for a while). Plus, once you have a child, you always need your hands free, so holding your phone for a phone call is a no-go. Wireless headphone solve both of these issues for dad!
10. Personalized ‘Best Dad Ever’ Socks
If you are looking for a gift that is a little more quirky then this is for you! Custom your socks with YOUR little one and your special message all over them.
11. Ring Video Doorbell
Does dad love his gadgets? Then a Ring Video Doorbell will make a great gift for two reasons. One, because you just don’t want to have to get up and answer the door unless you absolutely have to. And two, because once you have a baby, your concern about safety increases and you can take comfort in knowing that you know what is going on outside.
12. Leveled Up To Daddy Mug
Is dad a bit of a gamer? Then he will love this ‘leveled up to daddy’ mug!
13. Tile Bluetooth Tracker and Finder
Dad never has to feel guilty about losing the keys again! When you have a baby your brain kind of switches off in some places. Even if dad doesn’t normally misplace items, you can bet that he will now! That’s why Tile trackers make such great father’s day gift for new dads.
14. Inkless Handprint & Footprint Kit
Nothing is quite as special as those tiny baby handprints and footprints! So why not create your own special first Father’s Day gift with this Inkless Handprint and Footprint Kit and a special first Father’s Day message.
15. 1st Father’s Day Wish Bracelet
Little Wishes for your 1st Father’s Day is beautiful way to give dad a gorgeous little keepsake. All he has to do is make a wish and then tie the cord around their wrist. When the cord finally wears down and breaks the wish is released and will come true – so they say!
16. Fitbit Charge Fitness Activity Tracker
Smartwatches are such a great gift. Perfect for those dads looking to get into shape, of course, but also great for getting notifications without searching for your phone. Plus, new dads typically have plenty of alarms to follow up on and the reminders right there on your wrist are easy to get.
17. Personalized Photo Puzzle
Pick your favorite photo of dad and your baby to turn into this one of a kind puzzle! Not only will dad love it, but every year on Father’s Day you can make it a family tradition to bring it out and complete it together.
18. Echo Dot Smart Speaker with Alexa
If dad loves gadgets then this is a must have! A gift of an Echo Dot with Alexa will let the dad (and you) listen to music, set up smart lights in your home, and so much more!
19. New Dad Sculpted
This hand painted keepsake by Willow Tree is sure to have dad remembering that feeling of holding his baby for the first time, which is sure to have dad feeling all the feels every time he looks at it.
20. Dad Life: A Manly Adult Coloring Book
No doubt dad will get a kick out of this ‘Dad life’ adult coloring book!
21. ‘Daddy To Us You Are The World’ Wooden Photoblock
These beautiful Photoblocks are hand cut and finished in high quality pine and personalized with the photos of your choice! I am sure daddy will love it!
22. 101 So Bad, They’re Good Dad Jokes
Being a new dad means learning the art of telling an awesome dad joke! So get dad off on the right foot with this book of 101 So Bad, They’re Good Dad Jokes.
23. Diaper Bag
If dad is hanging to show off his little one to the whole, let him do it with style with his very own masculine version of a diaper bag.
24. Everyday Photo Book
Create a special first Father’s Day photo book with all dad’s special moments with your little one! It will make for the perfect keepsake book to look back on years to come.
25. What I Love About Dad Book
This little book contains fill-in-the-blank lines so you can describe exactly why your dad is so special to your baby! Simply complete each line and voilà: you have a uniquely personal gift he’ll read again and again.
26. Ancestry + Traits DNA Test Kit
When you become a parent, you suddenly become more interested about your family history, And well this is a gift that dad would never expect to get, but I am sure he will love finding out all sorts of things about himself including his physical traits, possible health traits, and his family through his DNA. Especially when he will be able to pass on this information to his baby when they grow up!
27. Engraved Glass Decanter
Does dad have a bar? Then this personalized engraved glass decanter will no doubt take pride position in it!
28. First Fathers Day Photo Wallet
This First Fathers Day Picture Wallet is going to have dad feeling all the feels! Engraved with your photo of dad and baby, this is a practical gift that will remind dad of all the love in his life for years to come.
29. Father and Baby Matching Outfits
Make dad’s day with these super cute matching father and baby outfits! Perfect for all those 1st Father’s Day photos!
30. Smart Digital Picture Frame
This high tech digital photo frame lets you share photos and videos privately and safely between your loved ones! You can also invite others to share pictures to your frame (pretty cool hey!). So load it up with all your favorite photos for Father’s day and then add new ones as the years going on! You can even create a separate playlist just for Father’s Day.
31. Give The Gift Of Amazon Prime
If your not familiar with Amazon Prime, it lets you enjoy fast, free delivery, watch thousands of movies and TV shows with Prime Video, and stream millions of songs and thousands of playlists. You also get free Kindle e-books, unlimited photo storage, exclusive access to deals, Twitch, and much more.
So this Father’s Day let dad sit back, pop on a movie or his favorite tunes and enjoy snuggles with his little one.
Final Thoughts on 1st Father’s Day Gifts
If you’re celebrating dad’s very first Father’s Day then no doubt you want to make it as special for him as you can and what better way than with a thoughtful 1st time Father’s day gift.
We hope this guide has been helpful in you find the perfect gift for dad’s first Father’s Day.
And if you’re looking for more great baby guides, then check out these guides on happy first Father’s day quotes, easy father’s day crafts for toddlers and babies, happy Father’s day quotes from son, and happy Father’s day quotes from daughter.