5 Things to Get Dad for Christmas


Christmas is famous for being the most wonderful time of the year, but it can be far less wonderful if you have no idea what to get your loved ones. Your dad can be one of the hardest people to shop for, as there are only so many times you can buy new underwear and socks and still make it seem like an exciting gift.

It can seem like you’ll never find a new and exciting gift for your dad, but don’t worry! We’ve compiled a list of 5 amazing things that you can get your dad for Christmas so that you don’t have to stress!

Indoor Sporting

Sports is a popular passion for dads to adopt, so instead of taking him to the sports arenas and fields, try bringing your dad’s favorite sport to him to enjoy in the comfort of his own home!

Technology is so advanced nowadays that your dad won’t even have to go outside to enjoy his favorite sport but can stay indoors during the cold winter months.

There are many sports that have been transferred into technological simulations, for example SkyTrak’s golf simulator brings all the excitement of golf right to your doorstep with amazing quality graphics.

At-Home Brewing Kit

Every dad loves beer, but plenty of dads don’t just love drinking it, they love learning about and some even enjoy making it!

If your dad is a passionate beer drinker, try introducing him to the art of brewing his own. This is a gift that keeps on giving as not only will he be able to create one of his greatest loves many times over, but he may also find a new passion that he can carry on with for many years to come.

There are many different kits that you can choose from to make different kinds of beers and ales, so make sure that you find out what kind of drink your dad likes the best before encouraging him to make his own.

A New Set of Tools

If your dad is an avid DIYer, a really good option for a Christmas gift is a brand new set of tools.

They don’t only need to be used on DIY either, as they can be used for car repairs and general maintenance around the home that your dad might enjoy doing.

Make sure that you have looked at the tools that he already owns to see if any are missing, broken or simply in need of an upgrade before you choose what toolbox to buy, as you don’t want to buy any duplicates of perfectly well-working tools.

A Brand New Watch

Watches are an accessory that are not only gender-neutral, so can be bought for anyone, but are also a necessity for anyone who lives a busy lifestyle.

If you find that your dad hasn’t had a new watch in a few years or notice that his watch isn’t looking as brand new as it used to, then this could be a great option for a unique and thoughtful gift. There are different kinds of watches for all sorts of preferences, such as military watches that have far more dials on them than your standard watch.

As well as this, there are lots of masculine styles that are supplied by big brands such as Gucci if you’re looking to really spoil him this year.

Good Quality Headphones

Plenty of dads are still really into listening to the music that they used to enjoy as teenagers and young adults, so make sure that you give him a way to really enjoy the music that he used to love when he was younger.

Good headphones will be comfortable to wear, cover the entire ear, be easily adjustable and also have good noise cancellation, so make sure that you shop for headphones in person to make sure you’re paying for good quality.

As well as this, a good pair of headphones can also be used to connect to an Ipad or any other tablet that he could use to watch TV or stream his favorite Netflix shows without disturbing anyone else in the room – a gift that both you and him can benefit from!

Christmas is the time where you really get to show your loved ones how much they really mean to you, so don’t just buy generic gifts for your dad, try to find a gift that is tailored to him and that you know he’ll love.

Jeff Campbell

Jeff Campbell is a father, martial artist, budget-master, Disney-addict, musician, and recovering foodie having spent over 2 decades as a leader for Whole Foods Market. Click to learn more about me

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