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10 Fresh Father’s Day Gift Ideas From Real Fathers

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Wouldn’t you like to know what real fathers offer as Father’s Day gift ideas? I don’t know about you, but I’ve settled into an annual golf shirt rut. There’s no element of surprise or creativity and it’s time to change it up. But what to get?

After consulting with a diverse group of men on the subject of Father’s Day gifts, I’ve assembled a list of 10 things they really wish for. Real suggestions from real men. I made this list because I needed it, but I know you’ll find some fresh ideas too.

Every recommendation is affordable ($19 – $60) and has a great (at least 4/5 star) consumer rating. Nothing too expensive, but definitely no junk. Every recommendation is affordable ($19 - $60) and has a great (at least 4/5 star) consumer rating. Click To Tweet

NEO 3D Virtual Reality Headset Father's Day gift

Boys LOVE their electronic toys. We don’t judge them for that. The electronic device they want is a virtual reality headset for a next gen, 3D experience. This model has multi-focal technology and high-resolution lenses with a padded seal for comfort and complete darkness.

Compatible with smartphones from 4” up to 6”, including but not limited to iPhone 7/6 plus/5s/5c/5/4, iPod Touch, Samsung Galaxy s5/s6/s7/note 4/ note 5/edge and other iOS, Microsoft or Droid devices including LG, HTC, Huswei, Nexus, and Sony. Apps available on the App Store (iTunes) & Google Play. 100% RISK-FREE SATISFACTION GUARANTEE – Backed by a 100% warranty.

Price: $39.99 (list price $69.99, 43% savings)

Omaha Steaks Father's Day gift

Men (most) are meat-eaters! And a melt-in-your-mouth steak is one of one of life’s delicious pleasures. Omaha Steaks has made a name for itself providing top-notch steaks your man can apply his grilling skills to. This package comes with 2 (5 oz.) Filet Mignons and 2 (5 oz.) Top Sirloins. Consumers rate them 4.5 out of 5 stars!

Price: $39.99

Wireless Security Camera Father's Day gift

Men feel responsible for the security of their family and home. He’d like to have eyes on them at all times and can’t. But a security camera would help. He can check on his home from work, on vacation, or anywhere. This easy-set-up model has HD video streaming and 2-way audio via your smartphone, tablet, Mac or PC. Motion detection with activity alerts, night vision, and two-way audio for communication. Horizontal and vertical rotation for 360 degree view.

Price: $59.99 (list price $69.99, 14% savings)

Therapeutic Grade Back Support Cushion Father's Day gift

Your man works hard and sometimes his back pays the price. It hurts. It would be nice if he had a lumbar cushion he could use in the car or for his chair at the office. This therapeutic cushion molds to the unique shape of your man’s body. It eliminates back pain by keeping ears, shoulders, and pelvis (hips) in total alignment all while maintaining the natural inward curvature of your lower spine. Risk-free trial with a satisfaction guarantee.

Price $24.99 (list price $39.99, 38% savings)

Syma X5C Quadcopter

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Aaaaand just like that, we’re back to toys. What can they say? Guys want drones with cameras because they want to see stuff from up high. So let them do it with a budget model that still gets really good reviews. HD camera for indoor or outdoor use. Gyro stabilization and flashing light for night flying.

Price: $45.89 (And here’s a link for the $2.25 set of 4 replacement blades. Because accidents happen.)

Giorgio Armani Acqua Di Gio Father's Day gift

Here’s the guy’s confession: They want the cologne because YOU want them to want cologne. And making you happy makes them happy.  Since this is the cologne so many women like, this is what they want to have. All 3.4 fluid ounces.

Price: $55.22 (list price $85, 35% savings. You know you can’t buy it cheaper!)

Rally 200-Watt Cup Holder Power Inverter with USB Port

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One guy, on a road trip, had to find a McDonalds and sit there for an hour to charge his dead computer because he didn’t have the right adapter to do it in his car. Swore he’d get one but never did. This is the power inverter can do it – plus all his other outlet needs.  It fits in a cup holder of your vehicle and has dual 110V outlets plus additional 12V outlet, USB port, and integrated iPod charging circuitry for playing and charging. 2-year warranty.

Price: $26.67 (list price $44.99, 41% savings)

Stereo Turntable

The men are going hipster. They want to start a vinyl record collection but need Father's Day giftsomething to play it on. This 3-speed turntable has built-in speakers AND a USB port & cable to convert vinyl records to digital format. (That’s pretty cool!) Also has an auxiliary input jack for iPod or MP3. Line-out jacks and stereo headphone jack in case the rest of the fam doesn’t share his taste in music. Amazon best-seller.

Price: $39.95

 Bristle Free Barbecue Grill Brush Father's Day gift

I was bound and determined to keep any barbecue items off this gift guide. Haven’t they been done to death already? Then one of the guys said his little girl got a wire bristle from his old grill brush jammed up her gum. It stuck onto the grill and got into her hamburger. Ouch! So this brush makes the list because it has no metal bristles to come off and potentially hurt your child. Plus, it lasts 5 times longer than a bristle brush. Guaranteed.

Price: $23.95, but perhaps priceless (list price $34.95, 31% savings)

Collapsible Chipping Net

This is kind of a toy, but not. It’s sports equipment. It’s going to get his game to PGA level so he needs it. It features 3 chipping baskets to challenge his skill Father's Day giftand is great for right or left handed golfers of any skill level.

Price: $18.76 (list price $34.99, 46% savings)

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  • Jamie Fray

    Great selection of products–i soooooo needed to see this and get ready for Father’s Day!!! I’ve pinned for later reference. Thank you for doing all the legwork for me 🙂

    • Wife Sense

      Thanks, Jamie. Hope your family has a great day celebrating Dad.

  • Marissa Pedersen

    Great ideas here! This makes shopping so much easier now.

    • Wife Sense

      I hope so, Marissa. Thanks!

  • These are great ideas! I don’t know a man who wouldn’t love to get any one of these!

    • Wife Sense

      Thanks, Lecy. Mine wants them all!

  • Diana

    These are unique ideas. My husband wants a Virtual Reality Headset, but he wants like the top of the line $300 one! lol!

    • Wife Sense

      Yeah, I can’t bring myself to spend that much on a “toy” for a grown man. 😳lol

  • Such great ideas! I know my dad would love that bristle-less grill brush and the lumbar pillow. Who doesn’t need one of those? Thanks for the suggestions!

    • Wife Sense

      I need the lumbar pillow, Leanna! 😣

  • Alissa Burns

    These are great suggestions for Fathers Day. I always struggle!

  • Jennifer Schmidt

    These are great suggestions! I am always looking for new ideas
    Jenn
    joyfuliowan.com

  • Oyinkan Ogunleye

    I still haven’t tried the VR yet. I’m scared! LOL

    • Alexandra T Armstrong

      They really are a lot of fun, Oyinkan. My son brought his over the other day and let me try them. Warning: don’t wear them standing. Sit yourself first. 😁