15 Special Father’s Day Gifts From Baby to Daddy
Daddy plays a special role, so it’s only fitting to give him a special gift—whether it’s for baby’s arrival, Father’s Day, the holidays, his birthday or just a well-deserved thank you.
Rather than buying a run-of-the-mill gift, celebrate the bond between baby and Daddy with a present from your child. While you might have some idea of what’s on Papa’s wishlist, you may need help thinking of a sentimental gift that comes from your little. Because they can’t actually pick something out themselves yet, we’ve done the shopping for them (and you). Say hello to some of the cutest and most creative gifts from baby to Dad out there. Pair any one of these with a meaningful card to create the perfect present.
Chances are your kiddo can’t quite rattle off full sentences yet, so look for a present from baby to Dad that speaks for them. How? Have Daddy read this board book to your little one at bedtime. Each sweet page is filled with adorable rhymes and personalized illustrations that say “thank you” to the main man in their life (AKA Dad).
Buy it: Wonderbly Thank You, Daddy, $37, Wonderbly.com
Like daddy, like baby! Tell Dad (and the world) that he’s your child’s home slice with this quirky matching tee and bodysuit. The adult size is printed with an almost-complete pizza; baby’s is printed with the missing piece of the pie. How cute is that?
Buy it: LukC Design Dream Pizza and Slice Baby and Dad Outfits, starting from $42, Etsy.com
Plant parents are sure to appreciate these adorable planters. Dad can add a plant to each pot and watch them grow and blossom alongside his family. Present them as a Father’s Day gift from baby with a note signed off from their little bud.
Buy it: Uncommon Goods Stand Tall Planters, starting from $38, UncommonGoods.com
Take baby’s visage to the next level with an ultra-classy interpretation of their silhouette to hang in Dad’s office or man cave. All you have to do is share an image of baby’s profile and voila—instant art.
Buy it: Minted Custom Silhouette Art, starting from $38, Minted.com
If Daddy has a sweet tooth, opt for a gift from Sweeter Cards. Inside the greetings card, he’ll find a bar of dark chocolate with a touch of sea salt caramel. Write a message from baby to dad to add a sentimental twist to this sweet treat.
Buy it: Sweeter Cards I Love You More Than Chocolate, $9, SweeterCards.com
The best Father’s Day gifts from baby are the ones Dad can use every day. And this cool mug may just become his go-to coffee cup. It comes complete with a funny note that can be personalized with your little one’s name.
Buy it: YouNiqueDesignsStore Personalized Fathers Day Gift, $17, Etsy.com
For the newly minted dad, skin-to-skin contact is a priceless way to bond with baby. It comes with numerous benefits (not to mention some special snuggle time). This shirt has seamless Velcro openings and super-soft fabric for convenient cuddling anytime. Talk about an excellent Father’s Day gift from baby!
Buy it: DadWare Bondaroo Skin to Skin Kangaroo Care Bonding T-Shirt, $45, Amazon.com
If Dad can’t wait to share his love of the game with baby, gift him this unique 3D frame featuring the home of his favorite team. Available in MLB, NFL, NHL, NBA or even college stadiums, you’re guaranteed to find his sport of choice. Pair it with a cute picture of baby rocking a team onesie.
Buy it: StadiumViews 3D Stadium Picture Frame, $30, TheGrommet.com
Crafty folks will adore this cool paint-by-numbers kit. The Patrick & Peter team will transform your favorite family photo into a multimedia masterpiece. Simply upload your favorite snap and Dad can easily paint a beautiful portrait of baby.
Buy it: Patrick & Peter Custom Paint-by-Number Kit, starting from $85, UncommonGoods.com
Still searching for cute gifts from baby to Dad (or should we say dads)? Check out this cotton bodysuit from Carter’s with an inclusive slogan that reads: “I love my Dads”. It’s the perfect pick to celebrate Pride month.
Buy it: Carter’s Love Dads Bodysuit, $14, Carters.com
Looking for extra-creative (and super-meaningful) gifts from baby to Dad? We’ve got you covered. Record your child saying “Daddy” or another special first word and get the audio file turned into chic sound wave art. Talk about awesome office decor.
Buy it: Rindle Waves Custom Sound Wave Art on Canvas, starting from $70, Etsy.com
Toddler’s love nothing more than presenting their parents with their latest doodles. So why not memorialize your child’s drawings with this cozy throw, available from Uncommon Goods. Simply submit your kiddo’s Father’s Day artwork, then choose a size and a color option. The finished blanket will add a special touch to your home, not to mention give Dad that warm-and-fuzzy feeling whenever it’s wrapped around him.
Buy it: Meghan Zeruk Personalized Drawing Woven Blanket, starting from $150, UncommonGoods.com
Baby knows their father isn’t a regular dad, he’s a cool dad. So have them give Daddy this “legend” hat to match their own “legacy” cap.
Buy it: To: Little Arrows Daddy and Me Hats, starting from $28, Etsy.com
Hoping to scoop up a gift for a dad of multiples? Check out this cool maritime-inspired keychain. It includes a hand-painted “float” alongside a fish charm to represent each of his little nippers.
Buy it: Grace and Grain Studios Fishing Keychain for Dad, starting from $5, Etsy.com
Socks are a classic gift for Dads—but why not ditch regular styles for this funky personalized pair? The colorful socks are decorated with your kids’ faces!
Buy it: Rock Em Custom Face Socks, $25, RockEmSocks.com