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11 Special Father’s Day Gifts From Baby to Daddy

We’ve come up with cute, creative and funny Father’s Day gift ideas so “baby” doesn’t (read: you don’t) have to.

Daddy plays a special role in baby’s life, so it’s only fitting to give him a special gift this Father’s Day. And many of the sweetest presents are those given directly from children to their dads. Because your little one can’t actually pick something out themselves just yet, we’ve done the shopping for them (and you). Say hello to some of the cutest and most creative Father’s Day gifts from baby to Daddy out there. Pair any one of these with a meaningful Father’s Day card for the perfect present. The smaller items also work for Father’s Day gift baskets rounded out with other gifts from you.

Photo: Courtesy Super Praise

Super Praise Pizza Slice Daddy and Baby Matching Shirts

Like daddy, like baby! Tell Dad (and the world) that he’s your child’s home slice with these quirky matching tees. The adult size is printed with an almost-complete pizza; the kids’ shirt is printed with the missing piece of the pie.

Buy it: $36 for a set, Etsy.com

Photo: Courtesy Paprika Paperie

Paprika Paperie First Time Dad Beer Bottle Labels

Show Dad how grateful baby is for his help with these hilarious drink decorations. The necker stickers say either “I love Daddy” or “best Daddy ever” and the main labels acknowledge all the hard work he’s done (i.e., “This one’s for the dirty diapers.”)

Buy it: Starting from $12 for a set of 4, Etsy.com

Photo: Courtesy The Knot Shop

The Knot Shop Custom Hockey Puck Bottle Opener Gift in Best Dad Ever

Look for gifts from baby to Daddy that celebrate Dad’s interests. This hockey puck bottle opener, which you can customize with Pops’ name, is the perfect present for a sports fan father from his game-watching buddy.

Buy it: $30, TheKnotShop.com

Photo: Courtesy World Market

World Market Dad Fuel Mug

The best Father’s Day gifts from baby are the ones Dad can use well past the holiday. This cool campfire-style “dad fuel” mug may just become his go-to coffee cup. Pair it with a funny note from baby, like “You’ll need this to keep up with me!”

Buy it: $7, WorldMarket.com

Photo: Courtesy Rindle Waves

Rindle Waves Custom Sound Wave Art on Canvas

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: Starting from $70, Etsy.com

Photo: Courtesy Dutton Books for Young Readers

I Love My Daddy Because… by Laurel Porter Gaylord

Baby can’t quite rattle off full sentences yet, so give Daddy a special gift that speaks for them. How? Read this board book to the little one and their dad at bedtime on Father’s Day. Each sweet page explains why dads are so great, illustrated by animals.

Buy it: $7 for a board book, Amazon.com

Photo: Courtesy Creations by Courtney

Creations by Courtney Daddy Frame

Looking for Father’s Day gifts from a baby who’s on their way? Try this adorable picture frame adorned with Scrabble tiles that spell out “Dad.” Put in a picture of baby’s sonogram to show Daddy how excited the child is to meet him. Continue documenting their journey together by clipping more photos to the attached clothesline-style twine.

Buy it: $21, Etsy.com

Photo: Courtesy Uncommon Goods

Uncommon Goods Pee Pee Teepees

These “pee pee teepees” could just be the kindest gifts from baby to Daddy; well, at least from a baby boy! Give Dad more security during diaper changes—and plenty of chuckles too.

Buy it: $11 for a set of 5, UncommonGoods.com

Photo: Courtesy The Handsome Harper

The Handsome Harper Morse Code Keychain

Shopping for a more private father? You’re in luck. There are plenty of gifts from baby to Dad that can be kept just between them. Take this genius keychain, which you can engrave with baby’s message in secret morse code. How fun is that?

Buy it: $20, Etsy.com

Photo: Courtesy The Amazing Chocolate Workshop

The Amazing Chocolate Workshop Chocolate Spanner, Wire Cutters, Nut and Bolt Gift Box

There are more thoughtful gifts from baby to Daddy where that came from. Your child can lend a helping hand by giving their father all the tools he needs to be a successful parent: chocolate tools, of course (because a sugar-happy dad is a good dad).

Buy it: $18, NotontheHighStreet.com

Photo: Courtesy To: Little Arrows

To: Little Arrows Daddy and Me Hats

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: $60 for a set, Etsy.com

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Published April 2019

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