Gift ideas & activities for Father’s Day

by | Aug 17, 2017 | Uncategorized | 0 comments

Father’s Day. It’s coming up people! Sunday 3rd September. So it’s time to start giving some thought as to what you may like to buy and/or do for that special dad in your life. We’ve carefully selected a range of items that Dad will surely love. We have our top 10 ideas for Father’s Day consisting of 5 gift ideas and 5 activity ideas.


Father’s Day Daddy Bear Mug

Endless cups of tea and coffee for the best Dad in the world – he’ll love you forever! These mugs can also be customised with a name too.

Price – $20. Available from Suki McMaster here.

Father's Day gift - Suki McMaster - dads mug - cup

Arbonne Skincare range

RE9 Advanced For Men – does Dad need a little love when it comes to his skincare range? Arbonne has cleanser, moisturiser, shave cream, soothing lotion and eye cream that will make him look and feel fantastic.

Price from – $42. Available from Melissa at Arbonne here. (preferred clients get the benefit of 20-40% off RRP for an annual fee of only $27. For product samples contact Melissa at – Australian shoppers only. 

Father's Day gift - Arbonne - dads skincare range

Slimline Keyring Tab

Instead of a large bulky keyring that doesn’t fit in Dad’s cool trouser pockets, get him this slimline keyring instead! Choose from ready made options or custom make your own.

Price – $9. Available from Bon Maxie here.

Father's Day gift - slimline keyring tab - Bon Maxie

Surf Shacks – Gestalten Coffee Table Book

If Dad is into his surfing (or maybe wants to be!), this book is an inspiring compilation of creative surfer’s homes from coast to coast and around the world… New York City apartments, cabins nestled next to national parks, or tiny Hawaiian huts.

Price $119. Available from Sunday Homestore here.

Father's Day gift - Sunday Homestore - design-books-gestalten-surf-shacksHeadphone organiser

Does Dad listen to music while out running or when he’s stuck on public transport? This Red/brown leather headphone organiser (hand-crafted in India with sustainable leather) will mean he won’t have to spend 15 minutes un-tangling his headphones – brilliant!

Price $20. Available from Bohome and Roam here.

Father's Day gift - Bohome and Roam - red-brown-headphone-organiser


Breakfast in bed

Who doesn’t love breakfast in bed. Here’s a quick and easy recipe that the kids can also enjoy helping you with. Avocado and Blueberry Pancakes. This recipe is by Georgia at Well Nourished (and was featured on the Jamie Oliver website recently! So you know it’s a good one – see recipe here.

Father day ideas - pancakes

Father’s Day handmade card

Create this super cute and super easy roll up card for dad – listing all the things your kids love about him! See instructions of how to make the card here.

Fathers day ideas - hand made card

Building memories with Dad

Now this is a super cute and super easy little activity for your child to make for dad. Have you child come up with activities they like doing with dad – then write them on lego, pop them into a jar and hey presto, there’s a jar full of activities that dad and child can do together whenever they need an idea! See the how to here.

Fathers day ideas - activity jar

Photoframe – My Dad Rocks

This is a great idea and looks like a lot of fun to make – kids love rocks right? Well send them out to collect some of their favourites (or you can buy some pretty ones of course) and make this great photoframe for dad – See details here.

Fathers day ideas - photoframe - my dad rocks

Adventures with Dad book

Get your children to start writing down all the adventures they have with Dad (or get Dad to do the writing and the kids to do the telling!). Capture all the funny stories and photos from time together. Record all the Dad jokes, holidays, and everyday outings you want. That way, Dad will never forget and nor will the kiddie winks. This book includes: 60 pages, space for lots of photos, drawings, stories and mementos, write the tales from your favourite adventures, custom pages

Price $39.95. Available from Blueberry Co here.

Father's Day gift - BlueberryCo Baby - Adventures with dad book

Whatever you decide to do to celebrate Father’s Day, enjoy enjoy enjoy! And if you’re super clever, be sure to suggest he take the kids out to the park to spend some quality time with them and then grab yourself a cuppa and lay down Mama! 😉

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