26 Heartfelt First Father’s Day Gifts to Make Him Smile

From DIY gifts to heartfelt gestures, find the ideal first Father’s Day gifts to celebrate a new dad on his special day.

First Time Fathers Day Gifts

Ah, the joys of impending fatherhood! The sleepless nights, the endless diaper changes, the inexplicable joy of hearing a baby’s first giggle.

With Father’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to celebrate the new dad in your life and make his first Father’s Day extra special.

But what do you get the man who is about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime? We’ve got you covered with our list of unique and thoughtful first time Fathers day gifts that are sure to have him grinning from ear to ear.

Sentimental First Fathers Day Gifts

1 – Matching Outfits

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Twinning with your new baby bestie is just about the cutest thing ever. And since your guy now has a built in sports partner for life you can commemorate with this adorable Sunday Funday matching set.

2 – FridaBaby FridaBalls

FridaBaby ​fridaballs Boxer Brief with Removable Foam Cup by Fridababy for first fathers day gifts

Practical and funny, these FridaBalls boxer briefs are a first time dad must. Any seasoned Dad will warn you of the dangers of baby wearing and their crown jewels. So these definitely need to be added to our baby essentials list.

3 – The New Dad’s Playbook

The New Dad's Playbook: Gearing Up for the Biggest Game of Your Life for First Time Father's Day gifts

Calling all sports fans and new Daddys! The New Dad’s Playbook is the perfect introduction into fatherhood. Packed with practical tips, heartfelt advice, and humorous anecdotes, this playbook is the perfect companion for first-time dads embarking on the adventure of a lifetime.

From mastering diaper duty to conquering the art of bedtime stories, this playbook covers it all, ensuring that every new dad feels prepared, supported, and empowered on his journey into fatherhood.

4 – Matching Pajamas

Legends of the Galaxy Men's Short Sleeve Pajama Top

The best gifts are always focused on interests. If the dad-to-be is a Star Wars fan, then these cozy pj’s (with a matching mini set) are some perfect first Father’s Day gift ideas. With endless patterns and options there is something for every interest too. We are big fans of matching Pj’s.

5 –  Sleep Mask

MZOO Sleep Eye Mask for Men Women, Zero Eye Pressure 3D Sleeping Mask, 100% Light Blocking Patented Design Night Blindfold, Soft Eye Shade Cover for Travel, Black

Any new parent will tell you, nap when the baby naps. And sometimes that is in the middle of the day, hence a great sleep mask to help catch some z’s while the baby is napping. It may seem silly, but we promise it makes a great 1st fathers day gift. 

6 – Smartphone Sanitizer

PhoneSoap Pro UV Smart Phone Sanitizer

From making to-do lists to Googling baby questions in the middle of the night, new parents are constantly on their phones. This smartphone sanitizer works at zapping the germs away to keep your newborn as healthy as possible. 

7 – 100 Things to Do with Dad 

Moments with Dad Scratch Off Journal

Cultivate memories and time together with this “bucket list” book that includes 100 activities for parents and kids to enjoy together. Each page features a new adventure idea, alongside a scratch off-image and a spot to add notes or a photo from your special day.

8 – Word Teasers Dad Jokes

Word Teasers- Dad Jokes

Nothing says happy Father’s day new dad like a stack of Dad Jokes. This set of 300 dad jokes includes funny, punny, and sometimes groan-worthy prompts for game play–or just reading aloud for a good giggle. This will break him into the Dad’s club in no time. 

9 – Ember Smart Mug

Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug, 10 oz, 1-hr Battery Life, Black - App Controlled Heated Coffee Mug

Hate to break it to the new Dad, but uninterrupted coffee breaks are a thing of the past. He’s gonna need to stay caffeinated so the Ember Smart mug from Amazon is a great first fathers day present.

10 – Aura Smart Frame 

Aura Carver 10.1" WiFi Digital Picture Frame | Wirecutter's Best Digital Frame for Gifting | Send Photos from Your Phone | Quick, Easy Setup in Aura App | Free Unlimited Storage | (Gravel)

When Dad has to return to the office (or even the home office), the Aura smart frame is something he can place on his desk so he’ll never miss a moment. Photo gift ideas are always just more personal!

11 – First Time Dad Beer Labels

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Surprise Dad to be with a couple of his favorite brews with these fun and unique first time dad beer labels. He can celebrate the new Dad milestones by cracking open a cold one with this unique beer gift.

12 – Adventures with Dad Photo Album

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Your new Daddy–to-be will quickly learn how fast the time flies. Set him up for success with a personalized Dad journal and photo album. He can use it to document all the big (and little) milestones along the way and hold on to it long after his first baby is grown.

13 – Dad’s Sippy Cup

Dad's Sippy Cup

Sippy cups aren’t just for babies. Get Dad his own special sippy cup so he doesn’t feel left out. Take your gift up a notch with some of our homemade cocktail bitters and he will be ready for a nice night cap once the baby goes down for the night.

14 – Gag Gift Onesie 

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Jokes on him. Being a father is enough and this snarky onesie will keep him grounded in reality with this funny Father’s Day gift.

15 – Osprey Poco Carrier 

Osprey Poco Child Carrier Backpack

For the adventurer and his new adventure buddy, this carrier is top rated for good reason. It gives long lasting support (perfect for hiking) and has a built in sunshade.

16 – Promoted to Dad Shirt 

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There is something extra special about the pride a new father has for his growing family. Watch him smile with the best promotion ever in this cute promoted to Daddy t shirt.

17 – Heartbeat Keepsake

Personalised watercolour baby heartbeat soundwave scan picture gift print keepsake

Capture the mp3 of the baby’s heartbeat, and turn it into sound wave art. The heartbeat can be transformed into a totally unique work of art. And you can choose the colors and the text of this personalized gift idea.

18 – Diaper Bag 

Hap Tim Multi-Function Large Baby Diaper Bag Backpack with Stroller Straps, Insulated Pockets, Changing Pad, Stylish & Anti-Water Material(Gray-5284)

Real men wear diaper bags, and this one is stylish and low profile while also toting 17 pockets for all his little ones essentials. This is a great baby shower gift to mom 

19 – OXO Cold Brew Coffee Maker 

OXO Cold Brew Coffee Maker for first fathers day gifts

Treat the new dad in your life to the ultimate caffeine fix with the Oxo Cold Brew Coffee Maker. This sleek and efficient device allows him to easily brew smooth and refreshing cold brew coffee at home, perfect for those early mornings and late nights with the little one. Give him the gift of convenience and quality coffee this Father’s Day.

20 – Apple Air Tag

Apple AirTag for 1st father day gifts

Dad brain is oh so very real, and this Air Tag will help your new father keep track of diaper bags, wallet, keys and more. This is one of those first Father’s day gift ideas that works for any occasion like a birthday or Christmas present.

21 — Noise Canceling Headphones

MZOO Sleep Eye Mask for Men

These noise canceling headphones are a dual purpose gift in that they 1) help Dad drown out the baby’s cries if he is working from home. 2) They keep his music or video games from waking the baby up. It’s a win-win gift that he is sure to love.

22 – Pull Up Station

Wesfital Pull Up Bar Power Tower Dip Bar Station for fathers day gifts

With a new baby the first things to go are his time and his money, Say goodbye to that gym membership and hello to this pull up bar/dip station in the garage. It’s all he needs to stay fully fit.

23 – Beast Blender 

Beast Blender + Hydration System

Feeding and caring for a small infant always leads to skipped meals. Get your new daddy Beast Blender so he can get in some protein smoothies while changing those diapers and washing endless laundry. 

24 — First Father’s Day Greeting Card

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Once you shop and find your dad gift, you’ll need a Father’s Day card to go along with it! This funny card is perfect for the jokester in your life.

25 — Custom Embroidered Dad Hoodie

Dad Sweatshirt With Photo, Dad Portrait Shirt, Dad Hoodie Embroidered, Custom Fathers Day Shirts With Pictures, New Dad Gifts

Celebrate Dad’s first Father’s Day with a gift that’s as unique as his new role! This personalized embroidered hoodie lets him wear his “Dad” title with pride (and comfort). You can also opt for a sweatshirt or t-shirt.

26 — Personalized Best Dad by Par Golf Tee Holder

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Help Dad keep his tees organized (and show your love for the game) with a personalized “Best Dad by Par” leather tee holder!

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