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21 Father’s Day Gift Ideas from Daughters (+2 to Avoid)

Looking for the perfect gift idea from daughter to dad on Father’s Day? Maybe you’re the wife, looking for an idea your daughter can give. Or perhaps you’re his daughter, you want something tasteful that speaks to both your authentic personality and your father’s interests. We researched hundreds of ideas and narrowed them down to 21 great picks daughters should consider for their dads.

A great idea for an older dad who enjoys a manual shave, this vintage tin is designed to look just like the original Italian Proraso. This legendary shaving lotion was very popular in the 1950s, known for its high quality and great results for sensitive skin. If you’re interested in more Italian gifts, check out our full list.
A New York Times bestseller, this book includes over 100 reasons why dad is loved an appreciated. From teaching her what it means to always be there, to telling her truthfully she is beautiful. The text is accompanied by lovely black and white photographs.

Have some special digital photos of your dad? Choose from an assortment of 20+ father’s day-themed options, designed by independent artists, through Minted’s easy-to-use online ordering platform. Their Heart Snapshot Mix is a particularly popular choice.

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This set of all-natural products includes shaving cream, aftershave, hand salve, body wash and Bert’s Bees signature Beeswax Lip Balm. Keep dad clean and looking good! A perfect gift idea from his daughter.
Looking for a gift for you and your sister to give jointly? This funny t-shirt reads “you can’t scare me, I have two daughters.” He’s sure to get a chuckle out of this one.
You and dad are probably familiar with Eric Carl’s book The Very Hungry Caterpillar. But did you know there’s a version just for dad? Samples include “you are always there, you catch me when I fall, and you are easy to talk to.” A cute gift idea from a daughter of any age.
This sweet book tells a story about a dad and his daughter through different stages of life, from young child to graduation and marriage. It’s a book dad and his daughter can keep coming back to over the years.
An adorable stainless steel key chain that will make dad’s heart melt. It reads “I’ll always be your little girl, you’ll always be my hero.” Comes in a cute little gift box.
This frame is a cut above other competitors in both design and build quality. We like the simple message, spelled out in metal letters, that does not overly distract from the photo you choose. Perfect for a 4×6 inch picture.
Bacon & Bourbon Candle
Artisan crafted in Tennessee, this fantastic-smelling soy wax bacon and bourbon candle will add a touch of masculine class to his man cave. Made to burn cleanly, it’s long lasting at about 40-50 hours for this 8 ounce version.
Designed by artist Susan Lordi, this hand-painted wood carving is a lovely gift dad will cherish forever. It comes in a nice box with a card that reads “Celebrating the bond of love between fathers and daughters.”
I'm your father's day gift shirt
Calling all mom’s with young daughters. Buy this cute t-shirt for your daughter to wear when dad wakes up on Father’s Day. It will put a big smile on his face.
Let your creative juices flow with this mad-lib style book containing easy prompts, eliciting all the great things you love about your father. A great personalized gift that really feels personal. You can mix in funny and heartfelt phrases to taste.
Give dad the gift of relaxation. This highly-rated neck massage pillow helps ease tense muscles with four 3D rotating massage balls. Portable for use anywhere from the home, car, to the office.
Does your father have a beard that could look even nicer with a little TLC? This “complete grooming set” will give him all the tools he needs including a beard comb, trimming scissors, unscented beard oil, and more.
Fitness Tracker
It’s almost summer, the perfect time to give dad a fitness tracker for all his outdoor activities. We recommend this tracker for the value for the money. It includes a next generation heart rate monitor, sleep monitoring, and the ability to track different activity types from cycling to running. At just around $35, you might want one for yourself too. See more top fitness tracker ideas.
A great gift for a new dad, to remind him of the special bond he shares with his daughter. Or, you may be getting older and have a life of your own. So this could also remind dad how much he means to you.
Love You More Than Fishing
This touching fishing hook is imprinted with “I love you more than you love fishing.” Sure to give him a warm smile and a good chuckle, it’s a great gift from daughters to their fisherman dads.
This funny shirt reads “I’m a proud dad of a freaking awesome daughter…yes, she bought me this shirt.” He’ll get a real kick out of this, and so will your family and friends!
Does your dad enjoy music along with some peace and quiet? If you’ve never tried Bose’s noise cancelling technology, you’re in for a surprise. Jet engines turn from a roar to a distant hum. This over-ear pair are one of Bose’s best sellers and significantly discounted from their original pricing. A gift he’ll actually use all the time.
For dads who love to cook, these grilling spices will turn a boring cut of meat into a taste sensation. Gift a gift that doesn’t just benefit dad, but everyone he cooks for! It’s the perfect time of year to get him going on the grill.
$29.99 ($6.00 / Count)
$29.99 ($6.00 / Count)

What should daughters avoid giving their fathers? We recommend steering away from the following ideas:
1. Rings, other types of male jewelry. Leave this to your mom.
2. Tool sets. This is pretty cliche and you may not know exactly what he wants.