With Father’s Day right around the corner now is the perfect time to plan your gift for dad. I find men the hardest people to buy for.
Yet, using your dads love language can provide great insight on what to give him.
What is your dads love language?
Before we get started it’s important to note what your dads love language is. Does he feel loved from gifts, words of affirmation, acts of service, quality time or physical touch?
If you don’t know your dads love language have him take this quiz.
Love Language Gift Ideas
Gifts love language ideas
This is one of the favourite gifts I’ve given my dad. With father’s day at the beginning of summer, this is the perfect book to help your dad master the grill.
The book is a comprehensive guide to all things grilling. Plus it has tons of helpful pictures so you know exactly what to do.
Either you love these socks or you don’t. They add a bit of whimsy to an otherwise serious outfit.
This coat is very well reviewed on Amazon, comes in many colours and is very affordable.
It’s the perfect addition to any man’s wardrobe. It’s probably something they wouldn’t think to buy for themselves.
Words of Affirmation
All About My Dad printable worksheet
For young kids, filling out this worksheet and then reading it to dad would be a fun activity. You could even film their responses to make a fun video.
DIY memory scrapbook
Make a scrapbook of your last or favourite trip together. You could cut and paste a scrapbook of pictures or use a website like Shutterfly to create a photo book.
“This book offers plenty of guided questions to get him talking about his most vivid memories and important milestones, as well as space to safeguard his favourite photos and mementos.”
I love the idea of working through a book together with your dad to record things you want to remember.
Acts of Service
Offer to do some chores around the house for dad or hire a service to do it for him
- Hire a landscaper
- Buy a pack of oil changes
- Buy car wash vouchers
- Help him organize or clean a part of the house
- Make him his favourite meal
- Take him out to eat
- Get him a gift card to his favourite restaurant or coffee shop
Quality Time love language gift ideas
Buy tickets to a sporting game, an event like an escape room or a food and beer festival.
- mini golf
- top golf
- axe throwing
- gun range
- boat cruise
- food festival
- jazz festival
To find more events in your area search on Facebook for “events near me”
Physical Touch love language gift ideas
- A massage gift card.
- Treat him to an expensive haircut at a well-reviewed barber.
- Casper pillow, dads work hard and they definitely need a good nights sleep. Treat them to a supportive pillow (I’m seriously thinking of getting one for my hubby).
- The Back Buddy. I saw this product on Britney Vasseur’s channel. It’s a great idea for anyone with a sore back and a lot cheaper than a massage.
Hopefully, these ideas provide the inspiration you need to make Father’s Day special.
What is your favourite gift idea from above?
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