It’s that time of year when people scour the aisles of hardware stores, display tables of neckties, and shelves of men’s socks, looking for the perfect Father’s Day gift. And if your dad is like many others, he can be pretty tricky to shop for. Maybe it’s because many men are stereotypically un-enamored with thoughtful trinkets, or perhaps guys will often simply go out and buy themselves what they need. Regardless, this Father’s Day, we’re guessing you might appreciate a few sure-to-please gift ideas. We’ve searched the internet for the coolest gadgets and gift ideas to make Dad’s life a little easier, healthier, and more fun.
Using his hands to hold his tablet in bed or on the couch is history, thanks to this handy device that will hold Dad’s electronic securely on top of bendable legs, no matter the surface. No more sore arms and neck while playing word games and keeping up to date with his favorite sports teams.
$38 on Amazon
2. For the fitness, and fashion, fan: Nokia Steel HR
Now your fashion-conscious dad can keep his style and his heart rate in check. This sleek and handsome device is water-resistant and keeps track of steps taken, heart rate, sleep duration.
$200 on Amazon
3. For the one who needs a daily check-up: Tinké Fitness Sensor
This device takes fitness tracking to a whole new, and more in-depth, level. Sure, it keeps tabs on Dad’s heart rate like many traditional fitness trackers do, but it also monitors respiratory rate, stress level, blood oxygen saturation, and heartbeat variations. And it couldn’t get much easier to use; after he installs the app on his smartphone, he just presses his thumb against the sensor, and voila – important information on his well-being. Perfect for his next Fitness Together training session.
$30-$100 on Amazon depending on version
4. For the happy handyman: Kusonkey magnetic wristband
How annoying is it to be elbow-deep in a project, only to realize that your nails or screws are out of arm’s reach? With this adjustable, Velcro-fastening wristband, his little metal necessities are always accessible, right where he needs them. The magnets are surprisingly strong and will hold several nails, screws, pins, and even a small tool, for as long as he needs.
$10.99 on Amazon
5. For the guy who needs a little organization: GUS Multi-Device Charging Station and Dock
Cords. Chargers. Devices. Plug-ins. Are Dad’s electronics’ unruliness getting the better of him? This handsome docking station fits into any décor and lets him keep all his devices in one spot, charging and organized. Bonus: the less time spent tracking down his charger, means more time to be spent in healthier ways.
$40 on Amazon
So this Father’s Day, buy your dad an unexpected gift – something he certainly wouldn’t buy for himself! Happy early Father’s Day!