Cheap Father's Day Gift Ideas for Under $10
Cheap Father's Day Gifts
Need some good inexpensive Father's Day gift ideas? I have some great presents for dads that don't cost a fortune including baskets, key chains, a personalized T-shirt, poems and more.
I also have some homemade craft ideas that could make a for a special tribute to the #1 man in their lives. You can even enjoy some music while you visit.
Not everyone can afford to spend a lot of money, even if they want to. Just let it come from the heart while letting him know how much he is loved.
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Father's Day T-Shirt
Personalize this T-shirt with your own child's handprints. Included are three colors of paint, along with a greeting card. I think this so adorable, not to mention special because your child has a hand in making it.
Father's Day Framed Poem
I like how this is short and simple, but also inspirational. It's great for someone who isn't much on words, but wants to show how much their dad is cared for.
Father's Day Poems
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Gift for First Time Dad
A dad's first Father's Day is a very special time. If you're buying for a first time dad, you might consider a gift that reflects this.
One idea is to buy him a scrapbook and get it started for him. Over the years he can continue to add to it. Make sure a picture of him with his kids be taken every year on Father's Day and placed in the book.
Consider writing him a personalized poem reflecting on this special day. Then, you can find a nice frame to put it in.
I always love photo gifts. You can buy him a special Father's Day frame and place a picture in it for a gift. I have a suggestion below for you.
Father and son image by Narith5 at Flickr through Creative Commons licensing.
First Time Dad Picture Frame
Isn't this adorable? Just stick your favorite picture in the frame and you have a beautiful, personalized Father's Day gift. I love the idea of honoring a first time Dad.
Barbecue Apron for Men
Does Dad like to grill? If so, how about a new apron? It's full size, so it offers good coverage, not to mention how fun it would be for him to wear.
Father's Day Song
Here's a cute Father's Day song that kids can play for their dad on Father's Day.
Father's Day Cup
Here's a cool looking cup that will show dad just how much you appreciate him. It's both microwave and dishwasher safe, which is a real plus in my book.
Shaving Kit for Men
Here's a stylish shaving kit that would make a great Father's Day present. The razor and brush come in a nice gift box. Don't you think it's a nice looking set?
Father's Day Poll
Do you feel a gift needs to cost a lot to make someone happy?
Cheap Men's Wallet
If you prefer a practical gift, most men would appreciate a new leather wallet.
Cheap Father's Day Gift Basket
An inexpensive basket can be made using items from a dollar type store. You can pick up a basket, then get items to fill it in with.
Most dads love treats, so an idea is to make him a treat basket. You could include some candy, popcorn and chips.
Does he like to fix things around the house or work on cars? If so, put together a basket with tools, gloves, measuring tape, flashlight, etc,
If he enjoys gardening, a basket could include gardening gloves, garden decorations and garden stakes.
You don't even have to have a theme. Just fill it with items you know he'll like.
Basket image by girl_named_fred at Flickr through creative Commons licensing.
You can honor Dad with a world's greatest dad keychain. He'll think of his kids every time he uses it.
Keychain for Dad
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What Dad wouldn't enjoying a hat that pays tribute o him?
Homemade Father's Day Gifts
Another inexpensive gift is one that is homemade. I think this kind of gift is special because of the love and time put in, not to mention you are giving a personalized gift.
A craft is a great homemade gift, Below I have some links to different Father's Day crafts. All are inexpensive, but meaningful.
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Father's Day Crafts for Kids
- Handprint Picture
Make a handprint gift with plaster of Paris.
- Dad Coffee Mug
Create a Daddy and Me mug.
- Father's Day Tie
Make a tie for Dad with a white tie and kids' handprints.
- Desk Organizer
Make a desk organizer using cans.
- Dad Picture Frame
A picture frame which spells out DAD and holds three pictures.
Dad will think of you each time he uses the computer with this mousepad.
Father's Day Garden Flag
Show off your love for dad with this garden flag. He'll be able to use it again and again each year for Father's Day.
Father's Day Candy
Here's something sweet and cheap. It's also hand made. Use as a stand alone gift or toss it in as a special treat with something else.
Moms and Dads love pictures of their kids. How about a collage picture frame?
Father's Day Collage
Pick your favorite family photos to fill in this photo collage. What a sentimental gift this can make.