A dad’s first Father’s Day is one he’ll never forget. From learning how to successfully install a car seat, changing diapers and so much more, fatherhood changes a man's heart forever. And after days, weeks or months of learning all about being a dad, it's important to give him a pat on the back for his all hard work with a special gift.
Since life with a newborn is chaotic — but nevertheless rewarding — we rounded up the best presents for you so you can commemorate the holiday that now holds such a great meaning to him. Whether you’re a wife shopping on behalf of your little one or another family member trying to show your love, we've found gifts for everyone to surprise the new dad in your life.
From noise-cancelling headphones to a diaper bag backpack, these gifts will show your husband how much you and your little darling value him.
Bestselling first Father's Day gifts
This phone sanitizer from HoMedics will help Dad keep his belongings squeaky clean. In just 60 seconds, he can sanitize items such as his phone, keys, glasses, wallet and more and kill up to 99.9% of airborne contaminants.
You can never have too much information and advice on being a good father. This parenting book gradually introduces new dads to fatherhood.
If he's a coffee or tea lover, he'll enjoy using this personalized Father’s Day mug every morning. You can add up to three photos and include a loving message.
While your child doesn't know it yet-they'll be the recipient of many dad jokes to come. Gift him with these crew socks that emphasize the cringey, yet expected duties of being a dad.
First Father's Day gifts for husbands
While he may have worked out every day before the baby arrived, things change quickly after your first child. For a funny gag gift, go for this can cooler that says, “It’s not a dad bod, it’s a father figure.”
Help him stay in shape at home with these bestselling speed jump rope from Amazon.
This smartphone handlebar mount is great for strollers and will come in handy for all of those neighborhood jogs and family walks with the little one.
We know your husband has been showing off your baby and his fatherly knowledge. Now he can do it in style as he sips his morning coffee or afternoon refresher.
With a new baby in the house, finding alone time with your spouse can seem impossible. But it is still important to prioritize date night no matter how hard it might be to leave your little angel (even if you're just in the next room!). This kit is a gift for both parents: Whenever a date idea enters your mind, add it to the bucket for those special evenings.
If he prefers brewing his own coffee, consider gifting him this unique batch of bourbon-infused coffee beans instead.
If he’s known for misplacing things like his wallet and keys, then the Tile Mate will be a huge help and keep track of all of his personal gadgets and new baby gear.
Who wouldn't pass up the chance to play Fruit Ninja in real life? With practical accessories like this ninja cutting board and knife set, the silliness and dad jokes are sure to naturally flow. OTOTO sells other whimsical products that help add a little fun to your kitchen, including a platypus spatula and crab utensil rest.
Reviewers love this cutting board because it can be left out as a decor piece when not in use.
This 3-in-1 product helps dad multitask throughout his day and clears up space in his pockets. With an included wallet that keeps his cards and cash handy, this phone stand is MagSafe-compatible, meaning it'll stick on his phone with no hassle.
Reviewers love this stand and wallet combo because it's "the perfect size and super functional."
Parents will always have plenty of things to work on and fix around the house. Help the handyman dad stay prepared with this top-selling tool set. It includes many useful tools like a hammer, pliers and more.
New parents know that drinking a fresh cup of coffee while it's still hot is nearly impossible. Instead of having to reheat the same cup over and over again, this Yeti cup will keep Dad's morning coffee warm long enough for him to actually enjoy it that way. It comes in several different colors including black, navy, white and gray.
You can’t go wrong with a new pair of slippers. This memory foam pair is inexpensive and comes in 19 different colors and designs. Plus, the top-rated style has over 10,000 verified five-star ratings on Amazon.
If he loves golf, he’ll enjoy practicing his game from home with this mini putting green.
For the dads that have dreamt of watching football with their son or daughter since they could remember, gift him this adorable “Sunday Funday” matching set.
Make Father’s Day dinner simple for the new mom, too, by gifting him this fully cooked pot roast from Omaha Steaks.
Dad could use some peace and quiet while the little one is sleeping, so he'll appreciate a pair of noise-cancelling headphones. They come in eight different colors including black and blue.
If he’s been working from home and adjusting to fatherhood all at the same time, he’s probably been suffering from a little back and neck pain. One way to help him reduce those aches is with this top-rated massage pillow.
While these aren't the stereotypical dad shoe, these shoes are also sure to keep him both comfortable and stylish, especially on a much-needed date night. Available in seven colors, this Dr. Scholl's Oxford shoe includes cushioning on the inside as well as padding so he can remain blister-free.
Gift the new dad in your life this folding rocking chair so he can enjoy his outdoor fire pit under the stars with his little one this summer.
Every new dad knows how important caffeine is when it comes to the first few months (or years) of his child’s life. Help him stay alert and save some time in the morning with this sleek, single-serve iced coffee maker from Keurig.
Replace his bulky diaper bag for this unique hoodie that can hold diapers, wipes, bottles and pacifiers. There’s also room for Dad to stash his phone, wallet and other personal items.
While digital photos are convenient, sometimes it's nice to have a physical copy on hand, too. Help him capture all the big and small moments with this Kodak digital camera. This compact Polaroid makes it fun to snap photos and then watch the sticky-backed picture pop out, ready to share with friends and family.
What dad wouldn’t love a new pair of sneakers for Father’s Day? This pair from Allbirds are designed for maximum support, so they’re great for busy new dads. Plus, they can be thrown in the washing machine if he runs into any messes — and with a new baby, he definitely will!
Despite long nights and early mornings with his child, it’s still important he makes time for his health. One way you can help the new dad in your life stay healthy is with a fitness tracker like the Fitbit Charge 5. Beyond real-time pace, distance and heart rate tracking, he can also keep tabs on his stress management and sleep patterns (and prioritize both when needed).
Parenthood, especially new parenthood, comes with little to no sleep and lots of caffeine. Parents don't have time for their coffee to get cold, so gift him with this temperature control, self-heating mug, that keeps his coffee or tea at a constant temperature for long periods of time.
First Father's Day gifts from baby
This printable gift is easy to make and can be in your hands in seconds. After purchasing the digital download, you just need to print the outline, grab some paint and get crafty with your little one.
Chances are Dad's not getting a lot of quality sleep over the next several months (or years). This sound machine could double as an olive branch from the youngster to assist with catching some quality zzz's.
This Etsy's pick matching set is ferocious and sweet all at once. It's something for your baby to grow into and Dad to sport proudly now.
Further solidify his status as a girl dad with this leather trucker hat that allows him to proudly display his new title. This hat has a mesh backing, but if trucker hats aren't his thing, the brand also has a collection of "Girl Dad" tees.
Personalized first Father's Day gifts
If you're shopping on a budget, get him his favorite six-pack of beer and wrap it in this personalized beer bottle carrier designed just for new dads.
Was your baby's first word Dada, Daddy or Dad? Memorialize this milestone with a custom soundwave print. As a bonus, previous customers rave about the Etsy store's customer service as well.
If he likes to fish during his downtime, consider getting him this thoughtful fishing lure that can be customized with a message about his first Father's Day.
Have him carry his child’s love wherever he goes with this personalized daddy penny keychain from Etsy. You can choose whatever penny year you want and customize the stamped title.
Does your husband love showing off photos of your little one? These customizable photo cubes double as home decor and a unique album. All you need to do is add your favorite (and cutest) pictures!
Make his first Father’s Day even more memorable with a thoughtful frame that includes his first photo with his bundle of joy.
Let’s be honest, being a parent isn’t always easy. For the moments when he needs a break, he can rely on this new dad survival kit. Buy this box and fill it will all of his favorite things, whether it's beer, candy or savory snacks.
This acrylic free-standing frame is both thoughtful and sentimental. Personalize it with one of the first photos he took with his baby and add a special message just for him.
This thoughtful frame is the perfect sentimental gift to give a new dad full of photos with his child. It comes in many different frame stains including black, beige and gray, with three different color themes for the collage.
Turn sweet snapshots into a gift he'll cherish for years. Each time he turns the page, he’ll be reminded of all the sweet memories he shared with his child.