Common gifts for fathers include ties and mugs, but tech goods and gadgets, including electronic tools, computers or tablets and smartphones are often very well-received. Gadgets tailored to their particular hobbies and interests make for particularly thoughtful gestures.Continue Reading
For a father who likes to spend time outdoors, camping, fishing or hiking, suitable gifts include an LED lantern (with high battery life and the capacity to charge other devices), a fishing multi-tool (comprising a bonker, a high-quality knife, a scooper and a sharpener), a fold-out USB solar charger or even a state-of-the-art personal camcorder for catching memorable sights and journeys.
The father who likes to exercise might benefit from a pair of good quality sneakers with special features like waterproofing, or a bracelet workout tracker which provides information on calories burned, distance traveled, hours slept and so forth.
For fathers who prefer to relax in the yard, a barbecue might make an appropriate gift, or else a hammock.
Films are often a safe bet, and all manner of DVD box sets are readily available nowadays. It may also be possible to find box sets containing the best films of a father's favorite actor's career.
Novelty or joke gifts are another good way to put a smile on a father's face. For the bacon lover (or hater), a bacon-scented candle might make an amusing gesture.Learn more about Gift Giving
Appropriate gifts for those turning seventy will naturally vary depending on the recipient'sÂ gender and personality; however, gift cards forÂ experiences and activities are among some of the most commonly suggested ideas.Â Food, books, ornaments, flowers and other household items, as well as jewelry and wine or champagne are also popular.Full Answer >
Gag gifts for someone's 50th birthday party should play with the number 50 and make fun of the idea of getting old. This should be done in a lighthearted, not cruel or mocking, way. Options include a set of 50 rocks or lollipops, and a garden chime made with the metal numbers "5" and "0".Full Answer >
Alcohol-related gifts may be a welcomed part of a 21st birthday gift basket, depending on the recipient. Include a monogrammed shot glass or a painted wine glass along with small bottles of liquor and a cocktail shaker. Alternatively, pick out things that the person can really use at the beginning of adulthood; a book of simple recipes, a small set of tools, decorative items to use in an apartment and gift cards are all thoughtful additions to a gift basket.Full Answer >
Examples of funny birthday gifts include Zen dog sculptures, gourmet salt test-tube kits or cookie-holding mugs. Presents that pertain to someone's interests but make a light-hearted statement may make good choices.Full Answer >