Father’s Day fast-approaches; surely there is a perfect gift to give him! Something which celebrates dad and comes from a love of the geeky things of life… Presented here are my top ten gift ideas for just such an occasion!
Written by Ken Denmead — owner of GeekDad.com — this book is touted as “the ultimate DIY project guide for techie dads raising kids in their own geeky image”. Activities include: build a working lamp with LEGO bricks and CDs, make “cyborg” jack-o’-lanterns, fly a kite adorned with lights at night, and more! Priced at $18 paperback and $10.99 on Kindle.
While we all manage our own “stats” in the ongoing RPG of life, dear ol’ dad has a hand in helping roll the initial scores that set us up. This $14.99 t-shirt is for that very dad.
Depicting a true enough story of the “father” of external saves from your computer files, this shirt is a clever play on the epic moment between Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker in Star Wars Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980). It’s a great little “dad joke” which dad will surely appreciate and chuckle over! Shirt priced at $19.99
Din Djarin spent two seasons of his show acting as “daddy” to lil’ Grogu (also known as The Child), dedicating his time to taking care of his new charge while simultaneously doing his job. If this is not a dad, then I don’t even know! This coffee container priced at $27.95 brings out the “Dadalorian” in any father and Star Wars fan!
Super Mario enthusiasts can share with dad their love of both the legendary game and their legendary father. This shirt — priced at $16.99 — will surely get dad the one-up feeling he deserves on Father’s Day!
What is dad if not a top-tier superhero in one’s life? And I love that Batman’s symbol is utilized here; after all, Batman tries to be a father to his young charges in as “Batman” a way as he can. Keychain priced at $8.99
7. “Gamer Dad T-Shirt”
For the dad who happens to love gaming! Surely many of us have dads or husbands who are into gaming just as much as the kids; this shirt is for the dad who can rock the controller like any other! Priced at $7.99 – $22.99 depending on size, this shirt comes in a small selection of colors and singles out the cool, epic player on Father’s Day!
Again, how can we have a geeky Father’s Day list *without* referencing the number one bad dad? This apron is ideal for the dad who loves Star Wars, dad jokes, and grilling! With this apron, your dad will feel like the Dark Lord of the Grill! Apron priced at $10.95
It’s geeky, it’s funny, it’s *dad* to a T! You know dad’s got plenty of “dad jokes” in his book and he’s always ready to use ’em at any occasion! Why not celebrate these knee-slappers with a t-shirt! Priced at $18.95 dad will love this shirt about as much as he loves his “dad jokes”!
Saving the best for last… This drink tankard is a top geeky gift for dad this Father’s Day! It celebrates something your poppa enjoys: a nice cold drink in a comfortable setting. Made of wood and a stainless steel inner coating, dad can pretend he’s kicking back with Merry and Pippin at their favorite tavern in Hobbiton: “The Green Dragon”! Tankard priced at $41.99
These items are worthy recommendations if you’re searching for that perfect geeky Father’s Day gift for your dad. Whether he enjoys the geeky things of life or you do, either way the theme of something shared comes through and dad will love the thought behind his gift! Pick any one of these and dad will crack a smile!