In honor of Father’s Day, we recognize all the special men in our lives who have helped shape us into the people we are today, whether he’s our biological father, our grandfather, our older brother, or even our husband. And, that, of course, includes your stepdad.
The challenge is finding the perfect gift for your stepfather, especially if he claims to have everything or wants nothing. We’ve rounded up the best stepson gifts: some are sentimental, some are practical, others are truly unique, and some are just downright funny.
The sweetest gifts a son or daughter can get for their step dad on Father’s Day, as well as Christmas, his birthday, or even your wedding day. Just make sure to include a handwritten note to ensure that he feels the love.
20 Father’s Day gift ideas for stepdads
1. Beard grooming kit
This styling set will provide the grooming he needs when his beard grows up in quarantine or just too busy to shave often.
2. The Dad Hoodie
The hoodies for dad were designed this super-soft hoodie specifically for new dads. When he doesn’t want to carry around a diaper bag, he can wear this zip-up, which has expandable mesh pockets for bottles, wipes, hand sanitizer, and more.
3. Tablet stand
If your dad prefers to binge-watch Netflix, gift him this flexible tablet stand that is designed to be used while he lounges in bed (hopefully with a snack, as good binge-watching sessions demand).
4. Muscle massager
A new father may not get in as many workouts or stretches these days. But this widespread muscle massaging device now comes in a smaller, more affordable version that still delivers powerful results to relieve cramps, knots, and tension.
5. Diaper backpack
You’re looking for a fabulous first Father’s Day gift that works with his new dad style. The stylish backpack also has a laptop pocket and luggage sleeve so Dad can keep his gear inside.
The Ray-Ban classic style is a classic style that comes with polarized anti-glare lenses. If your man is stylish, trendy sunglasses should be on any list of cool first Father’s Day gifts.
7. Specialty coffee maker
Giving your partner a caffeine boost this Father’s Day is just what you need. Give him six brew sizes of espresso and coffee that you can make at the touch of a button.
8. Engraved watch
An engraved watch is a traditional first Father’s Day gift that will take him from the office to dinner and beyond. You can have this sleek stainless steel watch engraved at no additional charge.
9. Personalized book
Customize this first Father’s Day gift by adding Dad’s name, photo, and a special dedication message. Although Dad may not be able to leap tall buildings or shoot webs from his wrists, he’s a hero in plenty of other ways.
10. Wireless charger
Personalized first Father’s Day gifts for a tech-savvy dad are easy with this wireless multi-charging device from Courant. It’s made from premium Italian leather and can be personalized with Dad’s initials in gold or silver print.
11. Photo puzzle
If you’re looking for sentimental first Father’s Day gifts, puzzles are all the rage these days, and Dad will love to complete a collage of photos of him and the baby.
12. Photo calendar
When your dad has an office, give him a wall calendar customized with special dates and occasions he can look at all year long. What’s more, the photos have perforated edges, so you can hang them elsewhere after each month ends.
13. Cutting board
Father’s Day gift-giving can be made even more special with this “Grill Master” wood cutting board, engraved with text of your choice, like his name or a sweet Father’s Day note.
14. AirPods case cover
What are some great first Father’s Day gift ideas? Help Dad protect and charge his AirPods with a stylish leather case engraved with his name or initials. It’s even got a keychain clip so he can attach it to his briefcase or diaper bag.
15. Portable charger
A dead phone battery is every parent’s worst nightmare. Keep Dad connected with a power bank that can hold up to 25 pounds and doubles as a stroller hook. This is a fantastic first Father’s Day gift that doesn’t skimp on performance.
16. Smart garden
Your father is passionate about fresh produce but lacks the time or the space to grow it himself. This low-maintenance bright garden helps him set up an attractive herb garden with three easy steps: plant the pods, add water, plug in, and watch the herbs bloom.
17. A hip pack
Those who prefer to travel light will love this stylish fanny pack from The North Face. It has a crucial fob loop, plenty of pockets, and holds up to 3 liters, so he’ll have enough room for his keys, phone, and a spare diaper.
18. Decorated gardening gloves
The perfect DIY Father’s Day gift for Daddy-to-be? Gardening gloves embellished with the handprints of his favorite little gardener. All you need is one pair of gardening gloves and a different color of paint for each child.
19. Framed photos
It’s the perfect way to honor a new dad with a first Father’s Day gift celebrating his child’s love. Customize it by adding a date and your child’s name to the frame, and you can choose the glass type and frame color.
20. Coffee subscription
One of the best first Father’s Day gifts is coffee – it’s the perfect pick-me-up for new parents. Blue Bottle Coffee offers an affordable subscription service, so the house is always stocked. Choose the coffee, delivery frequency, and many shipments.