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10 Unique Gifts For New Dads 2024

When welcoming a new baby into the family, lots of people search for a special special gifts for the new mom but what about gifts for new dads?

Whether it’s a first Father’s day gift or just to say “Congrats on becoming a dad!”, below you will find some unique handmade first time dad gifts that will make them feel special too! 

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Christmas gifts for new dads

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10 Unique Gifts For New Dads

New Dad Survival Kit Bag from Gumballs and Glitter

This isn’t a gift per se but new dad survival kits make a great new dad gift. You can make your own survival kit up and present it all in this cute bag (comes in 3 different sizes). 

New Dad survival kit

Some ideas for your New Dad Survival Kit

  • Gift Card for coffee
  • Ear Plugs
  • Sleep Mask
  • Coffee Cup
  • Cozy Socks 
  • Snacks – granola bars, beef jerky
  • Magazines 
  • List of must-watch movies on Netflix or Amazon Prime

Personalized Coffee Mug from Beholden Life

These customized mugs are perfect for that morning coffee that new dads absolutely need! 

New Dad Personalized mug

Dada Soft T-shirt from Inkopious

The perfect gift for a new dad’s wardrobe. This Etsy Bestseller comes in a modern and simple design is perfect first time dad gift. 

Dada T-shirt for new dads

Personalized Super Dad Book from I See Me Books

Super Dad makes dad feel like a celebrated superhero with a personalized storybook featuring his name and photo! This book is easy to customize and is perfect for bedtime stories with dad!

Super Dad personalized first time dad gift

Best Dad Ever Onesie from Penguins Pineapples

You can get this onesie in sizes newborn to youth so it is perfect for all dads, new or more experienced! 

Best dad ever onesie

Daddy Promotion T-Shirt from Signature T-shirts 

This T-shirt comes in 10 different colors and has lots of amazing reviews on Etsy. 

New Dad gifts - t-shirt

Baby Footprints Keyring  from Now That’s Personal 

This keyring is created with your baby’s actual footprints and it doubles as a handy bottle opener. It would make a great stocking stuffer for a new dad. 

Baby footprint keyring

Father Photo Frame  from Four Season Designe

This cute photo frame can be personalized with baby’s name and also with different colors and designs.

new dad gifts - personalized photo frame

Custom Whiskey Decanter from Home Wet Bar

This is the most expensive gift on this list and it would make an extra special new dad gift from a little girl. They are handmade in the USA. 

New dad gifts- whiskey decanter

Dad Socks  from You Rock My Socks Co. 

These socks would make a great addition to a New Dad Survival Kit!

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