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Top 10 Gifts for A Single Dad


Whether it’s Fathers Day, Christmas or a birthday, it can be really tough finding a great gift for the single dad in your life. Here are some creative gift ideas that were mentioned by single dads when asked, “What would be a great gift that would recognize your special role as a single father?”

1. Finding Nemo

Finding Nemo
One of the great single dad movies of all time. Who can forget Marlin’s life lessons while looking for his son?
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2. Old Time Candy

Bubble Tape
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If your single dad (or grandfather) can remember wax lips and Pez, then you will want to check out this great source for the favorite candies of his youth.

3. The George Foreman Grill

George Foreman Grill
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If your single dad likes to cook, then a George Foreman grill may be a great gift. Find them in all shapes and sizes, depending on the needs of your dad and his family. A grill can cook food fast and healthy—important parts of a single dad’s priorities.
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4. Ultimate Survival Guide for Single Fathers

The Ultimate Gude for the Single Father
Any father who has the experience of raising children alone will appreciate this book, The Ultimate Survival Guide for the Single Father. Everything he needs to know, from shopping and cooking to discipline and homework, is all here.

5. A Creative Tie

Creative Ties
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If you are just bound and determined that your dad needs a new tie, then look no further than tieguys.com. They have a great selection of cerative and colorful ties to meet a dad’s fondest wishes.

6. Sports Tickets Gift Certificates

Sports Ticket Gift Card
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Many single dads find it hard to make time and money enough to go to a great sporting event. Coast to Coast Tickets offers a gift certificate to allow your dad to pick an event, buy his ticket online, and then use the gift certificate. A very thoughtful gift for a busy single dad.

7. Pedometer and FM Radio

Pedometer Radio
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Time is precious for a single dad, and yet he needs to make time for his health. Consider this pedometer/FM radio combination from Oregon Scientific. By trying to get to 10,000 steps in a day (about 5 miles), dad can combine exercise and a little of his favorite music while improving his health and fitness.
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8. Flashflight - Light Up Flying Disk

Flashflight Flying Disc
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This is a gift of great fun for a single dad, and extends his outdoor fun into the evening hours. This flying disk has LED lights on board, allowing the kids to play with dad outside or at the park long into the evening.
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9. Wireless Key Finder

Wireless Key Finder
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This is a great product! Just attach a colored disk to your key ring, the remote control or anything else dad might lose. Then a push of the colored button on the remote beeps and flashes to help you find your missing object.

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10. Put Your Mug on a Mug

Personalized Mug
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You can submit artwork by mail or online and then create a coffee mug, a watch, a wall clock or other gifts with your photo embedded. What dad wouldn't love to see his child's smiling face every time he took a sip of coffee or checked the time?

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