Father’s Day Gift Guide 2022


It’s that time of year to say thanks to dad! Check out the best gifts dads want, even if he “has everything” or “wants nothing”. Hand-picked and curated for your enjoyment by yours truly. Even if you ARE the dad or one at heart, there is something here for anyone who likes neat gadgets, gizmos, and yeah maybe some Lego. What’s a list without Lego?

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Amazon Echo Show 8

Why dad will love it

  • Video calls with loved ones are easier than ever
  • Photo album mode (preload with some favorites?)
  • Alexa with a visual interface is pretty cool
  • Built-in camera privacy shutter
  • Quad-core MediaTek MT8163 Proccessor
  • Intuitive touch interface

LEGO Architecture Skylines: Tokyo 21051 Building Kit

Why dad will love it

  • It’s LEGO
  • The final product of the Tokyo set is beautiful and great for displaying
  • Some unique looking buildings (Mode Gakuen Cocoon Tower)
  • 547 glorious pieces

iFixit Pro Tech Toolkit

Why dad will love it

  • iFixit has a long track record of being great and making great tools. They offer free repair guides for most electronics you use daily, how neat is that?
  • This set has a solid 5-start rating on Amazon with ~11,400 reviews at the time of writing this
  • Features every bit your dad would need to fix electronics around the house
  • You can ask to borrow it, then when they tell you to get your own, you know where to get one

Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 Instant Camera

Why dad will love it

  • Instant print cameras are making a serious comeback
  • Only weighs 0.65 lbs
  • Selfie mode for your dad to take embarrassing but wholesome pictures of himself
  • Photo quality is pretty impressive
  • Great for outdoor family functions (you will want a shaded area though for photos to develop)

Panther Vision Headlamp LED Beanie Cap

Why dad will love it

  • Headlamps are gifts you didn’t realize you wanted until you have one. They are so handy!
  • This beanie and headlamp combo is excellent for the outdoor dad or in areas where this type of headwear is needed for the cold weather
  • Easy to turn on and off with gloves
  • Bright LED for doing detailed tasks in limited-light situations, beats holding a flashlight!

Taco Socks Box

Why dad will love it

  • The box these socks come in matches the contents perfectly
  • Bright, colorful socks your dad can show off to all his cool friends
  • Makes getting socks 100% more fun

Ender 3 Pro 3D Printer

Why dad will love it

  • 3D Printers have come a long way in terms of affordability, ease of use, and quality of printed designs
  • Easier set up since it comes partially assembled
  • Come with lifetime technical assistance and 24-hour support
  • Easily download objects from Thingiverse and your dad will be the master of repairs and valuable gadgets

Why dad will love it

  • Bose has been making quality sound gear since 1964
  • 360° sound so everyone can enjoy your dad’s old but still pretty decent music collection
  • Water-resistant design (IP-55)
  • Up to 13 hours of battery life on a full charge, so they say
  • Voice prompts to help with Bluetooth syncing that actually work
  • Pair two together for party mode or stereo mode. Stereo mode with 2x 360° speakers? That’s SO COOL

Logitech G920 Driving Force Racing Wheel

Why dad will love it

  • Logitech G920 is only recommended if your dad owns an Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, or plays racing games on their PC
  • Modern racing games like Forza Horizon 5 with a racing wheel bring a whole new layer of enjoyment to compatible games
  • Easy setup, so dad can get right into it
  • Dual-motor force feedback on supported games add’s even more immersion with real-time physical feedback
  • Pair with a VR headset and it’s mind-blowing.

Roku Streaming Stick 4K

Why dad will love it

  • Off all the streaming sticks and devices, the Roku streaming devices are my favorite because of their ease of use and reliability
  • Make any of dad’s TVs a smart tv
  • Stream 4k content (with adequate Wi-Fi signal) quickly and easily on all of dad’s favorite streaming services
  • So simple to set up
  • Support for iOS and Android app-based remotes
  • Stream content from AirPlay Apple devices and some Android devices (check if their Android phone supports wireless streaming)

Levoit Air Purifier Core 300

Why dad will love it

  • Air purifiers work wonders just existing in the background
  • Ideal for a bedroom or office, or both! I’m not judging
  • Air purifiers aren’t magic, it uses technology like HEPA to filter the air of nasty particles and dust, potentially helping with congestion, coughing, and itchy sinuses and eyes caused by allergies. You know all the dust that builds up on fans when they are in use? You breathe that stuff, it’s gross.

LEGO Horizon Forbidden West: Tallneck

Why dad will love it

  • Another fine LEGO product
  • Featuring the less terrifying Lego version of Horizon Forbidden West’s Tallneck
  • Not an outrageous scale, making a nice decorative piece
  • Even if your dad doesn’t know the Horizon series of games, this thing just looks awesome

COSORI Air Fryer 5.8QT XL Electric Air Fryer

Why dad will love it

  • Air fryers live up to the hype, in my opinion, it’s the new staple kitchen tech
  • A healthier alternative to deep-frying and way easier
  • 5.8 QT means this bad boy can fit lots of delicious food like chicken wings, fried chicken, large pastries that would be fried otherwise, breaded chicken breast, or steaks, a shorter list would be to say what you can’t air fry… like milk…I think
  • Amazing review on this model
  • This model often has a coupon you can apply through amazon, though your mileage may vary
  • Come with a decent recipe book to get your dad started

AeroPress Coffee and Espresso Maker

Why dad will love it

  • If you haven’t heard of this, check the links out, this is one of the best ways to prepare coffee at the moment
  • Loved by many coffee enthusiasts
  • No electronics here, this is all chemistry
  • Easy to use, easy to clean, brews some of the best coffee your dad will ever have… if he drinks a decent coffee blend (sorry Maxwell House)

LifeStraw Personal Water Filter

Why dad will love it

  • Okay the LifeStraw might actually be magic
  • Award-winning water filter allows users to drink up to 1,000 gallons of contaminated water without chemicals, batteries or moving parts
  • Removes a minimum of 99.9999% of waterborne bacteria, 99.9% of waterborne protozoan parasites, and filters to 0.2 microns; surpasses EPA filter standards. BPA Free materials.
  • Seriously, look up some YouTube videos on this, it’s crazy cool
  • If your dad goes hiking and doesn’t have one of these already, he needs it
  • Just suck, that’s how it works

Oh For Fox Sake Coffee Mug

Why dad will love it

  • Wholesome totally-not-swearing phrase with a cute fox
  • It’s a mug, so…yeah it can be used for mug things
  • It’s really all about what’s on this mug, sure to get a chuckle
  • It was slyly put into Spider-Man: No Way Home thanks to Dr. Strange

Batman: Bat-Signal

Why dad will love it

  • Your dad’s very own miniature Bat-Signal
  • Not my responsibility if your dad starts to take on an alter ego as a caped crusader
  • Perfect for a desk toy
  • Fits nicely into most overhead storage bins

Apple AirPods (3rd Generation)

Why dad will love it

  • Apple AirPods have been dominating the wireless headphone space since their release
  • The latest generation improves on an already great design
  • Works great with iOS or Android, it’s not just for iPhones
  • Up to 6 hours of listening time per charge (outside of case)
  • Up to 30 hours total listening time with the MagSafe Charging Case

Fujifilm Instax Mini Link Smartphone Printer Special Edition

Why dad will love it

  • Dad can print photos at the cottage, at a wedding, in the living room, or wherever he wants
  • Works with more than just a smartphone! You can hook this bad boy up to a Nintendo Switch
  • Neat motion controls
  • Built-in battery for ultimate portability

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