Great Gift Ideas for Single Dads

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Whether it’s Fathers Day, Christmas or a birthday, it can be 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?”

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    Candy isn't just for mothers. If your single dad can remember wax lips and Pez, then you will want to check out this great source for the favorite candies of his youth. No matter what candy he loves, you're sure to find it here.

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    Finding Nemo is one of the greatest single dad movies of all time. Who can forget Marlin’s life lessons while looking for his son? The characters are fun, the colors and visuals are amazing, and the kids will love it. Plus there are plenty of adult references too that will make you groan and laugh while going right over the kid's heads.

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    If your single dad likes to cook, then a George Foreman grill may be a great gift. They come in all shapes and sizes, depending on the needs of your dad and his family. A grill is a fast and healthy way to make food, which is essential for busy dads.

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    Any father who has the experience of raising children alone will appreciate the 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. Surviving single fatherhood can be a challenge, and this book is the all-in-one reference for single dads.

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    If you are just bound and determined that your dad needs a new tie, then look no further than They have a great selection of creative and colorful ties to meet a dad’s fondest wishes. For dads who need to wear ties or work, or for those who only occasionally tie one around their necks, you can find just the right tie for your dad.

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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. Dads love spending quality time with the kids, and this fun gift is just the thing to build some fun memories together.

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    This is a great product for the dad who's constantly keeping track of too much stuff! Just attach a colored disk to your key ring, the TV remote control or anything else dad might lose. Then just push the colored button on the remote and the colored disk beeps and flashes to help you find your missing object.

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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?