Updated on May 30th, 2019
Can you believe that it’s already that time of year to celebrate dads and grads? If you’re looking for thoughtful, practical, and unique gifts, we’ve got you covered.
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Perfect Presents for Dads
He will love the Huawei Watch GT smartwatch that can fit all of his needs in a single watch! Switch the smartwatch face design with the touch of a button to change looks and modes from a classic watch face to a variety of displays. You can monitor your heart rate, steps, even your sleep statistics!
Or switch the Watch GT into training mode and get coaching with real-time feedback and guidance! The Watch GT includes efficient heartrate monitoring, GPS locating, integrated calls, messages, and alarms, and more all with a 2-week battery life. Find the Huawei Watch GT on Amazon!
He will love the gift of Audible to keep him entertained, learning, or lost in a new fiction book during his commute, workout, and downtime! Try the latest Audible Originals including Have a Nice Day, featuring an all-star cast including Billy Crystal and Oscar winner Kevin Kline in the humorous story of a President desperately trying to save his presidency, marriage and more! Then, your guy can speculate what the world would look like after the Yellowstone supervolcano erupts in the audiobook Outland as they try to prevent the end of civilization!
Or turn to one of the audiobook titles exclusively available on Audible like Evil Has a Name: The Untold Story of the Golden State Killer Investigation that has a 4.8 star rating with nearly 10,000 reviews! Plus, he will love Kevin Hart’s narration of his own book titled I Can’t Make This Up: Life Lessons as he details his rags to riches life story and a perspective anyone can adopt to triumph over your most challenging circumstances.
Help him gain confidence in the kitchen with the help of Hestan Cue Smart Cooking System! This smart new system is taking advantage of technology to help you learn something new while creating masterful dishes your family will love. The connected induction cooktop and smart pan talk to your phone via bluetooth. No long will you struggle to get that meal just right.
The Hestan Cue Smart Cooking System comes with hundreds of chef created recipes. Just pick a recipe and the app will walk you step-by-step through preparing the meal and adjust the heat and time on your cooktop so you achieve the perfect results every time! Watch the Hestan Cue in action in the video here, it’s really so cool!
Give the gift of ultimate WiFi connectivity with the SmartThings WiFi from Samsung. No matter the size of the space, the Mesh WiFi technology helps to eliminate all dead-zones in it. The Samsung SmartThings WiFi also acts as a Hub that is also compatible with many major Smart Home Devices.
Controlled through the Plume app, you can have ultimate control of the major devices in your home. From Lights to cameras, locks, thermostats and more. Set schedules and bedtimes for kids or pause the internet to bring everyone around the table for dinner. Make life easier with a Smart Home Hub Mesh WiFi system from Samsung SmartThings.
Make dad the ” Fun Dad” with some funky, fun comfortable socks from Society Socks. Society Socks are a stylish men’s sock subscription box. Each box comes with 2 new pairs of fun, comfortable socks. Grab him a one month, three months, six months or a year subscription. He’ll enjoy getting a box delivered with stylish new socks every month.
Each sock is designed with a no-slip cuff, making sure they stay comfortably on his feet. They also have a reinforced heel and toe, providing extra durability. Made of soft combed cotton and uniquely designed and styled in house, these socks are sure to be dad’s favorite. Every Society Socks subscription comes with a 100% satisfaction guarantee, free shipping worldwide and the ability to cancel at any time.
Gifts Grads Will Love
For the office or for the dorm, Uber Mini Fridge is a must have. The Uber Chill XL is large enough to store up to 12 cans of soda, yet still small enough to store under a desk. This fridge is perfect for keeping the necessities chilled in a dorm room. The Uber Mini fridge is also fantastic for a well-stocked man cave or keeping important medicines cold.
The Uber Chill XL is even great for road trips. At 12X12X13 and 9L capacity, you can store plenty of goodies in this fridge. With a cord that plugs in your cigarette lighter in your car, you can keep all the goodies chilled without worrying about ice chests full of melting ice.
When you need it, you need it. When you don’t, it’s just in the way. That’s why Clevermade Storage solutions are so ingenious. Clevermade has its focus on collapsible, storable, storage solutions. Their clever line of storage containers are made to collapse when not in use and stow out of the way. Dad can pack all his camping gear in crates to haul, and then when he gets home, put it all away, including the crate.
Your new grad can pack some cold drinks in the Clevermade Ice Chest and head to the lake. Then, fold it up and store it away in the dorm when they’re back. Add functional storage and hauling solutions to their life with products from Clevermade.
Give them that comforting feeling of home and let them know how much you care with a thoughtful Lovespoon Candles gift or Candle Club. You can pick out your favorites for a one-time shipment or send them a reminder to take time for themselves even during the stressful school year with new fragrant candles delivered each month. Choose a monthly, 3-month, 6-month, or annual plan and you’ll save up to 45% off of retail.
Each Lovespoon Candle Club subscription gift box includes 3 premium soy candles. You’ll customize the subscription with favorite scents to received curated new favorites with two 8.5-oz candles and one 2-oz candle. Plus, a part of the proceeds also go towards the “Feed Children Everywhere” foundation! Learn more about the Candle Club and the premium soy candles offered at Lovespoon Candles.
Get their dorm room or new apartment ready with quality bamboo products from ToiletTree Products. Some of our favorite picks for a small bathroom space include the Toilet Brush and Plunger Combo that saves space with two bathroom essentials and the Bamboo Soap Dispenser + Organizer for a clean and organized counter space with all your essentials.
Get rid of bulky bottles with this Double Shampoo and Soap Dispenser. It attaches right to the shower wall and can be easily refilled, as needed, for simple dispensing of two bathroom products. Study and relax at the same time with a Clear Acrylic Bathtub Caddy. Find these, and other great products including oral and grooming essentials from ToiletTree Products.
Get outdoors and enjoying nature and life with eco-friendly products from Coalatree. Spend some time unwinding and hanging out in one of Coalatree’s many different Double and Single Hammocks. They’re great for camping trips or backyard lazy days. Each hammock fits compactly in its own little carrying case, making it easy to take anywhere. You never know when you might need to carry things.
Coalatree’s Nomad Packable Backpack is extremely handy to have along. Take it along on a camping trip or shopping trip. It’s also perfect to pack along in luggage for a vacation or keep in the car. It folds into its own pocket for a small, convenient, portable backpack that unfolds to a regular sized bag whenever you need it.
Students need to stay connected. Many assignments, textbooks, class forums, and assignments are now all online. There is nothing worse than being halfway through the day with a dead phone and having to find an outlet to stand by. That’s why Ventev‘s line of portable chargers are much-needed lifesavers.
Ventev has several charging banks to choose from. They’re small enough to fit in your pocket but can charge your phone up to two times. Grab one with a built-in charging cable or ones that double as a phone stand. Whatever you need, Ventev Mobile Accessories can help you out. Check out their line of charging cables too and grab one for each room. No more hunting around for cables!
Who doesn’t love listening to music? Listening to music has never been easier with true wireless in-ear headphones from 1More. These tiny, stylish headphones can be ordered in several colors and have a 6.5-hour battery life with a super fast charge. 1More wireless headphones connect to your device using Bluetooth technology.
They even have different pairing modes, so you can pair only one to leave an ear for listening, or both to get quality surround sound acoustics. They work great for phone calls, providing a crystal clear conversation via their environmental noise-canceling technology and a high stability MEMS microphone. Listen to music, binge watch privately or take phone calls with stylish True Wireless in-ear Headphones from 1More.
Which of these gifts are perfect for your favorite dad or grad?