The Perfect Baby Shower Gift For Dad: Poor old dad-to-be often gets left out during the excitement of having a baby. Show you care with a nice baby shower gift for dad!
A new baby is just as exciting and important to the dad-to-be as it is the new mom! The fun part is, you can get a silly yet practical gift such as a basket full of fun "survival" stuff - or you can get a sentimental, keepsake gift like a picture frame, mug, etc.
Many times the father gets overlooked (sad face.) A bond between a dad and his child is special and unique. Words can't really explain it, it really is something sweet.
For a simple and sweet way to make the new dad feel extra-special, whip up a fun "New Daddy Survival Kit!"
All you have to do is print out this free PDF sheet, buy all of the items on the list, fill a cute basket with the items, and attach the list. So fun!
Click on the picture to access the free printable.
(there are even more fun dad gift ideas below!)
New Daddy Survival Books - Above are the top 3 "New Dad" Baby Books
You can read all about them and see customer reviews, here.
You can also check out your local bookstore for some fun "new daddy" books. Some other popular ones are:
Daddy Tool Belt
Purchase a tool belt from a hardware store and stuff it full of "goodies" such as diaper rash cream, instant coffee packs, diapers, wipes, baby gas relief drops, nose aspirator, and other new daddy staples.
Daddie's Doodie Apron
Buy a white apron and write "Daddy's Doodie Apron" on it with craft markers. Put all of the necessary diaper changing tools in the apron pockets. Diapers, wipes, diaper rash cream, powder, etc.
New Daddy Apron
A Real Tool Kit
Dad-to-be will also probably need some new tools! Since a new baby requires a crib, new furniture, swing, etc...he will need some fancy tools to assemble them all!
Get Him a Daddy Diaper Bag
They have some great "man approved" baby diaper bags and baby pack packs.
Baby Shower Gift For Dad
For a clever and easy baby shower gift for a new dad, fill a laundry basket with "New Dad Essentials!" Some ideas of what to include in the basket are:
Searching for a new twist on the traditional baby shower theme?
Jazz it up by throwing a baby shower for the Father-to-be!
Between friends, family, neighbors and co-workers, the average new mom usually has 1-2 baby showers thrown for her.
So why not make one of them a "Daddy-To-Be-Shower"?
This type of baby shower is usually hosted by the new dad's best friend or best friend's wife. It can be guys only, or you can make it a couples baby shower!
Have fun with it! It's his last hoorah before becoming a father! It gives the dad-to-be time to spend with his buddies before his life becomes too busy.
Cupcake found at Wilton.com