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    42 Father's Day Gifts That Are Both Amazing *And* Under $25

    These gifts may be under $25, but the looks on your siblings' faces when they realize you outdid them yet again will be priceless.

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    1. A "Father Figure" T-shirt to establish that all other versions of summer are canceled, because it's officially Dad Joke Summer now.

    Reviewer in black T-shirt that says "it's not a dad bod, it's a father figure" in white block text

    Promising review: "I bought it for my SO to wear because of the birth of our first son. He received so many compliments on it during our hospital stay. He loves 'dad jokes' and the shirt." —chellie

    Get it from Amazon for $15.95 (available in men's sizes S–3XL and 10 colors).

    2. A sleek rechargeable electric lighter they can use to replace their old gas ones, perfect for lighting everything from fireplaces to campfires to gas stoves to candles to birthday cakes.

    Model using the black wand-shaped lighter with a small current at the end of it to light an electric stove

    I bought one of these for myself and another for my parents last year and this is SO EASY to use — not to mention super safe! It also keeps its charge for a long time (I probably only charge it once a month, tops) and just a heck of a lot better for the environment.

    Promising review: "Wow. This thing is amazing. Small and so easy to use. My husband kept saying it won’t actually light anything and was blown away when it did. We lit candles and paper to use as tinder with absolutely no effort. No fuel needed. Just a quick recharging. And no waste in throwing away those huge and never easy to use butane sticks. Love love it. Easy buying process so I would recommend everyone buy one." —Diane Bold

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in five colors).

    3. An LED television backlight to not only make the images on the screen ~pop~, but also to reduce eye strain by making the images on the television not quite as starkly bright against the dark of the room.

    It even comes with a remote so they can control the color and brightness!

    Promising review: "MORE THAN IMPRESSED – for the low price I paid, the prompt delivery, and the quality and performance of the lighted strip I have no complaints whatsoever. It is more than bright (with dimming controls) and my kids absolutely love it when they play Xbox. Not to mention when it’s on my kids tend to leave the room lights off so it saves me on my electric bill as well! It comes in the box, ready to install in less than two minutes. Even if you are not tech savvy, you will still be able to install this with ease and very little instruction. Turns on and off either simultaneously with the TV or by using the included remote. Now that I have this behind my TV, I have a running list of other places that I would like to try these lights out on for the same euphoric feeling that I receive when watching TV with these accents. Other places you may want to consider this awesome product would include glass entertainment centers and under cabinets or islands. Do not pass up this awesome product if you are looking to bring your entertainment to the next level!" —Allen

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in two lengths).

    4. What I Love About Dad, a book full of fill-in-the-blank prompts so you and your dad can reminisce on all your adventures (and misadventures!!) over Father's Day dinner.

    Person holding the book titled What I Love About Dad by Me

    Promising review: "My husband hates gifts and I love giving them. So I decided to try a different approach and get something that I could make be from my kids. I filled out the answers as how my toddlers would answer it. He loved it. It’s the first time he actually seemed genuinely moved by a gift I’ve given him. Great Father’s Day present! Small in size (about the size of my hand) but had a lot of pages." —nicole h gonzalez

    Get it from Amazon for $12.93 (available in 13 other book options).

    5. A Geekey multitool for the resident "fix-it" in your life — this gives them over a dozen *more* ways to do just that.

    A small steel key-shaped tool with various grooves and measurements
    The Grommet

    This looks impressive at first glance, but functions as *deep breath* a coring tip, serrated edge, can opener, wire stripper, smoking pipe, file, imperial and metric ruler, protractor, bottle opener, multi-head fit driver, lanyard hole, bike spoke key, screw driver tip, wrench, *and* bit driver all at once. In short ... it is a whole lot.

    Promising review: Beautifully made piece out of, appropriately, 420 Stainless Steel. As a machinist, I certainly appreciate the challenges of machining stainless. Five stars on the engineering and design. These types of tools (including this one) are only so practical for a few of their features usually, but this one will be with me all the time!" —Watt

    Get it from The Grommet for $22.95 or Amazon for $22.99.

    6. Or a 5-in-1 multitool money clip that's secretly a bottle opener, metric and standard ruler, five sizes of wrenches, and six metric wrenches they can slip right into their pocket.


    Promising review: "Great simple money clip — carry this when I'm really slimming down my everyday carry items. Has some basic tools that have opened some great local beers!" —Kevin

    Get it from Cabela's for $9.99.

    7. A pair of golf socks that are not only super cozy for golf naps (er, I mean, golf game watching), but will fit them to a ~tee~.

    Gray socks with white trim that have black lettering on the bottom, with one sock saying "best dad" and the other saying "by par"
    If The Sock Fitz/Etsy

    If The Sock Fitz is a Canada-based Etsy shop established in 2016 that specializes in custom socks for all occasions.

    Promising review: "Really cute and well-made socks! My husband loved them!" —Polaris80

    Get it from If The Sock Fitz on Etsy for $16.99 (available in four styles and 13 different text combinations).

    8. A mug warmer to keep their coffee piping hot long after they brew it, so they can stop drinking it cold every time their morning slips into the time-space-caffeine continuum.

    A cup of coffee warmed by a black circular mug warming platform underneath it

    Promising review: "HUGE hit! I bought this as a Christmas gift for my dad last year and it is still to this day his favorite gift!! It works so well and even though he uses it everyday, he’ll forget about his coffee (on the warmer though) and then go to drink it and be like 'OMG still hot!! Wow!' Astonished every time haha. It’s a year old and still works super well so I'd definitely recommend it!" —Caitlyn Morris

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    9. A toilet night-light so they can navigate to the bathroom without stubbing their toe on 86 things or turning on the overhead light and confusing their poor brain into thinking it's daytime.

    This LED toilet light has 16 colors that can work on a rotation or as a solid color.

    Promising review: "This seemingly silly little gadget has turned out to be great! The light level (brightness) can be dimmed down if desired, and the color can be set to whatever you want, but the bottom line is that you don't need to turn on a bright overhead light (which wakes me up and makes me angry, not a good combination) when you need to go into the bathroom at night. Cleaning it is a breeze, too; what seems like it's going to be a problem...isn't. I can't recommend this toilet night light highly enough, and I'm not ashamed to admit it. Could be on the gift list this December." —Lee R. Gurr

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    10. A beginner's sushi-making kit that'll let them take the fate of their rolls into their own hands, whether they want to make traditional rolls or get lawless and put bacon in them.,

    Promising review: "The entire Bamboo Sushi Kit is absolutely well made, easy to use, easy to clean, high-end restaurant quality, and durable. it was very nicely packaged, and instructions clear, in-depth and very easy to follow. No one (myself included) in my household has ever made sushi before but (thanks to the enclosed instructions), there were no issues making it. My daughter did an awesome job utilizing these products to make 'FISH-FREE SUSHI' with Pickled Ginger on top, was delectable! Finally, I highly recommend this set. It comes at a small cost but don't let that deter you — the quality and overall aforementioned features is undoubtedly above and beyond excellent, thus (IMO), it is the perfect product! Loooooove it!" —Liza

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    11. A customized hanging bottle opener you can hang right next to dad's favorite chair for easy access.

    slate gray wooden sign with a bottle opener on top and a black etched logo that says "gatto brewing company" on bottom
    ReImagine Brewing/Etsy

    ReImagine Brewing is a Wisconsin-based, eco-friendly, woman-owed Etsy shop that specializes in homemade personalized wooden boxes and gifts.

    To personalize your bottle opener, tell the seller on the product page your need by date, the design number of the graphic you want to choose, and the custom text you want on the inside. (This item is expected to ship in six to seven days.)

    Promising review: "I wish I could give this 10 stars!! Perfect Father's Day gift for our Maine house. Not only is the product top notch, but the service was amazing. Response to my questions and request were answered the same day and Im pretty sure it was shipped within 24 hours!! Will be a repeat customer for sure!! Thank you so so much." —Cynthia Dichirico

    Get it from ReImagine Brewing on Etsy for $20+ (available in seven colors, nine designs, and with or without a magnet).

    12. Plus a pair of glowing light saber chopsticks to bring balance to the Force *and* to their sushi, whether they're repping for the dark side or the light.

    Emma Lord / BuzzFeed, Amazon

    As you can see from the above GIF, I bought these for myself, and I love them to pieces. TBH, I use them as decor every bit as much as I use them to eat. Sometimes I just keep them in my work area to light them up during the day to feel fancy. They toggle back and forth between a bunch of different colors, like red, blue, yellow, purple, and multicolor, so you can either make them match *or* have a red and blue one together and bring ~balance~ to the Force.

    Promising review: "I bought these for my dad for Christmas and let me tell you this was the best gift I think I’ve ever given him. These are so fun and definitely easy to use and clean. Would 100% recommend these." —Alyssa Cannon

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $14.97.

    13. A reviewer-beloved Carhartt T-shirt built to stand the test of time *and* the test of Dad's very discerning T-shirt taste. The heavyweight cotton makes it durable, easy to clean, and super comfortable to boot., Carhartt

    Promising review: "These shirts are the best I have ever had! They fit right, are comfortable beyond belief, and they look great. These shirts are made of heavy duty material so they should last a long time." —Craig D.

    Get it from Carhartt for $16.99+ (available in men's sizes XS-4XL in regular and tall, in addition to nine colors).

    14. A cold brew coffee maker so quick and easy to use that it will become your dad's new favorite toy. All they have to do is add coffee to the airtight brewer, add water to the pitcher, and pop it in the fridge overnight. BOOM, caffeine city.

    The cold brew coffee pitcher next to a glass of cold brew

    Promising review: "I have been drinking caffeinated beverages everyday for half my life. Usually brewing hot then cooling it down with ice which was quite a process to do every morning. Then I came across this cold brew pitcher and thought I'd give it a try. It's great, easy to use and clean, very convenient, lasts for a couple weeks, I love it! Making a pitcher of coffee take less time than a normal brewer and makes enough for at least one cup a day for about a week, depending on how much coffee concentrate is used. I haven't used my normal coffee or espresso machine since I got this cold brew system. The coffee seems to taste better as well, not a huge difference but it's somewhat noticeable." —Jeremy Birnbaum

    Check out BuzzFeed's review of this cold brew coffee maker for more info!

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in three colors).

    15. Plus a tiny milk frother that makes rich, creamy froths in seconds, making them as powerful as the Starbucks mermaid herself. It also doesn't need to be plugged in, cleans with a quick stream of hot running water, and is super easy to store.,

    Promising review: "All of my friends and family had this so naturally I had to get one and I am obsessed. Makes every homemade coffee taste like you went out and bought one. Very affordable and worth every penny. I love that it comes with a cute holder for it." —Kayla Dillinger

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in five styles).

    16. A funny Father's Day mug so they can have their morning coffee with a little side of "LOL."

    Backyard Peaks/Etsy

    Backyard Peaks is a US-based Etsy shop established in 2018 that specializes in funny giftable mugs, travel mugs, and apparel.

    Promising review: "Exactly as described. Purchased this as a gift, and my dad of loved it! I’ll definitely purchase from the shop again." —Betty

    Get it from Backyard Peaks on Etsy: the Favorite Child mug for $14.99 and the Like Father mug for $14.99 (both available in seven styles).

    17. A waterproof pouch to keep their phone and other "doesn't play well with water"-type gadgets safe. Not only does this keep it safe, but they can still use the touchscreen with it, meaning they can take underwater photos galore 🐠🐟🐡.

    It fits any phone up to 100mm x 170mm (or about 3.9 inches x 6.7 inches). It's also a great fix for keeping out sand and dirt (and a great option for runners, if they're caught in the rain but still want to be able to toggle through your music options).

    Promising review: "I purchased this case in July for an upcoming canoe trip with a friend, and as luck would have it, we flipped our canoe. Being the rebel that I am, I chose not to wear my phone around my neck, and so it, my ID, and my debit card ended up at the bottom of the river and I just assumed it would be discovered a thousand years from now and placed in a museum as an ancient artifact. Fast forward to this week. I was contacted via FB by an Alachua County Sheriff’s Office diver and guess what he found? Yup, my phone case with all of the contents intact and dry as a bone! He had to cut the case open, but there was not one single drop of water in it and he ended up purchasing a case for himself because he was just that impressed!" —Julie McDonald

    Get it from Amazon for $6.79+ (available in 14 colors).

    18. A LifeStraw, aka a personal water filter perfect for hiking, camping, or accidentally getting drafted into The Hunger Games. This compact gizmo cleans up to 1,000 gallons of water *without* using any chemicals or batteries, so they can safely stay hydrated wherever they roam.


    Promising review: "I love love love this straw! You can actually drink pond water if you were in an emergency situation. I have two in my 'go' bag. Just in case I rotate them around so the newest ones are in the bag. You need to sit the straw in water before using to get the filter wet. This does everything advertised. It is a must-have item I believe." —MikeA

    Get it from Amazon for $13.30.

    19. A guitar pick so they'll never ~fret~ about how much you love them.

    A hand holding the guitar pick that reads: I couldn't pick a better dad

    Promising review: "My cool daughter bought this for me as a birthday present. I instantly tried it and noticed that the weight was perfect and it gave a much deeper, thicker, and fuller sound considering I was using it on an unplugged electric-acoustic. It was really the thought behind the gift that made it priceless to me, but the fact I love using it so much is an awesome bonus." —Darren De Wilde

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    20. A pack of custom beer labels for new dads that gently says, "I know you can only handle half a Bud Light now and I support you."

    four beers with the custom labels on them and the cardboard carrier that says "a couple of beers, a couple if cheers, to the world's greatest daddy!"
    Paprika Paperie / Etsy

    Paprika Paperie is a woman-owned, Missouri-based Etsy shop established in 2014 that specializes in custom beer and wine labels and scratch off cards.

    Promising review: "So cute! My brother-in-law loved these! We bought beer bottles and removed the labels first before adding the stickers, it was a very easy process! The stickers are great quality and so is the beer carrier. I would highly recommend these!" —erinmd535

    Get the set of four labels from Paprika Paperie on Etsy for $12+ (available with or without the carrier, as well as in a pack of six labels).

    21. Or a Schitt's Creek-themed wine label to make any wine-loving dad proud that you're their bébé.

    four schitt's creek-themed labels on wine bottles that say things like "happy father's day from your bébé" and "you're the schitt, happy father's day"
    According to L/Etsy

    According to L is a Minnesota-based Etsy shop established in 2011 that specializes in custom labels and gifts.

    Promising review: "These wine labels were high quality and very easy to apply!! Thank you!!" —Onica

    Get it from According to L on Etsy for $3.50+ (available in four designs, two materials, and as a set).

    Psst — this item ships for free!

    22. A Death Star-shaped ice mold, because why just have a regular drink when they can sip on one that's ~out of this world~?


    Promising review: "I bought this as a surprise for my hubby and he absolutely loves them! By loves I mean he uses it every single day. It's fantastic to see this bring out the little kid in him." —Cassandra Townsend

    Get two-pack from Amazon for $12.97.

    23. A durable, puncture-resistant Yeti Rambler mug with double-wall vacuum insulation that keeps cold drinks cold and hot drinks hot for hours. Bonus — it's the perfect size to fit under a Keurig, unlike a lot of other insulators!

    A pale green mug-shaped drink insulator with a grip handle and clear plastic top
    Bass Pro Shops

    It's also dishwasher-safe, designed not to "sweat" from condensation, and has a larger grip for wider hands.

    Promising review: "Quite possibly the best drink vessel money can buy. Never mind that it feels right; that it looks right; that it appears to be indestructible. Its most outstanding feature is how comfortable the lip is. The lid is well thought out, and although I don't use it regularly, it works when I do. The design proportions of this mug are perfect for its size. Well done!" —Axel Schonfeld

    Get it from Bass Pro Shops for $24.99.

    24. A pair of wireless sleep headphones that will play white noise or the music of their choice in a comfy headband, so they can enjoy the calm of it all night long (and block out the unrepentant snoring of certain people and/or pets).

    A model sleeping with the headphone band around their ears

    Promising review: "These are great! I've struggled with insomnia for the past couple years. I wish I'd found these sooner. They are extremely comfortable. When I fall asleep, I rarely sleep for more than an hour straight. These allow me to comfortably play a podcast or meditation to get myself back to sleep. I'm only two nights in on using these and I know I don't want to be without them. Even in a dark room, I use them to cover my eyes. They do move a little on my head while sleeping but not so much that it really bothers me. I always sleep with a fan on and these keep my little postpartum hairs from flying around and tickling my face all night. The battery life is great. I probably played them for a total of five hours during the night and woke up them still having 70% battery remaining. I probably won't use these for workout because I don't have to wash them all the time, but for insomnia or anyone who just likes to fall asleep listening to something, these are amazing." —Jesse Brown

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    25. A stuffed burger press, because not only will is this delight any grill enthusiast, but your chances of getting dad to make you one of these bad boys for dinner just went wayyy up.

    The burger press next to a stuffed burger and fries

    Promising review: "I love this burger press! Whether it's to fill with cheese, bacon, jalapenos, or whatever, this is an awesome tool for grilling season! Even if you aren't interested in stuffed burgers, it helps with making burger patties. Burgers are perfectly sculpted and your hands don't get completely covered in raw beef. But be sure to spray some Pam inside the press on the walls and the base, otherwise it's a major pain getting the patty to come loose." —AGonzales7

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in three styles).

    26. A ticket stub collecting notebook so they have somewhere to store their favorite memories from concerts, movies, or theater shows, plus a little note section so they'll always have context for why it was so special.

    A ticket stub organizer notebook with images of tickets illustrated on the front
    Peter Pauper Press

    Get it from Amazon for $9.24+ (available in spiral-bound or hardcover) or on Bookshop for $14.71.

    27. A compact mini donut maker for any dad with a sweet tooth — truly, can you think of anything in this universe more delicious than a warm homemade donut?? I'll wait.


    The donuts cook within minutes, have an auto shut-off to stop them from overheating, and come with a recipe book that even includes gluten-free and Paleo-friendly options. Bonus? They don't even need to figure out how to make donuts — this machine will take store bought brownie, muffin, and cake mix just fine.

    Promising review: "Absolutely awesome. It took me about five minutes to make the dough for these amazing donuts and it took only one and a half minutes to have them hot and ready. Love it when Dash comes out with new products so my family and I can continue to make wonderful memories especially during this quarantine." —TJ Davis

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    28. A bottle of Mike's Hot Honey, a miracle condiment they'll love so much they'll start putting it on everything from pizza to salads to ice cream to quite possibly directly into their mouth.

    A model drizzling hot honey on pizza

    Promising review: "Christmas present for my dad, he loved it! And much to his annoyance, so does the rest of our house. Put it in tea for a tasty twist (also great when you are sick) or on toast for breakfast. This honey works hard. The flavor of the honey is lovely and the spice is just enough to heat up the flavor without being off putting. It was a huge hit at my mother’s work when she drizzled it on her cheese board!" —Rachel Luehr

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    Check out BuzzFeed's review of Mike's Hot Honey for more info!

    29. A desk picture cube so they can keep all their favorite memories right next to their monitor for when they need a lil' pick-me-up during the day.

    Desk cube that says "best dad ever" on one side and a photo of a parent with a child on the other
    CVS Photo

    To make the desk cube, you select four photos of your own to accompany the design (there are seven different Father's Day ones to choose from!) and decide which side of the cube you want to put each photo on. Psst — these are available for same-day pickup!

    Get it from CVS Photo for $24.99 (available in seven Father's Day designs).

    30. A tin of cocktail sugar or salt for the rims of their at-home cocktails that come in so many inventive flavors they might just call the Food Network to get their own bartending show.


    Promising review: "Since COVID-19 I have become my own bartender. Taco Tuesdays and margaritas! The lime comes through so well with this salt. I use it for Bloody Marys as well. It is thick and chunky so its a learning curve to get the right amount of salt on. Don't press down too hard if you don't like a lot of salt. I do like extra salt but my husband said it was a little much for him, so I have mastered just a light salt for him." —cobrajet427

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99 (available in nine flavors).

    31. A trio lasagna pan that will basically make them feel like the master of their own fate, since they can make not one, not two, but THREE different rows of perfectly-edged lasagna at once.

    The pan with three rectangles of cooked lasagna with different ingredients in it

    FYI, they can 6,000% use these for brownies, blondies, and bread too.

    Promising review: "As someone who has a child (now a teenager) that will not eat any form of cheese, this pan is amazing! I typically avoid making any food that has cheese mixed into it but now I can make him a section without cheese and the rest of us our regular cheesy goodness. Another benefit to this pan is how well the portions slice. One cut with the spatula gives you a perfectly formed square. Each section makes four regular-sized portions for our family." —TLC

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    32. A scratch-off world map so they can reminisce on all the adventures they've taken and dream up all the ones they want to take next 🌎.

    The map of the world in yellow with parts of it being scratched off by a coin to show color underneath

    Promising review: "I did not buy this product for itself alone but a chance for my 88-year-old father to enjoy the memories of two careers (the Air Force and a small business jet manufacturer) with extensive travel. When I first gave it to him, he related how he and his fellow pilot had made 19 stops to deliver a small business jet from Wichita Kansas to a Japanese client in the '70s. We traveled those miles island by island with stories of eccentric clients, tiny airport refuelings, and numerous colorful cultural and business oddities of international travel while he and I sat at the dining room table in his home in Kansas. His truly amazing long-term memory, charisma, and story-telling skills recreate these experiences for his audience to enjoy. Dad showed me Mom's favorite island (Madeira) but found his favorite, Santorini, too small to plot. The map provided the perfect partner for these memories. It was a beautiful experience that will be repeated over and over again as we enjoy his map together in the years to come." —Zoe

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in three sizes).

    33. A sound bar alternative that'll help them get them most out of their TV's speakers for a whoooole lot less — they can place the two "turboscoops" directly under their speakers, and once they're easily installed, it helps funnel the sound, making dialogue clearer and background noises crisper.

    A reviewer's television with two black "scoops" installed on the bottom of the screen

    A note that this works on "down firing" speakers, or speakers at the bottom of the television. There's a handy illustration on the product page so you can figure out if it'll work for theirs! You can compare it to tech sound bars, which usually cost upward of $200+ and are much more involved to install.

    Promising review: "I thought it was brazen of them to sell pieces of plastic for $20 but they have honestly saved me hundreds of dollars. When I bought my my new 4K TV one of the most frequent recommendations was to get a Soundbar because everyone 'knows' that the built-in TV speakers suck. To get a good quality sound bar would cost me over $200. But since my wallet was already stretched, I need a low-cost solution. After some more research I found out that one of the biggest issues with TV speakers these days that they don't direct the sound at you. The reason why these work so well is that it simply directs most of the sound toward you. The difference that these two pieces of plastic made was dumbfounding. I no longer had problems understanding speech or music. They can't replace a good quality TV bar but these will absolutely bring out the most of your TV speakers." —Moorem12

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    34. A pair of shredder claws so not only can they carve up meat faster, but they can live out their childhood dream of becoming Wolverine once and for all.

    The claws resting on a bowl of shredded chicken

    Promising review: "My pork shoulder always tastes good, but I'm too lazy to pull or chop it properly. These claws really made short, pretty easy work of that job. I used them just as described: I put the meat on and took it off, cut off a portion, dug in, and started pulling. You can make your pieces as big or small as you like. Much easier than with a fork or knife. They just work. I think, after writing this, I'm going to go put a shoulder on right now." —Edwin C. Kebschull

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    35. An electric wine opener, because TBH, dads have earned the right to have a tiny robot open their wine for them.

    The tube-shaped metal wine opener next to a bottle of wine it just uncorked

    It also comes with a safety-oriented foil cutter so they don't have to resort to picking at it or using a knife.

    Promising review: "Purchased this for my father with a few other wine related things, and he loves it! He enjoys the fact this looks nice on the counter AND that it makes opening a bottle a breeze. The seal cutter was a great addition to this unit, as it gives the bottle a more 'luxurious' look with a perfectly cut/trimmed seal. I almost feel like he likes the cutter more than the cork opener!" —Justin Trujillo

    Get it from Amazon for $21.09.

    36. A flexible couch tray that can hold a full plate of Game Day snacks or Dad's favorite pancakes. They can either drape this over the arm of the couch for a small tray, or lay it flat out on a cushion as a larger one.,

    Promising review: "Happy with this tray table for my sofa. The underside is like a rough fabric, so it doesn't slip around, and the velvet top part is pretty non-slip too... plus it looks nice! It came packaged nicely in a box and all around seems very durable. Would recommend... In fact, I have — my buddies came over to watch the Super Bowl and everyone wanted to know where I got it." —Carlos Castro

    Get it from Amazon for $18.73.

    37. A collapsible microwave popcorn maker that doubles as a serving bowl, perfect for the Father's Day movie marathon you've got planned for them this year.

    All you have to do is add generic kernels + whatever oils or butters you feel in your heart, and you'll be raring to go.

    Promising review: "Amazing! I love that I do not have to buy microwave popcorn anymore! This is so easy. I bought one for my parents who still make their popcorn in a kettle on the stovetop. They use theirs almost every night! My mom’s favorite part is that now dad makes the popcorn; her second favorite part is that it collapses for easy storage. Dad’s favorite part is that nearly every kernel pops, so there is less waste. The silicone is food-grade quality. I highly recommend this product to all popcorn lovers out there." —Stephanie Launier

    Get it from Amazon for $15.90 (available in 16 other colors).

    38. *Plus* a cult-favorite ~secret~ popcorn salt that anyone in the movie theater industry will tell you is a perfect dupe for that oh-so-savory buttery goodness you love to inhale before the previews begin. Not to be dramatic about popcorn on main, but this stuff is game-changing.

    Emma Lord/BuzzFeed,

    Our family recently unearthed this because beloved To All The Boys I've Loved Before author Jenny Han mentioned that it was her secret to delicious popcorn, and it may have just wrecked me for other at-home popcorn for the rest of my life. It genuinely tastes just as salty and buttery and savory as fresh movie theater popcorn. I inhaled it so fast that every single one of my organs lit up in mild alarm.

    Promising review: "I used to use Flavacol during my time working at an amusement park and popping popcorn for hungry guests, so I knew this was what the 'professionals' use. I am happy to report that using this does make your popcorn taste like it was just popped at a movie theater. I like to put a little bit of oil on my kernels, mix in some Flavacol, and then add it to the pot of oil on my stove top when it's hot enough (as opposed to sprinkling it on top of freshly popped corn, which I could see easily accidentally adding too much). It also means that I'm no longer loading up my popcorn with additional toppings like butter or plain salt. Yum!" —Kate R.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.35 (available in two other flavors).

    39. An adjustable neck mount for their phone so they can FaceTime you and still keep their hands free for important tasks like eating chips and petting the dog.


    They can also use it to steady their phone on a flat surface or wedge it between couch cushions.

    Promising review: "Best invention for cellphones and tablets. This is one of the best products ever! I use it for my lives, FaceTime, and for watching my iPad. Super light and comfy! My hands feel better after one week of use!" —Dannette M. Cara

    Get it from Amazon for $10.85 (available in four colors).

    40. A rapid egg cooker that I am warning you right now is going to become your dad's only personality trait. It can make soft, medium, *and* hard-boiled eggs in addition to poaching, scrambling, and making omelettes out of them. This gizmo is like, a thousand potential breakfasts in one.


    Promising review: "You know those objects that are totally unnecessary, but you see them and fall in love and live forever in happiness with your random kitschy thing? This is that thing. I saw this egg cooker on a BuzzFeed list and, even though I am a fully functioning adult who has never had trouble cooking eggs before in my life, I knew I had to have it. I have not been disappointed. It makes especially lovely, perfectly round omelets with minimal cleanup required. Hard and soft boiled eggs cook evenly and taste great. The poached eggs are tender and melt in your mouth over toast." —Sonnet A. Fitzgerald

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in five colors).

    41. A book of New York Times crossword puzzles for old school dads — they can ease into it with the simpler Monday puzzle book, then work their way up to the more challenging Friday puzzle book, until eventually reaching the Bowser level: the Sunday puzzle book.

    The cover of the Monday crossword book

    Promising review: "I have recently started getting into doing crossword puzzles and this one was a good place to start. Some puzzles are more challenging than others and there are also a good amount of themed puzzles in this book. If you're looking for that 'not too easy, not too hard' puzzle, you can't go wrong with this one!" —Josh & Jessica Kittle

    Get the Monday puzzle book from Amazon for $11.69, the Friday puzzle book from Amazon for $12.99, and the Sunday puzzle book from Amazon for $12.99.

    Read one BuzzFeeder's passionate PSA about the glory of crossword puzzling for more inspo/GIFs about crossword puzzling.

    42. A pancake batter dispenser to make pancakes so easy that they miiiight just replace every meal. This not only saves them extra cleanup by letting them mix the ingredients directly in it, it also squeezes out perfectly round pancakes straight from the nozzle.

    A model using the pancake dispenser to load pancake mix onto a pan

    Promising review: "Super glad I purchased this. So much easier and faster making pancakes. Much cleaner filling cupcakes. Easy to clean. Super easy to use. No issues with leaking. Has held up fine in the top rack of the dishwasher. Being that I’m lazy and hate dirtying extra dishes, I mix my batter directly in the dispenser." —Ams

    Get it from Amazon for $15.32.

    When you ask your dad who the favorite is after everyone gives their gifts:


    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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