Gifts Your Geek Dad Will Want for Father's Day

Father’s Day is another of those Hallmark holidays, which usually result in children scurrying at the last moment to find a “suitable” gift for their father. You know, the usual drill set, toolkit, toolbox, watch or whatever it is that dads are supposed to like.

If I were a dad, though, I’d love to receive something other than the usual. Especially if I were a geek dad. Wouldn’t you feel the same?

Plus, I am probably right that you don’t always give your dad gifts, so why not give him one of these Father’s Day gifts for your geek dad? You just might give him one of the best Father’s Day ever.

Ultimate Gifts for the Geek Dad

Gadget Fund Mason Jar

If your dad is the type who likes putting change in a piggy bank (or something similar), this mason jar is an excellent alternative. It’s even better if you dad loves gadgets but doesn’t always have the freedom to splurge when he wants to (I won’t go into the possible reasons…). It’s very affordable, too, at $7.95, so you might as well get one for yourself as well.

Get the Gadget Fund Mason Jar here.

SMS Audio SMS-ONWD-SW2-R2D2 On-Ear Wired Headphones

Got a little cash to burn? If your dad likes his music, then these SMS Audio SMS-ONWD-SW2-R2D2 On-Ear Wired Headphones will make him one happy camper – if he’s a Star Wars fan, that is.

Product description:

  • 40MM Professionally tuned drivers that deliver studio mastered sound
  • Oval-Fit leather memory foam cushions let you enjoy your music comfortably all day long
  • Quiescent PNC passive noise cancellation seals off the outside world so you can focus on your music
  • Ultra Durable Easy Fold Hinges
  • Includes Star Wars embossed carry case

Make your dad audio happy with the SMS Audio SMS-ONWD-SW2-R2D2 On-Ear Wired Headphones. Get a pair (you know what I mean) here.

If you can’t afford it right now, get the Gadget Fund Mason Jar, and save up for these headphones.

Back to the Future Flux Capacitor Wristwatch

I know I mentioned watches as part of the usual, expected gifts for Father’s Day, but this Flux Capacitor Watch is an exception. A big exception. I think nothing more needs to be said, yeah?

Get it here.

The Geek Dad’s Guide to Weekend Fun: Cool Hacks, Cutting-Edge Games, and More Awesome Projects for the Whole Family

Have you been wanting to spend more geek time with your dad and/or the whole family? If your answer is yes, then give him this book. You can consider it a hint. A rather obvious one.

Get it here.

P.S. There are other books in the Geek Dad series. You can check them out in the related results.

Left Brain, Right Brain Bookends

Got a bookworm for a dad? Or maybe he just likes brains, like zombies do. Or, maybe he’s the type who likes discussing the differences between right-brained and left-brained.

Maybe he’s not any of those, but I’m sure he has some books – he’s a geek dad after all! These bookends are made of concrete, so you might actually get to paint it.

Brainzzz this way.

Molecular Gastronomy Kit – Cuisine

Dads who know that cooking is more than grilling will love this Molecular Gastronomy Kit. It’s a bit of science and fun put together, with a dash of flavor thrown in. Think of it as an adult version of a Chemistry Set – of sorts.

Make your dad feel like a grown up kid, and get him this.

Here’s a fun dad: Dad Photoshops Daughter Into Movie Scenes – Best Dad Ever!

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