9 Rad Gifts for Dads and Grads

Rad gifts to celebrate dads and grads

Hats off to the dads and grads! Whether you’re cheering on your favorite grad or helping Dad keep up with the latest fad, we’ve rounded up a seriously solid assortment of top-notch presents that both dads and grads would love to have! Give ‘em as gifts or add ’em to your own Elfster Wishlist to get great gifts you’d love to score.

Psst: Tell your dads and grads to share their Elfster Wishlist – it’s the easiest way to find out what they really want for a gift!

Elf-Picked Gifts for Dads and Grads

Looking for a gift that’s sentimental? Or a practical pick? Explore our Father’s Day and Great Gifts for Grads gift guides for presents that will do the trick!

Gift: lululemon New Crew Backpack

Whether they’re off to the office or hitting the gym, this daily carry from lululemon is a perfect pack. With dedicated compartments for laptop, workout gear and water bottle, they’ll be ready to take on whatever the day brings.

lululemon New Crew Backpack makes a great gift for dads or grads

New Crew Backpack | lululemon, $98

Gift: ‘Cheers to You!’ eGift Card

Treat yo favorite dad or grad to a fabulous summer with a gift card with options that screams “Cheers to You!” Macy’s. Home Depot. Plus, Outback Steakhouse, just to name a few.

Cheers to You gift card for dads and grads

‘Cheers to You!’ eGift Card | Giftcards.com, $25 & up

Gift: Bombas Gripper Slippers

For dads & grads who could appreciate a gift that gives back, Bombas donates a pair with every purchase, how about that! Cozy, comfy, and cute, these gripper slippers are the perfect present (for anyone!) to boot.

✨ Pro Elf Tip: These are designed for gals & guys, so when you add these to your Wishlist, add your color and size, so gifting this gift will be no surprise.

Bombas Gripper Slippers in taupe color

Gripper Slippers for women | Bombas, $48Gripper Slippers for men | Bombas, $48

Gift: Instax Mini 40 Instant Camera

Want to put a real smile on their face? Here’s a gift for occasions worth commemorating. This mini instant camera with vintage vibes captures personalized pics and special memories – the perfect gift for the dad or grad you’re celebrating.

Instax mini 40 instant camera in vintage black style

Instax Mini 40 Instant Camera – Vintage Black | Amazon, $134.95

Gift: Personalized 3D College Campus Map

We’ve got spirit, how bout you?! Whether they’re just leaving campus or it’s been a few years, this gift is sure to make ’em cheer! It’s a 3D map of ANY university you choose, making this a gift no-brainer for dads and grads – you can’t lose!

Personalized 3D map artwork for any college or university campus

Personalized 3D College Campus Map | Etsy, $120.89 & up

Gift: 17-Piece Cookware Set

Whether you’re gifting for a master chef or his recently graduated sous-chef, this 17-piece cookware set is quick to heat and a breeze to clean. A favorite when it comes to healthy cooking for sure, this bestselling set makes meal prepping less of a chore.

Kitchen Academy 17-piece cookware set for dad or recent grad

Kitchen Academy Induction Cookware Set | Amazon, $159.99

Gift: Rocketbook Smart Reusable Notebook

Handy and mighty dandy, this modern take on notebooks is paper-free, which will have your gift receiver shouting, “yippee!” It can upload notes to the cloud and uses AI tech to make note-taking, scribbling, and doodling easy and super breezy.

A Rocketbook in bright orange is a rad gift for dads & grads

Rocketbook Smart Reusable Notebook | Amazon, $17.99

Gift: Standing Desk Bike Chair

This is an unforgettably amazing present if you know someone looking to burn some cals while sending emails. It’s half standing desk, half exercise bike and all awesome. It’s ideal for a dynamic dad looking to jazz up his workspace or a recent grad looking to fill up their new post-school pad.

Standing Desk Bike Chair | Amazon, $399 & up

Gift: Beard Oil Sampler

Since our boss is famous for his facial hair, we elves know a thing or two about beard maintenance. So if dad is going for a bushy look and your grad wants to follow suit, send this sampler their way and the risk of unkempt follicles will be moot!

Wild Man beard conditioner to give as a gift to dads for Father's Day

Beard Oil Sampler | Etsy, $15.75

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