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9 gift ideas to get your other half for Father's Day

We don’t mean to panic you, but Father’s Day is just around the corner (as in, it's happening this Sunday, June 17th). 

If you’ve not had a chance to shop around for a present or two yet, fear not - we’ve done the hard work for you by rounding up the best gifts you can buy online and still get delivered in time to give Dad this weekend.

With gifts for dads who like technology, firing up a barbecue in the summer or reading before bedtime with the little ones, your mission to find the perfect present ends here. Oh yeah - and don’t forget to send your dad a card in the post too. 

Happy shopping!

‘My Dad’ Personalised Book for Fathers, £20, Not On The High Street

Jumping on the trend of popular personalised books, this Father's Day special will be great for Sunday bedtime. It's a nice option to give from the kids, with the ability to customise the front cover to include the 'authors' of the book to your little'uns names. You can personalise loads of details to ensure chuckles from everyone, including where Dad's from, when he was born, what his favourite hobbies are - and what life was like BC (before children, that is). 

Tile Mate Phone/Key Finder, £16.99, John Lewis

If Dad's always forgetting where he's put his keys, this gift will be perfect for him to open on Father's Day. 

The tile can be attached to your keys, which you can search for with your phone if it's in Bluetooth range. It works the other way round, too, if you're always looking for your phone, you can press a button on the tile to make it ring louder and track it down.

And maybe Mum can link her phone up to the Bluetooth device too? Just saying...

My Cloud Home, £119, Amazon

This handy home-based internet cloud has LOADS of space to store photos, videos and other family memories captured on smartphones, cameras and tablets. While it can sync up with your computer, you can back-up pics using this sleek-looking hard drive without having a PC or laptop to hook it up to. Just plug it into your Wi-Fi router and use your smartphone to set it up. It's so easy to use even technophobe dads could probably do without the manual - and with the capacity to store a lifetime's worth of memories, it's a gift that'll keep on giving. 

Daddy and Me Cuties Set, £26.99, Prezzybox

This would be great simply for the obligatory Father's Day Insta pic, as well as being a cute matching outfit set to wear on special occasions. The t-shirts are delivered in a canvas gift bag with the option to add a personalised message on the front too. N'awww. 

Molton Brown Re-Charge Black Pepper Sport 4-in-1 Body Wash, £18, John Lewis

Why not give your partner some of his favourite beauty - OK, 'grooming' - products for Father's Day? Always a safe bet but always greatly appreciated: body lotions, cologne and shaving kits are all staple gift ideas, and this Molton Brown Sport body wash is great for a post-workout wash, fragranced with cardamom, cedarwood and Sichuan pepper. Mmm.

Personalised Photo Picture Print, £9, Etsy 

This customisable photo print is perfect for dads who might have already celebrated a few Father's Days already - fill the letters in with cherished memories from family holidays, Christmases and birthdays. The messaage underneath your photos is also left blank for you to add that extra touch guaranteed to make Daddy smile. Get it quick before Sunday - at £9, it's a total steal.  

'Happy First Father's Day’ Keyring, £10, Not On The High Street

If you don't want to go all out for Father's Day, why not go for this - a lovely keepsake for first-time dads. 

The keyring features raised xoxo's (that's hugs and kisses) on one side, with the message “happy first father’s day” on the other. Included in the gift is the option to personalise the keyring to include little charms with letters on, meaning you can add the initals of your little'un or the family surname. 

The solid pewter token and pebbles sit on a stainless steel split ring which can be attached to keys or luggage, and comes in a lovely gift box and paper pouch.

BBQ Toolbox, £43.99, I Want One Of Those

Just in time for summer, this nifty barbecue set both looks great and is perfectly compact to pack up and take down to the park for lazy sunny afternoons (well, not lazy for Dad, who's got to concentrate on not burning the sausages). 

Personalised 1st Father’s Day Frame, £26, My 1st Years

This is a lovely idea for new dads and one that will be cherished forever. The frame includes an ink pad to make an print of your baby's hand, and you can personalise the frame with your child's name. The "and Daddy" comes as standard.

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