Fatherís Day is Sunday, 3rd September 2017 and if itís your husband or partnerís first, itís nice to get him a special or unique gift.
The Perth Mums Group Useful Lists are a quick reference to some of the most helpful and fun places and ideas for parents in Perth. Below are some of the best Fatherís Day ideas for Perth dads, with contributions and suggestions by Perth Mums group members.
Obviously the list doesn't include all the great gift ideas, but this is a great place to start. Remember to always do your own research and make sure the service or product meets your personal needs.
Coffee mugs, keyrings, t-shirtsÖ.thereís no end to the list of things you can stick a photo of your baby or children on. Itís a simple idea for a first Fatherís Day gift that sure to get the most appreciation. Try using the letters of dadís name in a photo with your baby, or the letters ĎDADí. Have a look at Snapfish for easy online printing.
A personalised gift
Just about anything can be personalised these days with a picture or engraved message for dad, from hammers to mugs and watches and from clocks to clothing, you can add a permanent message to a gift to make it just that little bit more sentimental and special Ė check out Wrapt In Happiness & Vinyl or Carved4u Signs for some great ideas.
Learn how to take amazing family photos with your smartphone!
Dad-themed board books
A super simple gift that dad and baby can cherish and read together each bedtime. You can also buy personalised books online from Penwizard which incorporate dad into their favourite story Ė the kids will love it!
Image: Penwizard Facebook page
A Dadís Day Hamper
Simply get a little basket and fill it with lots of small gifts, such as chocolates, dad's favourite aftershave, a coffee mug, beer glass, footy paraphernalia, socks and undies or whatever you think he will likeÖ.all you need to do is decide what to put in it.
An arty gift
This type of gift is better suited to toddlers and older kids. Start with a plain, uncoloured item, such as a plant pot, photo frame or mug and get the kids to decorate it. Make Your Mark Art Cafť in Melville and Fired! Ceramic Cafť in Joondalup are great places to have a go at this.
Red Balloon is a company that provides some of the best experience gifts around, including a V8 Supercar rides, Harley Davidson rides, hot air ballooning, scenic flights and paintball - perfect if your partner has wanted to try a particular experience for some time.
Fishing Charter What dad doesnít love getting out on the water for a spot of fishing? There are heaps of charter companies in Perth that run fishing trips for groups, including Blue Juice Charters north of the river and Apache Charters south of the river.
Father's Day is the perfect time to show the dads in our lives just how much we love them, and that first Father's Day will always be a special one for the while family.
To contribute to the current Perth Useful List visit the Perth Mums Group group or suggest a topic by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meerilinga centres across Perth offer children ages 2.5 - 4 years, quality, play-based Early Learning Programs to support their early learning and development before they begin kindy. Enrol now for 2019 and don't miss out on a place!