25 DIY Father’s Day Gift Basket Ideas

by Nancy Reynolds

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Father’s Day is just around the corner and if you’re anything like me and my kids, we always seem to struggle to come up with good gift ideas for their dad. We want it to be creative (but not over the top expensive) and we want it to be special and thoughtful. 

That’s why this year, we decided to pull together a fun basket for him with everything he loves. In my search for the perfect basket idea, I stumbled upon so many amazing DIY Father’s Day gift basket ideas, I just had to share some of the ideas with you!

From fun sports-themed baskets to the perfect man cave basket, here are 25 creative and fun DIY Father’s Day basket ideas Dad is going to love! 

25 DIY Father’s Day Gift Basket Ideas



The Ultimate Father’s Day Grill Basket

According to research, 41 percent of Dads say they’d love a big juicy steak for Father’s Day! Give Dad what he wants with this amazing “ultimate” Father’s Day Grill Gift Basket. Top it off by buying him a juicy steak to grill and he’ll be in grill heaven!

Source: Just a Girl in Paradise


Dad’s Self-Care Basket

Dads need a little pampering, too! This Self-Care Basket can be filled with everything from his favorite soap or cologne to a magazine and his favorite coffee blend. 

Source: Savvy Savings Couple


Father’s Day Car Wash Gift Basket (with FREE Printable)

For the Dad who loves to wash his car on a sunny Sunday afternoon, present him with this DIY Father’s Day Car Wash Gift Basket! The cool part about this gift is that many of the items can be found at your local Dollar Store, so it won’t break the bank. 

Source: Coffee Pancakes and Dreams


Let’s Adventure! DIY Man Crate for Dad

Any Dad who craves a little outdoor adventure would love this Let’s Adventure Gift Basket! Fill with items such as a compass, mug, easy-to-carry snacks, a backpack or anything else he’d love!

Source: Fresh Flavorful


Slippers & Snacks 

This idea is so simple, yet so special. A soft, comfortable pair of slippers with all his favorite snacks tucked in will let Dad know how much he means to you.

Source: Pretty Providence


Lucky to Have a Dad Like You

Let Dad know how much he’s loved “lotto-style!” Tuck in a variety of lottery tickets (along with a few of his favorite snacks) to let him know how lucky you are that he’s your Dad!

Source: Pinterest


Dad, You Knock Our Socks Off! (With FREE Printable)

It doesn’t get much easier than this. A few colorful and fun pairs of socks tucked in a basket along with this adorable FREE printable and you’ll have a gift that’s both creative and affordable. 

Source: Fun Squared


Handyman Gift Basket

Got a Dad who’s always doing handy work around the house? Then this is the basket for him! Fill with the latest issue of Handyman Magazine, duct tape, a hammer, nails, screwdriver, tape measure or anything else you think Dad might like. 

Source: Hoosier Homemade


World’s Greatest POP 

From soda pop and ring pops to Pop-Tarts and Tootsie Pops, make Dad feel extra special this Father’s Day with this “World’s Greatest Pop” basket!

Source: Pretty Providence


Gone Fishin’ Gift Basket

The perfect Father’s Day gift basket for Dads who love to fish. From a net and fishing rod to his favorite “gone fishing” snacks and a fishing hat, the sky is the limit on this basket. 

Source: Pinterest


Netflix and Chill

Every Dad needs a little downtime. Give him this Netflix and Chill Basket (along with the remote, of course) and let Dad spend a carefree day watching whatever he wants on television while he munches on his favorite snacks and drinks. 

Source: Pinterest


Cheers to the BEST Dad

Say cheers to Dad with this adorable Cheers to the BEST Dad basket. Fill with a frosted mug and his favorite alcoholic beverages – fun and affordable! 

Source: Craft Box Girls


Bonfire Kit Gift Basket

Although a tad more expensive than some of the other basket ideas, this Bonfire Kit Gift Basket gives Dad everything he needs to chill out and relax around the bonfire. Fill with skewers, s’mores ingredients, a lighter and charcoal!

Source: Twins Dish


It’s Tee Time Father’s Day Basket

For the Dad who loves to play golf, this simple Tee Time Father’s Day Basket is creative and simple to replicate! Tuck in a gift card or two so Dad can hit a few rounds at a local golf course. 

Source: Pinterest


Gone Camping Basket

Send Dad on his merry way for a relaxing weekend camping in the wilderness with this Gone Camping Basket. From a flashlight and frisbee to ‘smores supplies and a hammock, any camping-loving Dad would love this basket!

Source: Big DIY Ideas


To the BEST Dad Ever Basket (with Printables for Purchase)

This inexpensive Father’s Day Gift Basket packs a powerful creative punch without being too expensive! The printables, which are available for purchase, make it extra special. Click on the link below the image to purchase the printables! 

Source: My Computer is My Canvas


Summer Fun Father’s Day Basket

What better way to spend Father’s Day with Dad than by enjoying a few fun, summertime activities! Fill the cooler with snacks and drinks and spend the day tossing the football or frisbee around – it’s memories in the making!

Source: Etsy


Dad’s Gaming Basket

For every Dad who loves gaming almost as much as his kids, this basket is for him! Pack the basket with a new computer game along with his favorite snacks and drinks and let him spend a few glorious hours doing what he loves.

Source: Pinterest

Bucket of Balls Gift Basket

Do you want to be the “birdie” of your dad’s eye? Or maybe you want to give Dad a present that is above “par!” Well, this basket is sure to be a “hole-in-one!” Score even bigger by adding a gift card to a local golf course!

Source: Pretty Handy Girl


You’re a Flippin’ Good Dad

Let Dad know what a  flippin’ good Dad he is with this adorable grilling basket! It’s easy to replicate, creative and, let’s face it, Dad’s going to flip! 

Source: Fun Squared


Baseball Lovers Gift Basket

This fun Baseball Lovers Gift Basket can easily be customized for any sports Dad loves! 

Source: Big DIY Ideas


Beer n’ Fishing Basket

Is it possible to go fishing without packing a few beers to pass the time? Fill a bucket with a fishing net (how creative is that!) along with a variety of beers and set him free for an afternoon on the lake… just him and the fish! 

Source: Pinterest


Dad’s Man Cave Basket

What Dad wouldn’t love his very own Man Cave Basket? Get creative here with everything Dad loves while he’s hanging out in his man cave – drinks, snacks, movies, a dartboard – you can have so much fun with this basket!

Source: Hub Pages


Dad’s Bucket List

Change the label on this bucket to “Dad’s Bucket List” and you’ll have a fun, inexpensive, and creative Father’s Day gift idea any beer-drinking Dad would love! Put him out in the yard with a hammock and some summertime music and it’ll be even better!

Source: Personalization Mall


Sports-Themed Gift Basket

The great thing about baskets is that you can get so creative and fill with just about anything you think Dad will love! This Sports-Themed Gift Basket is too cute and can be easily customized to Dad’s likes! 

Source: Jenny Loyd


You’re the best Dad I could have ever asked for… until you start to sing or dance, that is.  ~unknown

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