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Father’s Day Fun: 7 Creative Ideas to Make Your Dad Feel Special

Father’s Day Fun: 7 Creative Ideas to Make Your Dad Feel Special

A father and son laughing while cooking together.Father’s Day is just around the corner, and it’s time to celebrate the amazing dads in your life. Whether your pops is a tech-savvy enthusiast, a handyman, a foodie, or simply loves spending quality time with family, there are countless ways to show your dad just how much he means to you. Whether you’re working with a shoestring budget or the sky’s the limit, here’s how to make Father’s Day special for the man, the myth, the legend.

Cook him up his favorite meal at home.

Instead of spending major dough on a fancy dinner out, why not show him the love with a home-cooked meal? Whether you’re whipping up his tried and true favorite or experimenting with a recipe you think he’ll love, lovingly preparing him a meal and sitting down to enjoy it with him is sure to make him feel special.

Purchase something he wants but won’t buy himself!

If your dad isn’t a “treat yourself” kind of guy, there is probably a running list of goodies he’s been eyeing but won’t buy for himself. Whether it’s a new TV for his man cave, a grill for tailgates and summer BBQs, or a classic piece of jewelry for his fashion-forward wardrobe, Rent-A-Center is the ultimate one-stop-shop for Father’s Day.

Make him a special Father’s Day tribute video.

Most of us aren’t exactly in the habit of showering the people we love with the positive thoughts and feelings we have about them. In fact, many of us are guilty of waiting until it’s too late. This holiday is the perfect time to say every loving thing you can think of! With this Father’s Day video idea, compile recordings of loved ones – from extended family members to close friends – sharing their favorite memories and everything they love about your dad.

Pro tip: have tissues at the ready when you share your video with your dad.

Treat him to a new experience.

Experiencing something novel together is a fun and beautiful way to bond. For a truly special day, take your dad to try something he’s never done before – like a paint night, ax throwing, an escape room, or indoor skydiving. By cultivating an entirely new experience with your dad, you’ll leave the day knowing it won’t soon be forgotten.

Join him in one of his favorite hobbies.

There is something blissful about partaking in an activity you love with the people you love. Treat your dad to this experience by joining him during one of his favorite pastimes, whether that means working on a puzzle, playing 18 holes of golf, or playing his favorite video game. As cliche as it may sound, spending quality time with your dad is truly priceless.

Tackle a to-do list task with him.

Wondering how to make your dad happy if he’s one of those people who craves productivity and can’t sit still? If so, he may love crossing something big things off his to-do list with his favorite kiddo by his side. Volunteer to help him with a big project he’s been planning, from cleaning out the garage to finally painting the rec room. Put on some music and order a pizza to really make it fun!

Plan a family movie night.

A family movie night is another gift option that ranges from free to very cheap, but can nevertheless make your dad feel like a million bucks. Let Dad pick the film and relax in his favorite recliner while you create a snack tray filled with his most beloved treats.

Father’s Day is the perfect opportunity to show your dad just how much he means to you. Whether he’s a foodie, a tech enthusiast, a DIY expert, or someone who enjoys spending quality time with loved ones, there are countless ways to make this Father’s Day incredibly special.

Fortunately, Rent-A-Center offers a wide selection of rent-to-own options to make this Father’s Day extra special. From the latest in TV technology to the trendiest jewelry options and everything in between, Rent-A-Center is the ultimate one-stop shop for Father’s Day gifts that your dad will love.

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