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Fathers Day Gift Ideas That Don't Break The Bank


  Father's Day gift ideas don't have to be complicated or expensive. Simple but meaningful gift ideas that are easy on the budget and fun for kids often mean the most fathers and grandfathers. Here are five frugal gift ideas for the father figures in your life.

One- an all about dad or grandpa questionnaire. This can be fun for kids, dads and grandpas alike. It's entertaining to hear children's answers and a great opportunity to understand their perceptions. There are many free online printable questionnaires that you can find.

Two- vintage pop bottles with a retro-inspired soda label. For a yummy treat for dads buy retro-looking soda bottles and add your own label. One free printable label at says “Pops you are one suh-weet dude”! Many others are available, or you can make your own.

 Three- a coupon booklet. Think about the things that make your dad happy and give him coupons to use throughout the year. The coupons can be for activities or services such as going for a hike, having a movie night, cooking his favorite dinner baking his favorite treat, vacuuming his car, or anything he'd like.

 Four- a fun Father's Day photo. Dressing the kids up and dad's clothes such as his shoes, ties, ballcap, or whatever remind them of him and then take pictures to give him. This is a fun way for kids and dads to connect.

Five- a procrastination project. Does dad have something he keeps saying he wants to do but never quite gets it done? Does he want to learn about a new piece of technology, complete a landscaping project, clean out the garage, or complete other tasks that are permanently on that “I haven't gotten around to it” list? Pick something on the list and help them tackle the job. He'll be grateful to mark it off his list and you'll create wonderful memories as you work together to get the job done.

Remember, you don't have to spend a lot of money to show love and appreciation and create priceless memories. Choose something from this list or think of your own ideas to recognize the men in your life this Father's Day.