The 11 Best Subscription Box Gifts For New Dads

When a new baby has just arrived or is on the way, new fathers are often overlooked in the frenetic excitement. But with sleepless nights looming and plenty of diaper changes ahead of them, now offers the perfect time to celebrate the new dads in your life with a curated gift box.

Babies require preparation, patience, dedication and love, and to get that job accomplished, it really is an affair for the whole family! The gifts are flowing in for mom and baby, but whether he's a dad-to-be or baby has entered the world and he's desperately trying to perfect that swaddle, let’s not forget to pick up a great gift for papa bear.

With so many goodies available here on the Cratejoy Marketplace, we've put together a list of 11 of the best gift ideas for Dad. Filled with energy-packed snacks, bonding activities and a myriad of uncommon goods, offer your congratulations, find the perfect first Father’s Day gift idea, or send a “just because” gift that will be perfect for first-time dads and seasoned dads alike!

1. Brewski Craft Beer Shirt Club

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Price: Starts at $19.00/mo.

What Dad Will Get: It's no secret that new parents seem to need as many clothing changes as the little one, so send dad a back-up tee each month with the Brewski Shirt Club. Celebrating the world's best craft brews through stylish limited-edition T-shirts, choose the classic for a heavyweight tee with a roomy fit, or the vintage cut for a lightweight, slim-fitting tee and he'll unbox 1 direct-from-the-brewery shirt, brewery collectibles and a copy of the Brew Savvy newsletter.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from Canada, order by the 21st of the month for the current month’s box

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2. BabyJoy Box

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Price: Starts at $29.99/mo.

What Dad Will Get: Finding which products work best for each new baby requires a bit of trial-and-error. Now with the BabyJoy Box, that task is made easier than ever! Each month's box sends a sampling of 5 or more curated baby gifts, including everything from wipes, lotions and creams for delicate baby skin, to age-appropriate snacks, toys and other baby gear and gadgets from some of the top baby brands in the biz.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. by the 6th of every month

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3. Stick in a Box

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Price: Starts at $14.00/mo.

What Dad Will Get: Any new dad needs plenty of high-quality fuel to power through those long nights and days, making Stick in a Box the perfect gift subscription. Packing in anywhere from 2 bags of dried meat on up to 21 jerky products to stock the new-dad survival kit, each box delivers protein-packed jerky products, in classic smoky, spicy or unique flavors, from some of the best small-batch artisanal producers.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 15th of the month

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4. Elephant Books

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Price: Starts at $17.99/mo.

What Dad Will Get: Reading to baby stimulates little brains and promotes plenty of baby snuggles, so gift dad a monthly subscription to Elephant Books. Dedicated to bringing high-quality stories that are perfect for babies and toddlers, each box brings a handpicked selection of 2-3 recently published board books or children's story books, plus a few bookish extras and a personalized note, all gift wrapped for an extra special touch!

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. within 2-7 business days from receipt of order, with renewals shipping on the 15th of each month

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5. Thirst Project Coffee

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Price: Starts at $15.00/mo.

What Dad Will Get: Lift that foggy, new-dad haze with Thirst Project Coffee. A monthly subscription that is focused on delicious coffee and a mission to give back, each box brings either 1 or 2 12oz. bags of freshly roasted coffee beans, plus all the info on its origin, tasting notes and roast profile. And, for every year-long subscription sold, clean drinking water is provided to 1 person for a lifetime!

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 4th of the month

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6. Owl Post Books

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Price: Starts at $14.99/mo.

What Dad Will Get: Looking for a fun book box that can grow with baby throughout their life? Owl Post Books is here to deliver age-appropriate books from babyhood and beyond. Instill a love of reading with books that are mindfully selected to promote messages of inclusivity and togetherness. Select the Book-of-the-Month Club to send dad 1 age-appropriate board or story book, or the Imagination Box for 3 new books, hands-on activities and a themed toy.

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. between the 1st-4th of the month

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7. My BBQ Box

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Price: Starts at $18.99/mo.

What Dad Will Get: Indulge one of his favorite passions with a monthly subscription to My BBQ Box. Each month throughout the year brings a new hand-crafted rub that highlights different regional BBQ styles, like Memphis ribs or Texas brisket, along with detailed step-by-steps and a useful barbecue-related gift item, like a meat thermometer, stainless steel meat shredders, or spice shakers.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. between the 4th and 7th of the month

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8. American Cocktail Club

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Price: Starts at $27.99/mo.

What Dad Will Get: Shake up a celebratory cocktail each month with the American Cocktail Club. A great new-dad gift idea, each monthly box delivers all the ingredients needed to mix up 4 servings of a flavorful cocktail, like the Peach Fizz or the Smoky Gingerita. All low-sugar and prepared with all-natural juices, choose to send the all-inclusive Everything box for booze + mixers, or the mixers-only 'Everything but the Booze' box.

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. during the 3rd week of each month

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9. Threaded Pear

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Price: Starts at $10.83/mo.

What Dad Will Get: A fun way to say "I love you" is to send a new dad a monthly reminder that you're there for him with Threaded Pear. Filled with both practicality and comfort, each month sends either 1 or 2 pairs of men's dress socks in a wide array of bright, bold colors and imaginative prints and patterns. From stripes and checks, to prints that feature tasty tacos or sea creatures, he's sure to step into fatherhood in style.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. by the 8th of every month

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10. Basic MAN

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Price: Starts at $16.67/mo.

What Dad Will Get: Make life a little easier with a subscription to Basic MAN, a monthly service that's all about delivering top-quality wardrobe basics at a great price point. Boasting plenty of 5-star reviews from happy subscribers, each box brings necessary essentials, including 1 soft, jersey-blended cotton tee, 1 new pair of odor-resistant boxer briefs and 1 pair of durable socks, in both neutral and bold colors.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 3 business days following receipt of order, with renewals shipping around the 10th of each month

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11. The Rad Dad Box

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Price: Starts at $22.00/mo.

What Dad Will Get: Bonding with baby is one of the best parts about becoming a dad, and The Rad Dad Box is expertly curated to help dads share special moments with their littles and find their own unique parenting rhythm. Available in 2 different subscription tiers, each box brings a collection of 3-8 goodies for both dad and baby, including age-appropriate books and toys, apparel, treats, grooming and self-care products.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 22nd-27th of the month

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