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14 Thoughtful Gifts for Single Dads This Father's Day

Single dads are like superheroes, taking on all the parenting responsibilities, while striving to be the best role models for their little ones. But, being a single dad is often a thankless job. Maybe it’s time to show a hardworking single dad in your life that they’re loved, appreciated, and seen.

Send him some monthly happy mail that’s sure to put a smile on his face with one of the many great gifts on the Cratejoy marketplace. Full of monthly subscription boxes that cater to a wide range of interests and personality types, there’s a box for everyone, from Star Wars addicts and sports fans, to beer lovers and backyard grill masters.

So, whether you’re looking for a holiday gift, a Father’s Day gift for a dad who’s flying solo, or searching for unique gifts that will work for any occasion, we’ve put together a gift guide that includes monthly subscription boxes that are perfect for single dads.

Thoughtful Gifts for Single Dads

1. The Rad Dad Box

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Price: Starts at $22.00

About the Box: Since no one is ever fully prepared for the demands of parenthood, The Rad Dad Box is one of the best gifts for a new dad trying to find his own unique rhythm. A monthly subscription box that's dedicated to helping dad share special moments with his baby, each month delivers 3-4 items at the Starter level, or 5-8 in the Deluxe box. Bringing fun treats for both baby and dad, he'll get a mix of age-appropriate books and toy, apparel, body care and grooming products.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 10th-15th of the month

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2. My Golf Ball Club

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Price: Starts at $19.99

About the Box: A great way for a single dad to de-stress and recharge, My Golf Ball Club saves him time, energy and money, so that he can head straight for the greens. One of the best gift ideas for any golf enthusiast, each month's box delivers 6 new name brand golf balls, 12 tees, a surprise gift, and a golf-themed book, from instructional reads to biographies of some of the best players to ever tee up.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 48 hours after orders are placed

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3. International Meal Kits by Takeout Kit

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Price: Starts at $29.99

About the Box: The International Meal Kit from Takeout Kit makes a great gift to help dad create a homemade meal on a busy night. Helping to prepare restaurant favorites in under an hour, each monthly box features a unique dish from a different country. Bringing classic flavors from around the world, this subscription makes cooking a breeze by delivering pre-measured ingredients and simple step-by-step instructions to put it all together.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 4 days after orders are placed

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4. Postfly Box

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Price: Starts at $16.50

About the Box: With each month of the Postfly subscription, he'll be stocking his tackle box and reeling them in. Packing plenty of goodies catering to fishermen, he'll unbox a mix of fishing necessities, including tying kits, premium flies, accessories and swag. Send a gift that allows him to head out on the water for some well-deserved quiet solitude.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 20th of every month

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5. America's Crate

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Price: Starts at $34.99

About the Box: Dedicated to showing off the ingenuity and skill behind American craftsmanship, each product packed into America’s Crate is backed by a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Thoughtfully curated by a team committed to showcasing and supporting American businesses, each box is filled with well-crafted items all made in the U.S.A., including handmade body care products, low-tech gift items, paper goods, books and more.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 5th of each month

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6. The HopHeads Beer Club

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Price: Starts at $34.95

About the Box: The HopHeads Beer Club gets all the best dads in on the ultimate 12-pack. Every quarter, unbox twelve carefully packaged 12-oz. craft beers, 3 bottles of each featured beer, along with an info-packed newsletter featuring everything from beer profiles to food pairing suggestions. Curated by lovers of hoppy beers, get IPAs, Pales, Imperial IPLs and more, all representing the best of craft beers from both U.S. and international brewers!

Shipping: Only ships to eligible states in the U.S. to arrive in the last week of the month

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7. The Barbell Box

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Price: Starts at $50.00 CAD (~$37 USD)

About the Box: Perfect for single dads that make fitness a priority in their everyday, The Barbell Box is a premium monthly subscription that's centered on providing motivation to bring any workout regimen to the next level. Packed with the latest and greatest training supplements, fitness gear, healthy recipes, workouts and more, each themed box is curated to showcase new brands and products, while delivering the goods to maximize training results.

Shipping: Ships to select countries from Canada before the 14th of the month

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8. Think Outside Boxes

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Price: Starts at $33.25

About the Box: Whether it's the holiday season or you're looking for a 'just because' gift, Think Outside Boxes bring plenty of incentive to get outdoors with the kids. A monthly subscription that aims to help teach basic outdoor and survival skills, each month's box sends 2-5 pieces of useful gear to throw in the pack, plus a 16+ page booklet that's filled with guided activities to perfect those outdoor skills.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. by the 5th or 15th every month, depending on order date

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9. Gentleman's Box

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Price: Starts at $29.00

About the Box: The Gentleman’s Box makes the perfect gift for any single dad who is committed to personal growth. Select either a monthly or quarterly option to deliver 4-6 premium accessories and lifestyle items, all handpicked to merge good old fashioned style with high-tech gadgets. From grooming products and bar ware, to socks and sunglasses, each box is curated to help any man live his best life.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 3 business days after orders are placed

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10. Sizzle Crate

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Price: Starts at $37.99

About the Box: Skip the restaurant gift card and opt for a backyard cookout with the kids with a subscription to Sizzle Crate. Sending the tools of the trade to barbecue enthusiasts everywhere, each monthly box is filled with a bag of fruit-wood chips or chunks for meat smoking, delectable sauces, marinades and rubs, flavorful spice blends, grilling tools, recipes and more!

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

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11. Finders Seekers Mysteries

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Price: Starts at $27.00

About the Box: One of many fun dad gifts for game lovers is a monthly subscription to Finders Seekers Mysteries. With over 100 positive reviews from other players, a challenge filled with clever puzzles and complex codes awaits in every box. Whether working with a group or diving in on a solo op, every box features a new theme that's intricately woven into a different city and culture.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 23rd of the month

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12. Loot Crate

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Price: Starts at $19.99

What You’ll Get: Curated by a team of passionate geeks and gamers, Loot Crate is a monthly box that's dedicated to the best in TV, movies, games and comics. A perfect last-minute pick up for any single dad who loves popular fandoms, from Bob's Burgers to the Lord of the Rings, each box delivers 4+ items, including 1 graphic tee and 1 pin, plus other fan gear, like action figures, collectibles and swag, all representing the most popular entertainment franchises.

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. by the 31st of each month

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13. CockADoodleBrewCo

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Price: Starts at $10.00

About the Box: Make sure his coffee mug is full of nothing but the best with a 'no frills' monthly subscription from CockADoodleBrewCo. Paying special attention to the source and flavor profile of every brew, each month brings a tasty sample of the organic coffee-of-the-month, along with a special gift item and a handwritten note of thanks.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. around the 11th of the month

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14. Forma Supply Co.

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Price: Starts at $33.33

About the Box: From new fathers to old pros, it's important to keep style straightforward and simple. Forma Supply Co. is here to deliver the relaxed jeans-and-a-tee style. Choose from the monthly, bi-monthly or quarterly subscription to send 3 premium-quality T-shirts in a range of different colors. Committed to bringing essentials for any wardrobe, each delivery provides timeless casual shirts with a fit and feel that's all about comfort.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 2-3 days after receipt of order

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