Father’s Day is fast approaching, and if you’re looking for gift ideas “from the kids”, don’t overthink it! With young kids in tow, there is often nothing more special than receiving some homemade Father’s Day crafts as a gift.
After all, knowing that your child took the time to draw, make or build something for you is both special and heartwarming.
Contrary to popular belief though, DIY Father’s Day gifts from kids don’t have to be difficult or time consuming, and we’re here with plenty of ideas to help.
So, it’s time to raid your craft closest (or your pantry) because we’ve gathered up a list of some of the best Father’s Day craft gift ideas from across the internet. No doubt, there is something here that every father will cherish!
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Father’s Day Craft Ideas for Toddlers
Babies and toddlers may not be able to do much crafting on their own but with a little help you can craft a meaningful gift for dad that he will cherish for years to come.
1. Handprint Art
This handprint art is perfect for doing with babies and toddlers. Add those hand prints to a piece of art and never forget just how small those hands were!
Click here to learn more from The Country Chic Cottage.
2. Dad is Dino-mite
Is your toddler obsessed with dinosaurs? Help them make this fun dinosaur handprint card for Father’s Day!
Click here to learn more from Fun Handprint Blog.
3. Handprint Canvas
Handprint gifts are perfect for Father’s Day. Look back later on to see how the kids have grown over the years. This fail-proof handprint heart canvas is a great way to get the kids involved with the gift making.
Click here to learn more from Julie Measures.
4. Handprint Heart Card
This simple handprint heart card will be a sweet gift from baby to daddy.
Click here to learn more from All About Baby Blog.
5. I Love Daddy Footprint Art
Spend some time with baby and make this precious gift for daddy that he can hang in his office or anywhere he spends a lot of time.
Click here to learn more from A Daily Dose of Mom.
Father’s Day Craft Ideas for Kids
Raid the craft stash and let the kids go wild. Most of these DIY Father’s Day crafts are perfect for older kids to complete with just a bit of help and direction from you. Dad is going to love these thoughtful gifts.
6. Rock Art for Dad
Collect some rocks and make a unique piece of art that will show dad that you think he totally rocks!
Click here to learn more from Get Your Holiday On.
7. Worlds Best Dad Trophy
Do you have a great dad in your life? How about the World’s Best Dad? If you do (or if your kid does), you’ll probably want to make this DIY World’s Best Dad Trophy.
Click here to learn more from Drug Store Divas.
8. Tape Resist Art For Dad
This fun and colorful keepsake for dad is also a great way to practice fine motor skills with kids.
Click here to learn more from Active Littles.
9. Grillin & Chillin Sign
You and your child can work together to make this fun sign for dad to hang up in the back yard. He will be reminded of how much he’s loved every time he sees it.
Click here to learn more from The Cagle Diaries.
10. Dad’s Stache Jar
Make a jar full of dad’s favorite goodies that are just for him!
Click here to learn more from OHMY! Creative.
11. Candy Bar Card
This fun necktie card lets you show dad all the things you love about him while you give him his favorite candy as well. Dads will love this gift.
Click here to learn more from Artsy Fartsy Mama.
12. Lawn Mower Krispie Treats
These rice krispie lawn mowers are easy to make and stand out on any party display. They’re perfect to make for Father’s Day!
Click here to learn more from In The Kids Kitchen.
13. Melted Crayon Rocks
Use old crayons odds and ends to make gorgeous Rock Paper Weights for Dad. Bright, colourful, easy AND practical. A fun gift to make and give.
Click here to learn more from Red Ted Art.
Functional and Useful Gifts For Dad
Surprise dad with a gift that’s not only handmade but super useful as well. Some of these DIY Father’s day gifts form kids are a little more involved but they will be all the more special because of it.
14. Simple Upcycled Map Coasters
These thoughtful coasters have maps superimposed on them. Choose maps are of locations that dad has been to, so the gift has special meaning for him.
Click here to learn more from The Boondocks Blog.
15. Dad Rocks Paper Weight
If you are looking for a last-minute Father’s Day gift your kids can make, this simple Dad Rocks Paperweight is it! It’s fun to make, uses very few supplies.
Click here to learn more from Crafts by Amanda.
16. Father’s Day Candy Tackle Box
Are you looking for a creative homemade gift for dad this Father’s Day? You can make this adorable Candy Tackle Box for dad or grandpa!
Click here to learn more from Coffee Pancakes and Dreams.
17. Personalized Fishing Lure
This personalized fishing lure is just the thing for dads that love to fish.
Click here to learn more from Reuse Grow Enjoy.
18. Wrapped Walking Stick
If dad loves to hike, he’s going to love this yarn wrapped walking stick.
Click here to learn more from Imaginative Homeschool.
19. Gilling Spice Rubs
This simple DIY Father’s Day gift is perfect for the dad that loves to grill meat! It’s so simple that even that kids can make this gift for Dad!
Click here to learn more from Making Manzanita.
20. Handprint Grill Apron
This DIY handprint BBQ apron gift is perfect Father’s Day, Christmas gift or birthday gift for the Dad or Grandpa who likes to grill. He will love this sweet lion handprint on this “King Of The Grill” apron. This is a DIY craft that kids and preschoolers can make themselves, and Dad (or Grandpa) will love looking back on how small the kid’s hands were!
Click here to learn more from On My Kids Plate.
21. Personalized Hammer
If you are looking for an awesome DIY Father’s Day gift, this Personalized DIY Father’s Day Hammer can be made at home with the help of the kids and makes an awesome personalized Father’s Day gift.
Click here to learn more from The Best Kids Crafts and Activities.
22. Painted Father’s Day DIY Mug
These DIY Painted Father’s Day Mugs are cute and simple Father’s’ Day crafts to make that will put a smile on your dad or grandpa’s face this Father’s Day.
Click here to learn more from This Ole Mom.
23. DIY Keychain for Dad
Use shrinky dinks and pony beads to make this fun and colorful keychain for dad.
Click here to learn more from Projects with Kids.
24. Washi Tape Bookmarks
If Dad is a reader, make him some bookmarks using washi tape and craft sticks. These are durable and fun to make!
Click here to learn more from Moms Collab.
25. Nightstand Organizer
The upcycled Fathers day gift is made from mainly scraps, so it costs almost nothing to make. It is also very simple and relatively quick to make.
Click here to learn more from Pillar Box Blue.
Last Minute Crafty Gifts for Dad
Even when you have the best intentions, life with little makes for busy schedules and kids whose moods don’t coincide with craft time. When things don’t go as planned, check out on of these simple last minute DIY Father’s Day crafts ideas.
26. Baseball Glove Card
A home-run hit! Dad will LOVE this kid-made baseball glove Father’s Day card! The perfect keepsake for the sports-loving dad!
Click here to learn more from The Soccer Mom Blog.
27. Number 1 Dad
This last minute #1 Dad Award is simple to make in just a few minutes with supplies you have on hand.
Click here to learn more from One Crazy Mom.
28. Father’s Day Tie Card
Make this tie card in just 15 minutes. Add it to a gift or write a nice message inside and give it to dad to let him know you appreciate him.
Click here to learn more from The Gingerbread House.
29. Father’s Day Coupon Book
These printable Father’s Day coupons are the perfect gift to give to Dad from kids, teens, or even a spouse.
Click here to learn more from The Keele Deal.
30. Father’s Day Breakfast Kit
Give dad a surprise on Father’s Day with a breakfast in bed that he will never forget! Use this printable breakfast kit specially designed to make this morning easier.
Click here to learn more from Printables Fairy.
We hope you enjoyed this roundup of Father’s Day craft ideas for kids!
Let us know in the comments if you have any more ideas to share.