I was really kind of shocked to see the lack of Father’s Day gift ideas for kids to do compared to the over following amount of ideas I came across for Mother’s Day. It really made me sad that Father’s Day was being eclipsed by Mother’s Day but then I thought that might be going a bit over board. The best way to help shine a bigger light on Father’s Day is to spread the few Fathers Day Crafts For Kids I did come across! So here we go, 6 super cute Father’s Day gift ideas for the kids to make!
The paragraph above was originally published on June 10, 2014 by Heidi Rogers with the 6 DIY father’s day gifts immediately below. Now, I have republished and updated it to add 19 additional great father DIY Father’s Day Gifts From Kids. Since her original post sharing some of the best Fathers Day Crafts For Kids, there have been so many more wonderful ideas shared and I have gathered up my absolute favorites and added them to this post. Kids of all ages will enjoy being able to craft a handmade gift to show their dad just how much he is loved by them. These simple crafts are the perfect way to surprise dad and ensure dad has a special day. I hope you enjoy these simple father’s day gift ideas. Without further ado, let’s get to the great father’s day crafts!
DIY Father’s Day Gifts From Kids
One of my favorite gifts to give is a homemade gift. I heart crafty things and I think they add a personalized touch that will be remembered and talked about for years to come! Fun fact: my dad still has the painted business card holder I made him when I was 6 for Father’s Day! Here are 6 DIY Father’s Day gift ideas that your kids will have fun making for their dad and he will enjoy a great keepsake.
Hand Decorated Golf Balls
These decorated golf balls by Laughing Kids are one of the easiest father’s day crafts and they are sure to get a lot of use! This is a great idea for anyone with an avid golf lover in the family! But this is especially great for little ones. I think you could always mix it up by drawing on a mug, piece of tile, tie, etc. All sorts of things!
This cute Dad & Me Coffee Mug featured on Spoonful by Crafts For Amanda is too cute! Enamel paint, mug, and thumbprints are all you need to make this adorable craft.
This Father’s Day Pillow by Meri Cherry is one of the best ideas! I fell in love with this adorable DIY pillow. Plus, it’s something that dad can keep forever. Your kids will appreciate their chance to get their hands dirty! Seriously, I want one.
DIY DAD Frame
This DIY Dad Frame by Play. Eat. Grow is sure to be cherished. A DIY photo frame is a great gift to give to any wonderful dad in your life! The Play Eat Grow makes it look easy too!
DIY Father’s Day Themed Gift Box
This Dad’s Car Travel Kit was featured on Martha Stewart. This car travel kit is a lot like the mason jar gifts you find all over personalized but catered for Father’s Day! Martha Stewart has everything from the car travel kit to a garden pruning kit! You can assemble a gift box around your own dad’s interests.
DIY Map Coasters
These Father’s Day DIY Coasters were featured in Better Homes & Garden. What I love about these DIY Coasters is you get to choose the look of your coasters! So, whatever your dad might fancy you can put in his own customized DIY Coasters! Or your kids can do hand-printed coasters-the possibilities are endless.
More Easy Fathers Day Craft Ideas
So here are some of my favorite father’s day crafts that are fresh and new! Making crafts for your father is such a fun way to show dad you care. Add a sweet message and your kids will have a gift to feel proud about and to really make any dad’s day! I hope you enjoy these easy fathers day crafts for kids to make.
Father’s Day Card Craft
A homemade father’s day card is always a wonderful treat for dad. Simply Full Of Delight makes this father’s day craft so easy that is perfect for preschoolers to be able to make for their dad. You can print the free father’s day poem and let your kids add some fun fingerprint paint handprints for a cute touch.
Dad Rocks Paperweight
This is great homemade father’s day gift for dad who like to tell dad jokes. It is a craft and dad joke all in one for dads that enjoy a good pun! Head over to Crafts By Amanda for the full tutorial.
BBQ Caddy Craft
This BBQ caddy craft is a great way to let dad know you support his grilling habit! You can pick up the wooden crate at craft stores and then the child can personalize it with dad’s favorite colors. Get the full tutorial over at Sustain My Craft Habit.
More Easy Father’s Day Crafts For Kids To Make
- Handprint Art Canvas
- Fish Print T-Shirt
- Simple DIY Handprint Card
- Sharpie Dot Mug
- Fingerprint Glass Magnet
- Father’s Day Tie Cards
- Canvas Art Initials
Homemade Fathers Day Gifts From Older Kids
Woodsy Candle Craft
This fun idea is perfect for older children looking for a perfect father’s day gift that has more of a fancy feel to it. Get the full tutorial for the handsome mason jar DIY gift at Swanky Den.
Homemade fathers day gifts often make great keepsakes too! They love knowing we made something just for them! The best father’s day crafts are usually ones that say I noticed your interests and I care. So if he loves golf, something to do with golf is sure to capture his heart.
Happy Father’s Day! I hope you enjoy these fathers day craft ideas for kids. What is your family planning on doing for the special dad in your life this year? Which one is your favorite from our list of DIY Father’s Day gift ideas?