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21 Fantastic Father’s Day Crafts for Kids to Make

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Looking for the best way to show your love for Dad this Father’s Day? Why not try making him a craft? We’ve gathered 21 of the cutest Father’s Day crafts for kids, so you will find the perfect one for the dads and grandpas in your life.

From shirt-and-tie-themed crafts to adorable baseball gloves and toolbox cards, these projects are sure to make Dad feel special on his big day. 

fun father's day crafts kids can make

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Fun Father’s Day Arts And Crafts

Get started today to show Dad just how much he means to you on Father’s Day! These fun craft ideas make great gifts and are sure to put a smile on his face. You can choose from a variety of projects, such as creating a personalized photo frame, making a homemade card, and more!

1. Father’s Day Toolbox Craft

For the handy dad, this toolbox craft is perfect. You’ll need colored cardstock (or construction paper), scissors, glue, and a printable template. This is great for dads who work in construction or who just enjoy DIY projects around the house.

toolbox Father's Day craft idea

by Simple Everyday Mom

2. Origami Shirt Father’s Day Card

Make this simple and cute origami shirt card for all the dads in your life. Decorate the shirts to suit any dad, from a police officer to a golf enthusiast. Unfold the shirt to reveal a cute picture of your child inside.

origami shirt cards for dad

by Hello, Wonderful

3. Marble Run Art Father’s Day Card

Have you ever tried creating art with marbles and paint? It’s a really fun process art technique that yields unique results every time. Using masking tape to create the wording is such a creative idea.

easy father's day card using marble art

by Little Ladoo

4. Rock Father’s Day Photo Frame

While the post recommends that you have a Cricut (for the wording on this Father’s Day photo frame), it’s not necessary if you don’t have one. Instead, just use the idea of adding smooth pebbles to a photo frame. The kids can write their own message to put inside or add a photo of themselves.

rock photo frame for dad

by Frugal Coupon Living

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5. Father’s Day Rock Paperweights

A paperweight can certainly come in handy for the dad who’s always at his desk. A personalized paperweight is even better. Use paint pens or markers to color on painted white rocks. Make the rock look like Dad and leave him a sweet message like “Dad rocks.”

rock paperweights for dad

by Hello, Wonderful

6. Father’s Day Trophy Card

Do you have the world’s number 1 dad? Show him with an adorable trophy-themed card. Write a message like “Best Dad,” “Award-Winning Dad,” or “#1 Dad.” This is a great card to make for grandpas, too.

trophy father's day card

by Artsy Craftsy Mom

7. Father’s Day Printable Andy Warhol Art

Study the techniques of a popular modern artist while creating something cool for dad. This printable is based on Warhol’s pop-style art, which is really bright and bold, exploring lots of different colors. Make coffee mug art or necktie art—or both!

pop art father's day craft

by Kindergarten Worksheets and Games

8. Father’s Day Printable Frame

There’s no need to run to the store if you don’t have a photo frame for your child’s picture with Dad this Father’s Day. Grab this frame for the kids to color instead. Print it on thick cardstock so it’s nice and sturdy (and so it can hold up to markers or paint). You can leave it as-is or add it to a frame.

printable father's day frame

by Simply Bessy

9. Fish-Themed Father’s Day Card

Dads who love to fish will get a big smile from this fish-themed card that reads, “Dad, you’re fin-tastic.” Decorate the fish with paint and fingerprints to make it super special and personalized.

fintastic father's day card

by Crafts on Sea

10. Father’s Day Superhero Craft

Many children feel like their father is their own personal superhero. What better way to commemorate that sentiment than with this adorable superhero printable that’s made to fit over a chocolate bar? Kids can further personalize this craft by writing a few lines on the back of the cape where it reads, “My dad is my superhero because…”

superhero cards for dad

by A Plus Teaching Resources

11. Shark Father’s Day Card

For the totally awesome (or “jawsome”) dad, a shark-themed card is in order! This idea is another great one for dads who enjoy fishing, sailing, or just living it up at the beach. It’s also a good fit for the dads who are obsessed with Shark Week!

father's day card with sharks

by Kids’ Craft Room

12. Father’s Day Candy Bar Wrapper

Give Dad an inexpensive but tasty gift with this adorable candy bar wrapper that looks like a shirt and tie. The printable template also includes an “All About Dad” fact sheet that kids can fill out to show their knowledge of their fathers. It’s a sweet (literally) and sentimental gift.

candy bar wrappers for father's day

by Artsy Fartsy Mama

13. Father’s Day Handprint Art

Making handprint art is a surefire way to make a craft personalized and really special to the recipient. Kids can make these handprint art cards to look just like Dad! Change out the hair, skin, shirt, and tie color to look like the dad in your life.

dad handprint art

by Messy Little Monster

14. Fingerprint Daddy and Me Coffee Mug

How darling is this Daddy & Me mug made with a fingerprint each from Dad and the kiddo? It’s a cute keepsake that he’ll love drinking his morning coffee from every day.

daddy and me mug

by Crafts by Amanda

15. Spanish Father’s Day Activities

Get four fun-filled Father’s Day activities that are perfect for toddlers and preschoolers to work on. Two are coloring pages; one is for practicing scissor skills, and the other is a sweet printable that tests the kids’ knowledge of their papa.

spanish father's day craft

by Bilingual Beginnings

16. Handprint Father’s Day Grill Card

The dad, who’s the master of the grill, will get a kick out of this grill-themed Father’s Day card featuring the kids’ handprints as flames. The kids can work on this together, with each child contributing a handprint to the flame or making them individually. Any “grill-y great” dad will love it.

father's day grill craft

by Our Kid Things

17. Necktie Books in 3 Different Languages

If you’re working on languages, these trilingual neckties feature Father’s Day messages in Chinese, Korean, and English. The kids will have so much fun decorating them for Dad. 

necktie books chinese korean english

by Chalk Academy

18. To the Moon and Back Rocket Craft

Give this sweet rocket craft to the dad who’s out of this world. With a darling little footprint rocket and a precious message that reads, “I love you to the moon and back,” this craft will make any dad’s heart melt.

rocket father's day craft

by A Little Pinch of Perfect

19. Baseball Glove Photo Card

Dads who coach or just love to play catch with the kids will smile when they get one of these cute baseball glove cards featuring their child’s photo underneath. The photo pops up under the baseball by pushing the popsicle stick up in the back. Isn’t that fun?

baseball glove card for dad

by The Soccer Mom Blog

20. Father’s Day Tomato Card

If Dad loves puns, he will laugh when he reads this tomato-themed card from the kids. Although this craft uses foam sheets, you can totally make it with construction paper or cardstock only and it will look just as cute.

tomato card for father's day

by Thrifty Jinxy

21. Turtle Handprint Father’s Day Card

The “turtle-y” awesome dad needs a darling little turtle card to celebrate their special day. Kids will love adding some texture and dimension to this craft by adding fluffy green pom-poms. Out of pom-poms? Layer different shades of green and brown tissue paper instead.

Related craft: 16 Cute Turtle Crafts for Preschoolers and Beyond

turtle handprint card

by Red Ted Art

Father’s Day Craft Ideas- Final Thoughts

We hope you found this fun list of Father’s Day crafts helpful. We know Dad will love whatever crafty creation you make for him on his special day.

Wishing all dads a Happy Father’s Day filled with love, laughter, and cherished handmade treasures from the hearts of their children. Here’s to celebrating the incredible dads in our lives!

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