Monday, June 3, 2024

35+ Easy Father's Day Crafts for Kids

Today we are sharing easy Father's Day crafts for kids.

These are the best ideas for Father's Day gifts that kids can make at home, church, or school.


Have so much fun making up a homemade Father's Day gift for Dad.

There are so many options you are sure to find one that will be the perfect craft for your dad or grandpa.

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In this first section we are featuring all sorts of father's day arts and crafts.

This collection of Father's Day gifts are simple items you can make for dad by using your creativity.

Map Coasters
Map Coasters by The Boondocks Blog

Older kids will enjoy making these map coasters. Younger kids could still enjoy the craft but may need a little more hands on help.

Rock Frame Craft
Rock Frame Craft by Sustain my Craft Habit

Kids of all ages can easily make this cute frame. Buy rocks at the store or collect them outdoors. Then simply add them to a frame by writing or printing out your message to go in the frame.
Dad You Rock Craft
Dad You Rock Craft by Make and Takes

This craft will make you laugh. Find your favorite rock and make this dad rock frame craft. 

Keepsake Box
Keepsake Box by Darcy and Brian

Another great way to utilize the rock theme, is to make a keepsake box out of popsicle sticks. This one will be great for fine motor skills.

Dad Rocks Paperweight
Dad Rocks Paperweight by Crafts by Amanda

This simple Father's Day craft uses air dry clay and rocks for a simple paper weight. It can sit on dad's desk to remind him that he rocks!

Dad Salt Dough Frame
Dad Salt Dough Frame by The Soccer Mom Blog

This is one of our favorite homemade gifts. Spell out Dad and make it into a frame that can display pictures of you or of memories with dad.

Handprint Framed Artwork
Handprint Framed Artwork by Crystal and Comp.

If you want a perfect gift that is simple, but sentimental too, try this one. Have everyone add their handprints with paint going from largest to smallest.

Nuts and Bolts Frame
Nuts and Bolts Frame by Fun-A-Day

A unique handmade gift idea for dad. If your dad is handy and works with tools, make him a fun frame. Bonus points if you add in a picture.

Father's Day Medal
Father's Day Medal by Little Button Diaries for Red Ted Art

Kids love making fun crafts like this one. A cute little medal that opens up with a sweet message and photo inside.

#1 Day Ribbon Medal
#1 Day Ribbon Medal by Homan at Home

Or maybe dad deserves a first place blue ribbon medal? This is a super simple craft that you can pin on to dad's shirt for Father's Day.

Rocking Bottle Top Craft
Rocking Bottle Top Craft by Crafty Kids Play

This is another one of the cutest homemade gift ideas. This one kids and dad can play and fidget with.

King of the Grill Handprint Lion Apron
King of the Grill Handprint Lion Apron by On My Kid's Plate

This diy gift is a little more hands on. But the results are so cute. Make for the grill master dad.

Shrinky Dink Frames
Shrinky Dink Frames by Crayons and Spice

A super easy craft idea to make personalized picture frames. These are extra fun for kids to to make with the shrinky dink element. 

Hooked on Dad Handprint Wood Slice
Hooked on Dad Handprint Wood Slice by The Country Chic Cottage

A few supplies like acrylic paint, a wood slice, and a permanent marker make this meaningful gift easy to make. It can be done in a half an hour even.

Watercolor Bookmarks
Watercolor Bookmarks by Projects with Kids

Experiment with watercolors to make a matching card and bookmark set for dad. Add your message with white crayon before painting away.

Chocolate Mustaches
Chocolate Mustaches by Rediscovered Families

These chocolate mustaches might just become dad's favorite candy. They are cute, and you can play with them or use them as a photo prop before eating.

Soap Gift and Craft
Soap Gift and Craft by Courtney's Sweets

This is a thoughtful gift with a punny message. Get a bar of dad's favorite soap, but make your own wrapping paper!

Father's Day Painting Idea
Father's Day Painting Idea by The Educators' Spin On It

Lastly, get artsy with this simple craft. Perfect for toddlers, and younger kids to paint, but will need a little assistance from adults.


Craft up a cute card to go with your gift for dad on Father's Day.

A crafty card can bring the perfect amount of homemade flair to a gift.

Hooked on you, Daddy Craft
Hooked on you, Daddy Craft by Simple Everyday Mom

This sweet Father's Day message is great for a card. Make up the craft using the template. Pair it with Swedish Fish, Gold Fish Crackers, or any other fishing themed gift.

Handprint Grill Card
Handprint Grill Card by Little Ladoo

Grab some cardstock paper, trace hands, and make a cute little grill card. This would pair great with the handprint grill apron earlier in this post.

Yoda Best Dad Pop Up Card Craft
Yoda Best Dad Pop Up Card Craft by Red Ted Art

This is a fun Father's Day craft for the Star Wars loving dad. Make it, you must, as Yoda would say.

Trophy Card
Trophy Card by In the Playroom

Whip out the construction paper and make a cute trophy for your dad. This one is great to give kids an opportunity to work on scissor skills.

Toolbox Card
Toolbox Card by In the Playroom

Father figures of all types who love tools will get a kick out of this card. A simple to make toolbox with tools and messages inside.

Father's Day Popcorn Craft
Father's Day Popcorn Craft by Simple Everyday Mom

This craft could double as a card. Pair it with dad's favorite popcorn or soda pop to finish off the gift.

World's #1 Dad Thumbprint Card
World's #1 Dad Thumbprint Card by One Simple Party

This card is perfect for little kids to make for dad. They can add their thumbprints in the globe in blue and green then sign their name inside.

Shirt and Striped Tie Card
Shirt and Striped Tie Card by Honey and Lime

A different take on the Father's Day card. This shirt features a striped tie. Making the tie is a fun part of the activity, by gluing on stripes. But you could get creative with other patterns too.

Baseball Pop Up Card
Baseball Pop Up Card by Soccer Mom Blog

If your dad loves baseball, this is the perfect crafty Father's Day card for him. If even includes a popup photo element.

Tuxedo Card
Tuxedo Card by The Savvy Sparrow

For a unique craft that doubles as a card, learn some origami to make this tuxedo shirt card. Mix and match colors for the perfect bow tie and jacket combo.

Father's Day Book Cards
Father's Day Book Cards by Cinta & Co for Red Ted Art

Utilize dad's favorite colors, and make him a book that doubles as a card. This one will encourage kids to use their imaginations.



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