When it comes to the best Father’s Day crafts, nothing says “I love you” quite like a handmade gift from the heart—which is why Father’s Day crafts for toddlers, preschoolers and kids are treasured by dads for years to come.
And with Father’s Day 2020 just around the corner (it falls on Sunday, June 21, 2020), it’s time to start thinking about which Father’s Day crafts you and your kiddo should make this year.
Whether you’re looking for a mess-free Father’s Day craft idea for toddlers or a handmade personalized Father’s Day gift idea that’s easy enough for preschoolers to make, this list of the best Father’s Day ideas will help you get going.
These 30 cute Father’s Day crafts and DIY gift ideas for kids of all ages are guaranteed to tug at Dad’s heartstrings.
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Suit and Tie Pencil Holder
A fun and easy craft to create, all you need is glue, fabric, and a can to upcycle into a cool pencil holder for dad. With adult supervision, preschoolers and kids of all ages can participate. Visit Chica Circle to learn how!
DIY Handprint Art
All hands-on deck (including dad) for this fun and messy art project from Practically Functional! With card stock and a foam roller, show the special guy of the day that you are with him always. Safe and fun for toddlers, preschoolers, and kids of all ages.
Fingerprint Art Glass Magnets
Elevate your fridge art gallery with DIY fingerprint glass magnets from Rhythms of Play. All you need is your little one’s fingerprints and you will have dad and art connoisseur alike exclaiming “wow!”
Tie Shaped Bookmark
A simple father’s day craft for preschoolers and kindergarteners from Buggy and Buddy uses tear art to create a fun and thoughtful present for the bookworm dad.
DIY Colored Golf Balls
All you need is markers and a golf ball for this easy but messy gift for the golfer dad in your life. Read the tutorial on Schooltime Snippets to learn more about how to make dad’s next round of golf colorful!
Sharpie Scribble Mug
Who needs a Copenhagen Royal mug when dad can drink out of one of the colorful creations from his little ones? With a porcelain mug, painters’ marker, and stickers, I Heart Arts N Crafts makes it easy and safe for toddlers, preschoolers, and kids of all ages to surprise dad with the perfect cup of coffee.
Superhero Handprint Coasters
For the superhero in your life, Messy Little Monster has a fun craft idea for the toddler or preschooler who wants to show dad just how super he is!
Footprint Rocket Card
Tell dad he’s out of this world with this fun craft from The Best Ideas for Kids. This Father’s Day craft idea is super cute and oh-so-simple!
Comic Book Picture Frame
Stay on trend with the superhero fad by making dad his superhero frame. With Mod Podge and comic books, your kindergartener can craft the perfect super gift for their super dad. Find out how on Crafts by Amanda!
Dad Salt Dough Frame
Did you know that everything you need for salt dough is probably already in your pantry? Show Dad he’s the best with The Soccer Mom Blog’s fun, safe, and easy craft idea for toddlers, preschoolers, and kids of all ages.
All you need for this colorful Father’s Day gift is salt dough, paint, and cookie cutters. Visit Create Craft Love for the fun and easy tutorial.
Popsicle Stick Roll-Up Card
Your Everyday Family has found the perfect blend for card and craft for Father’s Day! Let the big guy in your life know how much you love him with this easy Father’s Daycraft card for preschoolers and kids of all ages.
Homemade Paper Ribbon Award
For the #1 dad in the world! All you need is paper, scissor, and glue to craft the perfect award from Easy Peasy and Fun.
DIY Handprint Baseball
The perfect gift for the perfect game of catch partner. Down Home Inspiration’s take on baseball memorabilia is a fun activity for you and your tyke of all ages.
Melted Crayon Rock Paperweight
A fun and messy activity, this paperweight rock idea from Artful Parent is sure to brighten dad’s office. Pair it with a card that says “You rock, Dad!”
DIY Twig Frame
This all-natural DIY frame idea from Domestically Blissful gives you the excuse to go on a fun hike with your kid so you can collect the supplies!
Handprint Father’s Day T-Shirt
This hands-on craft from Coffee Cups and Crayons is safe and fun for toddlers, preschoolers, and kids of all ages. All you need is a t-shirt, paint, and little hands.
DIY Rocky Picture Frame
Another activity that gets you and the little ones out in nature. Show Dad he’s the ‘rock’ star in your life with Morena’s Corner rock frame.
Monster Hug Card
Give dad a monster-sized hug with a crafty monster hug Father’s Day card idea from Kids Craft Room. Your little monster will love making it!
Toddler Safe Mess Free Painting
Hello, Wonderful’s ingenious idea keeps you and your toddler free from mess, while impressing dad with his piece of art.
Turtle Handprint Card
Easy and safe, this craft from Red Ted Art is perfect for your toddler and preschooler to show dad how much they love him.
Lego Memory Jar
The Seasoned Mom’s take on bonding is to build lasting memories with Lego sets. Fun and easy for kids of all ages, all you need is Legos, jars, and a marker.
“You Are My Superhero!” Handprint Card
This unique Father’s Day card by Glued to My Crafts tot- and kid-friendly—all you need is paper and paint!
Shrinky Dink Handprint Key Chain
Immortalize your kid’s handprint for dad on a keychain with Project Nursery’s shrinky dink take on handprint art.
Galaxy Father’s Day Card
Kwerner Design’s take on the father’s day card uses minimal materials (paper and paint) while making it safe and fun for your toddler or preschooler to tell dad that he is out of this world.
Origami Shirt Card
For the polished dad! A suit and tie origami card with a sweet surprise inside from his favorite tyke. Visit Emma Owl to learn how to make this DIY card.
My Dad ROCKS Paperweight
This preschool craft will make all the other dads at the office jealous. Get step-by-step instructions for how to make Powerful Mothering’s rock paperweight DIY here.
Whether this becomes a pencil holder or dad’s favorite new mug, this idea from A Crafty Concept uses your little one’s handprint, a mug, and markers to create the perfect gift for dad! On the back, it says “Dad, you are so HAND-some!”
Mountain Footprint Card
This cute and easy footprint card from The Crazy Outdoor Mama is fun for all the little explorer in dad’s life.
Popsicle Stick Frame
Eighteen25’s classic take on a popsicle frame will keep your little one busy and will make a great addition to dad’s office.
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