Father’s Day Craft Ideas That Will Make ’Em Proud

Kids (and their dads) will love these handmade reminders of the love they share.
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Father’s Day is a day to celebrate and honor earthly fathers with love, gifts, and crafts! Here is a list of simple crafts for all ages that will help kids show their dads how much they love them.

Add one of these awesome Bible verses to any of your crafts to help spread encouragement and inspiration!

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Handmade Father’s Day Cards

This post has a few Father’s Day poems kids can add to cards to make them even more special.

  1. “I Love You This Much!” This adorable handprint card is one that Dad will love and kids can easily make.
  2. This is an easy way for kids to be creative with their cards for Dad! Encourage them to pick their favorite Bible verse or provide one for them to write on the inside as well as a special note.
  3. Dads can be like wise owls … full of advice and love! Have kids bring a picture from home to add a personal touch to this card.
  4. Finger painting can be messy, but it makes for colorful, sentimental cards! This tie-shaped card is easy to make and to add a personalized note or poem on the back of after it dries.
  5. Each kid can make a totally different card with these cute origami shirts that will turn out colorful and fun no matter what materials you use!
  6. Another finger painting activity that can be easily made with little preparation. Kids of all ages will enjoy making these cards!
  7. Whether Dad is into fishing or not, this fishing card is cute, colorful, and easy to make.

Popsicle Stick Crafts

Pick up a big pack of popsicle sticks from the closest craft store and make these fun, memorable crafts!

  1. This Father’s Day picture puzzle is a great gift to give dad, and it can be fun for kids to make! Have kids bring a picture of themselves with their dads or have printed Bible Verses available for those who forget.
  2. Put anything from Bible verses to poems for older kids and printable patterns to drawings for younger kids on this fun folding popsicle stick craft.
  3. My dad rocks! This keepsake box can be a cute gift on its own, or it can be a gift box for something else inside!
  4. This pencil holder will be a long lasting gift that Dad can use for years to come!
  5. This top 10 things I love about you craft is a great, simple way for kids to show how much they love and appreciate Dad!
Check out this family devotions resource. ↓
Check out this family devotions resource. ↓

Printable Crafts

These free printables are super easy to print off before class and can make a memorable gift for dad with minimal supplies!

  1. A Book About Dad is great for toddlers through early grade schoolers. It gives each kid a simple way to show their love for Dad!
  2. This article has a bunch of cards, frames, and other crafts that can be printed and colored during class!
  3. “Dear Dad, I love you more than…” fill in the blank! This letter will be adorable and Dad will love reading it.
  4. Fun Facts About Dad will give Dad a laugh while also helping kids show their appreciation for everything he does!
  5. This tie-shaped fill-in-the-blank printable is something that Dad will happily show off! It’s easy to do and will be special for each kid to give as a gift.
  6. Another printable book to fill out about Dad that will help show him how awesome he really is!
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More Craft Ideas!

  1. These sunflowers have Scriptures and words of love written on the petals that will help Dad feel the love on his special day!
  2. Keychains are a fun craft to make that will actually get used! Kids can put their dad’s name, a nice phrase, or a favorite Bible verse on their keychain.
  3. Decorated golf balls are a fun gift that Dad won’t want to lose!
  4. Bookmarks are a great gift for any book lover and are even more special when made specifically for you! Have older kids write out a poem or Scripture while younger kids can draw pictures that Dad will love.
  5. This adorable shirt and tie pencil holder is something Dad can keep on his desk for years!
  6. A personalized clothes hanger is something that can remind Dad how much he is loved every time he uses it. Plus it is a simple craft that doesn’t require many materials to make it!
  7. This heart art is mess free and easy to make with younger kids. Step it up by having kids write notes on the heart after it dries!
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About the Author

  • Maddie Duven is a marketing intern at David C Cook. She is currently a senior at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln and will graduate with a degree in Business Administration. She is active in her local church and enjoys volunteering, being outdoors, and spending time with friends and family. 

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