9 DIY Ideas for Father's Day Fun and Gifts

9 DIY Ideas for Father’s Day FUN & Gifts

Tell Dad he’s rad with these cool and crafty DIY gift ideas. We’ve gathered gift and keepsake projects that are great for getting kids involved in making Father’s Day bright. Honor a father figure or someone special with desk decorations, cards, chore coupons, and more. See our favorite ideas for Dad below!

1. Father’s Day Candy Card

Father's Day card idea

This Father’s Day, give Dad a break! Kids make this sweet Father’s Day candy card to show they care. This DIY is a fun project for individuals or groups of kids in summer camps and daycare centers. Get creative with personalized candy-related messages to match Dad’s favorite candy or snack. What a treat!

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Other supplies:

  • Candy (your choice)
  • String, colorful construction paper, a marker, a hole punch, and scissors

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2. Dad Rocks Father’s Day Craft

Kid project to make for Father's day using rocks and stickers

This is a rock-solid present for Father’s Day. Kids of all ages will enjoy making dad a decorative garden rock using their favorite fun stickers! Use it to spruce up a flower bed or bring it inside for an awesome paperweight. It’s a mess-free and FUN way to remind Dad that he rocks. Create extra for an uncle, grandpa, or someone else special.

DIY Dad rocks for father's Day

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Other supplies:

  • Rocks

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3. Father’s Day Desk DooDADs

Desk decorations for Father's Day

Decorate Dad’s desk with homemade doodad signs made with love! Kids have fun making personal, custom paper plaques for Father’s Day to let Dad or someone else special know he's the best!

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Other supplies:

  • Mini clothespins
  • Markers

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4. My Hero Candy Craft

candy gift to make for father's day kid project

Make Father’s Day a SUPER celebration with this superhero card for Dad! This craft project for elementary students makes a perfect gift to let father figures of every kind know how unstoppable they are! Kids will love putting their own unique spin on their DIY hero candy cards.

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Other supplies:

  • Construction paper and yarn (for face & hair)
  • Tape, glue, a black marker, and scissors

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5. Helping Hands Chore Coupons

helping hands father's day project kid DIY

Raise your hand if you like one-of-a-kind gifts! This handy present is a creative way for kids to select tasks and encourage helpful attitudes. When children give Dad and Grandpa DIY chore coupons they’ll happily get busy helping out on Father’s Day and beyond.

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Other supplies:

  • Binder ring, marker, and a hole punch

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6. Father’s Day Poem Plaque

Father's Day poem idea for kids

It’s your day, D-A-D! Describe Dad with fun, descriptive words and cute stickers. Create this DIY Father’s Day poem plaque with kids to make it perfectly personal.

TREND products used:

Other supplies:

  • String
  • Colorful construction paper
  • Markers
  • Scissors and a hole punch

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7. Big Celebration Banner

Father's Day decoration

Decorate for Dad! Celebrate Father’s Day with a handmade banner decoration. Hang in household windows, on walls, or as a fun surprise across garage doors. Going on a picnic? Decorate your picnic area with a bright and colorful banner. Punch-out letters make it easy to customize your message for lots of events too!

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Other supplies:

  • Rope, ribbon, or string
  • Tape or glue and a scissors

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8. Shirt & Tie Father’s Day Card

DIY Shirt and tie card for Father's Day

Kid-created shirt & tie cards are dressed to impress! Simple supplies make it easy to create your own 3-D greeting cards for Father’s Day. It’s the perfect way to let someone special know he’s a pro!

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Other supplies:

  • Colorful construction paper
  • Plastic button
  • Double-sided tape or glue, scissors, and a marker

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9. Top-notch Parent Awards

DIY awards for Father's Day

...and the award goes to YOU! Kids will love making these crafty awards and presenting them to Dad on Father’s Day. Sincere messages and fancy ribbon awards make these a top-notch gift for letting someone special know they are #1!

TREND products used:

Other supplies:

  • Ribbons, tape or glue, scissors, and markers
  • Self-adhesive magnet (optional)

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