10 Funky Fathers Day Crafts for Your Child to Make

Jill Holtz

February 23, 2015

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Homemade Fathers Day gifts are just the sweetest to receive (even if they are a bit wonky or rough at the edges!). Here are 10 Funky Father’s Day Crafts that your child can help make that any Dad would be thrilled to get!

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Funky Father’s Day Crafts

What could be better than giving your Dad a unique gift created by you? We have a few ideas of how you can impress Dad with funky crafts for all ages to create.

#1. Father’s Day Rosette

fathers day crafts rosette

This easy Father’s Day rosette is a lovely way to let Dad (and everyone else) know that he is the best, and it’s a fun “crafts for kids” project for children of all ages.

You can make it as colourful as you like and decorate it in many different ways.

And apart from glue, the rosette can be made entirely from recycled materials that you have around the house.

#2. Salt Dough DAD Magnets

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Image courtesy of Crafts by Amanda

This is a cool project from CraftsbyAmanda.com:

  • mix together some easy salt dough
  • cut out DAD or Dad’s name
  • bake them
  • decorate!

You will find more great Fathers Day Crafts ideas on CraftsbyAmanda.com

#3. Best Dad I Ever Saw

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Image courtesy of Easypreschoolcraft

Isn’t this a sweet and easy idea from Easypreschoolcraft.blogspot.com?

Using a paper plate and a saw cut out of construction paper, you can make a Best Dad I Ever Saw card.

You could do other favourite things of your Dad in place of the saw (my husband isn’t very DIY oriented but he’d love an LP themed card!).

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#4. Handprint Father’s Day Card

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Image courtesy of sassydealz

We love this easy card Handprint Father’s Day card from sassydealz.com.

All you need is paper, some glue, marker, and the kids’ hands! Perfect for smaller kids.

And the message is perfect too – “It takes a big heart to hold a small hand”.  Dad will love this.

There are also lots of other great options for homemade cards on sassydealz.com, including this monkey fingerprint card.

#5. Candy Filled Tie Pots

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Image courtesy of Make It Love It

“Sweets for my sweet, sugar for my honey”.

Here is a nice Fathers Day Craft project from www.makeit-loveit.com, ideal for the Dad that has to wear a tie all the time!

Using terracotta pots and handmade ties with little flags and then filled with sweets, these cute candy filled tie pots are sure to hit the sweet spot!

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Image courtesy of Kmckaydesigns

#6. Tee-rrific Dad Jar

For the golf-mad Dad, this Fathers Day present idea from Kmckaydesigns.com might be just the ticket.

Create a fun golf tee jar out of an old sauce jar and fill it with golf tees that have little messages written on the sides of each tee.

Then write a nice message on to a circle sticker on the front.

#7. I Love You This Much

Image courtesy of Day In My Life

We think this I Love You This Much Card from tiffkeetch.blogspot.com is adorable with its trace-around hands and concertina join.

It is a lovely craft project especially for younger kids.

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#8. Dad Rocks Paperweight

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Image courtesy of OurFamilyWorld

We love the simplicity of this Dad Rocks Paperweight project from OurFamilyWorld. After all what Dad wouldn’t love a paperweight created by his kids?

Choose a rock that would be heavy enough to hold down paper, and ensure thoroughly cleaned. Then paint with acrylic paint letting the kids be as creative as they like.

Follow with a thin layer of glitter glue, and once dry write “Dad Rocks”. Finish with acrylic sealer spray.

#9. I Love My Dad Annual Father’s Day Craft

My Dad printable fathers day crafts

This is a super easy Father’s Day gift idea for the kids. Print off our free downloadable “I Love My Dad” sheet and get the kids to fill it in. Their answers will be personal and meaningful to Dad, and will be sure to bring a smile to his face.

Get the kids to make their own homemade Father’s Day cards and include the sheet in the card.

It’s also worth keeping sheets from year to year, and watch how the answers change as the kids grow.

Expect some cute answers!

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#10. Printable Father’s Day Labels

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Image courtesy of lia griffiths

How cute are these printable Father’s Day labels in chalkboard style from lia griffiths. There are plenty of labels to choose from too – beer & wine, sweets, BBQ king, and homemade sauces, pickles etc.

This batch of printables also comes with round 2 inch jar lid labels, coaster labels, and a cute hanging tag. So get the kids baking/making some homemade goodies, and add these labels for the perfect final touch.

You might also enjoy 10 Fun Father’s Day Facts You May Not Know and get some more ideas for Fathers Day Gift Ideas You Won’t Want to Miss.

Have your say! What is the best Father’s Day gift your child ever made for you? Share it with us in the comments below.

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