40 Father’s Day Gifts DIY is just what you need to find Father’s Day Gifts ideas for that special dad. With so many Fathers Day crafts available, this list will give you some of the best ideas from around the web!
What better way to teach gratitude and thankfulness in children than to get them involved with a gift designed to show their love and appreciation!
After all, that is what Father’s Day is all about.
Whether you have young children, toddlers or older children, there are Fathers Day crafts for everyone in this list. And while it is difficult to choose, I hope these ideas will get your creative juices flowing.
Be sure to leave a comment and let me know what you decided to try and how it turned out!
40 Fathers Day Gifts DIY
I have divided the 40 Father’s Day Gifts DIY list into categories. However, as you will see many could be in more than one category.
1. Ties are a popular gift choice for dads and with the free template given, cardstock, glue and paint, even small children can make dad a Watercolor Tie that is sure to please.
2. Father’s Day Suncatcher is for toddler’s and preschoolers and is a great way to remember just how tiny those precious hands are! They grow so fast and gifts like these are especially meaningful as keepsakes.
3. Father’s Day Mason Jars are great for little hands to make. Colored mason jars make this craft even cuter and the perfect holder for pencils and pens.
4. All About My Dad provides three free printables for children to write in their own words about their dad/grandpa/papa.
5. Painted Backscratchers are a great way to get kids involved in gift giving. After all, they love painting and with this gift, they can personalize the backscratcher anyway they choose.
6. Pop Art Father’s Day Picture gives children a great art project that can be used for several things – canvas, mug – using a picture of dad and even making a collage of pics.
7. This Handmade Breakfast Tray for Dad requires grown-up help but is the perfect way to serve dad breakfast in bed!
Made with Rocks
8. All kids love rocks and glitter glue and this Fathers Day Gift DIY uses both plus popsicle sticks. Make a My Dad Rocks Keepsake Box for all those special treasures.
9. Dad You Rock Trivet when accompanied by the free printable makes a cute trivet for dads that grill. Made in a smaller version, it works great as a coaster.
10. My Dad Rocks Frame is a fun way to give dad a personalized frame for a special picture or drawing from your child.
11. DIY Jerky Gift Basket requires a few supplies like a wooden crate (a basket could be used), jerky and a printable gift basket sign to make an adorable gift basket that any father would love.
12. Daddy’s Zombie Survival Kit is made with cardstock, printables that are provided and gifts. Now, you can rest assured that your dad can survive a zombie apocalypse!
13. Making dad a Sharpie Mug will not only give him a mug to cherish but also gives lots of fun even for smaller children. Craft supplies are minimal and easy to find.
14. This Custom Artwork Mug is created using permanent adhesive vinyl and is a great way to provide cherished artwork while having loads of fun. A tutorial is linked to for those who are new to working with vinyl.
15. Etched Glass Mugs provides a tutorial using free clip art to etch a mustache (or anything you choose) into a mug for dad. Cute and really easy to do.
16. Every one loves being recognized and this Best Dad Ribbon will give your special dad the recognition he deserves. Fun to make and super cute!
27. Appropriate for younger children with supervision, this Father’s Day Medal uses washi taste which I love for a cute gift.
28. Making dad a DIY Grill Trophy is a great way to show appreciation not only for his grilling accomplishments but for all that he does.
29. Chocolate is always a good idea for a Father’s Day gift and the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach! Show dad what a hero he is with these Super Dad bars!
20. I love gifts that make you smile and this one with its pun will do just that. Paper Plate “Pop” Craft – a great gift for pops!
21. World’s Best Pop makes another cute play on words for that special dad. Add a bottle of his favorite soda pop to this cute label and your gift is ready.
22. Spinner plates are fun and this Father’s Day Superhero is especially cute and creative. With a printable template and easy to follow instructions, this will give loads of fun.
23. Need a cute personalized card for older children to make and give? This Origami Shirt Super Dad is perfect – all you need is some paper and pens.
24. Make a Father’s Day Gift Bag with the provided template for a tie and gift tag. Super cute and fun to make.
25. Father’s Day Gift Card Jar is a cute water globe made from dollar store finds. It can be used as a paper weight for years to come. Children will have a ball with this one!
26. Father’s Day Candy Tie is a DIY Father’s Day card is fun to make and will be loved by any dad after all, it is filled with his favorite candy!
27. Last Minute Card is provided by American Greetings – great if you have waited until the last minute and need something fast.
28. Father’s Day Coupons is a creative way to get the kids involved in things dad will appreciate. Our children did this one year and it was a big hit. Think things like a car wash, nap time, hugs…
29. I’m Nuts About You Father’s Day Gift gives a free printable that is attached to a jar of dad’s favorite nuts. I just love gifts that make you laugh!
For the Dad Who Grills
30. Children of all ages love mixing things together. With this Father’s Day BBQ Rub they can mix the spices and add a cute label for dad and his grilling.
31. King of the Grill gives the dad that BBQ’s, his very own “king of the grill” apron made from the child’s handprint. A creative way to remember those little (or not so little) handprints.
The Handy Man Dad
32. A DIY Tie Tack will be especially appreciated by a handy man dad. This tie tack is made from an actual screw. It is sure to be a conversation starter and the envy of his friends!
33. Another gift that will be especially appreciated by a handy man dad are Handprint Work Gloves. With a printable poem and clear instructions, children’s handprints are painted on work gloves. These are so cute, I don’t think he will want to use them!
34. A Personalized Hammer is just what a working dad needs. Tools needed for this are a hammer, permanent marker, and a wood burning tool.
Sports Loving Dad
35. Baseball Glove Craft can be used for a sports loving dad or for any dad as a cute pop up card. A video tutorial is given to help with the exact instructions.
36. Football Themed Father’s Day gives several cute ideas for any football loving dad. Even a cookie ball recipe is given.
37. Decorated Golf Balls are a great way to make sure dad never has to questions whether those are his golf balls or if they belong to someone else!
38. Making a Handprint Baseball especially with younger children will give a gift that memorializes the tiny handprints for years to come.
39. I Love Dad Thumbprints is a personalized gift with your child’s thumbprints. Quick and easy to make, children have lots of fun making this! A template is provided and this can be expanded to other cut out sayings for dad.
40. My children love painting on t-shirts and this Father’s Day Handprint Shirt is a great way to remember handprints that don’t stay small for long. Using bright colors this makes a cute and personalized gift.
Which Fathers Day Gifts DIY or Fathers Day Crafts Did You Like the Best?