The kids have been pestering you to help find a gift that dad will love as father’s day fast approaches. But, with a couple of kids, it can be difficult to make the budget stretch to fancy gifts and finding the time to get everyone together to go around the shops can be a mission in itself. It really doesn’t have to be a headache and this selection of father’s day crafts for kids will be your lifesaver.
Not only will the kids be entertained whilst making their treasured gift for dad, but you won’t have to stress about money AND you can have a cuppa in the process. It sounds so much better than trailing around the shops doesn’t it. With ideas for all ages, this is definitely the better option for dad this year.
9 Awesome Easy Father’s Day Crafts For Kids
What’s the best thing that you can do on Father’s day? You seriously need to be telling him how awesome he is, because let’s face it, dad’s love to have their ego boosted! Whilst I’m sure dad would love to be sat down with his favorite coffee and have the kids tell him he is awesome, over and over and over, there IS a better way!
Use this FREE printable certificate as a much better option. After he has received it, he can put it up in pride of place. You can also choose between a certificate that says “World’s Best Dad” or “Champion Dad”. Big decision!!Is dad always grabbing the last clean mug in the house? It can be tough, but a simple way of resolving the problem is to give him his own treasured mug so that he will just want to keep reusing it over and over again. I mean what dad do you know that doesn’t like relaxing with his own mug in hand, and it’s even better if it has been personally made for him. I love these painted mugs by Julie is Coco and Cocoa and it’s easy tutorial.
Dad is always on the go is he? Is he one of those guys that never sits still long enough to even drink a hot cuppa? Maybe he is one of those dad’s that is out on the football field every weekend cheering on the boys. Dad’s like this REALLY need to have their own personalized insulated mug. These dad’s are special and a gift like this is really going to make him feel it. Check out the real easy tutorial by Simply Kelly Designs.
What is the one thing that you never feel you have enough of, but it’s something you are always craving. TIME! Time spent with our loves one’s is the most treasured gift you can possible give and that is why I love this gift of time jar by One Artsy Mama. Spending time with dad’s is something all kids want to do and this jar allows dad to choose an activity from the jar that the whole family can enjoy. I think you will agree that this is a perfect gift for Father’s day!
Does dad always have his head in books? If he loves reading, then he will love these Father’s day tie bookmarks by Hi It’s Jilly. The kids can have a ball decorating their tie for dad and it will be something they see him use over and over again. These kind of crafts make the perfect gift.
Sometimes you just need something incredibly simple and fun. If this is the case, then these adorable mini shirt gift’s by Organized 31 are perfect. These type’s of gifts certainly don’t need to be reserved for Father’s day, but they would make an awesome little gift from the little people!
Does dad totally rock? Now would be a great time to tell him with this you rock printable coloring page by Katarina’s Paperie. Download the free printable and make the frame. It’s super easy but totally awesome.
Is dad in need of some new cuff-links? Instead of spending lots of money on buying them, why not try making them! Creative Green Living shares an awesome tutorial for these shrinky dink cufflinks.
For the dad’s that have a desk, the kids could make him his own coaster. This is an easy tutorial by Condo Blues and can be made just to dad’s taste.
Now the next time that the kids start pestering you for a gift for dad, you can bring them here and let THEM choose which they would like to make. It’s not just about giving a gift, but it’s giving a gift that the child will resonate with. It will be more fun to organize, more fun to give and will mean a whole lot more to dad.
Which one of these father’s day crafts for kids do you think dad would love the most? If you can’t decide, it sounds like dad might be spoilt with several. That is the beauty of homemade gifts after all!Need a bit more of a helping hand to get the crafting started? Take a look at the following kits that I have sourced for you (affiliate links).