11 homemade gift ideas to make dads day

11 DIY Father's Day gifts | Mum's Grapevine

With Father’s Day just around the corner, there’s no better time to get creative with the kiddies. We’re talking adorable handmade cards, itty bitty footprints to look back on in years to come and of course, a sweet pic or two to make him smile.

There’s no about it, a little memento from his mini-me is sure to make dad’s day, so we’ve scoured the web and found the best DIY Father’s Day gifts any dad could hope for.

11 Easy DIY Father’s Day Gifts

1. Make a roll-out card

DIY Father's Day Gifts: Homemade stick roll up card for Father's Day

Raid the craft drawer and get writing. This roll-up card is super simple to make yet full of sentiment and love. (via Michaels)

2. Make cool cookies

DIY Father's Day Gifts: Rad Dad cookies, a delicious homemade gift for Father's Day

Know a rad dad with a sweet tooth? They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach and we think these Father’s Day cookies tick that box just nicely. (via Brit + Co)

3. Paint easy peasy planters

DIY Father's Day Gifts: Bright pasta planter

An easy-peasy craft the kids will love. Give a basic plant pot a LOT of personality with a lick of paint and some fun facial features. DIY Father’s Day gifts never looked so good! (via Handmade Charlotte)

4. Make a fun first footprint

DIY Father's Day Gifts: Homemade footprint card with rocket for Father's Day

They’re sure to walk in daddy’s footsteps one day. This rocket card is a beautiful keepsake and a cool way to treasure those teeny tiny feet before they get too big! (via Best Ideas for Kids)

5. Make a mini world

Best Dad in the world homemade gift for Father's Day

Kids love any excuse to get the playdough out. This Father’s Day why not show dad just how much they love him with a little help from the squidgy stuff. (via BuzzMills)

6. Bake lawn-inspired cupcakes

DIY Father's Day Gifts: Lawn mower cupcakes

For dads who spend more time in the garden (or the shed!) these lawn mower cupcakes are a topical treat for Father’s Day. The little ones will be more than happy to help whip these up. (via The Celebration Shoppe)

7. Make a frame he’ll treasure

Homemade photo frame for Father's Day - We're all nuts about you, dad!

A punny take on all those spare parts lying around. (via Happiness is Homemade)

8. Take him back in time

DIY Father's Day Gifts: Fun floppy disk planters

Remember these? Take dad back in time by popping a few floppy disc DIY planters on his desk. (via Brit + Co)

9. A card and a cuddle


The paper plate becomes the star of the show with this adorable Father’s Day craft. Aaaawwww! (via The Joy of Sharing)

10. Rock it out!

Homemade My Dad Rocks frame for Father's Day

DIY Father’s Day gifts don’t get much easier than this. Turn outdoor play into a scavenger hunt for really cool rocks then simply glue them to a wooden picture frame. Easy as can be! (via Mommy Moment)

11. Make his first card

Homemade Father's Day card - Love you Papa Bear

For his first Father’s Day, the smallest thing can have the biggest impact. Get it just right with these adorable homemade papa bear cards (via The Best Ideas for Kids)


11 super-easy DIY Father's Day gifts | Mum's Grapevine

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