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20+ Dad Gifts from Kids for Father’s Day

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With Father’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to encourage our children to create a present for their dads. So, here are 20+ dad gifts from kids that fathers will love. 

Dad gifts from kids for Father's Day: mugs, handprint keychain, golf balls, My dad rocks! Easy gifts for toddlers, preschoolers and older kids

Father’s Day is a special occasion to show our dads how much we love and appreciate them.

While store-bought gifts are nice, there is something truly special about a gift made by their own child.

Dad would appreciate a gift made by their kids for Father’s Day because it shows the time, effort, and love put into creating something unique and personal.

It could be a fingerprint mug, a special photo frame or a handprint keychain. Whatever it may be, the thought and effort put into the gift would mean more to a dad than any expensive present.

A kid-made gifts is a priceless and cherished gift that will be treasured for years to come.

Dad gifts from kids: facts about dad, DIY car wash set, t-shirt, stepping stone, My dad rocks!,

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I remember my dad’s smile and happy face when, as a kid,  I would make something for him. This made me so glad and I want my kids to feel the same way when they put their imagination and creativity to work and make little gifts for their dad.

When the boys were in preschool, they went during summer time too. So they would make a gift for their dad with the teachers. 

Now the responsibly is all on my shoulders. I prefer simple gift ideas that can be easily made. And this list is all about quick and fun kid-made gifts for dad. 

Many of these gifts can be adapted for grandpa, too. Just replace the word “dad” with “grandpa”.

Here are some of the supplies you will need to make the gifts listed below:

Daddy’s car wash kit

If your kids enjoy helping dad washing his car, what better gift than a DIY car wash kit? This way you keep keep all the supplies together in one spot and ready to use when car cleaning time comes.

My daddy can fix anything sign

An easy Father’s Day kid-made gift for a handy dad that loves to fix everything. Use craft sticks to make the sign. This popsicle stick fix-it sign can be easily made with daycare kids.

Fun facts about dad

Sometimes kids end up writing the funniest things about their dad and this would make a fun gift that dads will hold on for years. Make sure to use the free Father’s Day printable and if your kid is to young to write, you can ask them the questions and write the answers yourself.

DIY foam custom koozie can

Dad will find even more reasons now to go outside and relax with a bottle of beer in his hands. Make this DIY beer cozy together with your kid using a bit of foam, white duct tape and markers. Add a 6-pack of dad’s favorite beer and you’ll have a perfect Father’s Day gift.

My dad rocks frame

A beautiful My Dad Rocks! frame made with rocks, of course. Use a brown paper bag to write “My Dad Rocks.” and scrapbook paper for the background.

DIY handprint keychain

Do you remember using Shrinky Dinks in your childhood? Now you can use Shrinky Dink sheets with your kids and make beautiful keychains for dad using your kids’ handprints.

Father’s Day stepping stone

If dad likes gardening, you can make a handprint stepping stone. For an easy experience, use a stepping stone kit. For this particular steeping stone, the leaf mosaic stepping stone kit will allow to add a handprint and also the kid’s name.

Handprint Father’s Day t-shirt

A handprint t-shirt to remind dad at all times that he is the best! To make this t-shirt, all you need is a plain white t-shirt, some fabric paint and you kid’s handprint. You can also add a sweet message or the year, to make it more meaningful.

Handprint Father’s Day grill platter

If dad is the master of all things grilled in the house, this is a gift he will use the entire summer. Make sure to get an oven safe platter and food safe ceramic paint.

Upcycled Nuts and Bolts Heart Craft

What a fun way to recycle nuts and bolts into an art project for dad’s workshop! If you have tried all the classical DIY gift ideas for dad, try something new and unique.

Father’s Day Mug

Make a cute Daddy & Me fingerprint coffee cup. Dad can take the mug at work or he can have it at home. Make sure to use ceramic markers for mugs for the details and writing.

Car shirt for dad

Massage for free – What dad wouldn’t love this? This car shirt will allow dad to stretch out and relax while playing with his kids. It is a perfect shirt for when dad comes back home from work or for a lazy weekend day.

My dad rocks printable

Show dad how much you love him with this rock card. Use the free printable for an easy crafting experience.

“I Love You” pillowcase

A simple yet beautiful pillowcase gift for dad. If your little one is still learning how to print, you can write the words on a piece of paper and invite the child to copy them on the pillowcase first in pencil and then with a black marker.

“We’re Nuts About You” Father’s Day Photo Frame Gift Idea

This out-of-the-box gift idea is perfect for showing your dad how much you appreciate him. To make this frame, you’ll need a variety of nuts, a wooden frame, and some glue. Arrange the nuts around the frame, creating the rustic and textured border.

“My Heart Belongs to Dad” Baseball Plate

Surprise a sports dad with this DIY baseball plate that will show him how much his kids love him. Made with handprints, this unique and personal gift will surely touch his heart.

Personalized golf balls

Kids can use their creativity and sharpies to color on a set of new golf balls, adding their own special touch to each one. Not only will this gift be one-of-a-kind, but it will also remind dad of his children every time he plays a round of golf.

DIY Temporary Tattoos Designed by Kids!

A tatoo designed by his kids is something dad will wear with pride. Use the step-by-step instructions and temporary tatoo paper.

“King Of The Grill” Lion Handprint BBQ Apron

This apron is not just any ordinary apron, it is personalized with the kids’ handprint in the shape of a lion. The bright colors and unique design make it perfect for a fun BBQ day with the family.

“My Dad Rocks!”

A simple preschool craft for Father’s Day.

If you are making your own card for dad, try these Father’s Day card ideas:

This DIY bow tie card will allow kids to add a personal touch to the Father’s Day gift. Using paper, glue and the provided printable template, children can create a unique and stylish card for dad or grandpa.

This simple yet meaningful handmade heart tie card is sure to bring a smile on dad’s face and show him how much he is loved and appreciated.

Easy Father's Day handprint card

What can be more beautiful than a handprint Father’s Day card? Turn your handprint into a fun card and add details to make the card look like dad.

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