This Father’s Day show dad how much you love him with a DIY Father’s Day card that your little one can make. It is a fun and easy rocket card with the message: I love you to the moon and back! that will melt dad’s heart.
We have have created this classic Father’s Day rocket craft also with a footprint or a handprint for a more personal touch. Check them all out and choose your favorite.
If you want to pair this card with a cute gift that you kid can make, here is a list of 20+ Father’s Day handprint gifts.
Our Father’s Day card can be personalized with your child’s photo glued onto the rocket, instead of the orange circle windows.
If your kid is too little to handle the yarn part, you can replace the yarn with strips of orange and/or red construction paper that can be added onto the black cardstock paper, at the bottom of the rocket ship.
Our card comes with a free template, that you can find at the end of the post.
DIY Father’s Day card
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- free template – find at the end of the post
- cardstock paper of different colors: black, white, red, yellow and orange
- hole punch
- orange and red yarn
- black marker
How to make the DIY Father’s Day card
Step 1: Print out the free rocket template (find it at the end of the post).
Trace the patterns on cardstock paper and cut them out. We used yellow for the rocket, orange for the circle windows and the triangles on the side of the rocket, red for the top triangle and white for the stars.
When tracing the rocket pattern onto the yellow cardstock paper, make sure to fold the yellow paper in half first and place the pattern next to the fold line.
Step 2: Glue the rocket in the middle of a black cardstock paper.
The red triangle goes on top of the rocket and the orange triangles on the side – one on each side of the rocket.
Add the three orange circle windows onto the yellow rocket.
Glue the white stars onto the black cardstock paper, one on each side of the rocket.
Step 3: Use the hole punch to make a few holes at the bottom of the rocket.
Thread the orange and red yarn through these holes. Tie them up and cut them all at the same length.
Step 4: Use a black marker to write “Dad, I love you to the moon and back ” inside the rocket.