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Father’s Day handy dad heart card

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My son loves helping out his dad. Whenever tools are taken out for some job, he’s there asking their names and trying to figure out how to use them. He is dad’s biggest helper. This is what inspired me to create this Father’s Day handy dad heart card.

It is sweet and simple. Kids will have fun making it and dads will love receiving one.

Handy dad heart card for kids

Handy dad heart card for Father’s Day

If grandpa loves to fix things too, then you can easily create this card for him. Just write “grandpa” on the card instead of “dad”. 

You can pair this card with any of these 20+ Father’s Day handprint gifts.

Handy dad heart card for preschoolers and kindergartners to make for Father's Day

This Father’s Day craft is easy enough for kids as young as preschoolers. It comes with a printable template that is designed to be easily used by teachers in the classroom as well as by parents and caregivers at home.

Easy Father's Day card for kids to make

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Handy dad heart card

How to make a Father’s Day handy dad heart card

Step 1: Download the dad heart card template and cut out all the patterns.

Step 2: Fold the beige cardstock paper in half and trace the heart. Make sure to align the left side of the heart to the fold.

Heart card

Step 3: Make 1″ cut in the middle of the top flip of the heart card and fold the sides to the outside to create the collar.

Dad craft

Heart card for dad

Step 4: Trace the overalls, straps and pocket on blue paper. Glue the overalls onto the heart and align the two. Glue the straps on the heart, one on each side of the overalls.

Use a circle punch to make 2 buttons from black paper and glue the buttons at the end of each strap.

paper tools

paper tools in pocket

Step 5: Trace the tools on gray paper and cut them out. You can also use red paper for some details of the tools. Glue all the tools to one side of the pocket and glue the pocket in the middle of the overalls.

Step 6: Use the black marker to write DAD in the middle of the pocket and a sweet little message inside the card.

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Father’s Day handy dad heart card

Father’s Day handy dad heart card

A beautiful heart card kids can make for their handy dad for Father's Day. Use the printable template and print, cut and glue together. Great classroom craft for preschoolers and older kids or a fun craft to make at home with mom.

Materials

  • Dad heart card template
  • Beige cardstock paper
  • Blue, black, red and gray construction paper

Tools

  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Black marker
  • Circle punch

Instructions

  1. Download the handy dad template and cut out all the patterns.
  2. Fold the beige cardstock paper in half and trace the heart, making sure to align the left side of the heart to the fold.
  3. Make 1" cut in the middle of the top flip of the heart card and fold the sides to the outside to create the collar.
  4. Trace the overalls, straps and pocket on blue paper. Glue the overalls onto the heart and align the two. Glue the straps on the heart, one on each side of the overalls.
  5. Use a circle punch to make 2 buttons from black paper and glue the buttons at the end of each strap.
  6. Trace the tools on gray paper and cut them out. You can also use red paper for some details of the tools. Glue all the tools to one side of the pocket and glue the pocket in the middle of the overalls.
  7. Use the black marker to write DAD in the middle of the pocket and a sweet little message inside the card.

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