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Easy DIY Father’s Day Gifts Your Kids Can Make

June 16, 2020

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 21.

Help your child make dad a special one-of-a-kind gift using these ideas he will love!

Take Dad On A Day Trip

Plenty of outdoor spaces are open and ready for your child to enjoy with their dad. You can venture as far as the beaches along the Mississippi Gulf Coast or stay closer to home by taking an outdoor walk at City Park. Make sure you pack your facial covering and hand sanitizer, just in case.

Father’s Day Printables

Plenty of websites can assist with this gift idea! One idea, includes a personalized “Best Dad Ever” printout that would look great framed on dad’s desk. 

Personalized Paper Weight

A super, simple craft that your child will love to make! Let your child grab a rock from the yard (or you can purchase a bag of rocks at the Dollar Tree). Let your child decorate the rock using fabric, glue, colored stones, stickers, pompom balls, or feathers. 

DIY Shave Kit

Make dad a homemade scrub, cream, and lotion to use while shaving. You can package the item with a new razor. Check out the video for tips.

Helper Gift Vouchers

Another simple printable option that your kids can color and present to dad. He will enjoy redeeming these vouchers throughout the year! 

Desk Organizer For Dad

Help keep dad’s desk organized with these can holders. Watch the how-to video here.

Race Track T-Shirt

Let dad kick back and relax while playing with the kiddos in this fun t-shirt.

On the back of a pre-washed t-shirt, let your child paint a track using fabric paint or sharpies. Once dry, decorate the shirt using additional paints, markers, or stickers and paint a yellow stripe for the start/finish lines. Add checkered patterns on the stripe and a dashed lines on the road. Once dry, have dad wear the shirt and your child “drive” their favorite cars along the road. Dad will enjoy a full back massage while spending quality time with his kiddo!

One-Of-A-Kind Masterpiece

Let your kids get messy with their
toys to create custom art for dad!  We love the cute ideas found here using trains.

DIY Father’s Day Tool Craft

A really cool craft for a crafty dad! This simple gift uses up-cycled items you can find around the house (maybe using the Amazon boxes from all the quarantine deliveries?). Click here for the step-by-step directions on how to make this with your child. 

Handprint Keychain

Use shrinks dinks, paint, hole puncher, keyring, and the oven to create an adorable gift that dad will use daily! Here are the how-to directions.

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