Easy Father’s Day Card Craft (4 Free Printable Designs)

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This father’s day card craft for kids is a handmade card kids of all ages will proudly make for their dad’s on Father’s day. 

With 4 free templates to pick from,  these homemade Father’s day cards are the perfect way to let dad or any other special father figures know how important they are.

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Father’s Day Card Craft For Kids

We love making homemade cards – the personal touch makes for a really heartfelt card that trumps a store-bought card any day.

There’s something so thoughtful about making your own card for a special occasion.

It’s really one of the best ways to convey sweet sentiments to important people in your life.

So, with Father’s day right around the corner we wanted to create a DIY father’s day card idea that both younger kids and older kids could make and gift their dad’s for Father’s day

What we came up with is an easy craft that younger children will have so much fun preparing for their fathers. With their own special message written inside, this handmade Father’s day card is a great way to celebrate all father figures on Father’s day.

We also created 4 printable template options in different themes so children can even pick a cute card that suits their Dad’s interests! 

What You Get

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Each digital file you download contains the following cute father’s day cards:

  • Dad’s favorite things card – a great choice for dad’s with all types of different interests
  • Gone to the beach father’s day card – perfect for dad’s who love the beach
  • Gone camping father’s day card – a good choice for the outdoorsy dad who loves nature
  • Gone to the game – a simple yet sporty card for dad’s who love sports.

Supplies You Need

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father’s day card craft

Here are the craft supplies you’ll need to have handy to create our simple craft for father’s day.

  • Printer and high quality letter sized card stock paper
  • Coloring tools – wax crayons, coloring pencils or washable markers
  • Black marker pen for writing sweet Father’s day card messages inside the card
  • Gift cards (optional) – tape or glue a gift card into your father’s day card craft to give dad a little extra treat

More Father’s Day Craft Ideas 

Father’s day tie cards – the perfect card for little kids to make in honor of their Dad’s on Father’s day.

Toolbox craft for father’s day – an easy father’s day card that younger and older children enjoy making. This neat idea is a fun activity for letting dad know how special he is.

Father’s day activities – a large collection of great ideas for kids! From a handprint grill father’s day card to father’s day bingo and even dad jokes that always get a good laugh, these activities are a fun way to celebrate Father’s day.

Father’s day crafts – from crafts made with a child’s handprint like father’s day handprint rockets to fun pop up Yoda cards, we curated the biggest and best collection of father’s day card crafts for children.

How To Make Our Father’s Day Card Craft

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Our cute father’s day card is quick and easy to make.

This Father’s day card craft is one of those low-prep homemade father’s day card ideas perfect for using in the classroom with students or at home with your own children. 

Simply print a copy of our Father’s day card craft and get your favorite coloring supplies.

To make this a card simply fold the card along the dotted line. Finish your card by writing a sweet message for dad inside.

Fun Father’s Day Messages

Here are a few fun messages you can write inside your dad’s card to wish him a very happy Father’s day!

These beloved dad phrases are sure to make dad feel extra special this Father’s day.

From funny father’s day card ideas to sentimental ones these expressions are a great starting point for picking the hidden message in your homemade fathers day cards.

  1. You’re the best pop around!
  2. Dad, you are dino-mite!
  3. I really hit the jackpot with you dad!
  4. Behind every great daughter is a truly amazing dad.
  5. Behind every great son is a truly amazing dad.
  6. Dad, thanks for always being there when I need you most. 
  7. I’m hooked on you Dad!
  8. Yoda best daddy! (love this idea for dads who love Star Wars)
  9. You’re the bomb dad!
  10. Dad, you’re one in a million.

Download & Print Instructions

father's day card craft

Our father’s day card craft was created on standard size 8.5 x 11 paper.

For best results, we recommend printing your free printable father’s day cards on high quality cardstock since they will be more durable.

But, you can also print them on standard copy paper if you don’t have cardstock. Just, be more careful when coloring as the paper can rip.

Our father’s day card craft can be downloaded easily. Simply enter your emaila address is the space provided. From there you’ll receive an email with the download link to this free printable.

Before printing, check your printer setting to make sure that the margins are not cut off. If the bottom margin is getting cut off simply reduce the scale of the document to 90% – this should fix the issue so that your final product prints correctly.

​More Free Printables For Kids

Father’s day bingo – perfect for spending some quality time with dad and the rest of the family with a couple of friendly rounds of bingo! This free printable bingo game is always a great time!

Father’s day coloring pages– these coloring pages are such a fun way to wish dad Happy fathers day. 

Play-Doh Valentine’s – use colorful cardstock to create these adorable play-doh labels for Valentine’s day.

Giraffe craft – this fun little mixed media craft is a great way to use up leftover paper scraps and leftover crafting supplies.

We hope you enjoyed this fun Father’s day card idea as much as we did!

We had so much fun creating this thoughtful father’s day activity for our readers. We hope that you plan to use our father’s day card craft in your classroom or at home with your own children.

Simple crafts like this one are some of the best ideas out there! They are simple enough for even the youngest children but engaging enough for older kids too!

The end result is always an adorable and thoughtful card that will surely melt dad’s heart. 

Plan to make this? We’d love to see the finished product and show it off to our readers! Snap a picture and reach out to us on social media so we can see your best dad card! Find us on Facebook is the easiest way to get in touch.

Got a question? Drop us a comment down below using a valid email address so we can get back to you as soon as possible.

Happy Father’s day to all the dads, father figures, uncles and grandpas!

These free printable Father's day card templates are such a great way to let dad know how special he is. A simple craft, this homemade Father's day craft is a fun low-prep activity for kids of all ages. With 4 different Father's day card printables to pick from; we know you'll find a card that is perfect for the dad's in your life! Head on over to our website to download a free template and make your own DIY Father's day card with preschool and elementary aged kids.
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