Father’s Day is just around the corner, and it’s time to think about a special card for that special dad. As special as they are, dads can be hard to shop for. Just try asking your dad what they want. You may get a response a couple of days after the third Sunday in June. I remember one Father’s Day my dad got four bottles of cologne. One from each of his daughters.
So, when thinking about Father’s Day this year, why not make something special. A handmade card and a small gift will make his day. From creative to funny to sappy, here are 22 DIY Father’s Day cards you, and your kids, can make in no time.
1. Handprint Card with Necktie
Super easy and super fun. All you need is some basic craft supplies. Trace your child’s hand, cut it out, and decorate. Attach the decorated handprint to the card and help your child write a note. Find complete instructions here.
2. Tool Box Father’s Day Card
Again all you need is some craft paper and glue. Dad will love his pop-up toolbox Father’s Day Card. Get the downloadable template here and follow the directions. It’s that easy.
3. Best Dad in the World Father’s Day Card
You’ll need several pieces of a pair of googly eyes, colored paper, scissors, cardstock, and glue. A little tracing and little gluing, and you have the best card for the best dad in the world. Get the complete instructions here.
4. The Coolest Dad DIY Father’s Day Card
Your youngsters may need a little help making this cute card for their cool dad. You’ll need googly eyes, a popsicle stick, scissors, glue, and cardstock. Get the instructions here.
5. Origami Shirt Father’s Day Card
These are so cute and adorable, Dad is bound to love them. If your kids are into origami, they will love making them. The instructions are easy, and you can dress dad up for his special day. Find the list of materials and instructions here.
6. Eggcelent Daddy Card
All big eyes and big smile, the eggcellent dad in your life will love this DIY Father’s Day card. Get the directions here.
7. I Love You This Much Hands Father’s Day Card
Grab a pencil, paper, scissors, and glue. Trace your kid’s hands and make an accordion. Write, or use letter rub-ons to make your message. He’ll love it almost as much as you’ll love making it. Get the instructions here.
8. Animated Dragon Father’s Day Card
Simple and fun, this animated dragon card will earn a special place in his heart. The simple drawing is elevated by the pop-out tongue, so it doesn’t matter if you can’t draw. Get the instructions here.
9. Hooked on Daddy Father’s Day Card
The great thing about hands is that you can do so many things with them. Like make a fish on a Father’s Day card. The simple message on this simple card will have a special place in his heart. Get the instructions here.
10. You’re the Vest Father’s Day Card
This card is perfect for father’s who like a good pun and tell the best dad jokes. And it’s super easy to make. Get the directions here.
11. You’re One in a Melon Father’s Day Card
With dads, the puns never stop. He’ll get a kick out of this easy DIY Father’s Day card. Get the instructions here.
12. Fill in the Blank Father’s Day Card
Super easy and super fun, this card can be personalized however you like it. Simply download and print this pre-printed template and fill in the blank with a meaningful message.
13. Father’s Day Shirt Card
Shirts are in for Father’s Day, so why not make a card that looks like one. A little cutting, a little folding, and you’ll have a GR8 card for Father’s Day. Get the instructions here.
14. Bow Tie Father’s Day Card
Switch it up and give him a bowtie. These cute bowtie cards can be as creative as you want them. Ge the instructions here.
15. You’re Un-Bee-leviable Daddy
So cute and so easy. This little bee will have him buzzing with happiness for weeks after Father’s Day. Get the instructions here.
16. Pizza My Heart Father’s Day Card
Googly-eye cards and goofy messages go hand-in-hand on Father’s Day. Serve up this special card on his special day. Get the instructions here.
17. Hooked on Daddy
This sweet, easy to make card says it all. Cupcake liners, a popsicle stick, and other simple craft supplies are all you need. Get the instructions here.
18. Tee-Riffic Father’s Day Card
This fancy card is easier to make than it looks. Help your younger kiddos write their cards and cut the ruffled grass. Get the instructions here.
19. I Ruff You Father’s Day Card
For dog dads, this super cute card says it all. And it’s super easy. Use the printable template and basic craft supplies. Get the instructions here.
20. Yoda Handprint Father’s Day Card
The message is clear with this handprint Yoda card. It’s the perfect Father’s Day card for dads who are Star Wars fans. Get the instructions here.
21. Fin-Tastic Fingerprint Card
Fingerprint cards are so cute because you can see how tiny the kids’ fingers used to be. Kids love making them, and dad will love getting one. Get the instructions here.
22. 5 Things I Love about My Dad
Quick and easy, this printable card lets your kids color, draw, and fill in the blanks about the five things they love about dad. Get the instructions here.