There is a very special place in a dad’s heart for handmade Father’s Day gifts! Add a few of these sweet Father’s Day crafts to your list of summer activities for preschoolers.
We’re typically out of school by the time Father’s Day rolls around. But if you’re preschool offers a summer program, these crafts are a great addition to your lesson plans. If students will be out all summer, I still like making the gifts with my preschoolers for the dads (or father figures) in their lives before the school year comes to an end. We always have a blast making gifts for moms, and I never want the dads to be left out!
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handmade Father’s Day gifts kids can make
Sometimes it can be a little tricky to come up with gifts for the amazing preschool parents. However, I just don’t think you can go wrong with hand print art. My son’s in elementary school now, but I still have his hand print gifts from preschool. I’m sure when he’s a teenager, he’ll be embarrassed about the framed hand print caterpillar I have hanging up in the hallway, but oh well!
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Best Dad, Hands Down | Fun-A-Day
A sweet and simple plaque that dads can hang up around the house, in the office, or anywhere they might need a smile.
Hand Print Mason Jar | Fun-A-Day
Seal this jar once it’s dried. Then it’s the perfect place to keep spare coins, receipts, pencils . . . maybe even rocks the kids bring home from school!
Yoda Best Dad | I Heart Arts ‘N Crafts
We made these for the students’ dads this year. It was such fun to work with the kids and make their hands into Yoda.
Handprint Baseball | Sunny Day Family
Perfect for the baseball-loving dad!
Handprint T-Shirt | Coffee Cups and Crayons
Dads can wear their little ones’ hand prints around on the weekends.
Framed Hand Prints | Crystal and Co.
I love the simplicity and colors in this gift! It would look nice up on the wall or on a mantle/desk.
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Hands Off Dad’s Coffee | Lalymom
Caffeinated dads will appreciate this reminder!
High Five Hand Towels | Pars Caeli
Change up the colors or leave them minimalist for dads who love cooking for their families.
Superhero Coasters | Messy Little Monster
Just in case dad needs a reminder that he’s a hero in his kids’ eyes.
Hand Print Apron |
The grilling can start once this sweet apron makes its debut.
High Five Card | A Little Pinch of Perfect
This card looks like a blast to make with the kids. Love that it’s a bit of a pop-up card!
Promoted to Grandpa | Fun Handprint Art
Can’t leave the grandpas out of their special day!
What handmade Father’s Day gifts are your kids/students making this year? I’d love to see some photos of their work over on Fun-A-Day’s Facebook page!
As a parent and a teacher, I think the most beloved gifts are ones that our child made themselves. And sometimes, “making” things means that the children simply customize an everyday item. Check out the list below for some everyday items that can be customized by the children into an amazing gift and keepsake for all the dads out there.
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- Hand towels
- Hammers with wooden handles
- Coffee mugs
- Mason jars
- Plain wooden plaques
- Tee shirts
- Baseball caps
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