Father’s Day is right around the corner.
But don’t worry--
I have you and the kids covered with these easy things that you and the kids can do for dad.
Working together on a project for Dad can be a great bonding moment with the kids. We rounded up some of our favorite DIY projects to do.
Dress up a boring porcelain mug with a cheeky mustache that brings some character to his morning. All you need is a plain mug, a sharpie, a mustache stencil (if you don’t trust your own drawing skills), and a porcelain paint pen, which you can find at most craft stores.
I Love You This Much Card
Show Dad how much he’s loved with this cute papercraft that’s easy for the kids to create. All you need is some paper, scissors, glue, and a marker and you're good to go.
Soda Can Coasters
This is a great gift idea for kids who are older, The younger kids can watch Mom while she creates this. Use the empty cans from Dad’s favorite soda or beer to create a set of a soda can coasters.
Sketch A Shirt
With a little help from Mom, kids can create a totally unique shirt for Dad to wear. Encourage kids to get creative with their drawings, or have them write the classic Father’s Day messages such as “Best Dad Ever!”
"Working together on a project for Dad can be a great bonding moment with the kids."
— D'Rock, Naked Armor Founder
Cake Pops For Pop
Satisfy your Dad's sweet tooth with something besides the usual candies and cupcakes. These Father’s Day cake pops are too cute and delicious to pass up! Make this with the kids and have an awesome time.
Father’s Day Coupons
Coupons are always a fun gift idea. You and the kids can create a coupon booklet filled with great “deals” for Dad: FREE Car Wash, FREE Breakfast in bed from Mom, etc.
#1 Dad Card
Show Dad who his number one fans are with a clever Father’s Day card inspired by the “#1” sports fan foam hand.
Keep a trio of cleaned tin cans and turn them into a “Dad” desk organizer. Use paint or decorative paper to color the outside of the cans, and let the kids use their imagination to decorate the tins.
Dad Cutout Frame
A picture is worth a thousand words, and in this case, “Dad” is the word. Mom can help kids make a “Dad” cutout picture frame that he can proudly display at home or in the office.
Dad’s Token Tin
Tokens are a cute idea for Father’s Day, and the kids will have tons of fun coming up with great ideas for actions and favors to add to the tokens. Decorate a tin to put the tokens in, and Dad will be so excited to start cashing them in.