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Dinosaur Father’s Day Card Craft [Free Template]

Father’s Day is just around the corner, and kids everywhere are brainstorming ways to find the perfect way to show Dad how much they love him.

If your kids are looking for a fun and easy way to show their dad some dino-mite love this Father’s day, look no further than this homemade dinosaur Father’s Day card craft!

This easy activity is perfect for little ones and only takes a few minutes to put together. Plus, it’ll make Dad feel extra special on this Father’s Day!

You can even make one for grandpa, uncles, or any other important father figure in your kids’ lives. Download the free template and make it this June.

Also, be sure to check out all of our Father’s Day crafts for more great ideas!

Dino-Mite Father’s Day Card

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Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Dinosaur template (click the “click here to get this freebie” image at the end to open the form)

Directions

Start by downloading the dinosaur template and printing it out. Once you have the template printed, gather the materials needed for this fun activity. Get those scissors ready, and let’s help the kids bring this dinosaur card to life!

hand holding dinosaur card craft template

First, fold the dinosaur head printable in half along the dashed line and cut it out, leaving the top uncut. Encourage your child to glue the head to the top and front of the dinosaur’s body.

hand gluing head to dinosaur Father's Day card craft

Next, help your child take the eyes and glue them just to the left of the nostrils.

hand gluing eye to dinosaur Father's Day card craft

Now, place the spines behind the head and body, and glue them on the left side of the dinosaur.

hand gluing spines to dinosaur Father's Day card craft

Guide your child to take the arms and glue one in the front and middle of the body, while the other goes to the back and right-hand side of the body.

hand gluing arm to dinosaur Father's Day card craft

Finally, open up the card and write a special message inside!

hand writing message inside dinosaur card craft

Be sure to check out our card crafts while you’re here! Your kids will love creating more cute homemade cards like this one!

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Cool Dinosaur Ideas For Kids

More Father’s Day Ideas For Kids

Doesn’t every dad deserve to feel special on his big day? We have gathered our favorite Father’s Day activities for kids to make or give to Dad to help him feel loved and appreciated. Read on below for our ideas so your planning will be done in an instant!

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Books About Dad

Reading aloud to children is a great way to promote literacy and bond with your little ones, and these books are sure to generate some laughs (and maybe even a few tears) as you celebrate the dad in your kids’ lives.

From heartwarming tales of dads who go above and beyond for their kids to a fun camping adventure, there’s a book here for everyone. So grab ones of these stories and settle in for some quality time with the kids this Father’s Day.

Made For Me – This storybook is charming celebration of the magical moments between a dad and his little one, adorned with cute illustrations and sweet verses. It’s the perfect picture book to melt hearts and treasure the joys of parenthood, making it an ideal gift for new fathers!

I Love You, Daddy – A beautifully illustrated tale that captures the heartwarming adventures between a father and his child, filled with love and encouragement. It’s the perfect bedtime story to share and cherish, making every read a special moment for dads and kids alike!

Just Me And My Dad – This is a sweet story that celebrates the special bond between fathers and their children, perfect for inspiring a love of nature and adventure in young readers!

hand opening dinosaur card craft with another dinosaur card in the background

Father’s Day Crafts

Kids love using their hands, and making a simple gift for Dad is the perfect way to show how much they care. So whether it’s a homemade card or a papercraft, take some time to craft something special for Dad this Father’s Day.

Hooked On Daddy Craft – Kids love to show their Dad some love on Father’s Day, and what better way to do it than with a homemade project? This “hooked on Daddy” idea is simple and fun for kids of all ages.

All you need is some construction paper, scissors, and glue. Your child’s finished product will be a cute and personalized way for them to show their Dad how much they care.

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Father’s Day Popsicle Craft – Show Dad what a “cool” guy he is with this cute activity.

This heartfelt project only requires a few supplies and is a fun way to tell Dad how he’s the bomb! Kids can even add googly eyes to their popsicle creations to make them even more adorable.

Rocket Father’s Day Craft – Kids will have a blast making this great keepsake! It’s a simple and fun way to show Dad how much he means to them. Plus, it’s a great way to let Dad know that he’s “out of this world!”

Father’s Day Popcorn Craft – Don’t worry if your kids aren’t really into creating; this simple and easy popcorn project is great for all skill levels.

It’s also the perfect gift for a movie-loving Dad! While creating this fun activity, your kids will have a blast and work on their visual-spatial skills and hand-eye coordination.

Father’s Day Printable Ideas

Dads are the best, whether they’re winning at board games or taking out the trash. They always know how to make the kids laugh, even when they don’t want to.

That’s why our All About Dad Father’s Day printable is a great idea. It’s a fun and easy way for kids to let their dads know just how much they mean to them. So go ahead and print it out – Dad will love reading the funny and honest answers!

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Kids can use these free Father’s Day coloring pages to add a personal touch to Dad’s special day. Coloring is always fun and is perfect for promoting creative play!

Your little ones can color these pages with their favorite colors and decorate them with stickers, glitter, or other supplies to make this fun gift even more special.

Add our Father’s Day activity pages to your kid’s morning work, busy bag, or quiet time activities this year. These printable pages include easy activities that’ll challenge young minds and help them learn important skills. From counting to object matching, there’s something for every child to enjoy!

hand holding dinosaur Father's Day card craft

Looking for more Father’s Day card ideas? These free printable Fathers Day Cards to color combine the fun of coloring with a card for Dad.

Kids can choose their favorite design and then work on their handwriting skills by writing a sweet message on the back. It’s a great way to get them involved in the gift-giving process!

Share With Us

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Activities For Kids

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Dinosaur Father's Day Card Craft

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 8 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Show Dad some dino-mite love this Father's Day with this homemade dinosaur Father's Day card from the kids.

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Dinosaur template

Instructions

  1. Download the dinosaur template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Fold the dinosaur head printable in half along the dashed line and cut it out, leaving the top uncut.
  3. Glue the head to the top and front of the dinosaur's body.
  4. Take the eyes and glue them just to the left of the nostrils.
  5. Place the spines behind the head and body and glue them on the left side of the dinosaur.
  6. Next, take the arms and glue one in the front and middle of the body and the other one to the back and right-hand side of the body.
  7. Open up the card and write a special message inside!

Did you make this craft?

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Free Fathers Day Card Template

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Adele

Thursday 23rd of May 2024

Thanks

Sam

Monday 27th of May 2024

No problem!

Diane

Sunday 27th of August 2023

Happy Father's Day. Dad you are Dino-mite

prime3

Tuesday 1st of August 2023

send me please

Sam

Wednesday 2nd of August 2023

Since you’re already an email subscriber, all you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of any post and it’ll automatically redirect you to the download page 🙂

Sil

Friday 23rd of June 2023

Pls send template

Sam

Tuesday 27th of June 2023

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you. Once you've been confirmed as an email subscriber (by clicking the link in the first email), you simply enter your email in any of the forms and it'll automatically redirect you to the download page.

Sharon Smith

Thursday 22nd of June 2023

I would like this card :)

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