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Father’s Day Popsicle Craft For Kids [Free Template]

Kids and dads both love Father’s Day.

It’s a day to celebrate all the wonderful things dads do. Whether Dad is a handyman, a hard worker, or just the best guy around, he deserves to be celebrated on Father’s Day.

One way kids can show their appreciation is by making Dad this Father’s Day popsicle stick craft! It’s easy and only requires a few materials. Plus, it’s a decoration that Dad can keep forever.

So get the kids creating and show Dad how much they care this Father’s Day.

Also, be sure to check out all of Father’s Day crafts for more ideas for Dad and Grandpa!

Ice Pop Craft

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Supplies

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

Directions

Start by downloading the bomb pop 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 bomb pop to life!

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First, encourage your child to begin by making the popsicle, gluing the red piece to the top of the blue bottom.

hand gluing red top to Father's Day popsicle craft

Next, glue the white piece in the middle of the red and blue pieces.

hand gluing white center to Father's Day popsicle craft

Now, help your child take the eyes and glue them on the red part, just above the mouth.

hand gluing eye to Father's Day popsicle craft

Guide your child to place the light blue shadow pieces in the middle, spanning over the white and blue pieces.

hand gluing shadows to Father's Day popsicle craft

Place the popsicle stick piece in the middle and bottom of the popsicle, and glue it to the back.

hand gluing popsicle stick to Father's Day popsicle craft

Take the completed popsicle and glue it to the left side of a colored piece of paper.

hand gluing popsicle to Father's Day popsicle craft

Finally, add the speech bubble near the popsicle’s mouth.

hand gluing speech bubble to Father's Day popsicle craft

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

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Activities For Kids

More Father’s Day Ideas

Dads are the best, and Father’s Day is the perfect opportunity to have the kids show them just how much they appreciate everything they do for them! Whether you’re looking for a DIY project to give Dad, or a fun activity to do together, here are some great Father’s Day ideas that are sure to put a smile on his face.

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Books About Dad

Get the kids excited about Father’s Day by reading them some books all about dads! Reading aloud to kids can help them develop their literacy skills. Hearing words spoken aloud can allow them to better understand concepts like rhyming and sentence structure.

In addition, research has shown that reading aloud can also improve kids’ listening skills, memory, and critical thinking abilities. Check out these fun books for 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!

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Crafts For Dad & Grandpa

Try adding in some more of these crafts for Dad:

Father’s Day Toolbox Craft – This Father’s Day papercraft is simple enough for kids to make, and it’s a great way to let Dad know how much you appreciate all he does around the house. All you need is some paper, a few supplies, and some patience to put everything together. We guarantee Dad will be impressed with this thoughtful gift.

Handprint Baseball Card Craft – This is a fun and easy project that kids of all ages will enjoy, and it’s sure to be a hit with any Dad or Grandpa who loves America’s pastime. To get started, simply gather up some construction paper, scissors, and markers and read our quick directions.

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Rocket Father’s Day Craft – This rocket Father’s Day project is perfect for kids of all ages. Best of all, it’s sure to make Dad feel “out of this world.” Just gather up a few supplies from around the house, and you’re good to go.

Father’s Day Popcorn Craft – Say Happy Father’s Day to Pop with this fun and easy popcorn idea! It’s such a fun Father’s Day activity to let Dad know he’s number one in your kid’s eyes. The result is an adorable keepsake that he’ll cherish for years to come!

Father’s Day Activities

Our All About Dad Father’s Day printable is super fun for both younger and older kids to fill out! They can answer questions about their Dad, such as his age, favorite food, and favorite thing to do. This activity is a great way for kids to express their love for Dad and also allows them to practice their handwriting!

These Father’s Day activity pages will keep your kiddos engaged and learning. There’s a count and graph page, a shadow-matching activity, and more! Your kids will work on their critical thinking and problem-solving skills as they complete these fun activities. Add them to your Father’s Day celebration for some extra learning and bonding time with Dad!

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Do your little ones love coloring? Our Father’s Day coloring pages are perfect for them! Just print them out for a no-prep activity for your kids. Once completed, they’d make the perfect gift for Dad to hang up in his office or display on the fridge.

Get Dad a gift that he can treasure forever by creating this Father’s Day coupon book. This free printable includes pre-filled coupons Dad can redeem for things like taking out the trash or a hug! Have your child color and decorate the coupons to make them even more special. 

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Share With Us

Did you make this craft with your kids or students? We’d love to feature them on our social media!

For a chance to have your child’s craft featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!

More Activities For Kids

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Father's Day Popsicle Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This Father's Day, have the kids show Dad how much they love him with this easy and fun popsicle craft.

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Bomb pop template

Instructions

  1. Download the popsicle template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin to make the popsicle by gluing the red piece to the top of the blue bottom.
  3. Glue the white piece in the middle of the red and blue pieces.
  4. Next, glue the eyes on the red part, just above the mouth.
  5. Place the light blue shadow pieces in the middle of the popsicle, spanning over the white and blue pieces.
  6. Place the popsicle stick in the middle and bottom of the popsicle and glue it to the back.
  7. Take the completed popsicle and glue it to the left side of a colored piece of paper.
  8. Finish up by gluing the speech bubble near the popsicle's mouth.

Did you make this craft?

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Jean

Sunday 12th of May 2024

Thank you!

Sam

Monday 13th of May 2024

No problem!

Denise Lewis

Sunday 12th of May 2024

Thank you!!! Love this group

Sam

Monday 13th of May 2024

You're welcome! Glad you like it!

Ali Zaremby

Sunday 12th of May 2024

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Kristin

Friday 16th of June 2023

Thanks.

Sam

Friday 16th of June 2023

You're welcome!

JOHN

Friday 26th of May 2023

Still can't get the template!! No where to click to download!!

Irene

Tuesday 6th of June 2023

@Sam, I also can't get it -- says download on the blog but can't find link, and says enter email at end of post but can't find where to do that. I've entered my email many times before for your crafts, so I don't get it.

Sam

Tuesday 30th of May 2023

Hey John, 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.

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