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 crafting 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
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Bomb pop template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)
Download the popsicle template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Begin to make the popsicle by gluing the red piece to the top of the blue bottom.
Glue the white piece in the middle of the red and blue pieces.
Next, glue the eyes on the red part, just above the mouth.
Place the light blue shadow pieces in the middle of the popsicle, spanning over the white and blue pieces.
Place the popsicle stick in the middle and bottom of the popsicle and glue it to the back.
Take the completed popsicle and glue it to the left side of a colored piece of paper.
Finish up by gluing the speech bubble near the popsicle’s mouth.
That’s it! Now your child has a fun Father’s Day gift that’ll fit in perfectly with Dad’s jokes.
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 craft 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.
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 – In the sweet children’s book Made For Me, Dad and his child are inseparable. They have so much fun together! Dad is always there for his little one, whether it’s playing ball, reading stories, or just giving big hugs. This special bond between father and child is truly beautiful. Made For Me is a heartwarming story that will fill readers of all ages with love and happiness.
I Love You, Daddy – This is an adorable children’s book about a Little Bear and his Daddy Bear. The cute story follows Little Bear as he goes about his day, doing things that Daddy Bear says he’s ready to try. At the end of the day, they snuggle up together and say goodnight. The book is a sweet and encouraging story for dads and their little ones. It’s sure to bring a smile to any reader’s face.
Just Me And My Dad – This is a cute children’s book about a young boy and his father going camping. The classic illustrations are fun and the story is simple but sweet. The book follows the boy as he and his dad set up camp, fish in the stream, tell ghost stories, and enjoy each other’s company out in nature.
Crafts For Dad & Grandpa
There’s no doubt about it, crafting can be an important part of childhood development. It helps to foster creativity, problem solving skills, and fine motor skills.
It can also help reduce stress, improve self-esteem, and increase feelings of calm and relaxation. So if you’re looking for a way to help your child thrive, encourage them to get crafty! Try adding in some more of these crafts for Dad:
Father’s Day Toolbox Craft – This Father’s Day craft 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.
Rocket Father’s Day Craft – This rocket Father’s Day craft 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 Activities
These all-about-Dad printables are just the thing to help your kiddo show Daddy some love. So go ahead and print out these printables, and let your child’s words show Dad just how much he means to them.
Kids love celebrating Father’s Day by giving their dads coloring pages that they’ve made just for them! Dads love getting homemade gifts from their kids, and these Father’s Day coloring pages are sure to put a smile on any dad’s face. Plus, they’re a fun activity for kids that help with fine motor skills.
Father’s Day Gift Ideas
Need some help picking out the perfect Father’s Day gift ideas? Check out these great ideas:
- If Dad is a little punny or cheesy, he’ll love this Dad Jokes t-shirt.
- Star Wars dads will cherish this personalized “I Am Their Father” art.
- Dads who prize their green lawns will chuckle when they open this “Make Lawns Great Again” hat.
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More Activities For Kids
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Bomb pop template
- Download the popsicle template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Begin to make the popsicle by gluing the red piece to the top of the blue bottom.
- Glue the white piece in the middle of the red and blue pieces.
- Next, glue the eyes on the red part, just above the mouth.
- Place the light blue shadow pieces in the middle of the popsicle, spanning over the white and blue pieces.
- Place the popsicle stick in the middle and bottom of the popsicle and glue it to the back.
- Take the completed popsicle and glue it to the left side of a colored piece of paper.
- Finish up by gluing the speech bubble near the popsicle's mouth.