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Father’s Day Tool Card Craft (Free Template)

Let’s tell Dad that when it comes to being an amazing father, no one measures up quite like he does! Your little ones can DIY just like Dad with this Father’s Day tool card craft

Kids will create a unique measuring tape card that’s perfect for thanking him for giving them the tools for life. Let their creativity shine as they customize the colors to match Dad’s favorite tools or their own favorites.

Download the free template to kick off this easy and fun Father’s Day craft. Your kids will be well on their way to creating a special card that Dad will love with just a handful of supplies.

Find even more Father’s Day crafts for kids since there’s no better time than now to show Dad just how much he’s loved and appreciated.

Tool Craft For Dad

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Supplies

Directions

Start by downloading the tool card 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 DIY to life!

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First, encourage your child to glue the logo to the center of the measuring tape.

Hand gluing logo of Father's Day Tool Card Craft

Next, guide your child to place the steel end on the measuring tape and glue it in place.

Hand gluing hook of tape measure of Father's Day Tool Card Craft

Attach the thumb lock button to the upper right and glue it to the back of the tape measure.

Hand gluing thumb lock of Father's Day Tool Card Craft

Help your child to position the measuring tape to the lower right and back of the tape measure and glue it in place.

Hand gluing blade of Father's Day Tool Card Craft

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

Hand writing message of Father's Day Tool Card Craft

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

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Activities For Kids

Father’s Day Ideas For Kids

If you’re looking for more creative ways to make Dad’s day extra special, you’re in the right place. You’ll find simple projects that kids can do on their own and fun activities that involve the whole family. There’s something for all sorts of different interests, so keep reading to find a collection of fantastic ideas.

They range from handmade crafts to engaging activities and even a selection of great books to enjoy together.

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Father’s Day Books For Kids

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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Simple Fathers Day Crafts

Robot Father’s Day Card Craft – Have the kids create a robot card for Dad to tell him they’re “nuts and bolts” about him or that they love him a “bot.” With a little creativity, this unique card will surely make him smile.

Father’s Day Popcorn Craft – Kids can celebrate their #1 Pop with this popcorn craft for Father’s Day! Kids will have a blast creating this easy tissue paper project, and Dad will love the fun and creative way to wish him a Happy Father’s Day.

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Popsicle Father’s Day Card – Get crafty this Father’s Day with a fun popsicle card that lets Dad know he’s the coolest Pop! Kids can make their own popsicle cards with plenty of space inside for a personalized message.

Hooked On Daddy Craft – Reel in a big smile this Father’s Day with a fishing craft that tells Dad just how much he’s loved! Kids can create a fun fishing themed project to show they’re “hooked” on Daddy.

Father’s Day Printables

It’s pretty sweet to hear what kids think about their dads and the little things they remember him doing or saying. This Father’s Day, capture those sweet and often hilarious memories with an All About Dad Father’s Day printable.

This simple questionnaire is perfect for kids of any age and can be filled out by them or with a little help from you. There’s even a version for Grandpa! It’s a thoughtful and fun keepsake that Dad and Grandpa will cherish, so be sure to include it in your Father’s Day celebration!

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If you’re looking for a simple activity for the kids to do this Father’s Day, try these free printable Father’s Day coloring pages. It’s a fantastic way for kids to show off their artistic skills while creating a special gift for Dad.

These pages feature three scenes of dads playing with their kids, and as they color, you can ask them about their favorite moments with their dad. These coloring pages are easy to prepare and make a wonderful keepsake or an engaging activity to do with Dad.

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These free printable Father’s Day I Spy worksheets are just what you need for some engaging fun! Kids will enjoy searching for all the items in the key that represent Dad. Just print out a worksheet and let your child start exploring.

They’ll have a blast while building important skills like observation and memory. There are easy pages for younger learners and more challenging ones for older kids, ensuring everyone has a great time. It’s a perfect activity to keep kids entertained and learning as they celebrate Dad!

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Let your preschoolers create something special for Father’s Day with these free printable Father’s Day cards to color! There are six designs to choose from, and your kids will enjoy bringing these cards to life with their favorite colors. It’s a fun and easy way to make a personalized gift for Dad.

It’s a simple and thoughtful way to celebrate the dads and father figures who mean so much to your family!

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Ideas For Kids

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Father's Day Tool Card Craft

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

Let’s tell Dad that when it comes to being an amazing father, no one measures up quite like he does! Your little ones can DIY just like Dad with this Father’s Day tool card craft! 

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Markers
  • Father’s day tool card template

Instructions

  1. Download the tool card template, print it, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. First, glue the logo to the center of the measuring tape card base.
  3. Next, place the steel end on the measuring tape and glue it in place.
  4. Attach the thumb lock button to the upper right and glue it to the back of the tape measure.
  5. Position the measuring tape to the lower right and back of the tape measure and glue it in place.
  6. Open up the card and write a special message inside.

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Nicole

Thursday 13th of June 2024

This is cute<3

Sam

Thursday 13th of June 2024

Glad you think so ◡̈

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