This year, show your Dad how much you love him with a homemade craft!
This hooked on Daddy craft is easy to make and perfect for young kids of all ages. All you need is some paper, scissors, glue, and our free printable template.
It’s a fun way to spend time together while also making a special Father’s Day present. Plus, it’s an inexpensive gift that dad is sure to appreciate.
Also, be sure to check out all of our Father’s Day crafts for more ideas.
Father’s Day Fish Craft
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Fish template (enter your email in the form at the end of the post to have the link sent to you)
Download the fish template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Begin to create the fish by gluing the eye just to the left of the mouth.
Take the top fin and glue it to the top and back of the fish.
Next, take the side fin and glue it to the front and bottom of the fish, below the gills.
Glue the tail fin to the end and back of the fish’s body.
Position the completed fish on the water background and glue it in place.
Finish off by gluing the bobber between the hook and line of the fishing pole.
Isn’t this such a cute and easy craft?! We think both kids and Dad will love it!
Father’s Day Ideas For Kids
Dads are the best! This Father’s Day, help your kids show Dad how much he means to them with some fun crafts, printables, and activities. No matter what the kids do, Dad is sure to appreciate the time and effort spent celebrating them on their special day!
Father’s Day Books For Kids
Reading aloud to kids is great for them because it helps them build their vocabulary, learn about grammar and develop their imagination. When you read aloud to a child, you are exposing them to words that they may not be familiar with. This will help them expand their vocabulary and be able to understand new concepts when they encounter them in the future.
Additionally, hearing complicated sentence structures will teach them about grammar and how to put sentences together. Lastly, listening to a story that takes them to new places will stimulate their imagination and help them see the world in new ways.
Reading aloud is an important part of a child’s development! Try adding in some of these books about Dad:
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
For many kids, crafting is a fun and enjoyable way to express their creativity. But did you know that crafting can also have great benefits for young kids?
Crafting can help to improve fine motor skills, boost hand-eye coordination, and promote problem-solving skills. In addition, crafting can also be a great way for kids to relieve stress and relax. So if your kids are looking for a fun and creative activity, encourage them to get crafty!
Add in some of these fun crafts for Dad or Grandpa:
Handprint Baseball Card Craft – For all the baseball-loving dads out there, this baseball craft is sure to be a hit. All you need is some construction paper, paint, and our free template. Father’s Day is the perfect time to give Dad a gift that he’ll treasure forever. So break out the construction paper and get crafting!
Rocket Father’s Day Card Craft – If you’re looking for a way for the kids to show Dad how much they love him, this rocket craft is the perfect solution. It’s easy enough for kids to make, and it’s sure to make Dad smile. Plus, what could be more fun than telling Dad he’s out of this world?
Father’s Day Toolbox Craft – This Father’s Day, surprise Dad with a toolbox craft that the kids made all by themselves! It’s easy to make and only requires a few supplies that you probably already have around the house. Get creative and have the kids make something special for their handy man Dad or Grandpa!
Father’s Day Activities
One way to show Dad how much the kids care is by filling out one of these all about Dad printable. It’s simple, fun, and will have Dad laughing at the kids’ answers!
Ready to celebrate Dad? These Father’s Day printables have a questionnaire, decorations, and more for kids to help set up for a fun Father’s Day! And the best part is that the kids can help out with the decorating.
Print out these Father’s Day bookmarks, let the kids color them in, the give them to Dad. He’ll love the effort the kids put in to these cute coloring page bookmarks.
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More Summer Activities For Kids
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Fish template
- Download the fish template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Begin to create the fish by gluing the eye just to the left of the mouth.
- Take the top fin and glue it to the top and back of the fish.
- Next, take the side fin and glue it to the front and bottom of the fish, below the gills.
- Glue the tail fin to the end and back of the fish's body.
- Position the completed fish on the water background and glue it in place.
- Finish off by gluing the bobber between the hook and line of the fishing pole.