Dads are very special people in a child’s life, and although it’s a good idea to make sure he knows how special he is every day, he has a day set aside just for him.
So with Father’s Day coming up soon, plan some crafts for the kids to show Dad how much he means to them!
What better way to show Dad he’s appreciated than with a handmade card from the kiddos? Kids can let him know they “love him a BOT” with this cute robot Father’s Day card craft!
Also, be sure to check out all of our Father’s Day crafts for kids for more ideas to make Dad!
Printable Fathers Day Card
Spend time with your kids crafting this cute card that they can personalize with a heartfelt message on the inside.
Kids can customize their robot craft to be any color they think Dad will like, so grab the colorful paper, scissors, glue, and our free template to get started on making this thoughtful gift.
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Crayons or markers (if using the color in version)
- Robot template (enter your email in the form to get the template)
Download the robot template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Fold the robot card base in half along the dashed line and cut out the base, leaving the top part uncut.
Take the head and glue it to the top and back of the card base.
Place the mouth in the middle of the robot head, just above the card portion, and glue it in place.
Next, glue the eyes below each of the eyebrows. Take the antenna and glue it to the top and back of the head.
Place the panel on the robot’s body, to the right of the buttons, and glue it in place.
Take the arms and glue them, one on each side to the back of the card base. Glue the hands to the end of the arms.
Next, take the wheels and glue them to the back and bottom of the card base.
Finish up by opening the card up and writing a fun message inside to Dad or Grandpa!
Father’s Day Ideas For Kids
Aren’t dads the best!? This Father’s Day is a great time to have the kids be able to show him how loved and appreciated he is. We have some great Father’s Day ideas if you’re looking for a craft to make for him or even do an activity together.
Whichever one they choose to do, Dad is sure to love the effort spent on his special day. Keep reading below to find the perfect craft for the dad in your life.
Father’s Day Books For Kids
When you read to your child, you expose them to new vocabulary and ideas, which will not only help them in their academic journey, but also strengthens their imagination, creativity, and social skills.
It’s a great way to encourage curiosity and foster a lifelong love for learning. What’s more, reading stories together can offer the opportunity to explore emotions and discuss feelings, which is vital for emotional development.
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.
Father’s Day Crafts For Kids
Did you know that crafting is more than just a fun way for kids to create something new and creative? It’s also filled with benefits for young kids.
They’re able to work on their fine motor skills, boost their hand-eye coordination, and even improve their problem-solving skills.
Crafting can also be a time for kids to relax and relieve stress. Encourage your kids to craft for a fun and beneficial activity!
Father’s Day tie card craft – This is the perfect craft for those dads with style! Kids can customize their tie cards to match their dad’s favorite tie and finish it off with a sweet message on the inside.
Dinosaur Father’s Day Card Craft – Kids can show their dads that they think they’re dino-mite with homemade dinosaur cards! This simple card is easy for your little ones to assemble and they can write on the inside, “Rawr!” means ‘I love you’ in dinosaur!
Hooked on Daddy Craft – Cast your line to catch the perfect craft for Dad! We think he’ll love this cute fish craft, and it’s perfect for young kids of all ages to make. It takes just a few supplies to have a thoughtful and creative craft.
Father’s Day Popsicle Craft – For an extra sweet craft to give dad, have kids make this Bomb Pop craft! It’s sure to bring back nostalgic memories of when he ate those delicious popsicles!
This craft is perfect for young kids, so break out the supplies to get started.
Father’s Day Activities For Kids
For a free and easy activity for kids and Dads to spend time together doing, download these Father’s Day I Spy printables. Kids will have so much fun finding all the items that represent dads that they won’t even realize they’re improving and building important skills!
These Father’s Day color by number printables will be a special gift for dads to receive from their little ones.
Kids will be excited to color in these pages for someone special and develop skills like number recognition and fine motor skills while coloring in the numbered spaces! Print these coloring sheets out for a fun holiday activity!
For an extra special gift for Dad this Father’s Day, have the kids fill out this All About Dad printable. This printable is editable and you can even add pictures to it.
Kids will love to color it in and fill out the answers. This will be such a memorable gift for Dad to receive!
The perfect gift to give Dad this year is this Father’s Day coupon book! He’ll be able to redeem his coupons any time for things like a movie night to a big bear hug. Some of the tickets can even be edited to include personalized options for the dad in your life.
Fun Father’s Day Finds
- Personalized Daddy’s Grilling Plate
- Personalized Golf Tees For Dad
- No One Measures Up Personalized Tape Measure
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More Summer Activities For Kids
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Crayons or markers
- Download the robot template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Fold the robot card base in half along the dashed line and cut out the base, leaving the top part uncut.
- Take the head and glue it to the top and back of the card base.
- Place the mouth in the middle of the robot head, just above the card portion, and glue it in place.
- Next, glue the eyes below each of the eyebrows. Take the antenna and glue it to the top and back of the head.
- Place the panel on the robot's body, to the right of the buttons, and glue it in place.
- Take the arms and glue them, one on each side to the back of the card base. Glue the hands to the end of the arms.
- Next, take the wheels and glue them to the back and bottom of the card base.
- Finish up by opening the card up and writing a fun message inside to Dad or Grandpa!