30+ Easy and Fun DIY Father’s Day Gift Ideas (2021)

  • BY Editorial Staff
  • March 18, 2021
30+ Easy and Fun DIY Father’s Day Gift Ideas (2021)

Father’s Day is the day when kids get to show their dad how much they love him. While store-bought gifts are great, they are sometimes not as fun nor as expressive. So, why not explore crafts and ideas this year so you and your kids can pour your appreciation for the special man in your lives.

DIY gifts really help communicate love, so that’s exactly what you should do. Here are some of the best DIY Father’s Day gifts you or any little kid can make at home to give their dad the cutest little surprise on his special day.

Also, don’t forget to take a look at our ultimate Father’s Day gift guide for more awesome gifts.

diy father's day gifts: fingerprint art keychain

Fingerprint Art Keychain


Everyone’s fingerprints are unique so when the kids make little keychains out of their own, their parent will be able to cherish their unique love no matter where he goes. Making these is easy, fun, and will get the kids all excited. 

last minute father's day gifts diy: bacon roses

Bacon Roses


The only thing better than flowers is edible flowers! Help your children give their daddy a sumptuous breakfast in bed on Father’s Day by making these delicious bacon roses. It will make his day!

custom coffee mugs for dad

Custom Photo Mug


So what if your kid isn’t old enough to make a homemade gift, or you’re not really good at crafty stuff. Make the man feel the love of his role by giving him one of these mugs customized with your favorite photo of the special people in your life. He will be over the moon!

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easy father's day crafts: dad you rock frame

‘Dad, You Rock’ Frame


Adorable DIY gifts are the best, and this one is sure to make him smile. Help your son or daughter get crafty with this witty frame to show their daddy how happy they are to have him in their lives. It’s cute, funny, and will be his favorite! 

father's day craft ideas: photo keychain

Photo Keychain


DIY gift ideas for a man which have a personal touch are always special. Make the gift meaningful by helping your kids make a photo keychain with a picture of them with their own superhero! He will really appreciate the gesture. 

diy father's day gift: printable candy bar wrapper

Printable Candy Bar Wrapper


What’s cuter than DIY gifts made by kids? Its gifts also have their cute handwriting on them! Make this adorable, fun, and unique candy bar wrapper with your children so they can pack their love in it to give to their daddy.

father's day diy gifts: diy map picture frame

DIY Map Picture Frame


If you want to opt for unique Father’s Day craft ideas, help your kids make this DIY Map Picture Frame for their dad. You can customize by choosing a map location important to him and pair it with a cute picture from the kids. It is sure to become his favorite decoration.

diy father's day gifts: personalized spatula

Personalized Spatula


Father who likes to cook breakfast pancakes holds an even more special place in their kids’ hearts. So encourage your kids to show him this extra love by making a personalized spatula for him. It is not only creative but it will be useful when he hums around making his next batch of pancakes.

fathers day crafts for kids: alphabet beads keychain

Alphabet Beads Keychain


Homemade gifts are undoubtedly fun to make. They are even better with sweet messages of love in them. Help your kids pour their love into the gift by making them spell out a cute message in the Alphabet Beads Keychain. It will be adorable and a cute keepsake. 

diy father's day gift ideas: 3d tie photo card

3D Bow Tie Photo Card


Nobody ever said the gift couldn’t be funny. Have a little fun this Father’s Day by making a bow tie and fitting it on top of your dad’s picture to make a photo card out of it. It will be fun, quick, and an easy way to make him laugh.

best dad printable coloring page

Printable Coloring Page


Kiddos are all about coloring so why not use it to make a great gift for their dad? Make a customized poster for your kids and ask them to color the illustrations and add in the answers to cute questions about their dad. You can even frame it to hang it around the house.

embroidered necktie with secret message

Embroidered “Secret Message” Necktie


On Father’s Day, giving gifts with a personal touch is both meaningful and special. If you are planning to give him a necktie, embroider a little message of love on it so he can keep it close to him at all times. It will be hidden from view but help him keep your love close. 

wooden photo frame desk organizer

Wooden Photo Desk Organizer


Your little ones are the cutest little parts of the family and you know your partner dotes on them. So give him this sweet desktop organizer fitted with pictures of the children on all four sides. He will be excited about taking it along to work so he can feel close to them even when he is away.

father's day diy gifts from kids: kid-made father's day book

Kid-made Father’s Day Book


Kids’ drawings are some of the most chaotic, yet adorable art. And because they won’t be this age forever, this art can become a beautiful keepsake. To beat all previous gifts, help your children make this Kid-Made Father’s Day book for their daddy. He will absolutely treasure this handmade creation. 

father's day gifts diy: handprint wooden board

Handprint Board


Father’s Day craft ideas that are quick and cheap can also make for excellent gifts. Make your kids put their little handprints on the board with a sweet message to make this last-minute present. It is clean, easy, and fun.

MORE: 30+ Good Cheap Father’s Day Gifts (2021)

diy father's day gift: diy beard oil

DIY Beard Oil


Commercial beard oils can be really expensive, but you can still pamper a first-time dad who is taking on the role will love and responsibility. Help him indulge in a little self-care by making homemade beard oil so he may apply it and relax on Father’s Day.

diy father's day gift: handmade soap

Handmade Soap


Making homemade care items for people can really make them feel loved and appreciated. Go make a nice bar of soap for your father which not only suits his skin but also smells great.

father's day diy gifts: football handprint and photo salt dough keepsake

Football Handprint & Photo Keepsake


The football enthusiast in him will be excited while the dad in him will feel really touched! Have your kids make this football and handprint keepsake for their football-loving father to combine his two loves in one gift.

handmade personalized candle holder for dad

Personalized Candle Holder


Combine their clumsy but cute painting skills with decorative items to make this perfect candle holder brighten their dad’s day. It is sweet and will look even better when lit.

last minute diy fathers day gift idae: origami shirt gift bags

Origami Shirt Gift Bag


Maybe you can get a store-bought gift but make it special by making DIY packaging for it. Put on your crafty hat and use your skills to create these amazing shirt gift bags to put his Father’s Day presents in. They are a keepsake in their own right!

simple father's day gifts: dad rocks paperweight

Dad Rocks Paperweight


Puns are fun especially when they come from little kids who probably don’t understand them very well. Make this Father’s Day special for your partner with this handmade paperweight made out of… you guessed it, rocks! It would be a fun decoration to keep.

handmade father day gift from toddler: mess-free heart art

Mess-free Heart Art


Babies and paints are a pretty messy combination but you can still make a great Father’s Day gift out of your toddler’s little shenanigans. Let them have some fun with the colors and then pop the result in your cut-out frame. Easy, cute, and meaningful, all in one!

homemade fathers day gifts ideas: hand-sewn bow tie

A Bow Tie


Sure, bow ties can be bought, but will they ever be as special as the ones you sew for him yourself? Make your bowtie-loving husband a happy man this Father’s Day by giving him a homemade bowtie. It will be full of love and extra special.

diy grilling stenciled apron for men

Stenciled Grilling Apron


If you want to show him how much you appreciate the delicious meals he cooks for you and the kids, why not sew him an apron? It won’t take any more than 2-3 hours and you will have a unique gift all ready to be worn and cherished.

printable coupon book

Printable Coupon Book


If the kids already gave some handmade gifts and you want to break the pattern, there are some great Father’s Day craft ideas. Make your kids fill out coupons with cute requests their pa can make of them and give them to him on Father’s Day.

last minute fathers day craft: m&m tie card

M&M Tie Card


Grown up men with a sweet tooth have it tough because candy automatically belongs to kids now. But help him enjoy a full packet of chocolatey goodness by himself on Father’s Day by making this quick and fun M&M tie card for him. H will be in sweet heaven!

father's day gifts diy: instagram photo frame

Instagram Picture Frame


Why not give a new father the Instagram experience in real life to make a keepsake of your baby’s earliest moments? Make this Instagram picture frame and put adorable pictures of the two together to make it more sentimental. 

quick fathers day craft ideas: printable mr.gooddad candy bar wrapper

Mr. Gooddad Candy Bar Wrapper


Get creative and combine food love with dad love! If your partner loves candy, make his day special by printing out a lovely message for him on a candy wrapper of his favorite candy. Few gifts will be able to trump this one.

mason jar sleeve made of leather

Leather Mason Jar Sleeve


Maybe you can DIY a little luxury to make your partner feel especially appreciated and loved, and leather is one of the best forms of luxury. He will get to enjoy all his drinks with panache! 

simple and last minute diy fathers day gift idea: trail mix jar

Homemade Trail Mix Jars


Even if you forgot to get a nice Father’s Day gift, there’s no need to worry. Homemade trail mixes make great last-minute idea for daddies who love to snack. Not only will you keep their snacking healthy, but you can keep refilling it when it runs out.

Final Words

To sum up, DIY Father’s Day gifts are crafty, creative, and special. They are even better when kids add their little cuteness to them and make them into keepsakes. We hope you found plenty of ideas you can try out with your kids for this year from our list.

If you are looking for more Father’s Day gift ideas, do check out our related gift guides here:



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