This Father’s Day, give Dad a gift he’ll really love—one made by his kids. We’ve rounded up a list of easy but impressive DIY crafts sure to put a smile on his face, from the easy to the involved. Read on to find the perfect present.

Pre-Shave Oil

Pamper Dad by whipping up this easy pre-shave oil from The Merrythought. The soothing mixture will help keep his skin silky smooth after shaving. To get the scoop on how it’s made, click here.


Werther’s Bag

We love this pun-tastic (and super easy) gift idea from Lil’ Luna. Just fill a bag or jar with Werther’s candies, then attach the printable tag. To get all the details (plus the free printable), click here.

eReader Stand

Get crafty this year by whipping up an eReader stand like this one from I Heart Naptime. Kids can help put it together or decorate it, and it’ll be a perfect fit for Dad’s tablet. Click here to see the directions.

Play Ball Mason Jar

If Dad is a baseball fan, you’ve got to make this amazing mason jar from Mad in Crafts. After decorating the jar to look like a baseball, fill it up with tickets or other goodies. Get the details by clicking here.

Handprint Platter

Get your hands dirty crafting this cute platter from Crafty Mama in ME. Just be sure to use food-safe paint if you’re planning to use it for meals! To get all the details, click here.

Building Memories Jar

Get inspired by The Seasoned Mom to craft a gift that will keep on giving. Write some of Dad’s favorite things to do with the kids on LEGO bricks, then pull the jar out when you’ve got an afternoon free. Click here to learn more about this easy idea.

My Dad Rocks Frame

Gather up some rocks on your next hike (or pick some up at the craft store) to make this cute frame from Mommy Moment. It’ll be an awesome addition to your favorite guy’s nightstand or desk. Get the instructions by clicking here.

Edible Tacklebox

Here’s a fun gift for the fisherman dad in your life from Let Your Scribbles Be…Enough: a playful, edible tacklebox filled with special fish-themed treats. Get the kids to help pick out things for the box (and maybe taste a few along the way).
Get the DIY details here.

LEGO Cufflinks

These LEGO cufflinks from Kate’s Creative Space are a nice touch for the dad that likes to construct masterpieces of architecture with his kiddos. Get the DIY details here.

Racetrack T-Shirt

We’re pretty sure this racetrack t-shirt from The Winthrop Chronicles is pure genius. The kids get to play, and Dad gets a racecar massage. Plus, instead of a generic racetrack, you can add landmarks from your neighborhood or places that the kiddos like to go with Dad. Get the DIY details here.

Rosemary Mint Shaving Cream

With help from Food for My Family, you can whip up some rosemary mint shave cream for your handsome fella. It’s all-natural and a bit decadent, too. The kiddos can handle small jobs like stirring, and the whole process is easy on the kitchen.
Get the DIY details here.


— Abigail Matsumoto & Susie Foresman



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