Make a homemade gift with these easy Fathers Day craft ideas for tweens and big kids to do by themselves. These are just a few of the seasonal crafts that are fun to make in the summer months.
Celebrate dad or grandpa with these special Father’s Day crafts and card ideas. Instead of buying dad another tie, the most popular gift, consider writing him a special note that he can cherish. Spend a little time making him a homemade card or gift.
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Why make Fathers Day crafts?
Tweens and big kids (ages 10-12) are often distracted by screens and can spend too much time on them. Doing arts and crafts has many benefits which counteract the negative habits of too much screen time. For example, using simple art supplies to make these Fathers Day crafts helps kids express themselves and think critically.
A little about Fathers Day
Father’s Day is a special day celebrated on many dates in countries all over the world. In the United States, this special day is observed on the third Sunday of June.
Father’s Day was first celebrated in 1910 by Sonora Dodd who wanted a special day to honor her father, a Civil War veteran who raised his six kids by himself. In 1972, President Richard Nixon signed the law that made Father’s Day an official holiday.
Many are celebrated on Father’s Day besides dads. These Fathers Day craft ideas are also fun to make for grandfathers, uncles, and others important men in your life.
What about food gifts for Fathers Day?
Many dads would love a homemade snack or treat as a Father’s Day gift! Combine one of the Fathers Day crafts below with one of these easy recipes. They are so simple, even tweens can make them:
- Rosemary Parmesan Popcorn
- 2-Ingredient Easy Fudge
- Strawberry Cake Mix Cookies
- Pancake Muffins
- 3-Ingredient Banana Bread
Fathers Day Craft Ideas
More craft ideas
Take a look at more summertime crafts to do this time of year.
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