DIY Fathers Day Gifts from Baby Projects

This Father’s Day, show Dad how truly special he is with a handcrafted DIY gift! Capture a lifetime of memories with a custom photo collage or make something special with hand and footprint artwork. No matter what you choose, Dad will never forget this heartfelt gesture from a beloved little one! So get creative and make Dad’s day extra special with these perfect homemade gift ideas.

1. Dad Collage

Dad Collage
A DIY photo collage with pictures of baby and Dad together is a marvelous gift. Using a photo-editing software or an app on your phone, you can easily customize and print the collage to hang on the wall or put in a frame as a special Father’s Day surprise. Print out the photos in various shapes, sizes, or colors and arrange them in a creative way that best captures the memories. This sentimental gift is sure to be treasured for many years to come.

2. Daddy’s Shoes

Daddy's Shoes

3. Best Dad Award

DIY Fathers Day Gifts
This is a really cute preschool Father’s Day craft. To make this craft, you’ll need :

  • Paper Plates
  • Yellow Paint
  • Paint Brush
  • PVA Glue
  • Crafty Bits
  • Ribbon
  • Sellotape
  • Marker Pen
  • Pencil

Paint your paper plate yellow – or any other color of your choice and allow to dry. Around the edge of the plate place some PVA glue to attach beads and gems and any other decoration you wish. Allow to completely dry and cute out messages such as “Best Dad” for the center of the plate.

4. Future Hunting Buddy

Future Hunting Buddy

5. Superhero

Fathers are our first superheroes so showing your baby’s dad how important he is with this thoughtful creation will be stored in his heart forever.

6. Foot Print Craft

Make this sweet art with baby’s foot prints. To make this craft, you’ll need :

  • Blank Canvas
  • Washable Red Paint
  • Small Paper Plate
  • Baby Wipes

Dip your child’s left foot in red paint and press down on the left side of the canvas. Use a baby wipe to clean the foot. Then repeat with the right foot and press down on the right side of the canvas to complete the heart shape. Take another wipe to clean the foot. Allow the paint to dry on the canvas. Finally paint the phrase “I Love My Dad” around the foot prints.

7. Daddy & Me Glasses

Daddy & Me Glasses

8. Grill Plate

Purchase a ceramic platter and get creative to recreate this idea. To make this craft, you’ll need :

  • water-based porcelain paint – Pebeo brand is dishwasher safe and non-toxic
  • markers
  • a platter – white looks best

Paint your design on the plate. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and bake your painted platter for 15 minutes to set the paint.

9. Walk with Me

Walk with Me

10. Dad

Capture his first Father’s Day with photos of baby holding up the letters D,A and D.

11. Shoes


12. Baseball

Handprint Baseball~ Fathers Day Gift

13. Superhero Frame

Superhero Frame
Instructions Superhero Frame

14. Footprint Father’s Day Card

Footprint Father's Day Card

15. Marvel Handprints

Marvel Handprints

16. Superhero Footprint Craft

Superhero Footprint Craft

17. As Lucky as can be

As Lucky as can be

18. DIY Baseball Canvas

DIY baseball canvas

19. Daddy’s Biggest Fan

Daddy's Biggest Fan
This is such a cute Father’s Day idea for toddlers. Cut paper plate sized circles from poster board, then draw the seams on with a red sharpie. Help the children add their handprints. You could also do it on an actual baseball, and buy a clear plastic case for it for dad to keep on his desk.

20. Handful of Kisses

Handful of Kisses

21. Happy Father’s Day hand prints

Happy Father's Day hand prints

22. D for Daddy

D for Daddy

23. Little Princess

Little Princess
Keep daddy’s little princess close to his heart by capturing her handprints forever on this sweet art. Make a pink bodice on a canvas help her print the skirt her hands.

For more DIY Fathers Day Gifts, check out these Father’s Day Crafts

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