Fantastic Father's Day Ideas

Handmade decorations, treats and gifts are the best... especially when they are made by a child for the special man in his/her life. Today, I am sharing a wonderful collection of fantastic Father's Day ideas that are easy, inexpensive and guaranteed to make Dad feel special.

Shirt and Tie Card - These cards are bright, cheerful, and simple to make. Check out the full tutorial (including a short video) here.

Father's Day Donut Bouquet - The supplies for this donut bouquet are inexpensive, and kids will enjoy creating this unique gift for Dad. You can find a step-by-step photo tutorial AND craft video here.

Father's Day Cake - This simple cake is simple to make and kids will love helping to place the candy pieces. You can find all the info you need to make this cake here.

Father's Day Cookie Mix - Find the instructions and free printable tags here.

Father's Day Pop - This is a "punny" idea Dad's will love... and you can download the adorable tags for FREE here.

Father's Day Reese's Pieces Treat - Adding a "punny" tag to a tasty treat is sure to bring a smile to Dad's face. You can download the adorable tags I designed here.

Personalized Pictures - This is my all time favourite Father's Day gift idea. My boys have been giving these personalized photos to their dad for years. Find the "how to" here.

And another version here.

Simple beaded keychain - This is a simple idea / craft for kids to make for their Dad. Use his favourite colours to create a simple handmade keychain. Cut a strip of faux suede (or another sturdy string), tie the string to a key ring, add wooden beads, and knot the end. Then, you can use a thin sharpie to add a name or message.

DIY Necktie - Designing a tie for dad to wear on Father's Day is a perfect activity for young children. You can even use the tie to create decorative wrapping. Download the tie template for free here.

Father's Day Banner - You can set a festive mood for dad by creating some Father's Day decor, and this banner is easy and inexpensive to make. Find the "how to" here.

Funny Father's Day Card / Gift Card Holder - This FREE printable card is perfect for a Dad with a good sense of humour. It's a cute card that you can package with a roll of toilet paper. You can also add a gift card to make it extra special.

Candy Bouquet - Rather than giving dad flowers, consider giving him a bouquet of chocolate instead. Who wouldn't love receiving all these sweet treats? Find the full tutorial here.

S'more Treat for Dad - If Dad likes camping or backyard bonfires, he will love this sweet treat and its "punny" tag. You can download this adorable tag for free here

Father's Day Breakfast in Bed - If Dad loves breakfast in bed, he will love this variation filled with LOVE. Read more about it here.

Father's Day Grilling Gift Basket - This is a great gift for a Dad who likes to BBQ. You can download the "Master of the Grill" tag I designed here.

You could even make him a special tray for all his favorites!

Father's Day Treat Box - This is a fun idea, and the treats can be customized to include all of Dad's favourites. You can find the FREE printable tags here.

Father's Day Snack Buffet - The way to a man's heart is through his belly, so this is the perfect gift for your "treat-loving" dad. You can fill dollar store containers with snacks, and download the tags I designed here.

Paint a rock - It doesn't get simpler than this rock/paper weight.

And if you are on a budget, check out the ADORABLE Father's Day DIYs made using dollar store supplies here.

Isn't this an adorable collection of Father's Day ideas? Any of these wonderful treats is sure to be a hit with Dad. Happy Father's Day!

 (aka East Coast Mommy)

You might also be interested in the Father's Day DIY gifts and FREE downloads here.


  1. Wow, these are really good ideas, need to keep this post with myself and try these out on next father's day. Thank you for sharing it with us and keep posting more such posts

  2. Father's Day is coming! If you’re shopping for a hiker, camper, fishing guru or any other man who hangs out outdoors, you’ve got plenty of options. First, think about what he likes to do. If he’s a camper, invest in a good tactical flashlight to keep his nights bright. Shopping for a hiking enthusiast? Try a little multi-purpose pouch to keep his belongings safe.

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  3. It is good. I also have a idea for fathers day. A thank you jar of notes or other beautiful jars with which has quotes on notes. there are great collection of gifts.


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