You don’t need to spend money on cards when you can make a handmade Father’s Day card for free. Homemade cards are heartfelt and easy to customize. These Father’s Day card ideas will help you and your kids to get a jump start on your Father’s Day gifts this year.
Making Handmade Cards
Kids enjoy creating and making cards as gifts and a fun way to express that they love someone. Handmade cards are a perfect gift because you can use supplies from around the house. They really do make for easy crafts that need little help from Mom.
All you need is construction paper and some crayons, or a free template and some colored paper for easy Father’s Day cards.
Father’s Day Card Ideas
What should I write in a Father’s day card?
There are many things you can write in a Father’s Day card. It is the perfect way to express love to Dad with just a simple “I love you Daddy.” You can write a nice thank you, or a personal message about how much fun you have with your Dad.
Young kids that can’t read or write may choose to draw pictures inside their own DIY card.
Dad jokes are a lot of fun to put in a card. You can even find a nice quote or poem to add to the front or center of a card.
What are good quotes for Fathers day?
Here are five of our favorite quotes that you can add to make just the right card for Father’s Day:
“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.” – Jim Valvano
“Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, storytellers, and singers of song.” – Unknown
“Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad, and that’s why I call you dad, because you are so special to me. You taught me the game and you taught me how to play it right.” – Wade Boggs
“An almost perfect relationship with his father was the earthly root of all his wisdom.” – C.S. Lewis
“A father carries pictures where his money used to be.” – Steve Martin
What are different ways to wish Happy Father’s Day?
Older kids may want to make a special breakfast or meal for Dad to let them know what an awesome Dad they have. Baking a homemade treat and serving it with a cute card is also a nice touch.
If you have a big chalk board or dry erase board your kids could create a giant note for their Dad to see when they walk into the room.
Father’s Day Card Ideas
There are so many amazing and creative ideas for Father’s Day cards. We have gathered some of our favorite fun ideas that your kids are going to love to make and give for Father’s Day. You are bound to find the perfect card to give to the best dad ever! Our list below includes printable card templates, pages you can print and color for Father’s Day for a fun card, pop-up cards, Best Dad cards, and more!
Printable Card Templates
DIY Father’s Day Tomato Card – Use the free printable template to create a cute Father’s Day tomato card.
Pizza Box Father’s Day Card Idea
Printable Father’s Day Cards and Pizza Box Template – This is a cute and quirky card that you can put together and serve in a pizza box your kids create.
Number 1 Dad Father’s Day Template Card
Number 1 Dad Father’s Day Template Card – Create a card for Dad to feel like he is #1 with this cute template and instructions to put it all together.
Fun Fish Card for Dad
Father’s Day Fish Card – Create your very own fish card with this template to tell dad just how awesome they really are.
Star Wars Card Ideas for Father’s Day
Star Wars Yoda/Grogu Card – This is such a fun card for any Star Wars fan. Create a sweet baby Yoda/Grogu origami style card for Dad.
Free Printable Star Was Father’s Day Card
Printable Star Wars Card – Kids will love putting together and coloring this simple BB-8 card to give to Dad on Father’s Day.
Cards for Preschoolers
Teddy Bear Card – This adorable card is so cute and easy with the printable template, but the best part is using your child’s photo to customize it.
Father’s Day Card for Baseball Fans
Handprint baseball card craft – Handprint cards are sweet and personal. Younger kids will enjoy tracing their hand prints on the gloves as a gift for a baseball loving Dad.
Print and Color Cards
Four Father’s Day Cards to Print and Color – Cute printable cards for your kids to color in with markers or crayons. There are 4 different styles to choose from.
Best Dad Father’s Day Coloring Cards
8 Free Father’s Day Coloring Cards – There are 8 different cards to choose from to print out and color for Dad on Father’s Day.
Best Dad Ever Father’s Day Card
Best Dad Ever Printable Card – Color a special trophy for Dad with this Best Dad Ever trophy card.
Poem Cards for Dad
Father’s Day Poem Template – Show Dad how special he is with this customized Father’s Day poem template. This is fun and easy to fill out and add to a card.
Father’s Day Poem Printable
Father’s Day Poem Printable for Dad or Grandpa – Bless the Dad or Grandpa in your life with this printable poem that you can easily turn into a card.
Outer Space Cards
Father’s Day Rocket Card – This card is so easy to put together and the rocket even moves! Just print, color, cut and glue and you have a card that is out of this world! Great for lovers of astronomy and space!
Constellation Father’s Day Card
Galaxy Constellation Card for Dad – Make Dad his very own constellation with this creative card that looks like his name came right out of the stars in the night sky. If your kids are fascinated with outer space, they will love this printable card.
Crafty Father’s Day Cards
Homemade Washi Tape Father’s Day Card – Create an adorable DIY Father’s Day card with washi tape and stickers.
Fun Marble Run Craft Card for Dad
Pointillism Art Card Idea
Father’s Day Pointillism Card – Create some fun pointillism art for Dad and turn it into a custom card.
Shirt and Tie Cards
DIY Tradie Hi Vis Father’s Day Card – Kids will have fun making this hi vis tradie shirt card in any color to match their dad’s work shirt or uniform.
Finger Painting Card for Dad
Toddler Finger Painting Tie Card – Little ones will enjoy finger painting this card to make an outline of tie for their Dad.
Father’s Day Shirt Card
DIY Father’s Day Shirt Card – This is a great origami paper folding activity to create an adorable shirt card for Dad.
Cute Craft Cards
Minion Father’s Day Card – Create a cute Minion Father’s Day card with this fun DIY.
Pop-Up Father’s Day Card
Dinosaur Pop Up Card – Watch this video tutorial on how to put together a cute pop-up card with a dinosaur.
Dog Lovers Card for Father’s Day
DIY Dog Themed Father’s Day Card – This is such a cute and easy craft for a dad who loves dogs.
Printable Tags for Cards and Gift Ideas
Nuts About You Gift Tag Printable and Gift Idea – Looking for a fun gift idea for dad? Package up his favorite nuts in a jar and attach this printable tag for a cute DIY gift.
Candy Bouquets for Dad
Candy Bouquet for Dad – Can’t find the right card for dad? Make him a gift instead with free printable tags and a step-by-step tutorial on how to make it together.
Mason Jar Gifts for Dad
Quick and Easy Mason Jar Gifts for Dad – Even more cute gift ideas filling a Mason jar with gift cards and treats that are special to Dad.
Coloring Pages for Father’s Day
It’s easy to print a coloring page that you can add to your homemade Father’s Day cards! Check out this list of free coloring pages for Father’s Day.
As you can see, there are lots of options for Father’s Day cards that are very easy and heartfelt. Whether you print a card to color, or create your own from scratch these are sure to delight any Dad and make him feel special.
Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Mama to 4 children (one who is a homeschool graduate)! She is a an eclectic, Charlotte Mason style homeschooler that has been homeschooling for almost 20 years.. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, and Coffee!