DIY Fathers Day Gifts from Baby Projects

DIY Fathers Day Gifts will really make dad feel special. Choose from making a collage with him and baby or why not make some adorable hand and foot print art to capture baby’s tiny hands. Dad is sure to love every one of these ideas, but they don’t need to just be for Father’s Day – think of birthdays and Christmas too!
DIY Fathers Day Gifts



1. Hooked on Dad

DIY Fathers Day Gifts
Make a footprint and hand print by putting brown paint on baby’s foot and orange paint on baby’s hand. To make this craft, you’ll need :

  • Blank Canvas
  • Various Craft Paints
  • Small Paper Plate
  • Baby Wipes

Begin by having your child dip their foot in brown paint and press down on the left side of the canvas. Use a baby wipe to clean the foot. Then paint your child’s hand with the orange paint and press down on the right side of the canvas. Take another wipe to clean the hand. Allow the paint to dry on the canvas. Finally turn the hand print into a fish by adding eyes and draw in a fishing rod. Paint the phrase “Hooked on Dad”.

2. Future Hunting Buddy

DIY Fathers Day Gifts
Turn baby’s hand print into a deer by putting brown paint on baby’s hand to print. Then add antlers with a marker and write the message ‘Future Hunting Buddy’.

3. Superhero

DIY Fathers Day Gifts
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.

4. I Love You Daddy

DIY Fathers Day Gifts
DIY Fathers Day Gifts are easily made by using hand and foot prints. Place red paint on baby’s feet and print in the shape of a heart to recreate this heart tugging craft.

5. Daddy & Me Glasses

DIY Fathers Day Gifts
Add paint to baby’s foot and fingers to make these adorable glasses.

6. Papas BBQ Plate

DIY Fathers Day Gifts
Most men love to barbecue so this is a great little gift to make up for dad or grandpa. Purchase a white plate and help the kids to print their hands in different colors on it.

7. Walk with Me

DIY Fathers Day Gifts
Print baby’s feet onto burlap and frame with the poem ‘Walk with Me’ and a cherished picture of baby and Daddy..


8. Shoes

DIY Fathers Day Gifts
Could there be anything cuter than photographing a pair of baby’s shoes next to Dad’s. One day when baby is all grown up you could recreate the same picture to see how much they’ve grown.

9. Superhero Frame

DIY Fathers Day Gifts
Show dad his super side with this adorable idea. You can either frame little superheros at the end of the sentences or just leave it on paper to make an awesome card with.

10. Footprint Father’s Day Card

DIY Fathers Day Gifts

11. Marvel Handprints

DIY Fathers Day Gifts
If Dad loves comics then make these adorbale Marvel hand print characters and frame them.

12. Superhero Footprint Craft

DIY Fathers Day Gifts
Paint baby’s foot half in one color and half in another to make these super hero footprints – for example half red and half blue to make Spider Man – then simply draw over with a sharpie marker to add details.

13. DIY Baseball Canvas

DIY Fathers Day Gifts
Turn a canvas into baseball inspired art by drawing the red lines with a sharpie marker and printing hand and footprints.

14. Daddy’s Biggest Fan

DIY Fathers Day Gifts
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.

15. Handful of Kisses

DIY Fathers Day Gifts
This sweet idea would be great for a gift tag or an ornament too.

16. Happy Father’s Day Hand Prints

DIY Fathers Day Gifts
Customize any poem you like for Dad by adding foot or hand prints.

17. D for Daddy

DIY Fathers Day Gifts
Purchase or make a letter ‘D’ for Dad and decorate with kids hand prints.

18. Little Princess

DIY Fathers Day Gifts
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.

19. Father’s Day Gift from a Toddler

DIY Fathers Day Gifts
DIY Fathers Day Gifts from little ones will be treasured forever. Frame a Little poem and pink hand print. Plus a little luggage tag.

20. Papa’s Grilling Plate

DIY Fathers Day Gifts
Make Daddy’s grilling plate with the kids hand prints would also be great for Grandpa on Father’s day.

DIY Fathers Day Gifts

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