Unique Gifts for Dad from Kids make gift giving fun. Homemade gifts for dad from kids and other Handmade gifts kids can make are a favorite with fathers and grandfathers everywhere. This collection of handmade gifts for dad and grandpa is filled with unique keepsake crafts and personalized homemade gift ideas that kids can help make for Father’s Day, Christmas, or His Birthday.
Invite the kids to help make any one of these unique gifts for dad or grandpa. The gifts in this collection would make an easy homemade gift idea for dad for Christmas, Father’s Day, or his birthday.
Easy Homemade Gift ideas for Christmas or Father’s Day
This collection of gorgeous homemade gifts for dad and grandpa that kid can make are perfect for both Father’s Day and Christmas gift giving. Is there anything better than unique Father’s Day gifts for dad or grandpa from the kids?
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Handmade Unique Gifts for Dad from Kids
Invite the kids to make any of the easy homemade gifts for dad and grandpa. Each one of these unique Father’s Day gifts makes a unique handmade gift idea for Christmas and his birthday, too!
Fingerprint Gifts for Dad
1. Fingerprint Art Keychain Charms for Dad
Another fun way to transform art that kids make into a gift for dad is to make fingerprint art keychain charms. You can even design some with dad or grandpas favorite team!
2. Homemade Fingerprint and Thumbprint Heart Gift Ideas
Grandpa and dad may also like some of these thumbprint heart gift ideas that kids can help make.
3. Best Fingerprint Art Ideas
Another fun idea is to make some fingerprint art for dad. Click on the link to see all of the amazing ways you can create art with your fingertips!
4. Fingerprint Art Magnets
Fingerprint art glass magnets are a great way to save your child’s artwork safely inside a keepsake memento for dad or grandpa.
Handprint Gift Ideas for Dad and Grandpa
1. Handprint Art with a Thumbprint Heart Keepsake Gift
Make handprint art with a thumbprint heart sitting in the palm! Art with kids handprints and thumbprints makes a great gift idea for Father’s day.
2. Handprint Ring Dish
Help the kids make a handprint ring dish for Dad. My husband rarely ever takes off his ring, but he loves the gorgeous marbled clay ring bowl sitting upon his dresser. This marbled clay handprint craft also makes a fun soap dish for dad or grandpa!
3. Shell Frames with Handprint
Use shells that the kids collect to make handmade shell frames. Add a handprint, footprints or photos and you have a super easy homemade gift idea from the kids.
4. Handprint Baseball with Printable Poem
A handprint baseball with a printable poem is a unique homemade gift for dad. Check out the DIY details over on Sunny Day Family.
5. Four Seasons Handprint and Fingerprint Tree
Another homemade gift idea that is so amazing dad will want to hang up on the wall is this four-season Handprint and Fingerprint Tree.
6. Handprint Keychain for dad or Grandpa
A handprint keychain is another easy homemade gift for dad. Pop through this pin and over to Grey House Harbor for the directions to make this simple handprint craft for dad.
7. Salt-Dough Heart with a Handprint and Footprint
A handprint and footprint heart is an easy salt dough keepsake gift you and your children can make for dad and grandpa. The handprint and footprint hearts shown below were made for Valentine’s Day.
Feel free to substitute dad or grandpas favorite colors to make it special! Check out Valentine keepsake gifts that kids can make for more keepsake gift ideas that would be perfect for dad or grandpa.
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Personalized Gifts for Dad
1. Colored Golf Balls for Dad or Grandpa
Colored golf balls are a super easy gift idea from the kids perfect for dad. Find the directions for this homemade gift over on School Time Snippets.
2. Personalized Hammer for Dad or Grandpa
Have the kids make a special Hammer for Dad. Hop on over to The Flying Couponer for directions to make this easy gift for dad or grandpa.
3. Personalized Candle Holder Gift Idea
Make faux stained glass candle holders, or, invite the kids to paint a personalized candle holder for dad or grandpa. Inspire the kids to make homemade Father’s Day gifts with this hack in handpainted candle holders.
Personalized Photo Gifts for Dad
1. Dad Salt Dough Picture Frame
Make a “Dad” salt dough picture frame with the kids, as another super easy handmade gift idea. Check out all the DIY details over on The Soccer Mom Blog.
2. Personalized Picture Keychain Charms Tutorial
Make some homemade keychains for dad with the kids. Photo charms are an easy homemade craft that makes a great gift idea for grandpa, too! Use this tutorial to create unique, handmade, keepsake gifts that dad and grandpa will treasure!
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Homemade Pen Holders and Caddies for Dad and Grandpa
1. Lego Pen Holder Homemade Gift Idea
A lego pen holder kids can make is another super simple gift idea for dad. Head over to LalyMom for the tutorial.
2. Homemade Remote Caddy for Dad or Grandpa
Invite your children to make a photo remote caddy for dad or grandpa. Pop over to Teach Me Mommy for directions to this homemade gift.
Unique Gifts for Dad and Grandpa
1. Building Memories with Dad (or Grandpa!)
Build memories with dad with this unique homemade gift idea from kids. Recycled some of your old Lego Duplo blocks with this easy gift idea for dad or grandpa. Pop on over to The Seasoned Mom for all the DIY details.
2. Nuts for Daddy Heart
Invite your children to recycle some nuts and bolts to make a super sweet daddy heart. It would be just as easy to put grandpa or dad in the middle of it. Head over to Mosswood Connections to learn how to make this easy homemade gift idea.
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My Dad Rocks Gift Ideas
Feel free to substitute Grandpa for these fun homemade rock gift ideas. “My grandpa rocks,” and “Grandpa you rock” work just as well.
1. My Dad Rocks Painted Rock Idea
Paint a rock for dad that reads, “My Dad Rocks,” or “Dad You Rock!” Learn how to paint a rock, find our favorite rock painting supplies, and discover our favorite rock painting ideas in our guide to painted rocks.
2. Handmade My Dad Rocks Frame Gift Idea
Have your children make a “my dad rocks” or “my grandpa rocks” photo frame. Check out the tutorial on Mommy Moment to make this simple handmade gift for dad.
3. My Dad Rocks Father’s Day Pebble Card
Here’s a simple handmade Father’s Day gift from the kids that dad is sure to love. Head on over to Non-Toy Gifts for the free printable and directions.
4. Dad You Rock! DIY Father’s Day Gift Idea
Head on over to doodle and stitch to learn how to make this unique gift idea for dad. Dad, you rock!!
Homemade Necklaces and Bracelets for Dad or Grandpa
Whoever said that necklaces and bracelets were only for mom! My husband loves the necklaces that our daughter has made him and he wears them with pride. If you have an idea of your own, learn how to start and finish a necklace or bracelet three easy ways.
1. Personalized Necklace for Dad
Make dad a simple gemstone beaded necklace or bracelet with his children’s birthstones!
You can even have his name, a favorite nick-name, dad, father, pops, or grandpa beaded onto the necklace if you like! Use our personalized mom necklace tutorial to get you started. All you need to do is substitute dad for mom, or, leave the name out altogether!
2. Painted Wooden Spool Necklace or Bracelet
Make dad a painted wooden spool necklace with this easy jewelry making tutorial DIY.
Pop on over to see how easy these necklaces and bracelets are to make and personalize with your dad’s favorite colors. You can even paint them the color of dad, or grandpas, favorite team!
3. Acorn Marble Necklace
Use a large acorn cap and a shooter marble to make a homemade acorn marble necklace for dad. My husband loves his shooter marble necklace! Acorn marble necklaces also make great ornaments and window decorations, and are fun to hang on the rearview mirror, too!
Homemade Father’s Day Gifts from Kids
Handmade gift ideas make gift giving fun!
We hope you have enjoyed this amazing collection of homemade Father’s Day gifts for dad and grandpa. Unique keepsake crafts and personalized homemade gifts for dad from kids make great homemade gifts for Father’s Day, Christmas, or his Birthday.
Handmade gifts for dad from the kids are always a favorite with parents and grandparents.
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