Meaningful Father's Day Gift and Card Ideas

Father’s Day… When dads are honored with their own special day of the year. Dads have an integral part in the workings of a family. They’re heroes to their kids. Some dads are stay-at-home dads, some work all day (or all night) outside the home, some dads are away from home much of the time either on deployment or working a faraway job. We love dads, and they deserve to have even more than just this one special day.

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That’s why we’ve compiled a few very special gift ideas for Dad. While store bought gifts and cards can be wonderful, a gift from the heart can be even more wonderful. (Insert Meaningful Father’s Day Gift and Card Ideas photo)

Kids love to create, especially when they’re making something for Mom and Dad. They just do. Not to mention, those handmade gifts and cards are treasured forever.

Below are several meaningful gift and card ideas for Dad this Father’s Day. There are even a few handmade gifts Mom can make for Dad too. Let’s celebrate Dad!

My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.

~ Jim Valvano ~


29 Father’s Day Gift and Card Ideas

Sandpaper Father’s Day Tags by Homework

DIY Kentucky Bourbon Etched Glass Set by Where the Smiles Have Been

Nuts About Dad Father’s Day Gift + Free Printable by Saving Dollars & Sense

Superhero Coasters by Messy Little Monster

Toddler-Made Salt Dough Picture Frames by Uno Zwei Tutu

How to Make a Super Dad Card by The Creative Pair

Super Dad Printable Beer Labels by Smart Party Planning

Star Wars Jars & an Easy Turtles Recipe by Clever Pink Pirate

$5 Gift Idea: How to Make a Candy Bouquet by Crafts ‘n Coffee

Father’s Day Interview Sheets by Makeovers & Motherhood

O’fish’ally the Best Dad by Julie is Coco and Cocoa

Tacky Tie for Father’s Day by Simple. Home. Blessings.

Personalized Tin Can Pencil Holder Craft by Buggy and Buddy

New Best Dad Ever Shirt with Freezer Paper Stencil by Simply Kelly Designs

Superhero Dad Hershey Bar Wrappers by Smart Party Planning

Family Photoshoot Gift Idea by DIY Inspired

DIY Golf Score Card Holder Tutorial by Swoodson Says

Father’s Day Bookmark by Hi! It’s Jilly

Father’s Day Cricut Card by Crafting in the Rain

Father’s Day Room Service Printable by Seven Thirty Three

DIY Father’s Day Gift Wrapping by DIY Inspired

How to Make Fishing Lures by Creative Green Living

Free Printable Father’s Day Coupon Card by Katarina’s Paperie

Dad Rocks Father’s Day Craft by Kidz Activities

A Last-Minute Father’s Day Gift that Dad will Love by One Creative Mommy

Handprint Baseball Father’s Day Gift with Free Printable Poem by Sunny Day Family

Football Handprint & Photo Keepsake by Teach Me Mommy

“Dad” Salt Dough Picture Frame by The Soccer Mom Blog

Fingerprint Daddy & Me Coffee Mug by Crafts By Amanda


When you’re young, you think your dad is Superman. Then you grow up, and you realize he’s just a regular guy who wears a cape.

~ Dave Attell ~

Happy Father’s Day!

Post by The Women Bloggers member Mel Lockcuff of Adventures of Mel.