If you’ve left getting a Father’s Day gift until the last minute – or you just want some handmade gift inspiration – here is a roundup of 9 simple craft ideas that will keep the kids busy and are sure to put a smile on dad’s face.

1. Father’s Footsteps Poem Keepsake

See the full tutorial from Fun Handprint Art.

father's day craft ideas - footprints - Melville Mums

2. Monster Hug Card

Follow the step-by-step instructions from Kids Craft Room.

Father's Day craft ideas - monster hug - Melville Mums

3. You Rock Dad

Grab the printable template from Katarina’s Paperie.

You Rock Dad

4. DIY Photo Frame

Get the tutorial at Happiness is Homemade.

5. Make cool cookies

Try out the recipe and decoration ideas from Tell Love and Party.

DIY Father's Day Gifts: Rad Dad cookies, a delicious homemade gift for Father's Day

7. Origami Shirt Card

See the full tutorial from Hello, Wonderful.

Get the tutorial and printable from My Sister’s Suitcase.

8. Labels for Dad

Check out this great idea from The Happy Scraps.

9. 5 things I love about Dad

With colourful textas, eight wood sticks from a craft store and some artistic flair your son or daughter can easily whip up this “5 things I love about DAD” gift.

Use tape to secure the sticks and secure with a ribbon – there you have a gift straight from the heart that Dad will absolutely love!

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If you decide to DIY this year’s Father’s Day gift, make sure to take a photo of your amazing creation and share it on Facebook or Instagram. Don’t forget to tag @melvillemums!

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