DIY Father’s Day Gift Ideas to Make at Home

Treat Dad to a special homemade gift for Father’s Day. Here are 13 ideas for adorable, thoughtful and inexpensive gifts the kids will love making and he'll love receiving.

1. Handprint Grill Apron. This fun handprint BBQ grill apron is a perfect for the grill master dad! Adorned with flames of your favorite small people’s handprints. Dads, grandpas and uncles will all love this apron too. Get the tutorial here.

2. Car Wash Gift Basket. Put together a Car Wash Gift Basket and Punch Card from the kids for a gift that dads are sure to appreciate! Get the details here.

3. Treat-Filled Slippers. Fill a pair of slippers with Dad's favorite candy bars, beef jerky, nuts (or any other treat he loves) and maybe a gift card, too. It's a gift within a gift! Get the details here.

4. Fingerprint Daddy & Me Coffee Mug. Dad's morning coffee will taste even better when he drinks it from this cute fingerprint mug made by his kid. A great keepsake gift for dad! Get the tutorial here.

5. All About My Dad Book. Along with your toddler, create a special keepsake for dad or grandpa. This printable book features fun fill-in-the-blank prompts and empty spots for special snapshots. Get the template here.

6. Father's Day Questionnaire. This fill-in-the-blank card makes for a truly special (and sometimes hilarious) Father's Day gift from your little one. Get the printable here.

7. Trophy for Dad. If your kids are feeling up for the challenge, then they can make their very own trophy for Dad in a few easy steps. Get the instructions here.

8. We're Nuts About You! This DIY gift basket is perfect for the dad who loves all things nutty! You can include peanut butter, Reeses Cups, trail mix, Peanut M&Ms, peanut butter cookies, or different nuts (peanuts, almonds, cashews, etc.). Get a free printable "We're Nuts About You!" and "Happy Father's Day from your little peanut" tags here.

9. Make a Salt Dough Handprint Bowl. Salt dough crafts are so easy to make and Dad will love this bowl made in the shape of his child's hand. A nice keepsake and the perfect size for holding rings or keys. Get the tutorial here.

10. Super Dad. Make Dad feel super special on Father’s Day with a chocolate bar wrapped in a super hero cape, plus a special message handwritten by your child on the back. Download the template and instructions here.

11. Personalized Tin Can Holders. These homemade pencil/pen holders or vases made from tin cans are super easy for kids of all ages to make! Personalizing them with a photograph makes them extra special for Dad. Get the details here.

12. Papa Bear Cards. Kids will love making these adorable cards for their own papa bear – it’s an easy craft for kids of all ages. Print off the free template here.

13. Chocolate-Dipped Pretzel Rods. Dads with a sweet tooth will love these homemade chocolate-covered pretzel rods. Just have an adult supervise the melting, and then let the kids have lots of fun rolling the rods in dad’s favorite toppings. Get the recipe here.