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21 DIY Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Get inspired to make something for dad! These 21 DIY Father’s day gift ideas are so easy that even beginning crafters can make them.

It’s nearly that time of year again and here we are already struggling with Father’s Day gift ideas for all the guys in our lives. What if it didn’t have to be that complicated? What if you could get or make them something totally unique and something they’d actually use? Whether you’ve got yourself an outdoorsy guy, sports guys, or even a workaholic guy, there’s a gift for that!

Collage of easy DIY Father's Day Gift ideas.

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Last-Minute Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Before we get to the DIY gifts, I wanted to include some gifts that you can grab really quickly when you are running out of time.

If you’re short on time and creativity check out these easy to “add to cart” Father’s Day gifts you can grab:
Dad No Matter How Much Time Passes Pocket Watch (This comes highly recommended and looks amazing!)
Best Bonus Dad Tumbler Cup (Perfect for bonus dads!)
Hot Sauce Flavors of the World Set (We all have that ONE that loves all things spicy, this takes it up a notch!)
Engraved Wallets (We’ve seen these mentioned in gift videos and have to admit they always get us right in the feels!)

DIY Father’s Day Gift Ideas

If you want something the kids and you can make together, here are some easy and fun ways to do just that.

1. I’m Nuts for you Father’s Day Gift

This is a really budget-friendly way to create multiple gifts for Father’s Day. (Grandpa, Dad, and more). You can fill each jar with their favorite nuts and add their favorite things on the outside.

Mason Jar with variety of nuts with Father's Day Tag

2. DIY Father’s Day Broquet

by A Bride on a Budget.

These are one of our favorite gift ideas because it’s totally customizable to the dad! Get their favorite snacks and cup from your local Dollar Tree to make it budget-friendly (especially if having to make more than one).

3. Ten Things I Learned Gift

This gift is honestly perfect and won’t cost you anything but time! This is one of those gifts that’s super personal and will be perfect for every dad in their lives.

Glass Picture Frame with 10 Things learned from father figure

4. DIY Beard Oil Gift

Beard oils can be expensive but once the “dad” in your life gets a feel of their homemade gift they won’t buy any store brand again!

Small cup with oil and essential oil for DIY beard oil

5. DIY Grooming Kit Gift

Every Dad likes things that are just his. This is a great way to personalize a gift that will be all his!

Jar with mens razor and other grooming items inside

6. DIY Father’s Day Hammer

A creative way to give them something useful with a personal touch! Have the kids write on it in their own handwriting and you can burn it in.

Hammer with engraved I Love You on the handle

7. Handmade Father’s Day Gift Superhero Care Package

This is an upgrade to the jar gifts mentioned earlier. This gift comes with free printable tags to put on their favorite items!

Small box with repackaged food items with clever super hero snack names

8. Father’s Day Gram

This is a really creative way to include all of dad’s favorites and have the kids write out a personal card too!

Letter with written words and candies in the place of select words

9. Handprint Baseball Gift

A sentimental gift they can keep forever and remember their little ones! Super easy and frugal to make!

Classic white and red baseball with black handprint of small child

10. Father’s Day Notepad

An easy to customize gift idea. Take a store-bought notepad and create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece. (Have multiple kids? Have each little one make their own gift).

Round notepad with Father's Day saying on the front adorned with a tie

11. Candy Bar Wrappers

We’ve seen these before but never knew they were this easy to make! Wrap his favorite candy bars or sweets in these adorable crafts.

Regular candy bars wrapped with scrapbook paper made into a dress shirt and tie

12. DIY Personalized Dad Stein

This does require the need of a machine that will cut vinyl BUT it’s a gift that they’ll use for a long time! (Make sure to hand wash)

Large glass with mustache, #1,and Dad in blue vinyl

13. Father’s Day Chocolate Covered Oreos

For that dad that loves sweet treats these are an easy-to-make gift idea (can be done on a budget).

Blue, orange ,and teal chocolate covered oreo cookies with candy ties on top

14. DIY Tie Rack Tutorial

This is an easy-to-make gift that also is something useful! You can adjust your skills for this one too.

wooden board with nails spread out to allow for hanging of ties

15. DIY Father’s Day Building Blocks

A great way to upcycle those old LEGO blocks (less to step on too) and give Dad something he can use/keep on his desk or on the go!

Mason Jar filled with LEGO pieces with written memories on each one

16. Edible Tacklebox

Fishermen on your gifting list this year? This is a frugal gift idea you and the kids can make. Customize it by stashing their favorite “baits” and let the kids design the card!

Tackle box filled with snacks

17. Father’s Day Candy Filled Tie Pots

Color the pots in their favorite color or let the kids paint them! Fill with their favorite snacks and candy!

Painted flower pots filled with favorite candy and Happy Father's Day flyer

18. Golf Monogram Pallet

Gift idea perfect the golfer in your life! Make it small or big and they can hang or display it just about anywhere!

Golf tees glued to a baseboard in the shape of letters

19. Paracord Keychains

Paracord anything is a great and long-lasting gift idea! You can see a complete tutorial on how to make a keychain complete with a video! (Great for visual learners)

Paracord keychain homemade

20. Poop Emoji Printable Tags

For that funny farting Dad in your life. These free printables you can attach to just about anything but specific toilet paper is showcased.

Toilet paper toll wrapped with tissue paper and printed sticker on the outside


Dad will love the punny humor and the candy that comes with it. Ask the kids to fill it up with dad’s favorite candy and top it with a handmade card.

Plastic container filled with snacks and Father's Day saying on the outside


If dad loves to travel, then give him this thoughtful gift. The printable tag will help him spot his luggage really easily.

Backpack filled with helpful travel items and adorned with a Father's Day printable tag

DIY Father’s Day Gifts Are Thoughtful And Easy

The best thing about these DIY Father’s Day gifts is how easy they are. Dad will love that he’s getting something that is unique, one-of-a-kind and that you and the kiddos spent time together making, just for him.

If you are setting a table for a special dinner for dad, create this Golf Father’s Day place card. Have a wonderful holiday celebrating the man that works so hard for all of you!

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Susan B

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Hi, I’m Susan! Thanks for stopping by Oh My! Creative. I like to have fun, make fun things…you know, create stuff! I love DIY, decorating and design and like any girl…shopping and lunch!
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  1. I love these DIY gifts! Very personal too. This year, my children and I gave my husband a jar of homemade cookies baked by us!

  2. Fabulous & Amazing last-minute fathers day gift ideas for your dad. I love these unique ideas. For a new father, Inspire and congratulate your dad with these unique & new gifts ideas.

  3. Absolutely great gift ideas for the father’s day. My father loves baseball game. I’d like to gift him a hand printed baseball ball. Can you tell me where can i find it?

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