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Father’s Day Crafts

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With Father’s Day just around the corner, toddler art projects are a wonderful way to inspire young children to show how much they appreciate their dads.  Toddler classroom activities are always a fun way to help children explore their creativity and curiosity, but father’s day crafts are a special way to share how much they’ve learned with someone they love.

From Father’s Day card ideas to craft projects, 101 Great Gifts from Kids is full of easy-to-do gifts every child can make for the special people in their lives.

Here are some fun Father’s Day crafts to try with your toddlers:


Tabletop Photo Holder


  • Self-hardening clay, plain or colored
  • Metal spatula
  • Photo of child
  • Thin paintbrush
  • Tempera paint

Make Your Great Gift:

  1. Work a small, ball-size piece of clay into a solid, freestanding shape.
  2. Use multiple colors to add designs and features to the creation. Leave a space on the top for a slit for the photo.
  3. Using the metal spatula, cut a slit in the top of the holder approximately one to two inches in length. Cut deep enough so that it will hold a photo upright.*
  4. After the clay dries, paint the clay holder, using a paintbrush and tempera paint.
  5. Allow paint to dry. Slide the photo into the slit to complete this personal gift.

* May need adult help or supervision.


Old Clothes Patch Card


Make Your Great Gift:

  1. Fold a piece of construction paper in half to form an 8 ½ “ x 5 ½ “ piece. *
  2. Glue fabric scraps to the front of the card to form a design.
  3. Create borders and accents by gluing on the other fabric scraps.
  4. After the card dries, write a greeting inside. *

* May need adult help or supervision. 

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