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15 Father’s Day Crafts for Teens and Older Kids!


Looking for a gift to surprise that special dad of yours with this year? Look no further, we have put together a list of 18 awesome Father’s Day crafts for older kids and teens. Dad will absolutely love any of these wonderful homemade gifts. After all, there is nothing better than a gift made from the heart!

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If you are in need of some supplies or want to follow along with something, check out these super cute craft kits for teens:

World’s Greatest Dad Coloring Shirt – Color in the shirt with fabric markers to make it unique for your dad.

Beginner Wood Burning Kit – Make something personal for dad!

Mosaic Picture Frame – Make it yourself and put a picture of you and dad in!

Paint Your Own Moon Lamp – Get dad one of those cool moon lamps but personalize it by painting it yourself.

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Sharpie Dyed Tile Coasters

These sharpie dyed tiles are so easy and beautiful to make! They look great on the coffee table and make a great gift for dad. If you want to make them more “manly” try using browns, greens, oranges and yellows.

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We’re Nuts About You Photo Frame

Heartfelt and personalized, this gift is so easy and comes together in about 15 minutes (not including the drying time.

Here’s what you’ll need:

Ikea Clock With World Map

This World Map clock is so cool. It’s also a bit more complicated so definitely better for teens. You’ll also need some knowledge of Canva to get the image you need!

You’ll need:

Father’s Day Pasta Planters

Give dads something to smile about this Father’s Day with these DIY pasta planters! You’ll likely have some fun shaped noodles in your stash perfect for this project. Then you need some terracotta pots and paint!

You’ll need:

DIY Fire Starter Kit

This is a unique Father’s Day gift he won’t soon forget. And I bet it will get used on the next camping trip!

Supplies needed:

Sweet and Savory Snack Mix with Father’s Day Tin

Does your dad love to snack? You can’t go wrong with food gift! Make it special with the printable label to put on the tin.

Supplies needed:

  • Sweet and Savory Snack Mix
  • Tin for gifting
  • Printable label (included in the post!)

Paracord Lanyard For Dad

This is such a useful gift for dad- not only is it a keyring, he’ll have 10 feet of paracord on him at all times and can use it if he ever needs it.

Supplies needed:

Rustic Ombre Fish Frame

Does your dad love to fish? Make him this rustic fish frame for a great fisherman Father’s Day gift.

Supplies needed:

Birch Wood Candle Holder

These birch wood candle holders do need a drill and a clamp so be aware of that.

Supplies needed:

  • Birch tree piece
  • Drill
  • Clamp
  • Tea light

Bottle Cap Fishing Lure

These are such a great idea for dads who love to fish! You’ll need a drill and screwdriver as well as some treble hooks.

Supplies needed:

  • Bottle caps
  • Drill
  • Screwdrive
  • Treble hooks
  • Round slip jump rings

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Homemade Lemon Pepper Spice

Have a foodie dad who might appreciate a homemade spice mix? This lemon pepper spice is great for cooking inside or on the grill.

Supplies needed:

  • Lemons
  • Salt
  • Peppercorns
  • Grater
  • Cookie sheet

DIY Bottle Opener

These are rustic and perfect for any dad who likes to crack a beer now and again.

Supplies needed:

DIY Geo Cufflinks

These are a fun craft to make and they turn out really attractive. If you don’t want to use an exacto knife, try geo molds!

Supplies needed:

DIY Monogrammed Leather Key Rings

All dads need extra key rings, why not make one that’s personalized to your dad with his initials?

Supplies needed:

  • Key rings 
  • 3/4 inch Leather Strips 
  • Leather punch or Japaneses screw punch 
  • Screw posts 
  • Hammer 
  • Sharp scissors 
  • Optional: Ruled cutting mat

DIY Comic Book Coasters

Don’t worry, you won’t need to cut up any real comic books for this idea. If your dad is into comics, he’ll love these coasters. ANY image would work for these- even family ones!

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More Father’s Day Ideas:

Seriously Funny Father’s Day Gifts (for those dads who want nothing)

Personalized Gifts for Parents

13 Unique Gifts For The Dad Who Wants Nothing

Simple and Sweet Father’s Day Cards for Toddlers

22 Printable Father’s Day Crafts and Cards For Kids of All Ages!

Easy Father’s Day Crafts for Teens and Tweens