FATHER’S DAY CRAFTS FOR TEENS AND TWEENS
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!
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.
- Sharpie Fine Tip Markers (in bold colours)
- 4″x4″ White Ceramic Tiles
- Isopropyl Alcohol (91% or 99% from the drug store)
- Eye Dropper (or small spoon)
- Polyurethane top coat
- Peel and Stick Black Felt
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:
- Unfinished Wood or MDF Photo Frame
- Acrylic Craft Paint or Chalk Paint
- Glue (I recommend Elmer’s Craft Bond)
- Vinyl Decals or Alphabet Stickers
- Assorted Nuts in various sizes, shapes, and colors
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!
- Copper Spray Paint
- Dark wax (optional)
- Printable tattoo paper
- Spray fixative or varnish
- Assorted Coloured Sharpies
- Map to print – search on Canva.
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!
- Acrylic Paint Set
- Terra cotta pots
- Pasta in assorted shapes
- Tacky glue or hot glue gun
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!
- wood shavings
- beeswax pellets
- mini muffin tray
- mini paper liners
- tin cans
- leather strip
- leather punch
- leather letter stamps
- muslin bag
- safety pin
- kindling (any small pieces of wood)
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.
- 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.
- Tape measure
- Snap hook
- Swivel clip
- Carabiner or keyring
Rustic Ombre Fish Frame
Does your dad love to fish? Make him this rustic fish frame for a great fisherman Father’s Day gift.
- 3 wood fish
- Apple Barrel 21185 Parrot Blue
- Apple Barrel 20512 Burnt Umber (brown)
- Apple Barrel 20773 English Navy
- White Paint
- Paint Brush
- 8×10 Frame
- Wood Grain Scrapbook Paper (trimmed to 8×10)
- Scrap piece of card board (like a cereal box)
- Hot glue
- Wax Paper
Birch Wood Candle Holder
These birch wood candle holders do need a drill and a clamp so be aware of that.
- Birch tree piece
- 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.
- Bottle caps
- 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.
- Cookie sheet
DIY Bottle Opener
These are rustic and perfect for any dad who likes to crack a beer now and again.
- Wood from Michael’s
- Bottle opener
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!
DIY Monogrammed Leather Key Rings
All dads need extra key rings, why not make one that’s personalized to your dad with his initials?
- Key rings
- 3/4 inch Leather Strips
- Leather punch or Japaneses screw punch
- Screw posts
- 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!
- four 4″ x 4″ tiles
- Mod Podge
- Clear spray acrylic sealer
- Comic book images printed from google
- tacky glue
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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!