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There are so many reasons we love dads and what better way to show your love and appreciation than by making a handmade gift? Kids will love getting creative with these crafty projects that show thought and sentimental value with some geek involved such as Secret I Spy cards, DIY tools, tie cards and cute rock cards.

What are your favorite handmade gifts for Father’s Day?

Dinosaur Terrariums (via hello, Wonderful)
Show dad how “Raw-tastic” he is with these fierce dino terrariums.

Dad Wooden Race Car (via hello, Wonderful)
A gift that both dad and the little ones will enjoy making and gifting!

Father’s Day Tie Fabric Card (via Wild Olive)
Older kids will have fun stitching this cute card for dad while younger ones can use glue to make it.

Owl Father’s Day Card (via I Heart Crafty Things)
Imagine dad’s reaction when he opens up this sweet owl card featuring his favorite little person.

Tape Resist Father’s Day Art (via Crafty Morning)
Get artsy with is colorful tape resist art just for DAD.

Secret I Spy Father’s Day Card (via Pink Stripey Socks)
Put Dad’s brains and wits on task with this super secret and totally clever I Spy card.

Father’s Day Printable Book (via hello, Wonderful)
Dad will love flipping through these handmade pages featuring art and quotes on the kids’ favorite things about him.

Stick Accordion Father’s Day Card (via Michael’s Crafts)
Make this cool 3D pop out accordion card filled with things you love about Dad.

Tape Resist Father’s Day Mug (via Happy Hooligans)
Cute, artsy and functional – who wouldn’t want this adorable handmade mug from kids on Father’s Day? Fill it up with his favorite coffee beans.

LEGO Photo Puzzle (via A Joyful Rio)
Turn all those LEGO pieces into a neat photo stand and frame to show off dad’s favorite photos.

Dad Scrabble Cuff Links (via hello, Wonderful)
Chic and functional – the kids made these a couple of years ago and Dad still wears them today!

Monster Footprint and Handprint Card (via I Heart Arts and Crafts)
Sure kids can be little monsters at times, but we love them no matter what! How cute are these handprint and footprint cards that make sweet keepsakes.

Dad Trophy (via Design Improvised)
Show dad he’s #1 with this cute and crafty trophy filled with his favorite treats.

Handmade Tool Mobile (via Craftulate)
Now these are tools the kids can handle. Let kids make this fun hanging tool mobile for the dad who’s into building!

Dad Rocks Cards (via CBC Parents)
These adorable “Dad You Rock” cards are sure to put a smile on his face on Father’s Day!

Check out more fun handmade Father’s Day gifts here and here and printable Father’s Day cards here.

Agnes Hsu is a mom of three and has been inspiring parents and kids to get creative with easy activities and family friendly recipes for over 10 years. She shares her love for creative play and kids food to her 2MM+ followers online. Agnes' commitment to playful learning and kindness has not only raised funds for charity but also earned features in prestigious nationwide publications.