27 Unique and Creative Fathers Day Cards Ideas

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Whenever we want to make an important decision or need advice, the person to whom most of us go to is our father. Ever imagined how he manages so many responsibilities single-handedly and still manages to put his family first? His wife’s only love, his daughter’s hero and his son’s best friend, he always has a special place in everyone’s heart.

Though our dads often come across as strong and not so emotional, the truth is that everyone loves being reminded of how much they are loved. The same holds true for our dads. So, how about making a sweet Father’s Day card and surprising him?

We are here to give you amazing Fathers day cards ideas which won’t take much of your time and you can make most of them with very basic materials. This blog is classified into different kinds of card ideas, starting from funny card ideas to cute ones and to cards gifted by toddlers to gifted by everyone.

Fathers Day cards ideas for Kids.

1. The Pasta Card

father's day cards + gifts kids can make - It's Always Autumn
Source: Crafty Morning

Isn’t this card looks super adorable? Let’s admit that fathers love such adorable cards when gifted by their kids and they make sure to keep it close to them. All you need is a few pieces of your spiral pasta (uncooked, of course). Grab some white sheets, coloured pens, strong glue and start making a sun as shown in the picture above. Don’t forget to write ‘You’re my Sunshine daddy!’ in the most creative way. You can even print out this part to make it even easier for you.

Things you’ll need:

  • White Sheets
  • Spiral pasta
  • Coloured Pens/Markers
  • Fevicol
  • Scissors

2. The Stone/Pebble Fathers Day Cards

fathers day card made from pebble
Source: Etsy

Ever thought of making a card with pebbles? Let’s get a little creative and make fathers day cards using pebbles. You might have to spend some time finding lightweight and small pebbles, but it will be worth spending time on it. Once you are done finding them, it won’t take more than 5 minutes to draw and stick everything together. This is a unique and simple gift card idea which later can be framed as well. 

Pro Tip: Use glue gun instead of fevicol or any other type of glue as it will save a hell lot of time.

Things you’ll need:

  • White Sheets
  • Coloured Pens
  • Small Pebbles 
  • Glue Gun
pebble family fathers day card
Source: Etsy

Another cute example of The Pebble Card is this where the kids are holding the hands of their father and enjoying. 

3. Creative Handprints Fathers Day Cards

handprint card for father
Source: The Crafting Chicks
handprint fish fathers day card
Source: Glued To My Crafts

Kids love to paint with their hands and fingers. They enjoy stamping their hand onto paper and leaving behind a personal imprint. This is such a cute and simple DIY to make, all you need to get is a few paints, sheets and pens. And you are done. 

 

handprint strawberry card for dad
Source: Hike N Dip

There are so many different designs which kids are making these days. Fish, sunflower, tree, monkey, flowerpot and what not. Kids these days are super creative in their own way. So let them enjoy making this super duper affordable and fun father’s day card. 

Things you’ll need:

  • White Sheets
  • Poster Colors
  • Sketch Pens

4. The Best Dad Prize Card

best dad award fathers day cards
Source: The craft train

Gift your dad a prize card for being the best dad in the world. You can make this card simply by using paper folding techniques to make the fan and stick the ‘Best Dad’ badge above the fan by using a glue gun. Since you are left with all the space inside – write down all of the reasons why your dad is fabulous inside. He’s going to love it. 

Pro Tip: Make sure to use bright colors rather than neutral ones as colors will add more grace to the card.

Things you’ll need:

  • Colorful Sheets
  • A good pair of scissors
  • Glue Gun
  • Colored Markers/Pens

 

5. Creative Footprints Fathers Day Cards

footprint fathers day card for kids
Source: Awaken Mindset

This one is the cutest Father’s day card idea gift from the kids. Isn’t the baseball made from footprint and scotch tape super adorable? The supplies needed to create this one are easily available around you. Few paint colors, markers and a sheet. Once your kid is done leaving a footprint on a paper, get them those colorful pens to write some genuine messages. That’s how simple this one is.

 

footprint rocket fathers day card
Source: Sponge Kids

Here is another design of a footprint card, where a rocket is created from a footprint. Super-cute, right? Let us know in the comment section below if you get a chance to create any of yours special and unique designs.

Things you’ll need:

  • White Sheets
  • Painting Colors
  • Sketch Pens

6. Super Dad Father's Day Cards

super dad card made from chocoloates
Source: I Heart Crafty Things

We bet that your dad will love this cute superhero candy bar card. Remember those days when you used to wait for your dad to come back from office, so that you can get those candies from him. Let’s get a little creative and make a superhero from those candies using few paper folding techniques. All the supplies needed to make this card are easily available.

Start by taking your father’s favourite chocolate and wrap a small piece of colored sheet to make a cape. The second step is to make a face on a paper and a super dad badge to stick on the candy bar (as shown in the picture). And the super cute DIY card is ready, super easy and less time consuming craft.

Things you’ll need:

  • Colored Sheets
  • Candy Bar
  • Glue Gun
  • A pair of scissors
  • Coloured Pens

Funny Fathers Day Cards Ideas

7. The Ice-cream Card

coolest dad card
Source: Homeschool Preschool

If you want to make something really different and quirky, here you go. This card is as simple as it looks and as cool as it can get. Cut an ice cream shape from a coloured sheet. To make the mouth, use black sheet and cut it into the shape shown above. The best part of this card are those googly eyes. 

Even if you don’t have the exact same ones, you can easily create similar ones by using black and white paper. Stick all of them together using a double tape or a glue gun. Write- ‘Dad, you’re the COOLEST’ on the top of the card and see that sweet smile on your father’s face when you give them this.

Things you’ll need:

  • White Sheets
  • Colored Sheets
  • A pair of googly eyes
  • Black Marker
  • Ice Cream Stick
  • Double Tape
  • Scissors/Cutter

8. The Melon Card

funny fathers day cards
Source: Archzine.fr

This craft is perfect for any age group to make it on their own. Grab all your coloured sheets and draw a shape of melon (as shown in the image above) Glue the googly eyes and those rosy cheeks using pink paper onto the melon. Write ‘Dad, you’re one in a melon’ on the front side of your card and a special poem or personal message inside of the card for your dad. 

Things you’ll need:

  • White Sheets
  • Coloured Sheets
  • A pair of Googly Eyes
  • Black Marker
  • Fevicol
  • Scissors/Cutter

9. The EGG-celent Card

funny fathers day card
Source: Extreme Couponing Mom

This is another funny card to give it to your father. Set up your work area with all the supplies mentioned below. Draw an egg on a white sheet and glue it onto your base paper. Next, you gotta outline the egg and cut the yolk circle from a yellow sheet and stick it on the egg along with the googly eyes and rosy cheeks. That’s how simple this one is. 

Things you’ll need:

  • White Sheets
  • Black Marker
  • Coloured Sheets
  • A pair of Googly eyes
  • Fevicol 
  • Scissors

10. The TOAD-ally Card

funny card for dad
Source: Spread Shirt

You’re TOAD-ally the best dad! We have got a great idea for you- your dad will love knowing that his kid thinks he’s the best dad. So, how about telling him the same but with a little fun. Begin with drawing the frog on a green sheet. Cut down the frog and place it in the middle of the card. To add more details; draw those small elements on a lighter green sheet and glue it on the frog. Next, glue the googly eyes and rosy cheeks onto the frog with a message and you are done. Don’t have green sheets? Don’t worry, you can draw and paint your cute toad for a similar effect.

Things you’ll need:

  • White Sheets
  • Black Marker
  • Coloured Sheets
  • A pair of Googly eyes
  • Fevicol 
  • Scissor

11. The un-BEE-lievable Card

funny card for fathers day
Source: Extreme Couponing Mom

This is one of the cutest Father’s day card ideas we ever came across. Every father will love getting such crafty gifts from his kids. All you need to do is draw a bee on a yellow sheet and those small elements of bee on a black sheet. Cut down all of them and place it just the same way it looks here in the photo. Add those wings and googly eyes and you are done. Don’t forget to add your message with a marker or pen.

Things you’ll need:

  • White Sheets
  • Black Marker
  • Coloured Sheets
  • A pair of Googly eyes
  • Fevicol 
  • Scissor

Fathers Day Cards Ideas from Daughter

12. The Watercolor Card

fathers day card from daughter
Source: Zazzle

Are you one of those girls who loves to make handmade cards for your loved ones? If yes, then you’ll love this simple and quick DIY card that you can easily make and give it to your father. This card won’t require multiple stuff to collect, rather just a white sheet and water colors and some good brushes. Using the watercolors make sure to get a really good background for your card. And on the top of it you can write whatever you want to- be it a wish or a simple I love you or a Happy Father’s Day message. 

Pro Tip: While using water colors for background, just make sure of two things. First, don’t use too much water and second decide one primary color and make a background using tints and tones of that particular color. 

Things you’ll need:

  • White Sheets
  • Water colors
  • Brushes

13. The Message Card

fathers day card from daughter
Source: Etsy

Few of us, always want to put a message in everything we do or we make. So, this category is specially for those daughters/kids who want to really say something through a drawing. Get all of your colors and start drawing this particular drawing which depicts so much. And that sweet little note-’ I will forever and always be your Little Girl’ is everything a father wants to listen to from his daughter. 

Things you’ll need:

  • White Sheets
  • Colors
  • Colored Pens

14. The Greeting Card

easy card for dad from daughter
Source: Etsy

The first thing all of us ever gifted to someone is a greeting card. So, why not get all of your stationery and make something for your father. A simple greeting card with a personal message is something which will never go out of trend. 

Do a little research and be creative with all the stuff you have. The simplest example is here by just using a black pen and a sheet.

Things you’ll need:

  • White Sheets
  • Black Pens

15. The Growing Up Card

on dads shoulders is the best place to be card
Source: Etsy

This card will bring back all those nostalgic memories he had with you as a kid. Those days when the only place you felt good was Dad’s shoulder, those days when he used to carry you on his back whenever you got tired. Let’s thank him for everything he did and still does for us, by recalling your best memory with him.

For ‘The growing up’ card, all you need is a white sheet and your basic sketch pens and pencil colors. Draw your favourite memory with him and write the perfect saying with it. Believe us, he will be over the moon after receiving this card.

Things you’ll need:

  • White Sheets
  • Pencil Colors
  • Colored Pens

16. Handprint Fathers Day Cards

card from daughter from dad
Source: Lexi Boyd

Simple Handprint Card Ideas gifted by daughters to their father’s. Cover your hand with any color of your choice in paint. Then place your hand on the paper and write a special note which you always wanted to tell him, it can be as simple as

  • Dear Daddy, no matter where I go in life, you’ll always be my number one man.
  • You’re the greatest gift I have from God.
  • No one in this world can love me more than you.
  • I’m so grateful for all your guidance and wisdom, you really are the best! Happy Father’s day!
always your princess fathers day card
Source: DIY craft land

Here’s another cute design for a ‘Handprint Card’. The best part of such cards are they can even be framed later on. 

Things you’ll need:

  • Painting Colors
  • White Sheets
  • Colored Pens
  • Ribbon

Fathers Day Cards Ideas for all

17. Simple Ribbon Doodle Card

simple ribbon card happy fathers day
Source: The Spruce Crafts

3-D cards look super eye catching and difficult to make but in reality these ones are the easiest. You just have to be a little perfect in measurements and choosing the colours. If you are a beginner, we would suggest you draw the ribbon with the help of a pencil first and then use watercolors over it. 

Things you’ll need:

  • White Sheets
  • Watercolors
  • Black Sketch Pen
  • Coloured Pens

18. The Shirt Card

fathers day shirt card
Source: The Best Ideas for Kids

As much as they look super complicated to make, they aren’t. Just take a minute and check out this video. Everything is perfectly described here in the easiest way possible. All you need is colorful sheets to make this cute and fun DIY Father’s day card.

Things you’ll need:

  • Colorful Sheets
  • Buttons
  • A pair of scissors
  • Fevicol
  • Ribbon Stickers

19. The Hand-Lettered Card

simple happy fathers day card
Source: Etsy

If you are a person who loves to hand-letter or you are a person who knows how to do creative writing. This one’s for you. Grab your favourite pen and white sheets and start lettering ‘Happy Father’s Day’ in the most creative way you can. 

And in case, if you are a person who wants to learn creative Hand Lettering. We have published few blogs on- Creatives Hours.

dad you are the best card
Source: Etsy

Another colorful example of a hand-lettered card. The best part of making such simple cards is that you get to explore your creative side. So be creative and make something really special for your dad.

Things you’ll need:

  • White Sheets
  • Calligraphy Pen
  •  Coloured Pens

20. The Tie Card

diy tie card for dad
Source: Cards Bay

This card will take a little of your time but believe us, it’ll be worth spending time on because once you’ll give it to your father; he’ll be the happiest person because we know how much our father loves wearing formal attire and their love for bow- ties are endless. So, take out all of your colorful sheets and start creating a tie shape on it and cut it down. Use the plain silver wire to make a hanger out of it and place all of them using fevicol or glue gun on a thick white sheet. 

Pro Tip:  Get some decorative tapes from the market and make sure to use it to make a boundary, the card will look 2x better.

Things you’ll need:

  • White Sheets
  • Coloured Sheets
  • Plain Silver Wire
  • Black Pen

21. The Classy Vintage Card

vintage fathers day card for a classic dad
Source: Stampin Magic

Elders love getting vintage stuff every time, maybe because they bring back so many memories or maybe they just enjoy those neutral color days. So, just go straight to the market and search for vintage background sheets and some frame stickers. If you would be able to find these items, the outcome will be super classy with very little efforts.

Now, get yourself a thick sheet for the base as you are going to stick a lot of things on it. The second step is to paste the vintage sheet leaving 1cm from each corner and make sure to create a boundary using black marker, these little things add so much to the card. Thirdly, stick the frame sticker on it with the thing your father loves the most. In case he is a car lover, get a vintage car print out and stick on it using double tap as it will give a 3-D look. And your card is ready, just write a sweet note and here you go.

Pro Tip: If you aren’t able to find vintage background sheets, you can use novel/books pages. And for frames you can create them yourself using chart papers. 

Things you’ll need:

  • Background Vintage Sheets
  • Black Sheets
  • Black Pen with thick tip
  • Basic frame stickers

Handmade Fathers Day Cards Ideas

22. The Moustache Card

happy fathers day moustache card
Source: Pazzles

The moustache card, this card looks super adorable even if it’s super simple and easy to make. Cut out a moustache shape drawing from a black sheet and you can either use a big heart sticker to use it in the background or you can make yourself using sketch pens. Make sure to use light colors while making the heart background and write a sweet note for your father inside the card. Honestly, this particular card DIY won’t take more than 15 minutes. 

Things you’ll need:

  • White Sheets
  • Coloured Sheets
  • Black Pen
  • Scissors
  • Fevicol

23. The Fingerprint Card

I love you berry much card for dad
Source: Sassy Dealz

Parents love everything when we kids make it ourselves. And they love it even more when we personalise it for them. So, how about making a card with our fingerprints on it, we are sure they would love it. All you need is some white sheets, few paint colors and a black pen or marker. And if you’re a person who loves to experiment- use your creative side and think of a few things you can make using your fingerprint. We have talked about a few designs in our ‘Mother’s Day‘ card ideas blog. 

Things you’ll need:

  • White Sheet
  • Painting Colors
  • Black Pens

24. The Minion Card

one in a minion card for dad
Source: Sassy Dealz

Minions have always been everyone’s favourite cartoon. So, let’s make a cute DIY fathers day card around minion!

Get some white sheets, sketch pens and a bottle cap. If you see the reference photo above, the eyes are made by using the back of a bottle cap. Now, all you are left to do is to draw the super basic minion and write ‘You’re one in a minion, dad’.

Things you’ll need:

  • White Sheets
  • Black Pens
  • Sketch Pens
  • Bottle Cap

25. The ‘Best Dad’ Card

best dad in the world card
Source: Kreative In Life

We all grew up saying ‘Our family is the best’, ‘Our mother is the best’, but have you ever said it to your father? Have you told him- ‘He’s the best father in the world’?

If not, it’s your chance to tell him. Get some white, blue, green, red and black sheets and start creating a globe (as shown in the picture above). The card’s whole attraction is those googly eyes, so make sure to get a big one from the market and stick it on the globe. Super easy and cute DIY to gift your father. 

Pro Tip:  If you use foam sheets instead of normal coloured sheets, the card will look amazing! 

Things you’ll need:

  • White Sheets
  • Coloured Sheets
  • A pair of googly eyes
  • A pair of scissors
  • Fevicol
  • Black Pens

26. The Super Hero Card

superhero dad happy fathers day card
Source: Queen and Co.

We can not deny the statement- ‘Dad’s are just superheroes in disguise’. So, how about making a superhero card this Father’s Day? Believe me, this one is super easy to create- you can either purchase a superhero printable sticker or you can just draw it out on a red sheet and cut the remaining outing.

Now, all you do is place the sticker with other decorations. Make sure to write a touching note inside the card, because we kids can never tell our father’s how much he means to us. So, here’s your chance to make him feel super happy. 

Things you’ll need:

  • White Sheets
  • Coloured Sheets
  • Decorative tapes
  • Decorative stickers
  • A pair of scissors
  • Fevicol/Glue
  • Coloured Pens

Father’s day is an amazing time to plan something really special for your dad to let him know what he means to his kids. Utilise this quarantine period by celebrating this father’s day with your entire family.

In this blog we have listed fathers day cards in different categories to help you quickly find an idea that’s perfect for you. So, what are you waiting for?

Get all of your stationery together and start creating a unique DIY Father’s Day card for your super coolest dad. And make sure to give your card a special touch by adding a handwritten note on it. 🙂

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