Father’s Day 2023: 3 Easy Card Ideas for Kids to Make at Home

by Kelin George

June 9th 2023, 10:17 am

Father's Day is a special occasion that allows us to honor and appreciate the incredible fathers in our lives. As parents of young children, we understand the importance of involving our little ones in this heartfelt celebration. 


To make Father's Day 2023 truly memorable, we have gathered three easy and delightful gift and card ideas that kids can create with their own hands. These Father's Day crafts and card suggestions will not only bring a smile to dad's face but also provide an opportunity for children to express their love and gratitude.


When is Father's Day

Before we dive into the exciting gift and card ideas, let's address the commonly asked question: "When is Father's Day?" Father's Day is celebrated on different dates around the world, but in many countries, including the United States, it is observed on the third Sunday in June. In 2023, Father's Day will fall on June 18, which gives us ample time to plan and create something special for our beloved dads.


Let's explore these creative and meaningful ways to celebrate fatherhood with our children. Whether you're looking for Father's Day crafts, Father's Day card ideas, or unique Father's Day gifts, we have you covered. Let's embark on this joyful journey of making Father's Day truly memorable for our amazing dads.

3 easy Father's Day card ideas for kids

These card ideas are designed specifically for kids, allowing them to express their affection and create memorable keepsakes for their dads. From simple crafts to personalized messages, these Father's Day card ideas are perfect for young ones to showcase their love and gratitude. 


Also read: Celebrate moms with heartfelt messages: Mother’s Day free printable card

Let's explore these three exciting card ideas that will surely bring a smile to any father's face on this special day.


Cute Father's Day card idea



Materials needed:

  • Craft papers in blue, yellow, red, green, and purple colors
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Marker and glitter pens (optional)

Steps to make a Father's Day card:


Step 1: Using red craft paper, cut out the shape of a car, two green circles for wheels, and two 1/4th circles for windows, following the picture as a guide.

Step 2: Cut a rectangle from purple craft paper.

Step 3: Take the blue craft paper and fold it in half. Glue the rectangle to the bottom of the card. Assemble all the car parts onto the card as shown in the picture.


To personalize the card even further, you can either print out a label that says "Happy Father's Day" or let your child get creative and write their own message on the card.


That's it! With these three easy steps, your child will have a delightful Father's Day card to give their dad.


Shirt-style Father's Day card idea



Materials needed:

  • Red, blue, and white craft paper
  • Two buttons
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Pencil
  • Black marker

Steps to make the Father's Day card:


Step 1: Draw a tie on the white craft paper and cut it

Step 2: Draw circles of different sizes on the blue craft paper and cut them out.

Step 3: On the red craft paper, make two opposite cuts using scissors as shown in the picture.

Step 4: Fold the cut paper diagonally in half, following the picture as a guide.

Step 5: Glue the tie between the two folded halves, ensuring that you don't glue the entire tie on the shirt. Attach the blue dots to the tie and the buttons to the collar.

Step 6: Write "Happy Father's Day" or "I love you, Dad" behind the tie.

There you have it! An easy and charming Father's Day card in the shape of a shirt. If your child likes, you can let them further personalize the card with glitter pens and additional drawings.


With these steps, you'll create a heartfelt and memorable card that a dad will truly appreciate on Father's Day.


Bow–tie Father's Day card idea from pasta



Materials needed:

  • 3 farfalle pasta
  • Blue and black paint 
  • Brush
  • Black marker
  • Brown cardstock paper
  • Glue 

Disclaimer: In the event of using a glue gun, parents are advised not to allow children to carry out the step that involves the use of a glue gun. The use of a glue gun carries potential risks and requires careful handling, which may not be suitable for young children. Please exercise caution and take appropriate measures to prevent accidents or injuries when using potentially hazardous tools or materials.


Steps to make the Father's Day card:


Step 1: Ensure you have all the materials ready, and fold the brown cardstock paper in half.

Step 2: Paint two farfalle pasta with blue paint and one with black paint. Allow them to dry.

Step 3: On the front of the card, write "Happy Father's Day" or any other message of your choice.

Step 4: Glue the black pasta in the middle and attach the blue pasta on either side.


There you have it! A Father's Day card idea featuring a bow and tie made from farfalle pasta.


Feel free to add drawings, colors, or additional messages inside the card to make it even more personalized.

Father's Day is an opportunity to celebrate and honor the remarkable fathers in our lives. By involving our children in creating heartfelt cards, we can make this day even more special. We explored three easy and delightful Father's Day card ideas that kids can make with their own hands. 

From a cute car-themed card to a shirt-style design and a bow–tie card made from pasta, these ideas provide unique ways for children to express their love and gratitude for their dads. With these creative and meaningful card ideas, we can make Father's Day 2023 a truly memorable and cherished occasion for our amazing dads.


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