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Creative Fathers Day Gift Idea that Dads love

Does the dad in your home already have a closet full of ties, a garage with all the necessary tools, and enough homemade paperweights to last through four careers?  

Presents on Father’s Day should come from the heart, and let Dad know that you really value everything he has done.  We know that sometimes it’s hard to come up with an idea that can include the children and portray everything Dad deserves without breaking the bank. 

Are you trying to think of a fun and creative way to let Dad know that you love him and appreciate everything he’s done?  Here is a perfect way to let him know that you cherish the way he always takes care of you:


  1. 1 White Cotton T-Shirt
  2. Fabric Paints (from local craft store)
  3. Paintbrush



  • Pour some paint into a shallow foil baking pan, and have your kids place either the palms of their hands or their feet into the paint.  
  • Have them make a print of their hands or feet on the front of the t-shirt.  Next to the prints, write either: “I’m in good hands with Dad”, “Best Dad, hands down”, or “I want to walk in Dad’s footsteps.”  If you have more than one child, you can change the wording to “We’re in good hands,” etc.  
  • Have them wash all of the paint off their skin immediately.  
  • Tiny baby feet and hands are adorable mementos, but you can make this an annual tradition, a clever way to chart the kids’ growth. 


PS What do you think about this Fathers Day Gift idea? Do you have any fun and creative gift ideas you can share? We’d love to hear from you!

PPS We also would love to research and post any topics parents are looking to find out about. Let us know if you have a topic you want us to research or provide our feedback on!


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