Gift something creative to your father on this Father's Day. Read the given ideas for kids to create their own crafts.
Father's Day Crafts for Kids
Father's Day is a day which is celebrated worldwide for thanking dads for their love & care, which they unconditionally give to their kids all year round. Now it's your chance to show your gratitude towards your dad. So if you are wondering as what special you can do to make Father's Day special for your dad, we have an answer which can help you plan something special and different for your dad on his special day. We are giving few Father's day craft ideas which can be easily made by kids. So, spice up the Father's Day with making crafts which are given below.
- 9- by 12-inch piece of Gray Craft Foam
- Non slip liner (found at most department stores)
- Sheet of purple craft foam
- Tacky glue
- Purple, gray, and black felt
- Waxed Paper
- Take a gray craft foam & round the corners of one short side of a 9- by 12-inch piece and trim the other short side to a point.
- Now trace this shape on the piece of non slip liner and cut it according the shape traced.
- Trace the pointed side of the gray foam onto a sheet of purple craft foam to create a face of the mouse. Add a curved line for making the top of the face and cut it out according to the shape traced.
- Using tacky glue, attach a length of yarn to the rounded end of the gray foam for making a tail, then glue the non slip liner to the foam, covering the end of the tail.
- Glue two purple felt circles for making the ears to the centers of two slightly larger gray felt circles.
- Now glue the gray felt circles just under the top edge of the purple felt face.
- Glue ribbon whiskers to the end of the snout. Cover the whiskers with a black felt nose, add black felt eyes, and glue the purple face in place on the gray body.
- Cover the mouse with a piece of waxed paper, and allow the glue to dry completely.
- Mouse pad is ready to be gifted.
- Wooden Boxes (sold at craft stores)
- Fine-grain sandpaper
- Latex wood primer
- Acrylic paints and paintbrushes
- Acrylic varnish
- Hot glue gun
- Items for decoration, such as costume jewelry, foreign coins, or golf tees
- Before painting the box, lightly sand the wood and then brush a coat of primer on all its surfaces. Lightly sand the box once more after it is dried.
- Now paint the box in stages (the inside first, the bottom next, and the top and sides last), allowing the paint to dry each time.
- To paint multicolored stripes, on the box, apply strips of Easy Mask Kleen Edge tape in a parallel pattern and paint between them. Remove the tape when the paint dries.
- Now tape over the freshly painted areas and paint new stripes between them.
- Once the paint dries, apply a coat of acrylic varnish to protect and enhance the colors and let it dry completely.
- Now, glue a felt liner to the inner side of the box.
- Then glue decorative items on the top of the box.
- If the items are hard to stick, try gluing bits of felt to the bottoms and then glue the felt to the box.
- Utility Box is ready.
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