Do you find it hard to come up with thoughtful gifts for Dad that don’t totally blow your budget? It’s even harder when you add in the granddads. Luckily, you can still give a meaningful gift that he’ll love without spending hundreds of dollars when you pick one of these Father’s Day gifts to DIY.
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For some reason, I always get stumped when it comes to gifting my Papa. He has a billion tools, half of which I don’t even know what they are. He also collects vinyl but since he has a 30 year head start on me, there’s not much I can find that he doesn’t have.
That means getting pretty creative when it comes to Father’s Day. Of course, when it comes to creating something from the kiddos, it’s easier. They could give him a half-eaten piece of candy and he’d think it’s the greatest thing ever, I swear.
If you’re stumped on what to get the dad in your life this year, try making him something instead. From delicious edibles to kid-crafted gifts, you’ll find something for every father on any budget (even free) in the ideas below!
Lego Stamped Gift for Dad (Cookies, Coffee, and Crafts)
The next time Dad is building a Lego creation with the kiddos, snap a picture. Then surprise him with it in a cool Lego stamped frame for Father’s Day!
DIY Cornhole Boards (A Wonderful Thought)
Give a gift to help him blow off steam and relax after a long day at work. These DIY cornhole boards are a fun outdoor game to enjoy with his friends or with the kiddos.
DIY Camera Strap (Inside the Fox Den)
Is Dad a photography enthusiast? If so, he’ll love getting this DIY camera strap for Father’s Day. Easily customize it to fit Dad’s individual style and give him a fun new way to wear his favorite accessory.
Homemade Charcoal Body Bar (Coupons and Freebies Mom)
Help him enjoy clearer skin (on a budget) with this awesome body bar recipe. Because yes, even Dad deserves a little self care.
DIY Lego Head Marker Holder (Drugstore Divas)
Another fun Lego gift for dads is this super cute marker holder. Even if he doesn’t work a desk job, he can still use an organizer. It can store pencils or screwdrivers in his workshop or put it on his bedside table for watches and Chapstick.
Wooden Breakfast Tray DIY (5 Minutes for Mom)
This fun gift idea is the perfect way to serve Dad a delicious pancake breakfast on Father’s Day. Let him enjoy some peace, quiet, and syrup before facing the day.
Edible Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough (Made in a Day)
Speaking of food, who doesn’t love getting a delicious treat as a gift? Make edible chocolate chip cookie dough and put it in a pretty container for Dad to enjoy. Actually, you may want to make a double-batch so you can taste-test it for him.
Essential Oil Soap Recipe for Men (3 Boys and a Dog)
Sometimes dads stink. When mine comes home from a drill weekend in the field, it’s a little extra, let me tell you. Now you can give him a gift that benefits you both with this manly smelling homemade soap.
How to Clean a Car (Simply Designing)
Acts of service don’t cost a thing. If you’re looking for a super budget-friendly gift idea that’s still incredibly meaningful then clean his car for Father’s Day. This article will help you get every nook and cranny sparkly clean for him.
How to Turn Kids Artwork into Coasters (DIY Adulation)
Years later, all the dads in our life still love these coasters. Just like photos of little ones playing with Papaw, these are snapshots into your kid’s childhood that will be cherished by dads and grandpas alike.
You can surprise Dad with a meaningful gift this year and protect your budget at the same time. These easy and inexpensive Father’s Day gifts to DIY are perfect for doing just that. Let Dad and Grandpa know how much they mean to you this June with a thoughtful gift from the heart.
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I’m a nerdy, crafty mom of three adorable little kids. I love writing and creating, but in my non-existent free time I also love karaoke, taking my kids to the zoo, and reading. I got my degree in Science (no idea how that happened) but I took every English class I could get my hands on because, yeah, I’m that girl.