There are many resources offering free Father’s Day printables, on the Internet. What better way for children, especially younger children, to let the special man or men (dad, grandpa, uncle) in their life know that they care?
Father’s Day is just around the corner and will be here sooner than you think. Just as a point of reference, it always falls on the third Sunday in June. So, you still have time to come up with a gift idea or two.
Utilizing free printables, for Father’s Day or any other holiday or occasion, is a great way to let creativity shine through. Even more important is the fact that most parents prefer the thoughtfulness of a handmade gift over the store bought variety, any day.
The following websites are just a small sampling of what is available, in regard to themed printables. They are an excellent starting point, when you are looking for something to create for dad.
Teacher Vision (http://www.teachervision.fen.com/fathers-day/teacher-resources/6618.html) is a WONDERFUL resource for teachers and homeschooling families, alike. There is a membership fee. However, they do offer a free 7-day trial that will allow you to print out these things for dad. Their Father’s Day selection includes: cards, a book (suitable for giving by the K-3 crowd), a letter, a customizable coupon and even a nifty family tree.
Another resource for free Father’s Day printables is Free Kids Crafts. (http://www.freekidscrafts.com/father’s_day_crafts-t101.html) Make a cool handprint card (complete with Father’s Day poem), F-15 fighter plane and coupon book. There are also several other crafty gift ideas featured, as well. Projects such as a mosaic tissue paper fish, desk organizers and a thoughtful Father’s Day magnet… just to name a few.
American Greetings (http://www.americangreetings.com/printables/category.pd/_/N-80y0Z80l4Z818m) has a wide selection of free printable Father’s Day cards available, when you take advantage of their 30 day free trial. Another affordable option is the yearly membership, which costs about 6 cents per day. There is no limit to the number of cards and other great items you can customize and print out. There is truly something for everyone!
The Holidays Examiner at Examiner.com (http://www.examiner.com/x-3514-Holidays-Examiner~y2009m5d27-Free-Fathers-Day-printable-crafts-for-kids) has done an excellent job locating links to various Father’s Day printables. Projects include photo frames, a photo calendar, sports trading cards, bumper stickers, book marks appreciation awards and more.
All Kids Network (http://www.allkidsnetwork.com/crafts/fathers-day/toolbox-card-craft.asp) provides the instructions for a nifty tool box-shaped Father’s Day card. They have even included a printable template for tools, to go with it.
Remember, a Father’s Day gift doesn’t have to be expensive to let Dad know you care!