Make cute handprint magnet, from Julie, for a quick and easy Father's Day craft to make with your kids!
My kids and I had so much fun making this super simple Father’s Day gift. Dad is so hard to buy for, but a handmade craft is always a win!
This handprint magnet is super simple to make and so useful. It’s a great present for the Dad or Grandpa who has everything!
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Dad can keep these at work to remind him of his favorite little ones during the workday. They’re perfect for holding a cute photo on the fridge as well!
Easy Handprint Magnet Father’s Day Craft
I love how simple these DIY magnets where to make. Plus, we had everything we needed in our activity supply closet.
To make your own handprint magnet, you’ll need:
- foam sheets
- magnetic sheets
- pen and markers
Get Crafty with this Easy Father’s Day Gift
First, I let my kids pick out their favorite color foam sheets. Pink and blue for the win!
I traced each child’s hand on the foam. Then we cut out the handprints.
The magnetic sheets we purchased had a sticky side. I let my kids carefully peel off the backing, then press the foam handprint onto the sticky magnetic sheet.
If you can’t find magnetic sheets with a sticky backing, you can use some craft glue to stick the handprints to the magnet.
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While the kids took a quick lap around the kitchen to get their wiggles out, I cut out around the handprint shapes. This left us with foam on one side and magnet on the other.
We slapped the handprints on the fridge to make sure they’d stick.
Then, we headed back to the kitchen table to decorate!
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For Father’s Day, I wrote out a simple message with a permanent marker. Regular markers sometimes don’t work well on foam. I like to have a permanent marker on hand, just in case.
You could also kick your handprint magnets up a notch with glitter, sequins, or other decorations. But we decided to keep it simple for Dad.
I love how these handprint magnets for Father’s Day turned out! These would be so cute wrapped up with a few photo prints and a new coffee mug for work.