Father’s day gift idea

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As father’s day is just around the corner, today’s post is about the card made by my preschooler to her father. We haven’t written anything on the card yet, but I am planning to make her write DAD. This fathers day gift idea is very simple to make with preschoolers but also has many learning activities immersed in it. As of now, her favorite activities are cutting and gluing and this simple craft has both of them.
Fathers day gift ideas for Preschoolers

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Materials needed: 

1. Construction papers

2. Cardstock

3. Printer paper

4. Pair of scissors

5. Glue

Method: 

1. My preschooler cut the construction paper into strips. We chose two colors yellow and green. The strips are not of equal length and width but it did not affect the card.

Father day gift ideas for preschoolers

2. I folded the cardstock to make it like a card.

3. She pasted the strips one after another in a pattern. She is yet to grasp the idea of pattern. But it was fun for her.

4. I trimmed the excess construction papers from all sides of the card.

Craft ideas for preschoolers

5. While she was pasting the strips, I drew a tie in a printer paper. I cut the inside portion of the tie. Now the copier paper has a hole in the shape of a tie.

Preschooler gift ideas for father's days

 

 

6. My preschooler pasted the copier paper over the construction paper. The card is done!

Father days gift idea

 

As I said, this simple craft has many learning activities like using scissors, gluing, patterning etc. Moreover it was fun for my preschooler to make a card for father.

More preschooler activities for inspiration :

1. Monoprinted card

2. Alphabet necklace

3. Cut and make jewelery

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Fathers day gift ideas for Preschoolers

Father days gift idea

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