Fathers Day Award for kids

Easy Fathers Day Award Craft Idea for Kids

If your kids are looking for something special to make for Fathers Day, then you can’t go past this Easy Fathers Day Award craft idea for kids. It’s surprisingly simple to make and the custom message can be anything your kids want to tell Dad on his special day.

And there aren’t any special folding techniques required but I suggest you watch the video at the end of this post, to see how the concertina is formed.

It’s actually quite clever when you know how.

And for an extra twist, you could glue a magnet on the back and easily turn this Fathers Day Award into a fridge magnet.

Anyway, let’s get started.

How to Make a Fathers Day Award

Fathers Day Award

First, let’s get everything ready so you can leave the little ones to get busy and avoid all those interruptions.

Skill Level – Easy

Time Required – 20 minutes

What you will need

  • Colored construction card [BUY]
  • Circle punch 2in [BUY]
  • Circle punch  1 1/2in [BUY]
  • Glue
  • Scissors

Step 1

First, cut 2 strips of colored construction card 11 3/4in x 1 1/2in to use for the body of the award. Then cut 2 smaller strips for the award ribbon ( 5in x 3/4in). Cut a small ‘V’ at the bottom of the smaller strips to create the ribbon for your award.

Step 1 - cut strips

Step 2

Next, you concertina fold the 2 large strips of construction card approx 1/2in for each fold.

Step 2 - Fold Strips

Step 3

When you have completed folding the construction card glue the ends together. First forming a long strip then join the remaining ends together to form a circle.

Step 3 - Join card

Step 4

Then punch or cut out a circle and glue to the ribbon part of your award.  This forms a nice back to the award and can also be used to glue a safety pin or magnet depending on the use of the award. Hold the folded construction card to form a circle. Add some glue and add the ribbon to the back to hold it into place.

Step 4 - Glue back

Step 5

Then punch or cut a larger circle for the front of your award which has your special message. It helps to write the message on the circle before gluing on the front of the card. Once you have written your message glue to the front of the award and you have finished.

Step 5 - Glue front

Here’s a quick video on how to make an easy Fathers Day Award

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