Father’s Day Baseball Card

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An easy Father’s Day card little kids can make all by themselves, these Father’s Day Baseball Cards are perfect for the baseball-loving dad.

A super simple homemade Father's Day Card toddlers can make, these fingerprint baseball cards add a personalized touch to a baseball-themed Father's Day gift

Baseball Father’s Day Card Craft

A few years ago, I had a crew of daycare kids whose dads were all big baseball fans – so naturally, we had to do a Baseball Themed Father’s Day Gift!

The main gift for each dad was a baseball customized with their child’s handprints and gifted in a baseball collector’s box that I bought when frames were on sale at Michael’s. (You can see the full details for how to make these handprint baseballs over at my friend Alex’s blog, The Kindergarten Connection.)

The kids all also helped me make popcorn (a classic baseball snack) and each got to fingerprint their own Baseball Father’s Day Cards.

I love that all of these gifts were actually made by the kids, even though they ranged in ages from 1 to 4 years old. I’m not really a fan of “kid-made craft gifts” were an adult clearly has done most of the work. I want to hang a picture or card that my child actually made from the fridge – not one that a full grown adult made for them, even if that means that the craft or card is more simple.

Kids can include a sweet message on the back of the card, or you can tape a gift card to the back. Be sure to grab our free printable template to make these with your crew.

 

[ Just a note, if you’re making this craft as a teacher or daycare provider and some of the kids have single moms or same-sex parents, I encourage you to check in with the moms about the craft to see who their children should make their crafts for. Every family has a different structure and story and it’s awesome when teachers and care providers choose to honor and respect that. ]

 

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Fingerprint Baseball Card Materials

Tip: if you have kids who are sensory sensitive and don’t want to finger paint their card, they can use q-tips to add the “stitching” to the card.

How to Make a Father’s Day Baseball Card

Print and cut out your baseball card templates.

Pour the red finger paint into a small container or paint palette.

Have the children dip their fingers in the paint and make fingerprints down the lines of the baseball card to suggest the “stitching.”

Allow the cards to dry completely before writing a special message on the back.

 

Pin this Easy Father’s Day Card Idea for Kids:

How to make a unique Father's Day card for the baseball-loving dad, these fingerprint baseball cards are easy enough for toddlers to make using our free printable baseball card template

Grab your free printable instructions for our Father’s Day Baseball Card craft:

Yield: 3 Cards

Father's Day Baseball Card

Father's Day Baseball Card

How to make a unique Father's Day card for the baseball-loving dad, these fingerprint baseball cards are easy enough for toddlers to make using our free printable baseball card template

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Difficulty Easy
Estimated Cost $1

Materials

  • White Cardstock
  • Red Finger Paint
  • Printable Baseball Card Template

Tools

  • Scissors

Instructions

  1. Print and cut out your baseball card templates.
  2. Pour the red finger paint into a small container or paint palette.
  3. Have the children dip their fingers in the paint and make fingerprints down the lines of the baseball card to suggest the "stitching."
  4. Allow the cards to dry completely before writing a special message on the back.

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I hope your kids are so proud to bestow their handmade cards to their lucky baseball-loving recipients for Father’s Day!

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