3 DIY Jars of Love - Father's Day Crafts for Kids

Father's Day is just around the corner! For quick and easy craft ideas, we've put together 3 craft collections for you to make the most of Dad's special day. 😊


In part 1 of our 3 craft collections, we're sharing 3 DIY Jars of Love ❤️ to give you a quick pick between three perfect Father's Day ideas made with only a mason jar and a few ingredients around the house. Let's get crafting!



1. LEGO Building Memories Jar


You and Dad make it together through thick and thin. Show him your gratitude by creating a meaningful LEGO jar for him. Gather up some blocks of LEGO, jot down one of his favourite activities on each block, and stack them up in a big mason jar. Spending time with Dad doesn’t end on Father’s Day! Grab your jar when you want to play a weekend activity together, select a block and compete it! When you’re done, stack the LEGOs on top of one another, symbolising the memories “built” together over time. 💕


Credit to The Seasoned Mom



To make your LEGO Building Memories Jar, you’ll need:

  • a mason jar

  • some blocks of LEGO

  • a permanent marker

  • twine/ribbon and a gift tag to decorate

Or, if you want to check out some more LEGO creations to treat Dad, check out our crafty LEGO Creations here!



2. Homemade Treat Jar


Share a goodie stash with Dad to enjoy on his special day! To make Dad a personalised snack jar, pick out some of his favourite treats and layer them inside a large mason jar. Then, tie a piece of ribbon or twine around your jar and a gift tag with your special Father's day message to remind Dad how much he means to you. 💖


A cheeky twist on the trail mix jar by Lil Luna



To make your Homemade Treat Jar, you'll need:

  • a mason jar

  • some of Dad’s favourite treats: pretzels, nuts, seeds, chocolates, biscuits - whatever takes his fancy!

  • twine/ribbon and a gift tag to decorate


To make his treat mix extra special, bake some of your own treats to include in his jar! We’ve got plenty of recipes that are sure to make him smile, here at the Happiness Hub. Our quick and easy Arnott's S'Mores are a must-try family favourite! 😁




3. Calming Relaxation Oil Jar


Dads do a lot to take care of us. Give back and put some calm into his day with a homemade essential oil mix to lift his mood and bring him some joy this Father's Day.


To make your Calming Relaxation Oil Jar, you’ll need:

  • a mason jar

  • essential oils (we've used oils from Sweet Scents but you can buy them from lots of places, even the chemist)

  • 2 cups of baby oil (you can also get this from the chemist)

  • 1 cup of extra virgin olive oil


Watch our simple and easy tutorial below for ideas to make your perfect mix; written instructions here! 😇



Last but not least, you can collect your chosen jar and a few other small gifts into Tuxedo-themed Care Pack just for him. 🤗


And you're done! Quick, easy and full of love. Dad will love them. 💝


Which jar of love will you choose?

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