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Father's Day golf ball crafts

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Give old golf balls new life with Father's Day crafts for kids that pay homage to the hobby Daddy loves! From golf ball ornaments to golf ball paper weights, discover four Father's Day golf ball crafts made especially for dads and grandpas.

Spider golf ball craft

Spider golf ball craft - Father's Day crafts

Whether keeping Dad company on the desk or making mischief in Grandpa's garden, this adorable golf ball craft is a hit with both golfer and non-golfer fathers alike!

What you'll need:

  • Golf ball
  • Wire hanger
  • Wire cutters
  • Needle nose pliers
  • Hot glue
  • Black spray paint
  • Google eyes

What you'll do:

  1. Cut wire hanger into eight equal lengths to create the legs for this golf ball craft.
  2. Using needle nose pliers, bend them to form the shape of the legs of the spider.
  3. Now glue four legs on either side of your golf ball; you can choose to have the "body" sit on the surface of your table or hover in the air. Note: You can also drill small holes into the ball to insert the legs directly into the spider.
  4. Once the glue is dry, spray your golf ball and legs black and allow to dry completely.
  5. Once the paint is dry, glue on two google eyes and your Father's Day craft for kids is sure to be a hit on this special day just for Dad!

Before you put away your craft supplies, check out these easy Father's Day gifts for preschoolers to make >> 

Golf ball paint craft

Golf ball paint craft - Father's Day crafts

Golf balls are vital to this Father's Day craft for kids, but it doesn't steal the show when your kids give their work of art to the man of the house. Using the golf ball as your paint brush, your youngsters can create a masterpiece and decide whether or not to give the colorful ball or keep it for themselves!

What you'll need:

  • Paper
  • Markers
  • Shirt box
  • Acrylic or tempura paint
  • Golf ball

What you'll do:

  1. Using the paper and markers, have your youngsters write a Happy Father's Day message to Dad.
  2. Place the paper face up in the bottom of your shirt box and add a few pea-sized dollops of paint to random spots on the paper; keep in mind that less is more when it comes to paint for this Father's Day craft for kids.
  3. Place the golf ball in the box and have your kiddo roll it around until the paint has created long, decorative patterns around the entire paper.
  4. Remove the golf ball and the paper and allow the craft to dry completely before presenting to the man of the house!

Check out more ideas for Father's Day crafts for kids >> 

Golf ball paperweight Father's Day craft

Golf ball paperweight craft - Father's Day craft

All work and no play makes Dad a dull guy, so this golf ball craft will keep Dad or Grandpa's papers in check while he's off playing a round on the course! You can also personalize with "Dad," "Papa" or a special message, but using only metallic paint still makes a bold statement that this man is worth his weight in gold.

What you'll need:

  • Large washer
  • Golf ball
  • Hot glue
  • Gold spray paint

What you'll do:

  1. Use hot glue to adhere the golf ball to the center of a large washer.
  2. Once dry, take your golf ball craft and your kiddos outside to spray paint until covered entirely; you will likely need two coats to minimize drips.
  3. Allow to dry completely and your Father's Day golf ball craft is ready to display on Dad's or Grandpa's desk.

Golf ball dad ornament

Golf ball ornament - Father's Day craft

Whether saving for the holiday tree or adorning his office window, Dad will love seeing himself through his children's eyes when they capture their version of what he looks like using a golf ball as the canvas.

What you'll need:

  • Golf ball
  • Paint in colors of your choice
  • Eye hook or small piece of wire hanger
  • Drill (optional)

What you'll do:

  1. Use a drill to create a tiny hole big enough to screw your eye hook or wire hanger hook into your golf ball. Hint: You can also hot glue a bent paper clip to the top if you prefer.
  2. Have your kids paint the golf ball to look like Dad and allow to dry completely. You can use a toilet paper tube to hold the golf ball craft while it dries without the worry about it rolling around.
  3. Once dry, thread a piece of string or yarn through the hook and this Father's Day craft for kids is sure to be a hole in one!

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