If you have a father figure in your life who already has everything, you know how challenging it can be to find the perfect Father’s Day gift. Luckily, you can never go wrong with a thoughtful Father’s Day card. Bonus points if you can print it off for free at home, too, right?

Whether you and the kids are looking for something for dad or grandpa or you’re gearing up for your spouse’s first Father’s Day (Psst! Check out these cool gift ideas for first-time dads), a card is always a safe (and meaningful) bet. 

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As a writer, I find it easier to physically put into words how much my dad means to me. Plus, he can keep it on his desk and look at it throughout the year. It’s a constant reminder of how much I appreciate and love him.

Of course, it wouldn’t be Father’s Day without funny Father’s Day cards with dad jokes. And if your tot isn’t quite writing just yet, we found coloring sheets that double as Father’s Day cards, too! We also included free Father’s Day cards that allow kids to add digital stickers and photos of them with dad. Handmade gifts come from the heart, and your child will be excited to see dad’s face when he reads the card. Find the perfect Father’s Day card for pops below—just hit download and print it for free.

Here are 12 free printable Father’s Day cards

1. Happy Father’s Day Card

Clean, simple, and to the point, this free Father’s Day card can be given to any father figure in you and your child’s life. The inside text reads: “You’re everything I think of when I hear “father.” You’ve loved and guided, cared and coached, protected and provided. I’m so thankful for you, and I wish you the Happiest Father’s Day ever!” However, you can also customize it. 

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2. Best Dad Card

Show dad some love with this “Best Dad” Father’s Day card. The free card, which can be printed or given electronically, lets you insert a photo of the kids with dad and add fun Father’s Day-themed stickers around the inside text

3. Tie Rack Card 

This card is perfect for kiddos who love to dress up like daddy and sport his ties. The inside text reads: “To my favorite Dapper Dad! Enjoy your special day!”

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4. “To the Coolest Pop!” Card

Funny and cute, the front of this card is decorated with animated popsicles and says: “To the Coolest Pop! Happy Father’s Day!” The inside is blank so you can help your kid think of a thoughtful note for dad.

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5. Father’s Day First Pump Card

Courtesy of Homemade Gifts Made Easy, this free, printable Father’s Day card features a dad and child fist pumping with a bright, happy yellow background. Write a meaningful message on the inside!

6. MVP (Most Valuable Parent) Dad Card

This clever joke may go over your kid’s head, but their father will laugh at the funny sentiment. Your child can add photos of them with dad, stickers, and a personalized message before hitting print.

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7. Super Dad Card

For all the dads who double as superheroes, this free card can be printed or sent electronically. It also allows your child to decorate the inside with personalized text, photos, and stickers. 

8. Nacho Average Dad Card

Is your dad the best dad on the whole planet? Tell him with this card and plate of homemade nachos! Download and print it for free at Homemade Gifts Made Easy.

9. “Dad You Totally Rock!” Card

This card is perfect for the rockstar and musically inclined father figures. Help your kid draw a photo of them and dad rocking out inside. 

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10. “I Love You Daddy!” Coloring Card

Do you have a little artist on your hands? This free Father’s Day card doubles as a coloring sheet. He’ll love the time and effort that went into this card. 

11. #1 Dad Medal Coloring Card

Show dad he’s the #1 Dad in the world with this coloring Father’s Day card. The outside has a graphic of a #1 Dad medal and the inside is blank so kids can write and draw a special message for dad.

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12. Best Dad Trophy Coloring Card

Dad will love putting his Best Dad trophy coloring card on his desk for everyone to see. It’s handmade, heartfelt, and free to print off! 

A version of this post was published May 13, 2022. It has been updated.