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DIY Father’s Day Gift for Your Superhero

Jun04

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By Jordan Ferney of Oh Happy Day!

It may seem like a good superhero is hard to come by these days. For Father’s Day this year show appreciation for your real-life hero by gathering his favorite treats and put together a box of supplies from your own newly-created Super Hero Supply Company.  Don’t worry, we’ve made it easy for you.  Below are all the labels you need to put together a great care package.  You just need to print, grab some glue and scissors and you’re set.  The bonus is that this is a great project for kids to help out.

Supplies

* Wooden Photo Box (found at a craft store)
* Various Glassine and Cellophane Bags (found at a craft store)
* Your Super Heroes Favorite Treats -the labels (provided below) are pretty generic so you can rotate in his preferred flavor.
* Downloadable PDFs (provided below)
* Either Adhesive Paper OR Glue (we like Elmer’s Repositionable Mounting Spray)

father's day superhero gift package

father's day superhero gift package

Step 1. Buy Dad’s favorite foods. We used Gourmet Rootbeer, Jerky, a King-Sized candy bar, and various munchies that we transferred to baggies.

Father's Day Superhero Gift Package

Step 2. Using our Downloadable Templates (#1 and #2), print the labels onto adhesive label paper or print it out on regular paper and use Elmer’s Spray Mount.

Click Here for Super Hero Dad Printable One
Click Here for Super Hero Dad Printable Two

Step 3. Cut out the label shapes.

Father's Day Superhero Gift Package

Step 4. Transfer the treats to the Cellophane and Glassine bags. Adhere labels to each item.

Step 5. Tuck them all in the wood box, put on the address label and surprise dad on Father’s Day morning so he can have the energy to fight tantrums and continue saving the world one meltdown at a time.

father's day superhero gift package

father's day superhero gift package

father's day superhero gift package

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93 Responses to “DIY Father’s Day Gift for Your Superhero”

  1. Philip @ RAOP Jun 04 at 7:47 am Reply Reply

    As a dad, let me say that this is perfect.  Humorous and yummy go together GREAT.  I might just have to “accidentally” leave this one up on my wifes computer.  Thanks!!

    • Peyton Jun 12 at 3:34 pm Reply Reply

      i just made this for my dad very easy to make me and my 3 6 9 in 13 and my 16 year old sisters all made somthing different from her

  2. Jennifer Jun 04 at 2:57 pm Reply Reply

    This is so cute! Great idea! And now I have something to give my husband for Father’s Day! Thanks!

  3. Jaymee Jun 04 at 3:31 pm Reply Reply

    This is bar far the BEST Fathers Day idea I’ve ever seen! I LOVE IT, and I’m sure my husband will too!! I can’t wait to make this!!!!!

  4. Liz Stanley Jun 04 at 4:42 pm Reply Reply

    Totally brilliant

  5. Lesli C Jun 04 at 8:27 pm Reply Reply

    This is just too cute! Definitely making this one!

  6. Michelle Jun 04 at 8:37 pm Reply Reply

    Superheroes are a big deal in our family….I made this today for an early Father’s Day gift for my son to give my husband (his stepdad). My husband LOVED IT – and loved how custom it was with all his favorite treats!

  7. Renée (fairytalegonereality.blogspot.com) Jun 05 at 2:43 am Reply Reply

    Oooh that’s a great idea!

  8. Debra Jun 05 at 8:21 am Reply Reply

    This is too cool! I would love to make this for my Dad and give it to him, but unfortunately he passed away a while back. Still very cool, and thanks for sharing this fantastic idea! Love it!

  9. damaris Jun 05 at 9:50 pm Reply Reply

    what an awesome idea. I might have to share this on my food blog, I think foodies would love this.

  10. Linds Jun 09 at 9:02 am Reply Reply

    LOVE it… it’s a DIY that doesn’t look “cheap” or appear to be an afterthought. Thanks for the great idea, and the templates!

  11. FireMom Jun 09 at 10:53 am Reply Reply

    My husband is a firefighter and, as such, he really is our real life hero. I hadn’t come up with any great Father’s Day gift ideas just yet and, well, I’m done looking. I’ll be taking the boys shopping on one of his shift days next week and we’ll put it together on another of his shift days.

    I’ll be sure to post pictures and link on Father’s Day!

  12. Alicia Jun 09 at 11:12 am Reply Reply

    Cutest Father’s Day gift ever! My husband’s birthday is Friday – I think I could even pull this together by then thanks to your cute printables.
    Thanks!

  13. Kasey Jun 09 at 12:47 pm Reply Reply

    I’m going to make this. It is perfect for him! Thank you!

  14. Screwed Up Texan Jun 10 at 11:28 am Reply Reply

    I love this Fathers Day gift! Now if only I could figure out how to get my printer working again…

  15. killlashandra Jun 10 at 3:21 pm Reply Reply

    Thank you! That is such a cute idea. Is it ok if I make some other themed ones too? :)

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  16. mamazee Jun 10 at 6:19 pm Reply Reply

    thanks for sucha  cute, easy idea.  I made him a little fotobook (Fotobook – on Facebook) – but not sure it will get here in time, plus it’s little :) – this will round it out nicely :)

  17. Tauni Jun 11 at 1:32 am Reply Reply

    It’s perfect. A homemade gift that’s not to cutesy/crafty. Thank you so much for sharing!!!

  18. Renee Jun 11 at 12:13 pm Reply Reply

    What a brilliant idea! I’ve been so busy working on getting other people’s father’s day gifts shipped that I haven’t even thought about my own (shame I know). We just printed out the labels and my 5 & 7 year old are so excited to pick out some of dad’s favorite snack foods. Thanks so much for the freebie!

  19. Kristi Jun 11 at 6:31 pm Reply Reply

    Love it! Thank you for sharing- We’re sending this to our heroes overseas playing in the sandbox.

  20. Niki Turner Jun 13 at 12:54 am Reply Reply

    This is adorable. I’m planning to share this on my blog Friday, June 18! Thanks for a great idea!

  21. Robin Jun 13 at 10:33 am Reply Reply

    This is so awesome. I am printing out and giving one to dad and both grandpa’s!

  22. Lowercasek Jun 13 at 11:03 am Reply Reply

    Ok, who is brilliant? YOU are! This is fantastic, Thank You for sharing!

  23. Ellen Q Jun 13 at 4:14 pm Reply Reply

    This is just the greatest idea – it works for any dad and all dads are heroes!

  24. hauteagain Jun 13 at 4:28 pm Reply Reply

    Awesome. Thank you for sharing.

  25. Mika Jun 13 at 7:03 pm Reply Reply

    This is SO Super awesome! Thanks for providing the templates as well..I’ve got a couple of super heros to do this for!

  26. laura Jun 14 at 11:05 am Reply Reply

    Thank you so much for the downloads!  I am thinking this might be a great work gift for people who go above and beyond, as well!

  27. Cheryl Jun 14 at 12:49 pm Reply Reply

    Thank you so much!
    What a brilliant idea!
    My husband IS a super hero so this is perfect!

  28. Sarah Jun 14 at 8:41 pm Reply Reply

    LOVE IT!! Something cute, cheap, and creative – all rolled into one. Why is it so hard to find such for guys these days?? My guy is a super hero fanatic – loves all things Batman, Superman, Marvel Comics, etc. I am so excited to do this for him with my little girl (she’s only 1 but what the heck).

  29. Tanya Peila Jun 15 at 1:02 pm Reply Reply

    GREAT idea! I will be out of twon for Father’s Day so my son is making one of these for his dad and grandpa!

  30. Tiffany Jun 16 at 10:39 am Reply Reply

    Where is the PDF for the printables??!!! I can’t seem to find it!

  31. Elizabeth Jun 16 at 11:33 am Reply Reply

    I’m definitely doing this for my hubby & my dad in addition to my traditional gift from our son.

  32. Kathie Jun 16 at 12:15 pm Reply Reply

    I send Coolties and other goodies to troops overseas — and this will make the perfect label! Good any time of year, too.

  33. victorias_view Jun 16 at 12:44 pm Reply Reply

    LOL! That’s perfect! I’m using this idea!

  34. BeckiMend Jun 17 at 12:05 pm Reply Reply

    Awesome project. My daughter and I just finished ours last night. It was perfect. Thanks!

  35. xtke Jun 18 at 5:07 pm Reply Reply

    This is a really great idea. My husband and I recently miscarried and have no other children. I was thinking of something thoughtful to do for him on Father’s day without calling so much attention to the “father” part.

  36. Tracy Jun 18 at 8:03 pm Reply Reply

    Thank you SO much for the idea and printables. I have posted my “Care Package” on my website. Of course, I gave all the credit to you for the hard work. Thanks again, Tracy!
    http://cutorcopyandpaste.blogspot.com/2010/06/fathers-day-superhero-care-package.html

  37. Kaira Jun 19 at 11:21 am Reply Reply

    Too cute! I think they should make ones for mom’s too!? Does that exist? Next mother’s day!

  38. Samantha Jun 19 at 6:07 pm Reply Reply

    This was so cool and easy! I just put this together- used a paper gift bag instead of a box, but the labels look cuye on it as well. Thanks for a great idea!

  39. Samantha Jun 19 at 6:09 pm Reply Reply

    Way cool! Super easy to put together too. The spray mount hint for attaching labels- genius! Thanks…

  40. Kimmie b. Jun 20 at 10:14 pm Reply Reply

    Love it! I used for Father’s Day and it was a smash hit.

  41. geek+nerd Jun 22 at 7:35 am Reply Reply

    These are so cute and funny!

  42. Mi Jun 22 at 3:10 pm Reply Reply

    Just wanted to tell you my husband love his gift. I will be visiting this site more often. Thanks

  43. Almut Jun 24 at 5:28 pm Reply Reply

    We’ll be making this for dad’s birthday June 25th!

  44. Jenn Jun 29 at 7:02 pm Reply Reply

    Thanks for sharing. I’ve linked it to my blog:
    http://www.mydeliciousambiguity.com/2010/06/more-free-printables-for-fathers-day.html

  45. Rebecca May 16 at 4:25 pm Reply Reply

    Hi, I love this idea. My husband is an engineer and loves gaming and superheroes. I was looking for something to spice up the theme i’m going for and this is perfect! Except I can’t find the PDFs. Am I over looking them? Need Help! Thank you! 

    • Isabel Kallman
      Isabel May 16 at 5:03 pm Reply Reply

      They are under Step #2. They are listed as #1 and #2. Just hover over with your mouse and you’ll be able to download them. :)

  46. amanda May 17 at 7:35 pm Reply Reply

    I am not seeing where to print the lables? Help please

    • Isabel Kallman
      Isabel May 17 at 10:09 pm Reply Reply

      They are under Step #2. They are listed as #1 and #2. Just hover over with your mouse and you’ll be able to download them. :)

  47. The Dating Divas Jun 04 at 2:44 pm Reply Reply

    Love it! You were featured in our Father’s Day Round-up today!

    http://www.thedatingdivas.com/you-me/show-him-the-love/60-fathers-day-ideas-free-printables/

    Thanks for sharing your darling printable!

  48. jenny Jun 14 at 7:06 pm Reply Reply

    I love this ides! I’m so going to do this, but what so I use as the “Hero Nosh”?

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