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With Father’s Day just around the corner, the dads and dad-figures in our lives deserve an extra big hug (as they do every single day)!

This Father’s Day Card is exactly what papa deserves… cute animals, a big hug and so much love. Learn how to make it and psst: I’ve provided you with a free printable!

Show papa how special he is with this super adorable Animal Hug Father’s Day card. I’ve provided you a free printable so you can make it yourself. Just follow my instructions down below, and you and your kiddos can put together this super adorable gift.

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The card’s totally interactive, with an adorable, movable character. I absolutely adore how it turned out! What’s great is you can pair it with another Father’s Day DIY (psst: have you seen my SVG file to make these adorable t-shirts?), for a totally original gift.

How do you plan on celebrating Father’s Day this year?

Directions:

Print sheets 2-3 on cardstock.

This Father’s Day Card is exactly what papa deserves… cute animals, a big hug and so much love. Learn how to make it and psst: I’ve provided you with a free printable!

Begin by folding the outer card print-out in half. You’ll want to make sure that the animal dad and the text “A big hug to say…” are facing up. You may use the blunt end of a pair of scissors to further flatten your card’s crease.

This Father’s Day Card is exactly what papa deserves… cute animals, a big hug and so much love. Learn how to make it and psst: I’ve provided you with a free printable!

Following the dotted line, cut the inside greeting “Happy Father’s Day” half of the card. Set aside.

This Father’s Day Card is exactly what papa deserves… cute animals, a big hug and so much love. Learn how to make it and psst: I’ve provided you with a free printable!

Carefully cut out the baby animal, the tie and heart.

This Father’s Day Card is exactly what papa deserves… cute animals, a big hug and so much love. Learn how to make it and psst: I’ve provided you with a free printable!

Following the dotted line, cut a straight line halfway across the front of the card.

This Father’s Day Card is exactly what papa deserves… cute animals, a big hug and so much love. Learn how to make it and psst: I’ve provided you with a free printable!

On a blank piece of cardstock, cut out a rectangle that’s about 2.5” x 1” in size.

This Father’s Day Card is exactly what papa deserves… cute animals, a big hug and so much love. Learn how to make it and psst: I’ve provided you with a free printable!

Insert the cardstock rectangle into the slit that you made on the front of the card. Secure with a piece of tape on the back inside of the card.

This Father’s Day Card is exactly what papa deserves… cute animals, a big hug and so much love. Learn how to make it and psst: I’ve provided you with a free printable!
This Father’s Day Card is exactly what papa deserves… cute animals, a big hug and so much love. Learn how to make it and psst: I’ve provided you with a free printable!

Secure the baby animal cut-out by gluing it on the top portion of the cardstock rectangle. This is what allows the baby animal to slide back and forth to “hug dad.”

This Father’s Day Card is exactly what papa deserves… cute animals, a big hug and so much love. Learn how to make it and psst: I’ve provided you with a free printable!
This Father’s Day Card is exactly what papa deserves… cute animals, a big hug and so much love. Learn how to make it and psst: I’ve provided you with a free printable!

Glue inside of the card  (the one with the greeting from the third step) into the folded creation.

This Father’s Day Card is exactly what papa deserves… cute animals, a big hug and so much love. Learn how to make it and psst: I’ve provided you with a free printable!

Position the father animal’s tie and secure by gluing it on the card, as desired.

This Father’s Day Card is exactly what papa deserves… cute animals, a big hug and so much love. Learn how to make it and psst: I’ve provided you with a free printable!

Wherever you choose, position and glue the heart on the back folded side of the finished card.

This Father’s Day Card is exactly what papa deserves… cute animals, a big hug and so much love. Learn how to make it and psst: I’ve provided you with a free printable!

Sign and give it to papa… with lots of love, of course!

This Father’s Day Card is exactly what papa deserves… cute animals, a big hug and so much love. Learn how to make it and psst: I’ve provided you with a free printable!

Download this for FREE!

This Father’s Day Card is exactly what papa deserves… cute animals, a big hug and so much love. Learn how to make it and psst: I’ve provided you with a free printable!

Father’s Day Card Giraffe & Elephant

Yield: 1 card

You can make your very own Animal Hug Father’s Day card with my free printable and tutorial. It’s so easy to put together and will surely put a smile on dad’s face.

Instructions

  1. Print sheets 2-3 on cardstock.
  2. Begin by folding the outer card print-out in half. You’ll want to make sure that the animal dad and the text “A big hug to
    say…” are facing up. You may use the blunt end of a pair of scissors to further flatten your card’s crease.
  3. Following the dotted line, cut the inside greeting “Happy Father’s Day” half of the card. Set aside.
  4. Carefully cut out the baby animal, the tie and heart.
  5. Following the dotted line, cut a straight line halfway across the front of the card.
  6. On a blank piece of cardstock, cut out a rectangle that’s about 2.5” x 1” in size.
  7. Insert the cardstock rectangle into the slit that you made on the front of the card. Secure with a piece of tape on the
    back inside of the card.
  8. Secure the baby animal cut-out by gluing it on the top portion of the cardstock rectangle. This is what allows the baby animal to slide back and forth to “hug dad.”
  9. Glue inside of the card  (the one with the greeting from the third step) into the folded creation.
  10. Position the father animal’s tie and secure by gluing it on the card, as desired.
  11. Wherever you choose, position and glue the heart on the back folded side of the finished card.
  12. Sign and give it to papa… with lots of love, of course!
This Father’s Day Card is exactly what papa deserves… cute animals, a big hug and so much love. Learn how to make it and psst: I’ve provided you with a free printable!
This Father’s Day Card is exactly what papa deserves… cute animals, a big hug and so much love. Learn how to make it and psst: I’ve provided you with a free printable!

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