Father’s Day Paintbrush Craft and Poem

DIY Paintbrush and Poem for Father's Day

Craft this special Father’s Day Paintbrush Poem for the Dad that colors your life with bright spots. It’s a useful paintbrush that can be accompanied by a can of paint if there is a special project in mind. You might even tell Dad that you’d love to help (especially if it’s your room) and buy an extra paintbrush for yourself.  This Father’s Day Paintbrush Poem makes a useful gift very special.


The first paintbrushes are believed to have been invented around 300 BC by a Chinese general, Meng Tian, and were used for calligraphy and decorating pottery. Source: Art By You and Me – History of the Paintbrush

  • Paintbrush
  • Duct tape
  • Printer
  • Card Stock or Heavy Paper
  • Cord or ribbon
  • Tape
  • Scissors
  • Hole Punch
  1. Print out the poem and face on white card stock or heavy paper. Print again if you want the poem on a colored card stock.
  2.  Color the face to represent your father.
  3.  Cut the strip with the face and wrap around the paintbrush using the picture as a reference and tape.
  4.  Using the picture as a reference, cut duct tape for the collar and tie and adhere to the paintbrush.
  5. Cut out poem and punch with hole punch. Sign and tie onto paintbrush with cord or ribbon.

If you have something in mind that you would like Dad to take on as his next project, a can of paint might get him started.

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One thought on “Father’s Day Paintbrush Craft and Poem”

  1. tracey says:

    Great idea good for guides or scouts to make for there dads

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