Microsoft's Best Father's Day Templates and Printables

Microsoft Word has you covered if you forget to visit the Hallmark store

Happy Father's Day

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Want to celebrate the special dad in your life? Use these free templates to make Father's Day messages special or to give the fathers in your life a personalized gift this year.

The templates referenced below work in currently active desktop versions of Microsoft Word, including Word 2019, Word for Office365, Word 2016 and Word for Mac.

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World's Greatest Dad Card Printable or Template for Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word open to a card template

What We Like

  • Easy to use.

  • Good color scheme.

What We Don't Like

  • Folds into quarters.

  • No blank space for a signature.

This World's Greatest Dad Card for Microsoft Word can be printed to paper then folded over, or given as a digital message. The template is optimized for A4 paper but will re-format to standard letter size, as well.

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Father's Day Coupons Printable or Template for Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word open to a coupon template

What We Like

  • Easy to overtype content without breaking the layout.

  • The design isn't cluttered.

What We Don't Like

  • The template doesn't default to a label size.

  • The color palette is a bit blah.

If Dad doesn't seem to need anything tangible this year, give him some IOU's. Create them with a company coupon template.

The template can be used on stickers or tearable sheets, such as those produced by Avery. Alternatively, you can just print these to blank paper you cut by hand. The coupons can all be for the same or different tasks. Just replace the names which come in the template with a few helpful chores or something fun Dad can do with you.

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Fishing Photo Father's Day Card Template for Microsoft Word

Fishing Father's Day card template

What We Like

  • Focused on fishing.

  • Easy to customize.

What We Don't Like

  • Main image looks a bit dated.

  • The flip-and-fold approach won't work as cleanly with heavier-weight paper.

Whether the dad in your life is a fisherman or not, you can use this Fishing Photo Father's Day Card Template for Microsoft Word. You can swap out the photo and personalize the text to make it just right for the father figures in your life. Cards like this print to a full sheet of paper, which you then fold into a card.

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Best Father Award Certificate

Microsoft Word open with a certificate of achievement template

What We Like

  • Elegant design.

  • Easy to customize.

What We Don't Like

  • Some of the fields are smaller than we'd like.

  • Won't cleanly trim to a matted 8-inch-by-10-inch certificate frame.

Let your Dad know how you feel by making it official with a Best Father Award or something similar. This template offers easy customization and a refined, professional look. Add a signature and a logo (maybe a family photo) to complete the look.

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Thank You Card Template

Microsoft Word open to a thank-you card template

What We Like

  • Simple design that's easy to customize.

  • Unlike many of the other card templates, it's not floral-heavy.

What We Don't Like

  • It's a front-and-back card, not a fold-over.

  • It'll look generic unless you customize it.

For any type of father figure in your life, this upbeat, emoji-flavored card is an appropriate way to show your gratitude for all he's taught you.

This is certainly not Microsoft's only thank-you card, so you can search for additional designs as well.

As with most templates, the text is customizable, so be creative thanking your father.