Learn how to write “dad” in cursive writing with these 3 printables. Use these free dad cursive fonts to create Father’s Day cards and gifts to celebrate Dad. They are also great to wish dad “Happy Birthday” too.
If you go by your third grade teacher, there’s only one correct way how to write “dad” in cursive. However, in honor of all of the different types of dads out there, let’s get a little crazy and creative and try some different styles. 🙂 In this post, I’ll share 3 free dad cursive fonts you can use to celebrate Dad, regardless of the occasion.
Combine one of these “dad” in cursive writing printables with some of the cursive, calligraphy, and bubble letter printables in this post, and you can create a message fit for any occasion from “happy anniversary, Mom and Dad” in cursive to a “happy birthday, Dad” cursive message. Oh, and remember, you don’t need a holiday to celebrate Dad (or Mom). You can also learn how to write “I love you, Dad” in cursive and make any day a special day!
To learn how to write “dad” in cursive, simply place a thin piece of paper over one of these printables and trace. Yep, it’s as easy as that! Trace and use or keep practicing until you can write “dad” free-hand.
Bonus: Not only are these “dad” in cursive writing printables great for making budget-friendly thoughtful gifts and keepsakes (like scrapbook pages), they can also be educational. Tracing one of these dad cursive fonts, especially the elegant style, which is pretty similar to “real” cursive, can help your kid learn to write in cursive. Plus, the real world application can really help the lesson stick!
How to Write “Dad” in Cursive: Abstract Style
This abstract style “dad” in cursive writing is great for fun, laid back occasions or for dads that love a good joke. You could use it to create a Father’s Day or “happy birthday, Dad” cursive card or gift, like a framed quote. (If you’re looking for some humorous inspiration check out these funny Father’s Day quotes).
Bonus: If you are using this printable to create a Father’s Day card or gift, here are some other printables that may come in handy!
- “All About My Dad” printables – These are like dad Mad Libs; insert one in a Father’s Day card to take the card (and the laughter) up a notch!
- Happy Father’s Day calligraphy writing templates – Choose from 3 styles.
- Happy Father’s Day coloring pages – Choose from 3 free coloring pages, and add a sweet message to the finished product by learning how to write “I love you, Dad” in cursive.
- the word “Dad” in bubble letters free printables – Use one of these templates if “dad” in cursive isn’t really your thing.
- Free printable Father’s Day cards – Perfect when you’re pressed for time, but don’t forget to add a sweet message!
- Free printable Father’s Day coloring pages – 3 more coloring pages for your kids to tackle or for the whole family to color together.
How to Write “Dad” in Cursive: Elegant Style
This elegant “dad” cursive font is perfect for more formal occasions. For example, if you wanted to create “happy anniversary, Mom and Dad” in cursive. It would also work for non-special occasions such as “thank you, Mom and Dad” in cursive.
I like this font for more “public” facing items like place cards, invitations, or framed items that Dad would hang in the home or office. You can use this printable for writing “Dad,” but what about “Mom?” If you need to learn to write “Mom” and “Dad” in cursive, check out some of these printables:
- The word “Mom” in bubble letters free printables
- “Mom” in cursive
And if you don’t feel like any of these “Mom” printables fit your needs, you can learn how to write “Mom” and “Dad” in cursive with these cursive alphabets: Uppercase cursive alphabet letters and lowercase cursive alphabet letters.
How to Write “Dad” in Cursive: Bold Style
This dad cursive font is bold so it’ll be pretty easy to trace. I especially like the little heart hidden in the second “d.”
The heart makes this the perfect template to learn how to write “I love you, Dad” in cursive. If that’s the message you’re crafting, pair it with one of these three free “I love you” coloring pages.
Another good use for this printable is to create a “happy birthday, Dad” cursive card. To do so, pair this printable with one of these happy birthday printables:
Tip: One way to make the word “Dad” pop in your card or gift is to put “Dad” in cursive writing but put the rest of your message in another font. Here are some calligraphy and bubble letter alphabet templates you can explore: