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Father’s Day Pizza Recipe Ideas

Pizza? For Father’s Day? That’s right! Instead of taking dad out for a not-so-personal dinner, whip up your own homemade pie. Go plain or get creative with your holiday feast. What kinds of daddy’s day pizzas can your child help you make for the father of the year? A Sweet Treat Not every pizza needs to be savory. After making a traditional red sauce pizza, add pineapple chunks on top. Looking for another exotic option? Swap in a diced mango. A Meat Feat Cover the pizza with dad’s favorite meats. Go classic and add on sausage and pepperoni or try...

Father’s Day Neck Tie Kid’s Card

Celebrate Father’s Day with a kid-made card! This easy-to-make art activity is a perfect gift for that special guy, showing just how much the kids love him. Personalize the greeting with a heartfelt message and/or have your child create her own individual design. Materials: Card stock paper Scissors Markers Optional: Colored pencils or colorful chalk Instructions: Fold a piece of 8x10-inch card stock paper in half from top to bottom (when the paper is positioned vertically). Draw a tie shape onto the front of the paper, starting at the top. If your child is having trouble drawing a neck tie,...

Tips for Picking the Perfect Father’s Day Present

Not sure what Father’s Day gift to get dad on his big day? You’ve read the articles on the ’50 Best Gifts for Dad-, you’ve taken a turn (or two) around the mall and you’ve asked friends what they get for the guy in their life. Whether you’re buying a gift for your own father or helping your child buy one for his, picking the ‘just right’ present isn’t always easy. Before pointing and clicking on the first thing you see online, check out these tips for finding the perfect Father’s Day present! Consider a DIY. A handmade coffee mug...

5 Fun-filled Father’s Day Parent-Child Activities

Get some daddy-daughter or daddy-son bonding time in on Father’s Day! How? With a few fun (but, simple) activities, you can spend time with the kids and celebrate this holiday that’s all about dad. If you’re looking for a Father’s Day parent-child activity, try: A collaborative art activity. Cut out family pictures and glue together a collage, draw a father-child portrait together or sculpt a mini version of your house together. Make a memory book. Use a notebook, blank journal, sketchbook or album to create a scrapbook-style memory book. Fill it with keepsakes from activities that the two of you...

Countdown to Father’s Day

Did you know that many child development experts believe the influence of a father on his children is most critical from the ages of six to 14? Former President George W. Bush, himself a father of two, agrees. As he wrote in the 2008 Presidential Proclamation for Father’s Day. “By providing their sons and daughters with a positive example, fathers help give their children the necessary foundation they need to make wise decisions throughout their lives.” Father’s Day is a day of commemoration and celebration of Dad. It is a day to not only honor your father, but all men who have acted...