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Father’s Day Tie Cookies

Celebrate dad on his special day with these cute, and easy to make, Father's Day cookies. Even though your child is too young to bake on their own, they can help mix, measure and decorate the sweet treats for their proud papa. This children's baking idea also doubles as a STEM activity! Turn your kitchen into a science lab, letting your little learner explore the ingredients or ask them to add and subtract quantities of each item. After the science and math fun is done, it's time start making dad his Father's Day surprise! Ingredients You'll Need Dad's favorite cookie...

Father’s Day Crown Card

Celebrate dad with this Father's Day king crown card! Instead of buying a ready-made card, your child can hand-craft dad this artsy option. Not only does the greeting share a special message, but the special guy in your life can also wear the 'crown card' on his big day. Materials You'll Need Construction paper Crayons Scissors Clear tape Clear-drying school glue Sequins How-to Crafting Steps Position two 8x10-inch pieces of construction paper horizontally next to each other. Draw the top of crown design (pointy edges) across the middle of the paper—again horizontally. Cut the paper at the lines. Tape the...

Father’s Day Activity Ideas with a Newborn

Now that baby is here it's time for dad to celebrate his first Father's Day. Even though your infant is far from active, that doesn't mean dad and his newborn can't have an adventure-packed day. If you just had a baby, and Father's Day is approaching, check out these fun family ideas. The proud papa will appreciate the effort! Park Picnic Pack a picnic lunch, filling a basket with fresh fruit, cut veggies, dad's favorite sandwiches and (of course) a sweet treat. Take baby for a stroll to the local park, cover the grass with a blanket and spend some...

Fun Father’s Day Breakfast Recipes for Kids to Make

Give the special guy in your life a true treat with breakfast in bed! Celebrate Father's Day with these easy-to-make kid-created recipes. These super-simple ideas are perfect for preschoolers, but still fun for older kids and teens to try too. Breakfast Bowl Whip up a healthy treat for dad on his day. Smoothie bowls are growing in popularity. Instead of simply blending a smoothie, pour the delish drink into a bowl, add fruit, oats or another topping. Pick dad's favorite fresh fruits to start. Mix these with yogurt in the blender. Top with shredded coconut, sliced bananas or anything else...

27 Daddy-Child Father’s Day Activities

How are you celebrating dad on his big day? A daddy-child activity is the perfect way to make a memory on Father’s Day. If you’re not sure what to do, check out these fun family ideas! Go for a nature walk. Have a backyard scavenger hunt. Make breakfast together. Read a picture book. Play a game of backyard soccer. Set up an indoor obstacle course. Draw a picture together. Paint each other’s portraits. Make a family photo book. Have a picnic at the park. Go fishing. Take a family trip to the nearest amusement park. Go to a baseball game....

Father’s Day Storage Box Craft for Kids

Your kiddos can show their love for dad with this fun Father’s Day craft. Recycle an old, empty tissue box and magically transform it into a holder for dad to store pens, pencils, loose change, his keys or anything else. This easy art activity is perfect for preschool-aged kids and up. Materials Empty tissue box- use and size or shape Duct tape- use a rainbow of different colors or patterns (some brands of tape make playful prints) Scissors How-To Craft Steps Make sure that the box is completely empty and clean. If there’s dust on the outside of the box,...

Father’s Day Kids’ Trophy Card Craft

Celebrate dad with a fun Father’s Day kids’ craft. Your child can get artsy and create a handmade card — instead of buying a generic one at a store. This easy-to-make kids’ art activity is perfect for preschoolers and kids in early elementary school. Materials Card stock paper A coffee can (or similar sized container) Scissors Markers Construction paper Clear tape How-To Steps Take a look at pictures of photos of trophies. Have your child pick a design they like. They’ll use this as a model for this craft. Draw the trophy onto the cardstock paper. Add a special Father’s...

Father’s Day Recipe Ideas for Kids

Even though a Father’s Day cookout may sound like complete joy, chances are that dad doesn’t want to spend his special day stuck behind a grill. Instead of expecting dad to head the family BBQ, check out these fab family picnic ideas that everyone can help out with. While the kiddos can’t cook with heat, coals or any other filled with fire mode, they can help you to prep and decorate these Father’s Day food picks. Sandwich Bar What’s dad’s favorite sandwich? If the kids aren’t sure, they can give him options. Set up a sandwich bar buffet with several...

Father’s Day Candy Wrapper Craft for Kids

Celebrate dad on his special day with this kid-created Father’s Day craft. If dad enjoys a sweet treat (such as a chocolate bar) every once in a while, this gift is perfect. Instead of buying a generic box of chocolates or giving dad candy straight from the store, package his present in an artsy wrapper. That’s right, your kiddo can create their own individual wrapper for dad’s Father’s Day chocolate bar or candy box. This art activity is an easy way to personalize dad’s present, while helping your child to get creative and explore their imaginative side. Materials Plain construction...

Family-Fun Father’s Day Activities

How are you spending Father’s Day? Not sure yet? That’s okay. If you haven’t made holiday plans, check out these family-fun activities that everyone will enjoy! Sure, you could do the typical go to a ball game day. Or, you could try something new this year. Reading Together You don’t have to leave the house to celebrate Father’s Day. Something simple like a daddy-daughter or daddy-son reading session is entertaining, educational and allows dad and the kids to spend some quality time together. Let the kids pick the book and let dad pick the place. At-Home Olympics Head out to...