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Father’s Day Pointillism Portrait Art Activity for Kids

Are you looking for a last-minute Father's Day gift idea? Instead of taking the kids to the mall to pick out a store-bought present, try this handmade dad's day pointillism portrait craft. Your child can show off their artsy side and dad will cherish this crafty creation for years to come. Not only will your kiddo make dad a portrait, but they'll also get to explore the artistic style of famed painters such as Georges Seurat and Paul Signac. Arts and Crafts Materials You'll Need Card stock paper or poster board (you can also use upcycled cardboard from an old...

Father’s Day Pop-Up Kids’ Card Craft

Whether your local card store isn't open or you don't want to take the kids to the store right now, you can make your own Father's Day card at home. With a little creativity and some sweet sentiment, the kiddos can craft 3-D pop-up cards that dad will cherish for years to come. Read on for the how-to art-making steps! Arts and Crafts Materials You'll Need 8x10-inch card stock paper Scissors Markers or crayons Clear tape Construction paper How-To Art-Making Steps Fold the card stock paper in half, tent style. Position the paper vertically and help your child to fold...

Father’s Day Brunch Ideas for Kids to Cook

Your kids can help you to cook dad a special Father's Day brunch. Even though the littles can't use the stove or sharp knives, they can still help out in the kitchen. If you're short on menu ideas, check out the easy additions to make to your dad's day meal! Egg Sandwich Combine breakfast and lunch into the perfect brunch sandwich. Choose dad's favorite bread as a base. You can toast the breast and scramble or fry a few eggs for dad. Let the kiddos assemble the sandwich, adding cheese, lettuce, avocados and other veggies. Perfect Pancakes Use your fave...

Crafty Father’s Day Gifts for Kids to Create

Are you looking for a crafty Father's Day gift the kids can make? Help your little artist show off their creative side with these easy to make gist that dad will cherish for years to come! Dad Door Sign Greet dad on his special day with a door-sized sign. Unroll plain gift wrap, break out the markers or crayons and help your pint-sized Picasso to draw dad a Father's Day message. Hang the sign on the door for dad (and everyone else) to see. Cord Caddy Does dad have a junk drawer filled with charger cords? Help him to organize...

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,...