Posts Tagged "parents’ day"

Parents’ Day Brunch Ideas

The kids made mom breakfast on Mother’s Day. They made dad dinner on Father’s Day. Now that it’s Parents’ Day, what’s left to do? Okay, so this holiday isn’t exactly a traditional one. It celebrates all parents – as they deserve. Instead of breakfast or dinner, have the kids help to put together a Parents’ Day brunch. How? Check out these easy options that your children can help with on this special day. Keep in mind, Young children should never use the stove, oven or any other heat source. And, you should always supervise children while in the kitchen. Favorite...

Parents’ Day Family Book-Making Activity

Are you looking for a way to spend more time with your child? Parents’ Day provides the perfect opportunity. What can you, your spouse/significant other and the kids do to celebrate? Well, there are plenty of options. The family can take a day trip to a museum, go to an amusement park, take in a sporting event, have a meal together or try something artsy. If arts and crafts are the pick of the day, check out this Parents’ Day family book-making activity. Materials Family photos- This is part of the activity itself. Go through printed pictures or look at...

Parents’ Day Kids’ Art Activities

The fourth Sunday of July is Parents’ Day. How are you going to celebrate? Along with a day of family fun, your kids can create custom artwork to mark the day. Making these keepsakes can spark your child’s imagination, let her get crafty and help her to think about what her parents mean. Parent Portraits What does mom look like? What about dad? Hand over the crayons, markers or tempera paints and have your child create a portrait of each parent. There are a few ways to start this project. You can have your child pick a favorite family photo...

Parents Day Activities for the Whole Family

The fourth Sunday of July marks Parents Day. Unlike Mother’s Day or Father’s Day, this day celebrates all important adults in a child’s life. How can you celebrate Parents Day? Check out these fun family ideas! Family Craft Instead of setting up the art table for your child and watching as she crafts alone, get in on the action. The whole family can work on one craft together. Try a handprint paint project in which each family member paints their hand a different color. Print everyone’s hands onto the same piece of paper, t-shirts or the borders of a picture...

Parent’s Day Book Picks for Kids

The fourth Sunday of July is Parent’s Day! You’ve made a meal, decided on a few (or, more than a few) fun-filled family activities – now what? End the day with a special parent-child book reading session. These literary selections are perfect for young children, and focus on parent themes. Are You My Mother? By: P.D. Eastman. In this classic early reader a confused baby bird tries to figure out who his mother is. While your preschooler might not be able to read the words yet, she’ll enjoy this easy read. How to Put Your Parents to Bed, By: Mylisa...

Parent’s Day Glitter Cards

You celebrated Mother’s Day. Then, you celebrated Father’s Day. Now it’s time for Parent’s Day! Held on the fourth Sunday of July, this day recognizes all parental figures in children’s lives. Mark Parent’s Day with a few fun (and crafty) cards. Kids can make one for mom and another for dad – both sparkling with a similar design, in glitter. Materials: Glitter Card stock paper (8x10-inch, or letter, size) Clear-drying school glue A pencil Scissors Instructions: Position the paper vertically. Fold the paper from top to bottom, tent style. Repeat to make a second card. Optional: Use the scissors to...

Parents’ Day Family Celebrations

You know about Mother’s Day. You know about Father’s Day. But, what about Parents’ Day? That’s right, it’s a real holiday. Celebrated on the fourth Sunday of July each year, Parent’s Day was created in 1994. What can you do to mark this family-focused day? Get out. Outside that is. It’s July, and that means the weather is just right for plenty of outdoor activities and adventures. Take the kids to pool, make your own backyard beach (fill up a wading pool and set a towel in the sandbox), go on a nature hike, take an afternoon bike trip or...