This is a special time for families to celebrate the fathers in their lives, whether that be making Father's Day crafts, decorating Father's Day cards, or doing fun activities with Dad. Being a Dad is an important and tough job, and Father's Day gives us pause to celebrate him.
Father's Day Gifts
Using cardboard and duct tape, you can make a durable Father's Day frame that Dad can hang anywhere from his workbench to the office!
How many dads actually wear ties anymore? Instead of giving dad a present he'll only use twice a year, steal one of his seldom-worn ties to make a cool iPod or cell phone case.
Your child can re-purpose any used (and cleaned) can into a colorful container to hold pens and pencils.
This year, try passing up those store displays in favor of a homemade card that celebrates what makes Dad unique and special.
For the dad who loves sports, a message on a basketball is twice as nice!
This activity provides kids great practice in following directions, and makes for a fun, homemade gift.
Father's Day Crafts
Here's a card that your child can make to last for years and years. All year round, she can let Dad know that she's literally following in his footsteps!
Making Dad a comic book is a great idea for Father's Day, and one that helps kids work on fine motor skills, storytelling and handwriting.
Better than any store bought Father's Day card, this touching keepsake lets your child give Dad a peek into their relationship from her point of view.
Here's a Father's Day gift that won't break the bank. With a touch of fabric paint kids can transform plain cotton t-shirts into original matching Dad and kid tops.
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Father's Day Activities
Nothing says Father's Day like a brand new necktie. Much tastier than fabric ties, these sweet baked versions are the perfect gift for Dad.
This sweet and tangy homemade barbecue sauce is a great way to introduce kids to the culinary arts.
Whether or not Dad's a big fisherman, one thing's for sure: every dad deserves compliments on his special day. Here's a family activity guaranteeing a bountiful "catch."
If your Father's Day festivities include meeting up with extended family, why not put all the dads to the test with a chili cook-off?
With a round scoop of vanilla ice cream, carefully placed red sprinkles, and bat and glove cookies, it's super easy to make a baseball-themed treat for Father's Day.
Let your third grader newscaster practice presentation skills with this video "card" to celebrate Dad this Father's Day!
Father's Day Coloring Pages & Printables
Make a hand-crafted Father's Day gift -- and work on writing at the same time -- with this retro-inspired Father's Day card.
Does your little one need a gift for Dad this Father's day? Look further than this cute lesson in letter-writing!
This Father's Day, turn your kid's interest in insects into a game! This bug hunt adventure is a fun way to pass the time with Dad, and best of all, it's free.
Does your little one need a gift for Dad this Father's Day? Look further than this cute lesson in letter-writing!
This camping worksheet is a fun and exciting printable board game. Whoever collects the most camping gear wins the game!
Need a gift for dad this Father's Day? Look no further than this cute lesson in letter-writing!
Learn about the history and traditions of Father's Day.
Find out the positive affects of a healthy father-child relationship.
In the spirit of Father's Day, here are ten ways for dads to make the most of this very special role.
Being an involved father has some obvious, and some maybe not-so-obvious, benefits for the child, the family, and for fathers themselves.