Father's Day Activities & Homemade Gifts

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How Windy Is It? A Weather Science Experiment
How Windy Is It? A Weather Science Experiment
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How Windy Is It? A Weather Science Experiment
Help your second grade scientist explore the timely topic of wind speed using a version of the classic Beaufort Scale.
2nd grade
Science
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Play Four Square!
Play Four Square!
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Play Four Square!
Improve your child's hand-eye coordination with this outdoor group ball game that's similar to Four Square.
1st grade
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Make a Teen Years Time Capsule
Make a Teen Years Time Capsule
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Make a Teen Years Time Capsule
For a fun activity that will have lasting effects, make this time capsule with your high school child, to be opened after college graduation.
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Make a Paper Bag Book
Make a Paper Bag Book
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Make a Paper Bag Book
This project combines arts and crafts with writing, as your child writes a story and publishes it into a book made out of a paper bag!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Measure Your Pulse with a Straw!
Measure Your Pulse with a Straw!
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Measure Your Pulse with a Straw!
Show your fourth grader how to see her heart in action. Make a simple device out of a drinking straw and clay to help her spot the movement of her pulse!
4th grade
Science
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History in the Kitchen: Civil War Cornbread
History in the Kitchen: Civil War Cornbread
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History in the Kitchen: Civil War Cornbread
Give your child a taste of life in Civil War era America by mixing up a batch of old-fashioned cornbread, adapted from a 19th century recipe.
4th grade
Social studies
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Learning Why and How to Compost
Learning Why and How to Compost
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Learning Why and How to Compost
Children will learn why and how to compost as they help with the process of filling their compost, turning it, and observing the changes that occur.
2nd grade
Science
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Hand Print Family Treasure
Hand Print Family Treasure
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Hand Print Family Treasure
With this activity, you'll create a family treasure...and reinforce social studies basics while you're at it!
2nd grade
Social studies
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Yarn Ornaments
Yarn Ornaments
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Yarn Ornaments
Yarn ornaments are a beautiful and crafty way to celebrate the holidays. Make a set of yarn ornaments with your child, then hang them on your Christmas tree.
3rd grade
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Living Room Letterpress
Living Room Letterpress
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Living Room Letterpress
Here's a DIY arts and crafts project that has your teen constructing a letterpress to make her own gorgeous, unique art prints!
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Ball in a Cup Game
Ball in a Cup Game
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Ball in a Cup Game
Help your third grader make the Scoop 'N Catch--a great choice for a fun and inexpensive afternoon.
3rd grade
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CSI Science: Get the Prints!
CSI Science: Get the Prints!
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CSI Science: Get the Prints!
Set your teen on the beat in a real world "crime scene" investigation. Can he tell whose fingerprints are on a drinking glass?
Science
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Match Animal Adaptation: A Card Game
Match Animal Adaptation: A Card Game
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Match Animal Adaptation: A Card Game
In this game, players will learn interesting facts about animal adaption and practice them using a fun matching card game!
5th grade
Science
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Consumer Product Safety
Consumer Product Safety
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Consumer Product Safety
Future whistleblowers can learn about product safety standards with this exercise in writing and researching.
Science
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Make a Thanksgiving Thank You Apron
Make a Thanksgiving Thank You Apron
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Make a Thanksgiving Thank You Apron
Help your child celebrate your family's Thanksgiving cook with this first grade arts and crafts activity: make a "handy" painted apron!
2nd grade
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Martin Luther King Collage
Martin Luther King Collage
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Martin Luther King Collage
Celebrate the spirit of Dr. King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech with this meaningful and educational art project.
4th grade
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Write a Story From an Ant's Perspective
Write a Story From an Ant's Perspective
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Write a Story From an Ant's Perspective
Here's a writing activity that helps young learners explore an ant's perspective...and practice writing, too!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Thanksgiving Table Runner
Make a Thanksgiving Table Runner
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Make a Thanksgiving Table Runner
This Thanksgiving table runner craft isn't just fun and festive, it also helps your child build muscles for hand strength, fine motor skills, and handwriting.
1st grade
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Rock Candy Science
Rock Candy Science
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Rock Candy Science
The next time you've got a restless second grade earth scientist on your hands, use this experiment to demonstrate crystals and make a tasty treat, too!
2nd grade
Science
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Newspaper Editing
Newspaper Editing
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Newspaper Editing
Show your teens the connection between making history and writing it by having them write, illustrate, and edit a newspaper from the past.
Social studies
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Learn New Words with Travel Vocabulary Cards
Learn New Words with Travel Vocabulary Cards
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Learn New Words with Travel Vocabulary Cards
Before your next family getaway, make a set of picture/word vocabulary cards together. These cards will build your child's language and comprehension skills.
2nd grade
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Inspire Simple STEAM Exploration
Inspire Simple STEAM Exploration
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Inspire Simple STEAM Exploration
Children have a naturally inquisitive mind. Foster their curiosity with a walk through an autumn field or park to answer age-old “why” questions. As you walk with your child, you can encourage them to ask questions.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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American Melting Pot Craft
American Melting Pot Craft
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American Melting Pot Craft
Introduce your child to the concept of the melting pot by decorating a patriotic 4th of July planter.
2nd grade
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Make a Marble Run!
Make a Marble Run!
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Make a Marble Run!
This fun, think-outside-the-box activity introduces kids to gravity and other basic scientific concepts as they construct an impressive marble run!
Preschool
Science
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Collaborative Poetry
Collaborative Poetry
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Collaborative Poetry
In this activity, create a poem that emerges from the collaboration of parent and teen in the activity of observing, discussing, reading, and writing.
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Father's Day Activities & Homemade Gifts

Help your child celebrate and honor the most important man in their life with these Father’s Day activities and gift ideas. These creative project ideas provide easy-to-follow instructions that will allow any child to create a handmade gift they’ll be proud to give Dad, from personalized cookie jars and hand-crafted picture frames to a Father’s Day hike topped off with a baseball-themed dessert.