10 Fun Father’s Day Activities for Kids and Dads

 In Inspiration, Lifestyle

Father’s Day is a time to recognize dads as the true superheroes they are!  It’s important to children to participate in celebrating their dads, and of course, it is meaningful to fathers! To help you celebrate this Sunday, we’ve put together 10 fun Father’s Day activities for kids to celebrate their Dads!


1. Make Him a Special Father’s Day Card

All you need to make Dad smile are your favorite art supplies and a little creativity. Dads will treasure handmade cards because they are made with their children’s love!



2. Make Dad Breakfast in Bed

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and making dad his favorite breakfast in bed is bound to be a hit – and will set you up for a perfect start to a fun-filled day! Packed full of all the breakfast favorites. It will fill you up and keep you going for hours.



3. Have a Movie Marathon

Grab the popcorn and have dad pick some of his favorite movies for a day of fun! Be sure to select age-appropriate movies for the kids.



4. Make a Special Dad Craft

Making crafts together will not only be fun but will create lasting memories! Choose a special craft project that you can work on together and at the end of your craft time, dad will have a treasured piece of artwork.



5. Take a Family Nature Walk

A simple walk in your favorite park is a great way to connect with nature as a family and get the body moving. Take a picnic basket and a frisbee or baseball for a fun day in the great outdoors. Don’t forget the sunscreen. 



6. Scavenger Hunts

Scavenger hunts are not only a great way to get outdoors with kids, but they are a lot of fun. You can create your own scavenger hunt list together or use a theme. Here are a few creative scavenger hunt ideas for families.  



7. Play a Round of Miniature Golf

Whether Dad is a great golfer or not, everyone loves a great game of putt-putt! An afternoon of mini-golf will be fun for fathers and their kids! Check with your local miniature golf course as many have special Father’s Day pricing – dads may even golf free!



8. Have Storytime

Choose some of dad’s favorite stories from his childhood to share with kids! It’s a  wonderful way for dads to bond with their children, help establish a love of reading, and share something that is special to them.



9. Visit a Museum

Share an afternoon with Dad on a tour of his favorite museum! Dads will get to share what they love with kids and it will be a fun and educational outing for the whole family. Check with your local museums to see if they have special Father’s Day pricing!



10. Put on a Show or Recital for Dad

If your child has been taking lessons in any performing or music arts, putting on a show that was created for dad is guaranteed to be a treasured experience. You can even write your own show to perform together!



We hope you enjoy these fun Father’s Day activities for kids and dads! What fun activity are you going to try this Sunday? We’d love to hear from you! Let us know in the comments.

We’d like to wish the amazing dads in our CoachArt community a very Happy Father’s Day! Dads are heroes to their kids, but fathers of chronically ill children go the distance to be real-life superheroes!


“A father is someone you look up to no matter how tall you grow.” -Unknown



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