Imaginative Father’s Day resources

Sian Evans and Victoria Haughton
18th August 2017
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Creative activities to help young learners make memorable gifts for Father’s Day  

It’s that time of year when your pupils get to show how much they love and appreciate their dads or the other male figures in their lives. From calendar-crafting to poetry-writing, we’ve picked out some of our favourite resources to help you to inspire their creative side in doing just that. So, why not grab the glue sticks, line up the colouring pencils and encourage your students to make something special this Father’s Day?

Crafting ideas

  • Father’s Day shirt card
    Ensure learners feel confident making and decorating a fun, shirt-shaped card for their dads, using this easy-to-use template as a starting point.
  • Shirt desktop calendar
    Father’s Day will be more than just one a day to remember with this desktop calendar activity, including instructions, a shirt template and a selection of dad-themed accessories.
  • Number 1 Dad rosette 
    Get students to brighten up Father's Day by cutting out shapes and creating a simple, adaptable rosette using this printable template with a step-by-step guide.
  • Thoughtful voucher wallet
    This wallet-crafting activity is packed full of editable suggestions for non-monetary gifts, allowing pupils to unleash their creativity while showing their appreciation.
     

Fathers' Day Card

easy card from A4 paper.Makes a shirt!
By pink12house

Father's Day Craft - Shirt Desktop Calendar

This is a great Father's Day Craft!
Includes step-by-step instructions and templates needed to create a Father's Day Desktop Calendar.

Watch the How To Video!

I have included:
- a shirt template and decorations for the shirt (ties, buttons, pockets, care labels, suspenders)
- Good for Dad, Grandpa, Uncle, Brother, etc.
- Calendar Dates: free for life ... available in my store. Just click on Calendar Dates for All Calendars in my store.

Requires: Paper - 3 pieces 6 x 12, 6 x 6 and 1 x 6, glue, coloring pencils and scissors, a single hole punch and brads (which can be purchased at most dollar stores or a craft store. A brad is nothing more than a clip which will keep your calendar pieces together. Or, if you do not want to use the brads, you will need a stapler to staple the 12 calendar pieces to the piece of cardstock. Light cardstock is recommended.

The calendar folds flat for students to easily transport home or will fit into a 6" x 6" envelope. The calendar is the perfect size for Dad to keep on his desk all year long. Dads love this item!!!
Enjoy and Happy Father's Day!

I sell a total of 6 calendars:
Mother's Day
- Mother's Day Craft - DO IT ALL MOM Desktop Calendar
- Mother's Day Craft - Desktop Calendar

Father's Day
- Father's Day Craft - Fishing Dad Desktop Calendar
- Father's Day Craft - Fix It Dad Desktop Calendar
- Father's Day Craft - Shirt Desktop Calendar
- Father's Day Craft - Desktop Calendar
By Artsy-Crafter

Fathers Day Number 1 Dad roseette

A printable template to make Number 1 Dad rosette with instructions. Suitable for all age groups. For younger learners, or some learners with LD or difficulties with cutting, the shapes can be cut out before use. A nice class activity with a different front available saying you're a star. Enabling those who do not wish to or can't make a rosette for their Dad to make a rosette for a friend, carer or teacher.
By HelenBrignell

Father's Day Crafts - Make Dad a Wallet

This is a great Father's Day Craft!

This looks just like a real wallet ... only a lot more fun! The wallet folds so that Dad can put it into his pocket. When Dad opens the wallet he will find a writing activity in the billfold section, and 2 pouches - a Gift Card Pouch and a Surprise Pouch. I have provided all kinds of options for gift cards! The Surprise Pouch contains a coin for students to write on, granting 3 wishes for Dad.

Includes step-by-step instructions, decorations and templates needed to create a Father's Day Wallet! All students have to do is color, cut and glue!

Requires: Paper, glue, coloring pencils and scissors. I made this wallet with regular paper, just made sure I photocopied the wallet template on a colored piece!

Dads will love this item!!! Enjoy and Happy Father's Day!
By Artsy-Crafter

Lesson activities 

  • Father’s Day creative pack
    From cupcakes recipes to creative writing templates, this collection of activities is packed full of ideas to help your learners celebrate their dads.
  • Father’s Day writing frame 
    Encourage your class to think about ways that they can make the big day as special as possible with this simple writing exercise.
  • Poster design listening exercise 
    Combining listening skills and maths, instruct pupils to colour in kites and balloons to create a poster, which they can take home for Father’s Day.
  • Themed coordinates activity
    Merging mathematics with crafting, support students as they accurately map out given coordinates to reveal a fatherly image.

     

Father's Day Creative Pack

Suitable for 3-11 year-olds. Includes make a dad card and template, cake recipe, make a crown, poem template, colouring pages, world's greatest certificate. Can celebrate fathers and father figures.
By YoungWriters

Making Father's Day special

A simple writing frame for children to complete giving them ideas on how they can make Father’s Day special for their Dads.

By lbrowne

Fathers Day Listening Exercise

Combine maths with listening practice! This activity is suitable for KS1 and lower KS2 pupils. Follow instructions to colour in kites and balloons to end up with posters that can be sent home or displayed in the classroom. Immediate visual feedback on concentration and accuracy for the pupils in your class. The instructions could also be given in writing to hearing impaired children or those for whom English is not their first language.
By Mathsright

Father day coordinates card activity

List of coordinates that when done accurately creates a man with a tie, shirt and jacket on. I am using this myself for children to then colour in and add detail e.g. hair, jacket, tie and then stick on the front of a card that they will write in for fathers day.
Can also just be used as an activity for practising coordinates.
By krisgreg30

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