Imaginative Father’s Day resources

Sian Evans and Victoria Haughton
26th May 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.

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.

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This post was originally published on 3rd June 2016, and was refreshed on 26th May 2017.

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