Call it what you want: Dad’s Day, Father’s Day, Grandpa’s Day, it’s a great day to celebrate the fathers in our life.
Our family is busy this week taking a special look at WHO (our earthly father, and our heavenly father)and WHAT (a mentor, protector, guide, friend, provider, comforter, creator, etc.) a father is. To get ready for this, I put together a Fathers Day Unit Study.
I love to share these resources with everyone, so here is a FREE Fathers Day Unit Study you can do with your kids too.
Fathers Day Unit Study, Lesson Plans, Lapbook, and Notebook Pages, Worksheet Printables, Crafts, Games, and so much more.
Unit Study and Lesson Plans
Fathers Day Lesson Plan: The Story Of Last Names
Education World: Happy Fathers Day Lesson Plans (5 different sets of lessons on different topics)
Wikipedia: Father’s Day
Fathers Day Lesson Plan
History Of Father’s Day
History of Fathers Day Lesson Plans with Worksheet Printables
Little Blots Of Faith: Fathers Day Printables to use in a lapbook
Homeschool Share: Lapbook Any Person
Lapbook Lessons: Lapbook Templates
Christian Preschool Printables: Fathers Day Mini Book
Bible Story Printables: Fathers Day
Just Call Me Jamin: Fathers Day Lapbook
Notebooking Fairy Fathers Day Notebook Pages
Scripture and Bible Study
Christian Preschool Printables: Fathers Day Copy Work
“As a father has compassion on his children, so the LORD has compassion on those who fear him;” Psalm 103:13 NIV
Is this the way you repay the LORD, you foolish and unwise people? Is he not your Father, your Creator, who made you and formed you?
For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.
Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they?
“Again, truly I tell you that if two of you on earth agree about anything they ask for, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven.”
Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in the Spirit and in truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks.
2 Corinthians 6:18
And, “I will be a Father to you, and you will be my sons and daughters, says the Lord Almighty.”
Because you are his sons, God sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, the Spirit who calls out, “Abba, Father.”
“Honor your father and mother”—which is the first commandment with a promise—
Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.
Endure hardship as discipline; God is treating you as his children. For what children are not disciplined by their father?
Dad Is On Duty devotional (give a copy of this to dad)
DLTK Printable Worksheets
Teachnology: Fathers Day Vocabulary Worksheet
Apples 4 The Teacher: Fathers Day Worksheets and Printables
Father’s Day Crossword Puzzle
Fathers Day Vocabulary Words
School Family: Missing Letters
ABC Teach: Fathers Day Writing Prompt
ABC Teach: Write a letter to dad.
School Family: subtraction practice
School Family: Connect the Dots
School Family: Addition practice
School Family: Color By Number
School Family: Multiplication by 5
School Family: Division
Preschool Rock: Dad’s In the Animal Kingdom
Compare Dad and child results from this fun science experiment, make a graph of your results, especially if you have several family members who can participate.
Poetry, Quotes, and Songs
Apples 4 The Teacher: Poetry
DLTK Poems, Songs and Quotes
Activity Village: Fathers Day Jokes
Activity Village: Father’s Day Poems
ABC Teach: Fathers Day Acrostic Poem
Father’s Day Recipes
Kaboose: Fathers Day Recipes
DLTK: Fathers Day Recipes
Bakerrela: Fast Food Fun
Martha Stewart Fathers Day Recipes
Fathers Day Clipart
Crafts , Activities, and Homemade Gifts
41 Ways to Make Every Day Father’s Day
I love this Painted Hammer Craft For Father’s Day Craft idea from Kaboose
This Trophy For Dad is great too. We seen a dad with one that his kids had made last year and it was really cute in his office.
Fathers Day Banner Craft
Family Fun: King For The Day Crown
DLTK: Fathers Day Crafts
Apples For The Teacher has a wonderful selection of crafts and activities for Fathers Day
Making Friends: Crafts For Dad
Greatest Dad Award
Fathers Day Coloring Pages with Grandpa
DLTK Fathers Day Cards
Activity Village: Coloring Pages
Activity Village: Crafts
Frugal Family Fun Blog: Car Wash Kit
Fathers Day Super Hero Gift
Martha Stewart: Fathers Day Frame
Martha Stewart has at least 394 Fathers Day Ideas
Drama and Role Play:
Play Dress Up. Have the children dress up in some of Dad’s clothing and role play. They can act like daddy at home or at work. They could pretend they are fixing something on the house or car that needs worked on too. Lots of fun ways to role play with this.
Play Games in the yard or at a park: frisbee, catch, ball toss, basket ball, miniature golf, frisbee golf, explore a creek or shallow river together, go fishing, go swimming, have a picnic, play on a playground, etc.
Play Games in the house: hunt for love notes, board games, miniature golf, video game, table tennis, pool, fooze ball, air hockey, etc.
Do a craft together with dad: build a model (car, boat, plane, etc.), build a wood working project, paint something, fix something, etc. Does dad like computers, wood working, mechanics, cooking, puzzles, etc.? What ever his interests are, find a craft you can both do together.
Make a meal together: favorite bbq, pancakes, steak, make whatever dad likes, but make it together.
Have a good time spending quality time with your DAD this Father’s Day!
And if your dad is away on a trip, seperated from the family, or perhaps has passed away, still honor him with some quiet reflection on what he has meant in your life. You can still write him a letter, or a poem or anything on your heart to honor him in your own way.
If your dad has done you wrong in some way, please forgive him and move forward with your life. Unforgiveness will hold you in bondage, and prevent you from ever living to your potential. Pick out a couple activities above, such as a letter to dad, or a writing prompt, or reviewing the scriptures and ask God to help you forgive your father for whatever it was he did wrong.
A special message to our dad today:
HAPPY FATHER’S DAY
We love you!!!