Fun Ideas for Father’s Day

How to make a personalized BBQ apron for dad on Father's Day

A BBQ Apron for Dad

Here are three fun ideas for Father’s Day that will make that special guy in your life feel like a king!


Personalized Barbecue Apron



1.  Wash and dry apron according to directions

2.  Plan with your children what they would like to put on the apron.  Practicing on paper first is a good idea.

3.  Cover your work surface and make sure kids are in old clothes.

4.  If you are using fabric paints, allow at least 24 hours for drying time. Dye crayons are easily sealed with a hot iron and do not require drying.

5.  When working with younger children, stencils or paint sponges may be helpful, or an adult can draw the picture and the kids can paint it.  Simple, large drawings work best.  Handprints are always cute.

6.  Using a fabric marker write the kids’ ages and the year.

Father’s Day Throne

How to make a Father's Day throne for dad!A Father’s Day Throne for Dad

Make your dad king for a day with this fun idea from Family Fun


  • Lawn chair
  • Clamps, tape, or string
  • Wire
  • Scissors
  • Various chair accessories


  1. Use tape, clamps, or string to attach appropriate accessories, from a shade umbrella to a back scratcher to a cold drink holder.
  2. Fashion a halo made of wire to hold Dad’s favorite hat or crown and attach it to the back of the chair.

Include a bell for Dad to ring for service.

Buttoned Up Father’s Day Card
How to make a buttoned up DIY Father's Day card

A Special Card for Dad



  1. To make one, first cut a 4- by 12-inch rectangle from a piece of decorative scrapbook paper and fold it in half to create a double-layer 4- by 6-inch rectangle.How to make a shirt-strly Father's Day card
  2. Form the collar by cutting 2 matching 1-inch-long horizontal slits about 1 inch below the fold.
  3. Fold over the 2 flaps as shown, then glue them down with a 5-inch-long tie shape cut from another piece of decorative paper glued between them. Glue a pair of small buttons to the collar.
  4. Once the glue has dried, lift the bottom front of the card and write a Father’s Day greeting inside.

Source: Family Fun


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