This year – Sunday, 21st June… Father’s Day might look different and less fun due to the ongoing COVID’19 pandemic… Children may miss their outings and long drives. HOWEVER, with some fun bonding activities; games; craft ideas and science experiments…one can make this quarantine celebration fun and memorable for their superheroes – DAD!
While most of them won’t expect a lot of hoopla for their day, this year, try a few of these quarantine-inspired ideas to express your feelings and appreciation for all that he does for you and your family💖
Here are a few ideas to celebrate Father’s Day
1. CREATE AN INVITATION
Build a curiosity and enthusiasm to celebrate the special day. What you can do is create a lovely ‘Invite’ asking Dad to join you the next day for some fun and surprises. Give him some clues of the activities you both will be doing to make this day a perfect Father’s Day.
2. SURPRISE HIM
The next morning when Dad wakes up, surprise him with house filled with balloon and gifts.
3. A BEAUTIFUL GREETING CARD
You can either prepare it yourself or take a printout and make it look colorful and elegant with your artistic hands.
4. EXERCISE /YOGA SESSION
Check out this link for some tips – https://kiddiekonnections.com/2020/04/22/set-aside-time-daily-take-a-breather/
21st July is also considered as ‘International Yoga day’….kids can have some fun work-out sessions along with their Daddy.
5. HEALTHY BREAKFAST
Spend a good time preparing morning breakfast together…
6. BAKE A CAKE
There’s no better gift than a homemade cake. Treat your dad with a special chocolate flavor cake!
7. SHARING LOVE & GRATITUDE
A simple but an emotional way for kids to express their love 💖 for their #superhero! I asked my 👧 what does she like/ love about her daddy…and with her answers, we created a wall hanging sharing the cute reasons💕:)♒ Help your little one’s to #express their feelings…check out their reactions and thoughts🤩. The reasons can either be sweet or even funny😁. One can add colors and decorate …. Capture this moment to cherish❣
8. GIFT HIM A DIY CAMERA
This is a perfect homemade Father’s Day gift to make Dad’s day extra special. You can either draw pictures or stick actual photographs.
9. KNOW YOUR DAD BETTER
Create some Fun Facts by asking about his child-hood memories, the best time he had in school, his best buddies in college, about the moment when he first got his job and became an independent individual, his passion, his love for cars/ gadgets and so on…
10. CREATE A SPINNER TOGETHER
Tutorial in this link– https://bit.ly/36MXi9h
11. BUILD A MINI-GOLF COURSE AT HOME
You can use household items to create a mini- golf course at home…my kiddo had fun playing this indoor game and wanted to continue playing for hours:)
12. A FUN SECRET HUNT
This game is an easy way to add fun to Father’s Day. Grab a paper and list down the task you want your dad to hunt for….it can either be inside the house or in the lawn.
13. PUT ON A TALENT SHOW
Prepare a list you want your dad to perform for ‘The Best Father Talent Show‘…likewise
- Sing a song
- Play any instrument
- Dress up and perform a ramp walk
- Cut 5 onions in a minute
- Enact / say a dialog from his favorite Movie
14. FUN TRIVIA
Ask him questions about Gadgets, Tool, Cars, Books, Movies and create a score- board to see if he scores well!:)
15. NAME THAT TOY – A MEMORY GAME
Kids will enjoy this game. What you have to do is, first fill a box/ tray full of toys and allow daddy to see it for a while. Now blindfold him, kids can pick one toy and describe it. Dad’s have to quickly guess one by one.
16. PIN TIE ON THE PICTURE
In this game, you have to draw a dad’s picture either on a big sheet of paper/ glass window or a board. Blindfold him and give a tie ( paper cutout or a real one) ….he has to stick the tie in it’s right place!
17. A ONE MINUTE GAME
Scatter toys on the floor. Blindfold your dad and keep a timer. Call out the name of the toy and one by one they have to find that toy and keep it aside.
18. LAVA LAMP
Here’s how to make it- https://kiddiekonnections.com/2020/05/20/a-must-try-homemade-lava-lamp%f0%9f%98%8d/
19. RAINBOW -MILK EXPERIMENT
20. VOLCANO ERUPTION
Baking Soda + Vinegar = Amazing Reaction
21. BALLOON & BOTTLE
A simple activity ‘🎈’ to bring joy, excitement & a 😊 on 👧🧒💁♀️💁♂️face…What happens when you mix salt to soda?
22. BUBBLE COLOR BLOB
Water + Oil + Food Colors + Sequences + Effervescent Tablets /Eno
23. BUBBLE DOUBLE FUN
Here’s how to make this– https://kiddiekonnections.com/2020/05/31/bubble-double-fun/
Isn’t this looking fun & exciting👌….👩🧑🙋♀️💁♂️ will get thrilled☺ to watch the bubble grow↕️!
I asked my kiddo, What does this look like?…What ⭐caption would you want to give this activity? And she replied, “Anaconda Bubble” 🐍:) Try it out!
24. EXPLORE EXOTIC LOCATIONS
Have a virtual tour on your TV / Mobile screen together and visit exotic locations in the world. You can download this app- https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.LAzyDevs.WondersVR&hl=en_US
25. CHERISH MEMORIES
Go through your childhood album/ digital pictures and conclude the day by listening & dancing to your favorite music.
So, which activities did you like the most and would try them tomorrow? Do mention in the post:)
HAVE A GREAT DAY!