About Father's Day
fathers day is the
day we celebrate our dads. It was invented by a woman named Sonora Smart
Dodd who was raised by her father and thought that they should be
celebrated just as much as mothers. Her dad was born in June so she chose
to hold the first fathers day on June 19th of 1910. It was President Calvin Coolidge who decided to hold fathers day on the
third Sunday of June 14 years later.
every one has a
different way of celebrating fathers day, here are a few ideas:
- Of course you know that making
him breakfast in bed is a good idea, but you can and should make it
fancy, fold the napkin fancy, cut the pancakes into fathers day shapes
and sprinkle them with powdered sugar, put the syrup in a special dish,
and put a few red roses (the fathers day flower) on the side of the
- Let dad chose an
outing for you to go on as a family or a movie of his choice, no matter
how much you don't like the idea.
- Play the dad
quiz to figure out how much you know your dad. Split up into father
child teams and ask each child a series of questions about there dad and
ask the fathers the same questions about themselves. Add up the correct
answers and the kid who got the most right wins! Also try this in
reverse with the father answering questions about there child.
anything you would do for mothers day you can do for fathers day, just
make it a little more personalized for dad.
References & Resources
National Center for Fathering
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