Meaningful Ways To Celebrate Father's Day

Father’s Day is one of those special days when we celebrate the dads, father figures, uncles, and partners who are inherent role models and strong influences on our children’s lives.

How we celebrate is unique to us all, but sometimes it can be tricky to think of ways to celebrate in a meaningful way. Take a look at our ideas to celebrate Father’s Day in a heartfelt and memorable way.

Spend Quality Time Together

We can forget that celebrating Father’s Day is not about the presents but rather the presence. Making memories is perhaps the best gift we can give to each other. Spend time playing board games, doing a jigsaw, looking at old photos, playing video games, or cooking a special dinner together.

Make The Gifts

The commercialisation of these holidays is a bugbear for most of us. Instead of forking out hard-earned cash on gifts that are not necessary and may not be used, make something thoughtful and memorable for dad. Hug vouchers are always a winner, as are handmade cards, keychains, and making your own comic storybook where dad is the hero!

Go Camping

Whether you pack the camping gear to hike up the hills together, or pitch a tent in the back garden, have a fun-filled weekend celebrating dad and his adventurer skills by going camping.

Put On A Show

Have the kids show off their many talents by putting on a show for dad. Make him popcorn, give him a beer, and set the sitting room up with a glistening stage.

Try Out An Escape Room

Escape Rooms have popped up in popularity over the years and dad is sure to have a great time locked in a room with his kids trying to escape! Answer the clues together, solve the riddles, and have fun.

Take A Road Trip

Hit the road as a family and go on an epic and memorable road trip. Pick out a few interesting locations along the way and stop off for lunch. Don’t forget to give dad full control over the radio and listen to his favourites.

Sing It Loud

Why not give Karaoke a go this father’s day but make sure all of the songs are retro tunes from dad’s youth. Belt out the rock ‘n roll classics and watch him headbang to some major cringe! Not only will it be an entertaining evening, but it will definitely bring dad down memory lane.

Back Garden Picnic

Set up a space in the back garden for a comfortable and relaxed picnic. If dad is so inclined he may open up the barbeque and happily grill burgers and sausages. Celebrate with great food and company.

Geraldine Walsh

Mum of two Geraldine Walsh happily works from home as a freelance writer chatting about parenting, wellness and mental health.

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