Simple Yet Memorable Things to do with Dad on Father’s Day

Father’s Day is the designated time we spend with the special men in our lives. Your father, boyfriend, uncles, brothers, or other men who have played a significant role in your life. Although we love all year round, this day is just for them. With the current health situation affecting the whole planet and quarantine has finally been lifted there may still be restrictions. Some of Father’s day activities and travel adventures we planned may be limited. But this day can still be filled with joy, fun, and lots of laughter with a little thought. Sometimes the simplest things offer the most fun.

Make Breakfast/Brunch

Blackberry Pancakes - Pixabay

Start dad’s day with some tasty morsels. Whether it’s breakfast in bed or a family brunch, make his favorite foods, or tempt him with new flavors. How about some yummy French Toast, gooey cinnamon rolls, classic bacon and eggs, pancakes, waffles, cereal, fruit, and yogurt. Or if your dad is a health nut, how about a smoothie or a power bowl.

Take a Hike

Hiking - photo by Juliane Liebermann - Unsplash
Photo by Juliane Liebermann – Unsplash

Getting out in Mother Nature is a fantastic way to spend time with dad. The fresh air, the breathing scenery and quietude lend itself for a memorable excursion. Choose a national park, city park or the countryside for your outing.

Go Fishing

Fishing with Day - Pixabay

Spending time with dad at the lake or local pond fishing is enjoyable. It offers plenty of personal time to chat, catch up on things or just being together.

Go Swimming

Swimming with dad - Pixabay

Pools are open now and it affords an opportunity for the whole family to have fun. Splash, dive or race your dad across the pool. But, don’t pee in the pool!

Enjoy the Beach

Beach with Dad - Pixabay

I grew up on the beach and I spent many days walking, wading, and wandering through the waves. If you’re lucky enough to live near a beach, it’s the perfect place to chill out with dad.

Pump up the Volume and Dance

Dance with Dad - Deposit

Crank up your favorite tunes and let loose. Dance, sing, and let your freak out! Music gives us the freedom to move and expend some energy. It’s fun, it’s movement and it’s healthy. Groove to the vibe and make a party out of it!

Play Games

Playing games with dad is a blast. You’ve had time to practice your video games and he hasn’t so it will be a breeze to beat him. Bring out board games, draw together, paint or play scrabble.

Read Together

Spend some time reading your favorite storybook together. Act out the story and become one of the characters. Change the ending or event your own stories.