5 Ways to Bond With Dad This Father's Day!

Father’s Day is coming up — it’s just a little over a week away! Father’s Day is the perfect opportunity to show all the Dads in the world how much we appreciate them, so let’s get creative! Here are 5 ways to bond with Dad this Father’s Day!

1. Play pretend!

We showed you all the different ways to play with Mama, now let’s spend some quality imagination time with Papa!

 
My Papa is a Princess   by Doug Cenko

My Papa is a Princess by Doug Cenko

 

2. Go for a walk!

Enjoy the season together with a walk around your neighborhood or your local park!

 
Baby Unplugged: Pets     written by Dr. John Hutton and illustrated by Andrea Kang

Baby Unplugged: Pets written by Dr. John Hutton and illustrated by Andrea Kang

 

3. Play music together!

Get out that drum set or put on your favorite tunes—make some music with Dad this Father’s Day!

 
I Want To Be A Drummer!     written by Mark Powers and illustrated by Maria Montag

I Want To Be A Drummer! written by Mark Powers and illustrated by Maria Montag

 

4. Do something he loves!

Does your Dad love animals? Go to the zoo with him! Whatever he loves, make sure he gets to experience it!

 
Fiona’s Friends     written by Dr. John Hutton and pictures provided by the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Fiona’s Friends written by Dr. John Hutton and pictures provided by the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

 

5. Surprise him!

Show the father figure in your life your appreciation by surprising him with something! Whether it’s a party or a meal or a drawing, whoever you call Dad will appreciate it!

 
 

How do you plan to celebrate Father’s Day this year? Tell us in the comments below, and be sure to follow us on instagram @bluemanateepress for your for your daily dose of books, art and inspiration!