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Father’s Day Resources

As has become customary with our bigger topics it is time for another resource page… We lucked out with a coupon at the time but you can purchase the lapbook we are using with Live and Learn Press HERE. “It Takes Someone Special to Be a Dad” Live and Learn Folder. Our secondary printable resource was from HomeschoolNotebooking.com, though it was a gift from a friend a year or 3 back. You can find their site HERE. Our file was called Father’s Day Notebooking Pages.

Now for our book list:

  • Father’s Day by Anne Rockwell HERE
  • Father’s Day by Ann Heinrichs HERE
  • The Best Father’s Day Present Ever by Christine Loomis HERE
  • A Wild Father’s Day by Sean Callahan HERE
  • A Father’s Day Thank You by Janet Nolan HERE
  • Froggy’s Day With Dad by Jonathon London HERE
  • Hooray for Father’s Day! by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat HERE
  • The Berenstain Bears and the Papa’s Day Surprise by Stan & Jan Berenstain HERE

Links of interest:

  • Our song is from the list on DLTK HERE
  • How is Father’s Day date decided (the link in the lapbook is a deadlink) with VPCalendar.net HERE
  • Hallmark and their statistics for Father’s Day cards sales is interesting HERE
  • You can find a variety of things on the Activity Village page HERE set up for Father’s Day. I have linked (below) the specific things we used this time round!

Worksheets:

  • Father’s Day wordsearch with Activity Village HERE
  • Father’s Day mazes with Activity Village HERE
  • World’s Greatest Dad diploma with Activity Village HERE
  • Father’s Day Jokes with Activity Village HERE
  • Colouring by numbers with Activity Village HERE
  • Colouring page with Activity Village HERE
  • Learn to write a letter to Dad… HERE and HERE with Education.com
  • K level book about Daddy (though it may straddle first grade if you want them to write their own answers) with Education.com HERE

DVD:

  • Dora’s Butterfly Ball, it included two bonus episodes with our themed one – Feliz Dia de los Padres HERE

A silly song to bop around to thanks to Songdrops.

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The Week Endeth

June 6-7

Father’s Day has become a wonderful way to get to know more about Ken… asking the questions about his past, his interests and favourites… so much fun! Trinity and Emanuel coloured him a Best Dad Diploma.101_2372

Gavin and Emanuel enjoyed a Dinosaur story together. I absolutely LOVE the picture Emanuel drew for his dinosaur book! That binder is going to be a reference book for us for ages to come!

Danny and the Dinosaur by Syd Hoff

Danny and the Dinosaur by Syd Hoff

For his book

For his book

We practiced our song for Daddy… the kids’ gifts to him…101_2375

On Friday we read another Dad centered book… and drew a picture of things that made us think of dad or that we would like to give him…101_2380

101_2381We also received an amazing package from Gammie… Cousin Jimmie’s Grandma has definitely adopted us!! We are so grateful for not only her presents but her amazing letters she writes to us.

Thank you!

Thank you!

The girls immediately had to tuck their babies in with their brand new HANDMADE blankets!!! Gorgeous!101_2384

We started our Sunflower journals in earnest as well… 3 little seeds which will hopefully all grow! Be sure to do a search for sunflower resources! Science Kids has a great lesson set up HERE.101_2385

101_2386We rounded off our day with some amazing cards… the thumbprint book we picked up at a garage sale is an absolute gem!! Enjoy!!!101_2389 101_2390 101_2388 101_2392 101_2391