Fathers just like mothers are an extremely important part of a child’s life. Even the majority of studies affirm that an involved father can play a crucial role, particularly in the cognitive, behavioural, and general health and well-being areas of a child’s life. Researches also show that children are way better off when their relationship with their father is sensitive, secure and supportive. And to celebrate this amazing bond of a father and his child, Father’s Day is right around the corner. Wanna know how can you make this day special?
As we count down to Father’s Day, we are looking at all the different ways we can celebrate dad. Father’s Day is celebrated on different days around the world. In Australia, Father’s Day is celebrated in September. For the UK, USA, and parts of Europe including India, it falls soon after Mother’s day in June. Likely, the Day is here and we are all set to celebrate it with plenty of gifts, cards and warm words to say to our lovely “Daddy Jaan”.
Here are 5 fun things and activities you can do this Father’s Day to make him feel relaxed and special.
1. Get “unique gifts”
Getting the perfect gift for dad is all about balance. You want to find something that’s interesting enough to give as a gift, but also something functional enough that it won’t sit on a shelf collecting dust. Here are some suggestions:
Everyone deserves their little retreat. And for the dad with a man cave, there’s plenty of decorative gift ideas that are sure to make your Dad content. Think of a fun wall décor and bar essentials.
Personalized Gift Basket-
We’re all aware of our Dad’s likings, right? So why not offer him a personalized and handsome basket full of gifts and useful items. You may add a Chopping Board if your Dad’s a foodie and loves to cook or maybe a Graphic print Apron would do great too. Among other items are a photo canvas, a graphic T-shirt, a Mug and many more. Select all that suits your father the most and prepare a basket of your own, to be gifted.
2. Organize an outdoor movie
It is summertime! Look for ways that you can spend some leisure time with your dad in your garden amidst the cool of trees and plants. One way for which is, setting up a private screening of his favourite film in the backyard. Don’t forget the popcorn!
3. Playing Games never gets old
You can look among various options of games that can be played with the family all together. A twist on the everyday picnic, backyard DIY games, or a trip to the ballpark is just a couple of some activities that will bring plenty of family fun to this day:
Lay down a blanket and put together the family’s favourite snacks to enjoy some fun in the sun, this Father’s Day. For an added treat, bring personalized desserts for your Dad.
Cricket is the traditional favourite game of men in India and it is quite unlikely that your father will be an exception. So take out your cricket set gather your friends for a friendly Father’s Day Cricket Match. Your father will surely feel happy to get back to his younger enthusiastic form.
4. Cook for him
Most of our Dads love cooking and they’ll never accept the fact that anybody else than them, can actually cook better. Why not take a chance this time? You can cook his favourite dish and make him feel like a King, also this will be a chance for you to tell your father, that if you’ve got that pretty face from your mom, you’ve certainly got the skills from him.
5. Dedicate some heart touching songs
There’s a song for every season and every occasion. And our music industry surely can never fall short on any type of songs, be it for a wedding or a special day. Here are a few songs that you could dedicate to your Dad and jam along:
“Papa Kehte Hain” from the movie “Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak”
Singer: Udit Narayan
Music Director: Anand Milind
Lyrics: Majrooh Sultanpur
Laadki from ‘MTV Coke Studio‘
Vocals: Tanishka S, Kirtidan G, Rekha B
Music: Sachin- Jigar
So this Father’s Day express your feelings. Even if you didn’t get the time or the resources to do as you’ve planned, just sit and tell your dad how much you love him and share all that you’ve ever wanted to tell him. Go make your Daddy proud. Happy Father’s Day everyone!
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