Father's Day Ideas for the LDS Classroom

Hooray for Father's Day! Thank you to all the wonderful dads out there! Here are some LDS resources that will be great for the church classroom.


The following are links to LDS.org unless otherwise stated.

Father's Day Activities

Adam and Eve Teach Their Children- Coloring page

Coloring Pages that Include Dads- When I'm 8, God's Prophets, When I am Baptized

Count on Dad- Why should we love Dad? Decode the puzzle to find the answer

Scripture Fathers- Figure out who the dads are in the scriptures

Father's Day Gifts or Crafts

4 LDS Inspired Father's Day Cards- I made these free to print cards. Celebrate the Dads in your life with these cards all based on LDS quotes about fathers. Print some out for your class to give to their Dads.

A Sticky Surprise for Dad- Make stick puzzles (use a photo or draw a picture) and put together a fun treat to go with it.

5 Great Gifts that Show Dad He Matters- Try one of these ideas for showing Dad how much you care- goes beyond the gift at the store to show you want to be together forever (my blog post).

Color Your Own Dad Card- My free Dad cards are great to bring in to church and let your kids personalize. Be sure they write one specific reason they love their dad or other father figure in their life.

Nifty Napkin Rings- Make one just for Dad and tell them to use it for Dad at dinner 

Father's Day Printable Pack- This mega pack of printables from The Dating Divas has you covered- includes cards, banner, subway art, and tons more. Use some for home and some for your class.

Father's Day Chocolate Wrappers- My Computer is My Canvas never disappoints with cute chocolate wrappers for every occasion. 

Father's Day Stop Sign- Give a stop sign to Dad to show you will listen and help when he needs it.

Ladder Card for Dad- Fun and easy ladder card to make

Turtle Tic Tac Toe- Make this game to play with Dad

Poems to put inside a Card- Daddy is Home, The Best Place, When My Father Kneels to Hold Me 


Make a  fun shirt and tie origami- learn how in Mormon Origami

Tie Cookie Cutters- Make a few sugar cookies beforehand with this cookie cutter from Doodlebead then decorate them at the end of class for Dad.

Love this Lunch bag idea for Dad from Sweet Melly Jane- grab some brown paper sacks and you have a great gift for Dad!

Nap Door Hangers- Add some decorations and have the kids in your class give these door hangers I made to Dad. 


Father's Day- Great video about appreciating dads- about 2 1/2 minutes

Sci-Fi- I love these Homefront ads- a dad playing with his daughter- about 1 minute

Cookies- A father daughter talk about 1 minute (another Homefront)

A Father Indeed- A story about a great dad- about 7 minutes

Earthly Father, Heavenly Father- 2 fathers and the divine responsibility of fatherhood. About 4 minutes

Music Ideas

"A Happy Family"- Children's Songbook pg. 198

"Daddy's Homecoming"- Children's Songbook pg. 210

"Fathers"- Children's Songbook pg. 209

"Home"- Children's Songbook pg. 192

"Love is Spoken Here"- Children's Songbook pg. 190 

"My Dad"- Children's Songbook pg. 211

"Quickly I'll Obey"- Children's Songbook pg. 197

"The Dearest Names"- Children's Songbook pg. 208 (verse 2)