This Father’s Day gift is sure to please sports fans and makes for a special keepsake for the dads of your students. Kids choose a sports theme they think their dad will love (choice of baseball, basketball, football, or soccer) and write and illustrate a themed booklet all about their dads.
Pages included in all 4 booklets (see preview for images):
Space for students to draw an illustration of dad.
–All About My Dad
Kids fill in fun facts about dad (their guesses on height/weight etc. never get old). Other prompts on this page include:
“He always says_____”
“He always likes to _____”
“He laughs when _____”
–My Dad’s Favorites
Kids fill in bubbles of all of their dad’s favorites (favorite restaurant, favorite movie, etc.)
–Additional pages for them to respond to writing prompts about their dad and illustrate pictures for each. Prompts:
My dad looks handsome when _________
This is what he does at work all day _________
After I go to sleep, my dad _________
My dad is really good at __________
Our favorite thing to do together is ________
My dad is an ALL STAR/CHAMP/PRO/HERO and I love him because ________
To go along with the sports theme of the booklet, students can make their own sports-themed picture frames. Take a photo of each child holding the matching sign and put the photo inside the frame. The download includes detailed instructions for assembly, as well as templates and photo signs for baseball, basketball, football, and soccer.