This inclusive Father’s Day gift is sure to please basketball fans and makes for a special keepsake for the dads and father figures of your students. Kids write and illustrate a booklet all about them. It has a basketball theme with the phrase “My Dad is a Champ” on the front cover.
***This version includes identical pages for Dad, Stepdad, Grandpa, & Uncle so that a student without a father doesn’t feel left out!***
Pages included in booklet (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 a CHAMP and I love him because ________
To go along with the basketball theme of the booklet, students can make their own basketball picture frames. Take a photo of each child holding the sign that says “My Dad is a Champ” and put the photo inside the frame. The basketball template, photo signs, and teacher instructions are included with this download. Frame signs are also included for Stepdad, Grandpa, & Uncle.