Father's Day Writing Prompts for Kids

Help your students celebrate the fathers (and father-figures) in their lives with this end-of-the-school-year activity! We've put together some fun, easy writing prompts for kids that you can use as a letter-writing activity in your classroom. You can tailor these creative response prompts to grandpas, step-dads, uncles, etc. Get your students writing creatively to honor their fathers, right up until the end of that June calendar!

Writing Prompt Ideas for Father's Day

  • Is your dad your superhero? Write about your dad's superpower. 
  • Does your dad tell exciting stories? Which one is your favorite?
  • Dads are really good at fixing things, whether it's a broken toy, a sad day, or even a mistake. Describe one thing you're glad that your dad fixes. 
  • What is one memory with your dad that makes you laugh?
  • Describe your favorite thing to do with your dad. 
  • How does your dad help you to be the best you can be?
  • Tell your dad one thing you really admire about him. 
  • If you had to give your dad a special award, what would it be called? Why does your dad deserve that award? 
  • What is one thing your dad does really well that you'd want him to teach you someday? 
  • Describe an adventure you would want to have with your dad. 
  • Tell about a time when your dad gave you really good advice, or taught you an important lesson. 
  • If you could give your dad any gift in the world, what would it be, and why?
  • Describe three reasons why you're thankful for your dad. 
  • What is one activity that your dad enjoys doing? Is it grilling, or reading, or bike riding, or doing crossword puzzles? Could you do one of your dad's favorite activities with him on Father's Day? Write your suggestion as a letter. 
  • If you could make one of your dad's dreams come true, which one would it be, and how would you make it special for him?


How will you use these Father's Day-themed writing prompts in your classroom? This can be a very simple letter-writing activity. You may want your students to write their responses on colorful paper or stationary to give to their dads (or grandpas, step-dads, etc.) as a gift. 

Tell us how you used these creative writing ideas with your students by dropping us a line in the comments section below! Want more great Father's Day ideas? Head on over to our Super Teacher Worksheets Father's Day page for inspiration! 

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