Here are 10 Fathers Day writing prompts you can use to ring in the holiday with your classroom or your own personal journal. If you enjoyed these prompts, buy the entire collection of 1,000 Writing Prompts for Holidays on Amazon.
One of the most traditional Father's Day gifts to give to a dad is a tie. If
you added up all of the ties people got for their dads during the holiday,
you'd end up with millions of ties! What would you do with a giant mountain of
ties and why would you do it?
Some dads have the image of being rugged and outdoorsy. Would you say that your
dad is like that? If so, how did he get that way? If not, how would you
describe your dad?
Imagine that you went back in time to hang out with your dad at your age. How
do you think he'd be different from the way he is today? Do you think the two
of you would get along?
What does your family do to celebrate Father's Day? Describe your festivities
from the beginning to the end of the day. Do you think he enjoys all the
attention? Why or why not?
Write a made-up story using the following words: lawnmower, tools, manly, and
Does your dad do chores around the house? If so, what chore do you think he's
best at? If not, which of your chores do you wish he would do and why?
What are some of the ways in which your dad is the same as his dad? What are
some of the ways in which he's different? How do you think you'll be different
from your dad when you grow up?
If you could have any famous celebrity as your dad, who would he be and why?
How do you think Father's Day would be different with such a well-known person
as your pop?
Describe one of the following in great detail: Your dad's tool collection, your
dad's wardrobe, your dad's computer station, or your dad's favorite foods.
900. Imagine that you are planning a surprise
Father's Day party for your dad. Who would you invite and why? What foods would
you serve, what music would you play, and what activities would you set up? Do
you think your dad would be surprised? Why or why not?
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Bryan Cohen is the author of more than 30 books, many of which focus on creative writing and blasting through that pesky writer's block. His books have sold more than 20,000 copies. You can find him on Google+ and Facebook.