Fathers Day Writing Prompts #3

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.

911. While brunch is key on Mother's Day, many fathers would rather be grilling. What would the ideal barbecue be like for your dad? What would he cook, who would be there and how would you help?

912. Would your dad rather go on a relaxing fishing trip or visit a loud sporting event like a monster truck rally? Why would he make that decision and how would his choice fit his personality?

913. In Australia, some fathers are given Father of the Year Awards. What award do you think your dad could be in the running for and why?

914. Father's Day in Germany can involve male hiking trips carrying food and drink through the trails or mountains. What would such a trip be like with your dad and his friends? What kind of foods might be found in your wagon?

915. Some dads like to go see old stuff on Father's Day, like a black-and-white movie, a museum, or some antique cars. What are some of the old things your dad might enjoy looking at? Do you think he likes things from the past more than things in the present? Why?

916. Would your dad rather spend time with you and your family on Father's Day or would he rather have time alone? Why?

917. Imagine that you have created a scavenger hunt for your dad to find his way to a major Father's Day party. What kind of clues might you leave for him that only he would know? Would he get there on time for the party? Why or why not?

918. Describe the perfect Father's Day gift for your dad. How would you get your hands on such an item and what would he think of it?

919. Ultimately, Father's Day is about spending time with your father. What is the most amount of time you've spent with your dad consecutively? Did you learn anything new from spending so much time with him? Why or why not?

920. Father's Day doesn't just have to be for your dad, but the holiday can celebrate all the dads you know. Who are some other dads can think of that deserve praise for the holiday? How are they important to you?

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