Top 10 Father's Day Games to Celebrate Super Dads

Top Games Jun 10, 2024

Hooray, Father's Day is here again! Because nothing says "I love you, Dad" like turning him into the star of our English classes. But this year, we’re swooping in to save the day with a lineup of games so entertaining, they almost make up for all those hideous ties we've gifted over the years. 

Get ready to laugh, learn, and dive into the delightful abyss of dad humor—no instructions needed, unlike every gadget Dad owns. Stick around, because we've saved the pièce de résistance for last!

10. Trivia: Father's Day

By TeacherAlexEF

This trivia game is brimming with oh-so-fascinating facts about all things Father’s Day-related. Perfect for middle and high school students, this quiz will have them scratching their heads and possibly appreciating Father’s Day a tiny bit more—though let’s not get our hopes up.

To kick things off, which flower is the symbol of Father's Day? Hint: It's definitely not what you expect.

Helps with: Fun facts, critical thinking, cultural awareness

Best for: Grades 6 to 10

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9. Dad's Favorites

By Cris

Think you know your dad? Prove it by guessing his favorites, which is probably easier than getting him to tell you what he wants for Father's Day. 

It’s a perfect way to explore how well you really know the man who claims he's "easy to shop for" yet always leaves you puzzled in the gift aisle. 

Can you guess his favorite movie, or will you be as clueless as he is when it comes to operating new tech gadgets?

Helps with: Vocabulary, brain breaks, memory recall

Best for: Grades 2 to 6

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8. Father's Day Fun

By work.cyk

This game offers a fun mix of everyday questions, perfect for helping students practice replies like "Yes, I do" and "No, I don't," with all the enthusiasm of a school field trip day.

Challenge them with questions like, "Do you help your dad to clean?" If they respond with "Yes, I do," it might just be as surprising to them as actually picking up a broom!

Helps with: Conversational skills, sentence structure

Best for: Grades 2 to 5

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7. All About Dad

By luke.c

Challenge your students to spot the classic dad behaviors in these GIFs—whether he’s up with the sunrise or perpetually battling the snooze button. 

This activity is a great way to talk about daily routines, and your students might just discover that dads, no matter where they are, share the same endearing habit of saying, "I’m not sleeping, I’m just resting my eyes," during family movie time!

Helps with: Sentence construction, vocabulary, humor

Best for: Grades 3 to 7

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6. #1 Dad

By Daniela

Students get to showcase (or wildly guess) their knowledge about their dads. From figuring out his favorite restaurant to explaining why he's the funniest guy in the room when he dances, this game is perfect for some light-hearted bonding over dad's quirks and charms.

And let's be honest, if you don’t know his favorite ice cream flavor, are you even paying attention at family outings? 

Get ready to learn more about Dad—just in time to avoid gifting him yet another tie this Father's Day.

Helps with: Memory recall, sentence construction, emotional expression

Best for: Grades 2 to 6

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5. Word Play for Father's Day

By Miya

Celebrate Father's Day by twisting and turning letters like Dad twists and turns the truth about his high school sports achievements. 

For a little teaser, try unscrambling this: D P U R O. Got it? How about this one: O S R U E P H E R. If you manage to crack these, you're not only acing Dad's Day word games, but you might also finally understand Dad’s infamous directions on road trips!

Helps with: Comprehension, spelling, vocabulary

Best for: Grades 3 to 6

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4. Father's Day Verb Challenge

By Ally

Who said Dad just lounges around with the remote? This Father’s Day, let's give credit where it's due with a verb-tense challenge that gets into the nitty-gritty of all Dad does. 

From mowing the lawn at dawn to repairing everything (and sometimes making it worse), this game tests your students' ability to pick the correct verb forms to describe Dad’s heroic (and often humorous) daily deeds.

Helps with: Grammar, verb tenses, reading comprehension

Best for: Grades 4 to 8

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3. Famous Dads

By lerrazo

Ready for a reel good time? This game lets your students pick out famous movie dads and guess the fathers of popular characters.

It's like reliving those movie marathons with Dad, but this time, they might actually remember the characters' names instead of just the snack lineup.

Helps with: Pop culture, brain breaks

Best for: Grades 4 to 8

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2. Dad Jokes

By Jack

This game challenges students to come up with the funniest (or most eye-roll-worthy) punchlines from a collection of classic dad jokes. 

Get ready to see your students burst into non-stop laughter as they dive into the world of humor, wordplay, and the art of the pun—skills that are not only entertaining but also, let's be real, surprisingly useful.

After all, who wouldn’t want to master the fine art of making everyone laugh at the dinner table?

Helps with: Understanding humor, sentence construction, brain breaks

Best for: Grades 3 to 7

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1. Fix the Father's Day Sentences

By babybilly2.0

…aaaand we've reached the pinnacle of fun and learning with this ultimate game!

Challenge your students to polish their grammar skills with dad-related sentences that are just a tad wonky. It’s like helping Dad find his glasses—but instead of lenses, it’s all about nailing singulars, plurals, and those tricky verbs!

Think you’ve got what it takes? Spot the slip-up: “Dad's laugh is contagious, it makes everyone around him smiles.” (Hint: It’s not just the joke that’s funny.)

Helps with: Grammar, verbs, and observation

Best for: Grades 4 to 7

Baam-link: Play now!

Top 10 Games to Celebrate Super Dads: Final Thoughts

There you have it, a foolproof plan to celebrate Father’s Day that doesn't involve pretending to understand football. Whether through laughter, learning, or sheer endurance of dad jokes, these games are a great way to honor the dads in our lives. 

Dive in, enjoy the ride, and maybe sneak in a learning moment or two. After all, isn't that what dads are great at? Educating, entertaining, and sometimes even embarrassing us.

Happy Father's Day to any dads reading this—thanks for being the ultimate teachers and entertainers!

Don't forget to check out our other blogs: Top 10 Games for American Football and Top 10 Games for World Pup Soccer for more ways to turn your lessons into a blast.

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