Activities for Kids
Activities for Kids – National
Decorate Cars’ cookies for Dad
Participating Williams Sonoma stores (call ahead to verify)
Sat. June 16, 10 a.m. to noon.
Free. Kids’ workshop. Reservations recommended.
Father’s Day T-shirt/Tie (Make It-Take It)
Participating Michaels stores
Sat. June 16, 10 a.m. to Noon
With purchase of tie or t-shirt. Ages 3 and up.
Brave Adventure at Disney Store
Participating Disney Store locations (call ahead to verify)
Sat. June 16, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Free. Kids ages 3 and up.
Free Crafts for Kids
Sat. June 16, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Kids design and decorate a hanging key keeper for Dad. He’ll never lose his keys again! Plus print this coupon and bring with you to save $5 off a $25 purchase. *Lakeshore Learning has free activities for kids every Saturday!
LEGO Super Heroes
Toys R Us stores (call ahead to make sure yours is participating)
Sat. June 16, 2 to 4 p.m.
Create your own Batman or Superman shield with LEGO bricks and take it home!
Father’s Day Craft (with KiwiCrate)
Pottery Barn Kids stores
Sat. June 16, 3 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Kids will make a “stained glass” picture frame (great gift for dad or grandpa!) Cost is $10. Reservations needed.
Kids Bowl Free
Sign the kids up for the Kids Bowl Free program and each week you’ll get coupons for free games at participating bowling center.
Free Breakfast for Dads
Participating Ikea stores
Sun. June 17, Until 11 a.m.
Treat Dad to a free breakfast (value $.99) and a free cup of coffee (value $.75) on Father’s Day.
Activities for Kids – Philadelphia-area
Chester County Balloon Festival
700 Ryan Blvd., Coatesville, PA
Fri./Sat. June 15-16 (times vary)
$5 per carload. The Chester County Balloon Festival boasts over 20 hot air balloons, 80+ craft/food vendors, live music and fun activities for the whole family.
Day Out with Thomas
Strasburg Railroad, Strasburg PA
June 16-24 (times vary)
Day Out with Thomas: Join Thomas the Tank Engine, a full-sized operating steam locomotive, as he greets friends of all ages. Ride a train pulled by Thomas and meet Sir Topham Hatt™. You’ll find lots of other exciting activities, and a complete selection of Thomas merchandise in the gift shop.
Bloomsday Festival (James Joyce’s Ulysses)
Rosenbach Museum & Library, 2008-2010 Delancey Place, Philadelphia
Sat. June 16, 12 to 7 p.m.
Free, all-day reading from James Joyce’s Ulysses. Joyce enthusiasts from all walks of life bring the novel to life by reading sections of the novel aloud. Grab your copy of Ulysses and sit with hundreds of fellow lovers of literature to revel in the genius of Joyce.
*This is more of a fun, free event for families with teens or as an afternoon date without the kiddos!
Wild About Dads
Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N. Park Drive, Wilmington, DE
Sun., June 17 (10 a.m to 3:30 p.m.)
All Ages. Free with paid admission to the zoo.
Dads deserve a day of fun and relaxation with their loved ones. What better way to spend the day than at the zoo? Enjoy dad’s-day activities for kids including Conservation Connection’s Bird Flight Presentation. No registration required.
For more events and activities for kids throughout the week, check our Kid-Friendly Events Calendar!