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10 Things To Get A Father For Father’s Day

Father’s Day is a celebration honoring fathers, celebrating fatherhood and paternal bonds.. It is celebrated on the third Sunday of June in many countries. Father’s Day became an official U.S. holiday in 1972. The best way to spend time with your father on Father’s Day is by getting him a gift that everyone can enjoy together. Below is a list of 10 great Father’s Day gift.

1. Sports Tickets

Sport ticket are a nice gift for those father’s that love there sports teams. You and your father can use the tickets for a father son or father daughter day.

2. Tools

Great gift to to spend time with dad by help fixing things around the house, car or yard.

3. Camera

Dad can take great pictures of the family and of you growing up.

4. Universal Remote

Now dad can control all of his electronics with one controller.

5. Home Made Greatest Dad Certificate

What dad won’t want a Certificate from their children that says their the greatest dad?

6. BBQ Grill

Grilling outside with you dad on father’s day! Can it get any better then that?

7. Fishing Pole/ Supplies

What better way to spend time with your dad then on a fishing trip?

8. Golf or other sports supplies

If you dad is a big sports fan and loves to play the game as well. Get him one of his favorite sports item. Go outside and play the game with you dad on Father’s Day.

9. Car wash bucket w/ supplies

DON’T just buy the the car wash bucket and supplies. Go wash your father’s car for him or at least go help him wash it.

10. A Family picture that you draw

The best thing a dad could receive on Father’s Day is a hand drawn picture by his own kids. Just because his kids made it for him and it’s FREE!

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY!

Tips and Toy Ideas for this 2010 Holiday Season

Looking for that perfect gift for your child this holiday season? With the holiday shopping season just a week away, there are so many places and toys to choose from, and the holidays always bring out the deals for all toys.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday can bring some great toy deals. However, remember that a deal is not always the right thing for a child. Below are some tips to help with those holiday shopping choices.

Tips for Toy Buying

It’s always important for parents to remember to buy toys that are not only age appropriate, but safe, stimulating and comfortable for the child. Every child has their own rate of development, interests and imagination. Picking out a toy that is appropriate for their age and unique learning style can help your child learn, play and create in a whole new way.

Children can develop at different rates and it is best to choose a toy that best fits their enjoyment. All children are drawn to certain kinds of toys. Some enjoy quiet toys, some like ones that make a lot of noise. Every child likes or dislikes toys depending on the enjoyment and interests in that specific toy. Keep in mind that your child’s safety and educational development should be the first thing you consider when buying a toy. Simply observing and listening to how your child plays and interacts with toys should give you a great insight.

With so many toys to choose from that are expected to be on the Christmas toys list in 2010, be sure your selecting the right toy that best fits your child’s wants and needs. Below are some great educational toy brands for 2010.

Melissa and Doug Toys

Melissa and Doug Toys

Calico Critters

Calico Critters

HABA Toys

HABA Toys

The Orb Factory | Sticky Mosaics

The Orb Factory | Sticky Mosaics

Manhattan Toys

Manhattan Toys

YBike

YBike

Guidecraft

Guidecraft

Think Fun

Think Fun

Small World Toys

Small World Toys

International Playthings

International Playthings

Around The Blogosphere – Holiday Activities

I came across a great little site that will be full of oodles of activities to get you in the holiday spirit.  Heather created this site for the holiday season based on our 50 Days of Summer Fun.  How fantastic is that?  Check out what Heather is coming up with this week, and check back each week for a new batch of activities!  She’s quite crafty, too, so be ready to have some creative fun!

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