Celebrate Father's Day - All Month!

Make Father’s Day extra special with four fun ways to enjoy the day.
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By Deborah Skolnik, Parenting

He's your family's main man, so why stop giving him props after Father's Day? Take this whole month to show him just how much you care.

DAD

LAUGH
Help your kids learn a few silly jokes to put a smile on Dad's face, like "Do fathers snore? Only when they're sleeping!" (For others, check out Parenting.com/jokes.)

COOK
Only 24 percent of kids under 6 eat breakfast with their fathers every day; try to do so as often as possible in June. Serve some fun foods, such as pancakes shaped like Dad's initials. Little ones can help spoon out fruit salad on the side.

READ
Kids will love Animal Dads, by Sneed B. collard III, an entertaining look at how the males of other species, from gorillas to birds, help their young grow up healthy and strong.

LEARN
Teach your tots how to say "Dad" in other languages--they'll crack up to hear that it's Buwa in Nepali, Babbas in Greek, and Otosan in Japanese. For a real eye-opener, point out the countries on a map, too.

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