Father’s Day fun for savvy savers

Father’s Day is on the horizon – is your family ready? If you’re still in need of budget friendly ways to celebrate, nimbl has got your back! We’ve compiled a useful guide for gifts and activities to give the Dads and Grandads in your life a special day.

Whether your child has a bit of pocket money saved up to treat their Dad this weekend, or you’re looking to do something that won’t break the bank, whatever you choose to do we’re sure will be really appreciated.


Handmade cards

The ultimate way to show Dads your appreciation on a budget is making a homemade Father’s Day card – the personal touch can be especially meaningful, and they’re pocket money budget friendly, too. If your child needs a little guidance, Good Housekeeping has some inventive ideas for cards that could make fathers smile, or your child might want to create their own design based on Dads interests or a special memory they share.


Prepare a Sunday meal

Whether it’s rain or shine, Father’s Day is the perfect opportunity to get the family together to celebrate. A sunny BBQ or a Sunday Roast might be family traditions, but maybe the fathers in your family have an all-time favourite meal you could enjoy cooking together.

If you’re in need for any recipe ideas, and if your children are particularly keen to get involved, BBC Good Food has a selection of child friendly Father’s Day cooking projects – from mini toad in the hole and an easy roast chicken, to delicious blueberry pancakes.

Cooking a special meal is also a great opportunity to help your child get acquainted with the kitchen and start building up those cooking skills that will serve them for life!


Join in with his No 1 activity

What better way for your children to show Dad they appreciate him than with some fun activities. Whether it’s darts, golf or a classic card game, why not get involved with his favourite activity – we’re sure he will enjoy it even more for sharing it with family.

This doesn’t need to involve leaving the house and even a movie marathon with some popcorn is all you need to spend some quality time together.

At the end of the day, Father’s Day isn’t about how much your child spends. Just the opportunity to spend time and show appreciation for the little things is bound to go down a storm. We hope some of our tips are helpful for planning your Father’s Day this year!

If you have any special ideas planned that you’d like to share, send us a message on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook – we’d love to hear about them!



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