Kids love projects and who better to do them with on Father’s Day than Dad? No matter what Dad’s skill level is, there’s a book of projects that will be perfect for him and his kiddos. So this Father’s Day, try a different approach. Gift a year’s worth of fun for Dad and the kids.

Project Dad

This book of adventurous ideas from Parragon Books includes a section for outdoor and a section for indoor projects. Many of the projects, including building a natural shelter and building a bug house, don’t require any major tools and include tips for dads on how to make the project just right. More complicated projects such as the Monster Truck include detailed step-by-step images to help Dad along. The projects are perfect for beginner and intermediate skill levels.

Dad’s Book of Awesome Science Experiments

Not a big science buff? That’s okay. Dad and kids will have so much fun discovering together with science projects including rocky candy, soap clouds, rocket blasters, and acid rain. All you need is the book and everyday items you already have or can easily get at the grocery store. These projects are great for any dad with any handyman skills or lack there of.

Made with Dad

This book showcases 50 fun ideas from samurai swords to wizard wands. And what kid wouldn’t love to make paper zoos? Detailed instructions and photographs make the steps easy to follow. Create fun items your kids will love to play with day after day using regular household items.

Made By Dad

This book is perfect for dads with extra handyman skills. It includes 67 projects with step-by-step instructions. Some of the projects are easy, but some are more difficult and tools are required. The kids will love the "Keep Out" sign for their bedroom or the "bunk bed communicator.”

Not only will the kids have fun making these projects with Dad, but they’ll also be learning skills that will come in handy down the road. They’ll also gain insight on trial and error and how to be okay with making mistakes as they work towards finishing their creations.

Parragon Books sent Parenting Squad a copy of Project Dad: Make Every Day an Adventure with Dad! for review.