Punny Coloring Pages for Father’s Day 2024 (free printable)

image showing a variety of the punny coloring pages for father's day from That Homeschool Family

Father’s Day is right around the corner and what better way to celebrate than with some punny coloring pages for Father’s Day?

As much as we love giving store-bought gifts, it seems my husband and I always seem to appreciate the heartfelt, handmade gifts even more. Don’t get me wrong, we appreciate the material gifts, too, but there’s just something about receiving a handmade gift from our kids, or from each other.

When it comes to figuring out gifts for birthdays, Mother’s Day, and Father’s Day, if there’s an option to give something handmade…that’s the route were gonna go!

Father’s Day 2024 will likely be a pretty low-key day for our family. Last year, Father’s Day was super hectic because it was the crunch time right before we sold our home in New Jersey. This year, I know my husband is hoping for a relaxed day filled with plenty of family time and, likely, a bit of time spent gaming.

In the morning, the kids and I will make a delicious breakfast before giving my husband his gifts! We’re definitely getting him a display case for all the shot glasses he’s picked up on our family travels (he’s got quite a collection and nowhere to put them!) and the kids will be coloring some of the punny Father’s Day coloring pages I’ve made!

Benefits of Coloring Pages for Father’s Day

When I was a teacher, and before I was a homeschooling mom, I didn’t necessarily notice all the educational opportunities that the seemingly “basic” moments of life had to offer. Now though?

Now, I’ve noticed that learning opportunities present themselves each and every day. And, I’m not talking about the (obvious) benefits of activities like reading or visiting museums. Like, did you know that coloring offers a bunch of educational benefits?

Oh yes, it totally does!

photo of a father's fingers and a child's fingers coming together to make a heart shape

Fine Motor Skills Development

Coloring can help kids to develop the small muscles in their hands, fingers, and wrists. These fine motor skills are crucial for tasks like writing, typing, and using scissors.

Hand-Eye Coordination

I’m all for coloring outside of the lines, but when kids focus on coloring within the lines of the coloring pages, they’re enhancing their hand-eye coordination by leaps and bounds!

photo of one of the punny coloring pages for father's day being colored in from That Homeschool Family

Concentration and Focus

Coloring requires kids to focus on completing a task in order to turn a plain, black & white page into a paper filled with gorgeous color and detail! This can help to improve concentration and attention span, which can definitely be beneficial for academics and a variety of everyday tasks.

Creativity & Self-Expression

Who says a frog needs to be colored green or the sun needs to be colored yellow?! Completing coloring pages allows kiddos to express themselves creatively because they get to experiment with colors & designs. Who knows – you may be raising the next big fashion designer or interior design specialist!

image of a father's hand holding a child's hand

Color Recognition

Through coloring activities, kids can learn to recognize and differentiate between the differences between colors. Start with the basic 8-pack of crayons and work your way up to the crayon packs featuring 20 variations of the color blue (fyi – that’s just a guesstimate).

Then, bring your kids along when it’s time to pick new paint colors for the walls in your home…wink, wink.

Emotional Development

Coloring can be a super soothing activity! While coloring, kids can learn how to manage their emotions often resulting in lowered stress & anxiety.

photo of a young girl using crayons and paper to color

Problem Solving Skills

How do kids decide which colors will go where on their Father’s Day coloring pages? Well, by using their problem-solving skills! The development of problem-skills prove beneficial way beyond coloring pages, though! Problem-solving skills help children learn to make decisions and think critically about their choices.

FYI – I have not witnessed problem solving skills being consistently extended to chores such as emptying the dishwasher. #facepalm

Confidence & Self-Esteem

Completing a coloring page gives kids a sense of accomplishment! Their self-esteem gets a boost and they’re then encouraged to take on new challenges!

Just imagine how happy the kids will be when they see their dad smile after giving him the completed coloring pages for Father’s Day!

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Get the Father’s Day Coloring Pages

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for! Let’s chat a bit about these Father’s Day coloring pages, shall we?

This freebie includes a total of 15 different coloring pages! Each page features silly, yet still endearing Father’s Day puns and a fun image to color.

Why Father’s Day puns? Well, they’re silly and will likely make dad laugh. If I can somehow help to bring some laughter and happiness into your family, I’m going to do it!

image showing a variety of the punny coloring pages for father's day from That Homeschool Family

There are 15 different Father’s Day puns on these Father’s Day coloring pages, but some of my favorite are:

  • Dad, you’re such a FUNGI! This coloring page features images of mushrooms, so it could be a great option for those dads that enjoy gardening and spending time outdoors!
  • Dad, you’re TEA-riffic! My husband loves both coffee & tea, so I had to make this one! Consider gifting it to dad with a box of assorted tea flavors to try out? Maybe some local honey, too?
  • Dad, I love you WATTS & WATTS! This one has an image of two lightbulbs. I swear, I cracked up so much while making this one…I love a great pun! If dad’s the go-to handyperson in your home, this could be a great option!
  • You’re a PAW-some Dad! Did the dad in your life not want a dog either? But then, when he got a dog ended up falling in love with the sweet pooch, too? Same same.
  • Dad, you’ll always have a PIZZA my heart! Pizza nights are the best! By the way, you know that the Pizza Hut BOOK IT! reading program is still around, right? There’s even a summer reading program in addition to the school year program!

To get these fun coloring pages for Father’s Day, just fill out the form below and they’ll be sent right to your inbox!

Happy Father’s Day 2024!

I hope these coloring pages for Father’s Day help the celebration to be as amazing as possible! When it comes to gift gifting from child to parent, there’s just nothing like receiving a handmade gift.

I’d love to hear more about your plans for celebrating Father’s Day this year! Leave a comment or, better yet, join us over in That Homeschool Family Hangout and share your ideas.

Until next time, stay safe and enjoy quality time with your family,

- Elizabeth (and the kids. and the husband. even the dog.)

Elizabeth Dukart is a proud Georgia-based born and raised Jersey Girl, wife, and mom of 2 human boys & 1 canine boy.

Created in 2021, Elizabeth owns and publishes That Homeschool Family: a free resource for homeschooling parents and beyond! A seasoned blogger, Elizabeth previously published a popular location-specific family resource blog, but decided to “Pivot!” her blogging focus after she started homeschooling her two boys in 2020. In addition to this blog, you can follow Elizabeth’s homeschooling and family adventures on Facebook, TikTok, Instagram, YouTube, and Pinterest. She can also be found in her Facebook Group: That Homeschool Family Hangout.

When she’s not busy taking over the world or homeschooling, Elizabeth can be found listening to music (especially The Beatles & Harry Styles!), being silly with her boys, watching movies with family, shopping, or traveling!

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4 Responses

  1. Alma says:

    Hi im having a problem printing the fathers day freebie colouring pages? Can you advise please?

    • Hi! Are you still having issues? I see you on my subscriber list and as a recipient of the email containing the link to get the Father’s Day coloring pages. Are you having trouble with accessing the pages or actually printing them?

  2. Letitia says:

    Punny Dad cards

    • oh! That’s a great idea! I’ll have to make some of them soon. I’ll let you know when they’re ready!

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