Making a colourful tie for Dad is fun and there’s no end to the designs you and your child can come up with. When he receives this, he’ll be the smartest and luckiest dad in town.

What you need

String

Cardboard

Glue

Safety scissors

Coloured paper

Markers

Benefits

Coordination

Learning through watching and copying others

Develops the imagination

Increases confidence

Strengthens relationships and emotional bonds

How long will it take?

30 mins

What to do

  1. Draw the shape of a tie on a piece of cardboard and cut out using safety scissors. Now your child can help to rip up the coloured paper into tiny pieces.

    tie drawn on paper
  2. Stick the coloured paper all over the cardboard with glue. Then glue the string to the cardboard, ready for him to wear on any special occasion!

    tie made from paper