5 Father's Day Feast Ideas - For Kids To Make

You know what they say: the way to someone’s heart is through their tummy. 😋

In part 2 of our 3 craft collections, we’ve got a bunch of fun and fast Father’s Day recipes to keep Dad's grumbling tummy satisfied throughout his special day! You can even make some of these delicious dishes with Dad to make Father's Day all the more memorable. ❤️

1. Brekkie - Perfect Pikelets

Make a scrumptious start to your day with the perfect pikelets for Dad’s breakfast in bed! Follow along with Mel the Camp Quality puppet and learn how to make these delicious pikelets in a few easy steps. 🥞


  • 3/4 cup of milk

  • 1 cup self raising flour

  • 1 tablespoon sugar

  • 1 egg

Only four main ingredients! Super quick and super easy. 😋

If you want a heart-shaped pancake alternative, try out our 'Dad-cakes' pancake recipe here.

Onto the next!

2. Snack - Ham & Cheese Toastie

This is no ordinary ham and cheese sandwich - it's the cheesiest, fanciest, most tasty take on the classic Dad loves! Camp Quality's South Australian Chef Ambassador Scott Huggins is the father of 6 kids, so he really knows the perfect plate of food to make Father’s Day extra special. 🥪



  • 2 slices thick-cut white bread

  • 100g ham off the bone from the deli or smallgoods store

  • 50g slice sharp cheddar cheese

  • small drizzle of honey

Béchamel Sauce

  • 20g plain flour

  • 30g butter

  • 200g milk

  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce

  • 50g smoked cheese

  • 1 tsp Australian mustard

Mmm... 😌

Check out the rest of Scott's simple recipe on the Happiness Hub here.

3. Lunch - BBQ With a Snazzy Spice Rub

Is your dad King of the barbecue? Make our delicious homemade BBQ spice rub to use on Dad's favourite cut of meat - and get grilling! 🥩


  • 2 tsp of cayenne pepper

  • 2 tsp of dried thyme

  • 1 tbs of garlic powder

  • 1/3 cup of brown sugar

  • 1/4 cup of paprika

  • 2 tsp of dried mustard

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • An old washed jar

  • A snap-lock bag

  • Twine and a gift tag to decorate (optional)

Check out our recipe on the Happiness Hub here. 🤗

4. Dessert - Rocky Road

Has Dad got a sweet tooth? Take your pick between so many of our recipes for campfire cookies and s’mores! 🍪

Here are just a few:

And if you want a no-bake dessert alternative, try our chunky and scrumptious Rocky Road recipe that you can make in a jiffy - it's so quick and easy!


  • 500g milk chocolate melted

  • 200g marshmallows

  • 1 packet clinkers

  • 1 packet raspberry lollies

And to top things off...

5. On-The-Go Homemade Treat Jar

In our Father's Day DIY Jars of Love collection, we showed you how to make Dad his very own homemade treat jar! Don't forget to gift Dad a special jar of his favourite treats that he can snack on whenever, wherever. You can even keep some blocks of leftover rocky road to sneak in there. 😋 Check out our recipe here!

Are you ready for your glorious homemade feast this Father's Day?

Let's get cooking! 👨‍🍳👩‍🍳