Tips for getting fathers in
Five tips for attracting fathers and father figures.
>> View the five tips as a PDF here.
Procedures for a successful father-child night
Four steps that will make your life easier and your evening more successful.
>> View the four steps as a PDF here.
Keeping track of father involvement
The Engaging Fathers Project team has devised methods for early childhood services to record father involvement at their centres and to measure improvements in father involvement over time.
>> Download the document on keeping track of father involvement here.
Conversation starters for building on fathers' strengths
Many staff would like to encourage fathers to see their role positively, but are not sure how to steer the conversation with men past the weather, or sports or cars.
>> Download our list of conversation starters for dads.
The strengths of fathers survey
The purpose of this survey is to identify the skills, strengths and abilities that you are willing to contribute to the children and staff of a pre-pschool or childcare centre.
>> Download the strengths of fathers survey here.
The strengths of fathers cards
Over a number of years working with fathers we noted down a series of short statements made by the dads in discussions about their strengths or positive qualities. We printed off a set and put them onto cards with photos of dads and used them in discussions or for displays
>> Download the strengths of fathers cards here.
Checklist for including fathers and father figures
An eaasy-to-use checklist for including fathers and father figures in preschools and lond daycare centres.
>> Download the checklist here.
One of the great ways to get fathers in is to fire up the barbie!
>> Download the Dads' Brekky invitation template and thankyou card here.