Super Dads

Fathers Day Scripts

New! An Honest Look at Fathers

This Father’s Day Readers Theater describes several types of dads and celebrates the men who have been part of our stories.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 3

The “Paternity Test”

When Jay finds out he’s going to be a father, he finds a “paternity test” online and is anxiously preparing so he can be a good dad. His friend, Sam, helps teach Jay that there’s no studying or planning that can get a man ready for fatherhood. It’s all about love.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4

Average Joe Dad

Joseph feels like there’s a lot of pressure on him to be a good dad, considering that Jesus’ “real” dad is God. As he lists all the ways he falls short, Mary reminds him that God chose them to be Jesus’ parents, and that He was born to free all of us from our imperfections.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 3

Handle With Care

In this funny skit, a married couple discovers that becoming new parents is overwhelming, scary, and potentially a bit messy. But they trust that God will help them figure it all out.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 5

Dad-uation

A major milestone reminds Dad that it is God, not him, who ultimately directs his daughter’s life. A great script for Father’s Day, graduation recognition, or a celebration of both.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 5

Happy Dad’s Day

A young girl thanks her Father for not only being her Father but for choosing to be her Dad.

  • Actors: 4
  • Minutes: 5

Questions Without Answers - A Father’s Day Reading

Ever wonder what dads in the Bible were like? Probably not that much different than dads of today. This is a Reader’s Theatre celebrating dads!

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 4

An Unexpected Duty

Jack is about to deploy overseas with the US Army for a 12-month stint. After a week of what Eva thinks is a terrible stomach flu, Jack insists that they see a doctor. Congratulations and shock are prescribed when they discover that instead of falling prey to bad batch of chicken wings, Eva is in fact pregnant and Jack is about to become a deployed father.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 5

A Fathers Day Poem (Sort of)

A dad has been writing a poem over the course of his children’s lives about the struggles and joys of fatherhood.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 4

An Essay on My Father

This script shows appreciation for our fathers from the perspective of a Small Child, a Teenager, a College Student, a New Parent and an Empty-Nester, in that succession.

  • Actors: 5
  • Minutes: 5

The Differences in Dads

Being a dad is tough, but sometimes the older you get, the more you get the hang of it.

  • Actors: 11
  • Minutes: 8

Dreamsicles

A dad shares one of his favorite stories of his dad when he was a kid.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 4

Father’s Day Explained

Gary and Grady explain that no matter how complicated your relationship with the word ‘dad’ is or who you think of when considering what makes an amazing father, our heavenly father exists to be the ultimate dad.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 3

Never Just a Father

A father and his grown child happen upon a misplaced box of treasures, and receive a reminder of the importance of fatherhood, all at once.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 5

The Wonder of Dads

Sammy is going to spend the night with Willie. But first, Willie must help his dad do all of the ‘Father’s Day’ stuff he has planned. Willie only wishes that there was such a thing as a ‘Willie’s Day’. Perhaps… there is. In this Father’s Day skit, children will recognize some of the quiet sacrifices that a Father makes.

  • Actors: 4
  • Minutes: 6

Hey Dad!

Each member of a family reads aloud their Father’s Day card to their dad illustrating the different phases of life, and what “dad” means to each phase.

  • Actors: 5
  • Minutes: 7

Ties

Dad’s two teenagers are in a desperate last-minute quandary about what to give Dad for Father’s Day.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 5-6

Dear Dad

This sincere monologue puts words to the feelings so many of us have for our fathers but aren’t always great at expressing.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 2-3 minutes

My Father’s Apple Trees

A man reflects on the first present he gave his father, and how like that gift, everything we give back to God is already His.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 2-3 minutes

A Letter for Dad

A teenage boy reminisces on fond memories of his dad as he writes a letter for Father’s Day.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 3-4 minutes

Only One Like You, Dad

A Father’s Day drama for our one and only, our Dads. This can be done as a Reader’s Theatre with music stands in front of each actor, or it can be memorized.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 4-5 minutes

Super Dad

A dad reflects on his great desire to be the kind of father that his wife and children hope that he will be.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 4-5 minutes

Fishing with Dad

A dad reluctantly takes his young son fishing after church on Father’s Day and ends up learning a thing or two from a very wise 10-yr-old.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

Getting Dressed

Three men reflect on how their fathers taught them to dress…and live.

  • Actors: 3 males
  • Minutes: 7-9 minutes

A Conversation with Dad

An adult son goes to his father for wisdom about a difficult situation in his life.

  • Actors: 2 males
  • Minutes: 3-5 minutes

A Father’s Conversation with the Father

A father talks to his Heavenly Father about what it takes to be a great husband and dad.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 2-3 minutes

Extreme Love

A new dad gets a lesson from a veteran dad on how much his life is about to change now that his daughter has come into the world. Being a parent is hard, but we get a better understanding of God’s love for us.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4-5 minutes