For Little Friends

By Bertra Kusik


My Grandpa

Some grandpas live in hilltop homes
And drive around new cars;
Some grandpas travel ‘round the world
To places very far.
Some grandpas have old walking canes;
Some play golf or bowl.
My grandpa is the best of all—
He has a fishing hole!

Fun Father’s Day Gifts

Paper Airplane

To make paper airplane for Father’s Day gift, you will need: heavy paper, scissors, glue, and small paper clip.

  1. 1.

    On heavy paper, trace and cut out both parts of airplane.

  2. 2.

    Fold out tail wings and glue tail ends together (see illustration).

  3. 3.

    Insert wings into notches in airplane body (see illustration).

  4. 4.

    Attach paper clip at bottom of airplane nose.

Candy-and-Gum Airplane

To make this sweet Father’s Day gift, you will need: rubber band, two round candies with holes in center, foil-wrapped stick of gum, and candy stick or long roll of candies.

  1. 1.

    Thread rubber band through holes in round candies.

  2. 2.

    Loop each end of rubber band around gum.

  3. 3.

    Poke candy stick between round candies and under gum (see illustration).

[illustrations] Illustrated by Elise N. Black