21 of the world's greatest dads

Fatherhood. These guys are doing it right.

21 of the world's greatest dads

Father's Day falls this Sunday, June 16.

In honour of all the world's great dads, here are 21 who have gone the extra mile for their kids.

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1. THIS DAD WHOSE DAUGHTER WANTED TO BE THE WOLF

"She wanted to be a wolf for Halloween and this was the only wolf costume at the store," Redditor Paper_liger wrote.

" I looked up and saw the little red riding hood costume and knew I had to do it."

(Picture: Paper_Liger via Reddit)

2. THIS DAD WHO HAS A DEPECHE MODE COVERS BAND WITH HIS KIDS

Dicken Schrader lives in Bogotá, Colombia, where he plays Depeche Mode cover versions with his incredibly cute kids.

Dicken's pretty easy on the eye himself, which obviously has nothing to do with this clip's 1.7m views.

(Dicken Schrader via YouTube)

3. DAVE GROHL

Because your kids don't care if you're a rock god. No siree.

4. THIS DAD WHO OVERHEARD HIS SON TALKING ABOUT COMING OUT

And left a note pinned to the fridge for him.

(Picture: FCKH8.com via Facebook)

5. THIS DAD WHO DUETS WITH HIS DAUGHTER

"The culmination of 2.5 years of parenting," writes dad and YouTuber Jesse Teeters.

"Our first duet."

(Jesse Teeters via YouTube)

6. THIS DAD WHO DRAWS ON HIS KIDS' LUNCH BAGS EVERY SINGLE DAY

Those of us who can barely get it together to construct a ham sandwich in the mornings really hate this guy.

(Picture: Lunch Bag Art)

7. THIS DAD DOING SOME DIY SHOPPING WITH HIS APPRENTICE SUPERHERO

But what does the F stand for?

(Picture via Reddit)

8. THIS DAD WHO BUILT A WATER BALLOON CATAPULT

Guess what? It's the same guy as #1. Chapeau, sir.

(Picture: Paper_liger via Reddit)

9. TONY FREAKING HAWK

“For those that say I endanger my child: it’s more likely that you will fall while walking on the sidewalk than I will while skating with my daughter.”

(Picture via The Mary Sue)

10. THIS DAD WHO WANTS HIS SON TO FEEL COMFORTABLE WITH HIS CHOICES

Nils Pickert's five-year-old son likes to wear dresses. In cosmopolitan Berlin that's not such a big deal, but in a small town in southern Germany Nils makes sure that the locals always have somebody else to point at (via Emma.de).

(Picture via Emma.de)

11. THIS DAD WHO'S NEVER TOO OLD TO LOVE MAURICE SENDAK

An old favourite, snapped in Boston a couple of years ago. History does not record how the rest of this family's evening went, but we presume it was awesome.

(Yes, there's a mom in there too. Mammies can be cool. Sometimes).

(Picture via Reddit)

12. THIS DAD WHO SINGS 'BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY' ON THE SCHOOL RUN

It kicks in at 1.05, Captain Impatient.

(southlandification via YouTube)

13. RICK VAN BEEK

Rick Van Beek's daughter Madison (14) has severe cerebral palsy, leaving her confined to a wheelchair and with the functions of a three-month old.

But she loves to be outdoors, so Rick competes in triathlons and adventure races with her - pushing her in a specially-adapted buggy for the running bit, towing her in a kayak for the swimming and pulling her in a trailer for the cycle section.

For the transitions, he carries her.

To date 'Team Maddy' have completed over 70 races.

(Picture: Rick Van Beek via Facebook)

14. THIS GUY WHO BUILT A BOSS ROLLERCOASTER IN HIS BACKYARD

Stand up Jon Cain of Lancaster, Ohio.

(Donnie Cain via YouTube)

15. THIS COSPLAY DAD

We all love Wonder Woman, right lads? But this… this is devotion to the cause.

(Picture via DCWomenKickingAss)

16. THIS DAD WHO DOES A BEATLES DUET WITH HIS TWO-YEAR-OLD

Brazilian web designer Christian Diego Mello and his 2-year-old son Diogo, a recent addition to 'Internet Dads' Hall of Fame'

(Christian Diego Mello via YouTube)

17. NEIL PATRICK HARRIS

NPH and partner David Burtka always go the extra mile at Halloween.

(Picture via Reddit)

18. THIS DAD WHO TAKES HIS SON TO THE SKATE PARK

Because screw cerebral palsy.

(vidasista via YouTube)

19. THIS DAD WHO MAKES INCREDIBLE PANCAKES FOR HIS DAUGHTER

Yes, that is a Star Wars AT-AT Walker, the work of Jim Belosic, who we wrote about here.

(Picture: Jims Pancakes)

20. THIS DAD WHO MADE SURE HIS SON WASN'T LEFT OUT

Normal life is hard for kids with medical problems. But not impossible.

(Picture via Reddit)

21. YOU

Because dressup and duets don't a great father make, it's time, love and patience.

And your kids think you're the bee knees, even if you've never been on YouTube.

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