One crucial job of a father is to show his little girl how she deserves to be treated, so she doesn’t put up with anything less when she starts dating (cringe!). Even if your little one isn’t at all near her teen years, it’s always a great time for dad to take his princess out on the town and shower her with time and love. Plus, a daddy/daughter date means mom gets a little time to herself! Dads can really get creative and go beyond the normal dinner and a movie with these five sweet father and daughter date ideas. Click through the slideshow to check out the ideas.

Learn Some New Culinary

If your daughter is a budding chef, she will have a blast with her dad at Great News Cooking School’s kids cooking classes. Offered about once a month, the topics are fun and geared towards kids (like “Calling all kids! Dinner at Hogwarts.”).

Insider's Tip: These classes book up fast, so keep an eye out and get it reserved as early as you can.

Hours: varies
Cost: $49/person

1788 Garnet Ave.
San Diego, CA

Photo credit: Great News Cooking School’s Facebook Page

Do you have any sweet father-daughter date ideas to add to our list?

— Ginger Anderson