31 dads who are totally winning this whole parenting thing

If your man hasn't ever dressed up as Elsa or turned himself into a human swing, he needs to get on this level.

Every dad wants to give their kids the world - but these men have gone to the next level in the name of parenting.

Don't get us wrong, we love our dads and our other halves are doing a fab job, taking the kids to the park at the drop of a hat, starting a new line of business as the resident taxi driver and even getting involved in the odd packed lunch prep session.

But these menfolk have gone above and beyond with their hilarious, sweet and downright cute pictures and videos of life with their little 'uns.

From dressing up in princess costumes to attending tea parties, these brilliant dads are totally nailing this whole parenting thing. Fathers of the world, take note...

1. This dad, who took his instructions very literally

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2. This dad, who's an expert in the art of mockery


3. This dad, who noticed something fruity about his baby

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4. This dad, who might actually take better selfies than his daughter


5. This dad, who is a real life superhero


6. This dad, who is NOT made of money

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7. This dad, who knows a shopping trip requires special equipment

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8. This dad, who created this DIY masterpiece for his son

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9. This dad, who knows the way to empty lunchboxes

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10. This dad, who's got his priorities in check

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11. This dad, who is the ultimate cheerleader


12. This dad, who took the term 'birthday cake' to the next level

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13. This dad, who thought he'd found 'easy access for nappy changing'

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14. This dad, who has the most genius way of getting his kids to do their chores...

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15. This dad, whose daughter liked the idea of matching hairdos...

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16. This dad, who knows how to throw a stellar tea party

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17. This innovative cake-loving dad

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18. This dad, who isn't afraid to get his hands (or face!) dirty in the name of fun


19. This dad, who has a lot of daughters...

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20. ...these dads, whose daughters don't care for traditional gender roles...

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21. ...and this dad, who knows that tiaras are more 'everyday'

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22. This dad, who wants future boyfriends to have a fair warning...

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23. ...and this dad, who had the same idea

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24. This fashion-forward dad

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25. This dad, who knows his kids have to face their fears sometime

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26. This politically-minded dad, whose daughter actually raises some very good points

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27. This dad, who found a way to combine playtime and naptime

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28. This dad, who turned himself into a human swing...


29. ... and this dad, who did basically the same thing with much less effort

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30. This genius tool-wielding dad


31. ...and this dad, who has come up with the best parenting hack of ALL TIME

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'I just give them controllers that are not plugged in and play like this for hours.' Bravo sir, bra-vo.

Shine on, you crazy fathers - your kids lives would be much less fun places without you.

Are these the best dad videos and pics you've seen? Or do you know a guy doing the whole father thing even better? Let us know in the comments box below and he could feature in our round-up!

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