Collection of Mother's Day Activities

Fun Ideas to help you Celebrate Mother's Day in School

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Moms are magnificent! To help celebrate all the things these wonderful women do, I have compiled a bunch of Mother's Day activities into a quick article for you to reference. Use these ideas to help your students show their appreciation for the terrific women in their life.

Fun Fact: Mother's day dates back to the early 1800's. President Woodrow Wilson was the first to annually recognize this day as the second Sunday in May.

Bulletin Board

This show stopping bulletin board is the perfect way to show appreciation to your students' mothers. Title the bulletin board "Moms Are Special" and have each student write and illustrate why they think their mom is special. Add a photo and attach a ribbon to each students' piece. The result is a stunning display for all of the moms.

Tea-rrific Moms

A perfect way to celebrate Mother's Day is to treat all of the mother's to a tea party to show them how terrific they really are. Invite each mother to the classroom for some afternoon tea. Have students make each mother a card. On the card write, "You are"...and in the middle of the card, "Tea-rrific." Tape a tea bag onto the inside of the card. You may wish to compliment the afternoon tea with fun appetizers, such as mini cupcakes, tea sandwiches or even croissants.

Sing a Song

Teach your students a special song to sing to their mother on Mother's Day.

Here is a collection of the top songs to sing for the mother's.

Write a Poem

Poetry is a wonderful way to have your students express their love and appreciation for their mothers. Use the following word list and poems to help your students come up with a poem of their own.

Use this list of words to help you create a poem, worksheet or creative writing activity.

  • Mother's Day Word List

A collection of classic poems to print and attach with a gift or craft.

A list of several sites that offer a variety of poems for Mother's Day.

  • 6 Places to Find Poems

Specially written poems written by children. Use these as examples to help your students write one of their own.

  • Poetry by Children

     

Printable and Homemade Cards

Cards are a wonderful way for children to express their feelings and show their mothers how much they care about them. These cards are great when your short on time, just simply print out and sign.

Easily print out this heart and bear card and all your students will have to do is sign it.

  • Bear Card

Choose from a variety of homemade cards to sign and seal.

  • Mother's Day Card Pictures