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Mother’s Day teaching resources

Resources | Published 17 February, 2012

Mother’s Day is a chance for families to celebrate and appreciate their mothers by lavishing them with love, gifts and gratitude for all that they do. Our special Mother’s Day collection offers assembly and lesson ideas to help children thank their mums and all the motherly figures in their lives.


Mother’s Day PowerPoint

A great creative lesson for students to make crepe paper roses for their mothers.

Global maternal health

Oxfam encourages young people to take action by participating in the global campaign to improve maternal health.

Mother’s Day assembly

A video assembly from TrueTube on Mother’s Day including music suggestions and a script.

My mum and me – baby animals

A PowerPoint based activity on the Baby Einstein book Mama and Me.

Celebrate carers

Spare a thought for pupils who don’t have their mum at home - consider what ‘mothering’ or a ‘mother figure’ means and the people we can all be thankful for.

Sesame Street: Rotten Grouchy Mother’s Day

A short video from Sesame Street with a Mother’s Day song.


Crêpe paper roses

A great creative lesson for students to make crêpe paper roses for their mothers.

Mothers matter

A well-presented pack to enable your school to learn and take action to promote healthy motherhood around the world.

Mother’s Day borders

A collection of themed borders for a range of Mother’s Day activities.

Handprint poem

A handprint poem for pupils to give to their mums as a keepsake for Mother’s Day.

Appreciating mum

Encourage pupils to write a letter to their mum thanking her for all she has done for them.

Mother’s drawing

A great homework idea. Ask pupils to describe their mothers based on a picture they have drawn.

Making Mother’s Day special

A writing frame of ideas on how pupils can make Mother’s Day special.

Mother’s Day song

A Mother’s Day song to the tune of The Mulberry Tree with actions.

Mother’s Day bath bombs

A lovely PowerPoint outlining how to create bath bombs for Mother’s Day.

Why I love my mum

This illustrated writing frame can be used for a variety of Mother’s Day activities.

Mother’s Day pictures

A set of pictures to colour in or copy for Mother’s Day.

Mother’s Day poetry

Try these lesson ideas on Mother’s Day themed poetry.

Mother’s Day booklet

Use this template to create a ‘you and me’ booklet – an ideal gift for Mother’s Day.

Mother’s Day newspaper

A Mother’s Day newspaper template that can be adapted and personalised.

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