Thoughtful Mother's Day activity ideas

Helen Beevers
20th March 2019
Mother's Day teaching inspiration for EYFS, KS1 and KS2 pupils

Creative ways to celebrate Mother's Day with EYFS and primary classes

Finding original ways to help your pupils show how much they appreciate their mums, female family members or carers is no mean feat. But fear not! We’ve picked out some of our favourite Mother’s Day resources to support your teaching on the run up to Mothering Sunday. 

Mothering Sunday Borders

Lots of themed borders for your Mothering Sunday/Mother's Day writing activities. ‘Moth Sun border 2010’ contains unlined borders which can be copied and used in a new Word document with a text box for ICT writing.

By Grolta

Poetry - Mothers Day Poems

Planning ideas for Yr 1 but can be adapted for all years. This planning was modified as we went along and is added as a resource to give ideas on lessons. Please note that it was an on going document and needs personalisation for your class. The planning sheet is not complete but shows the progression. Poetry planning; reading poems, discussing poems, writing poems, peotry features, non-rhyming poems. Rhyming activities - poetry links to ICT
By rubyru22

Mother's Day; You and Me book

Children will think about their mum and use the planner page to complete You and Me book for mothers day.
By emsdee

KS1 Mother's Day Resource Bundle

A lovely Mother's Day PowerPoint presentation accompanied by a collection of stimulating worksheets.
By jessplex

DIY Mother’s Day Gift Box Template | Printable PDF template to color and make for Mother's Day

This free printable Mother's Day gift box template is the perfect way to personalize your Mother's Day gift.

The box comes as two 8.5 x 11″ black and white pages – one for the base and one for the lid. Color in your template, then cut along the solid lines, fold along the dotted lines, and glue the panels together to make your box.

You can also get the set of 6 different templates in my store. Please check out my other Mother's Day printables while you're there!
By Sarah Renae Clark

Mother's Day Crafts - POP-UP Bouquet Craftivity

This POP-UP Bouquet will be a great gift for Mom / Mum, Sister, Aunt, Grandma, etc.

Watch the video to see how it is made.

What is included:
A total of 9 templates for students to choose from:
- 5 base templates (with writing activities)
- 4 front cover / back cover (with writing activities)
- plus flowers and a bow to pop up the bouquet of flowers

There are lots of options for everyone. Students create this POP-UP Flower Bouquet using the base template provided, then make a few cuts and folds and add the flowers and the bow. The Flower Bouquet closes for easy transport home. Graphics for boys and for girls.

Note: It is so much easier to watch the video than to try and follow written instructions so that is how you will learn to make this product.

What you need:
Just photocopy on regular photocopy paper. Students will need coloring pencils, scissors and glue.

Students will be proud to present this to their loved one because it really is unique and lovely. Check out the video and have a look before you purchase to make sure you love it and that it is right for your students!
By Artsy-Crafter

Mother's Day- activities, Assembly, display

The pack includes:

Mother's Day

All of these resources include version for 'Mum', 'Mam', 'Mummy' and 'Mom'

Two colourful display banner- great to use on a display of the children's work- these are for 'Mother's Day' and 'Mothering Sunday'

A Powerpoint about Mother's Day

A selection of Mother's Day cards to colour in

Coloured Mother's day cards- great to add to a display

A selection of cards to cut out and assemble

A4 writing borders- these can be used to quickly display work, forthe children to write about their Mums or to use for poetry etc

Large display lettering

A selection of gift tags to colour in and use on your gifts

Various certificates for 'Best Mum', 'Number one Mum' etc

Rosettes to make for your Mum

Bookmarks to colour and design to make as a gift for Mum

Make a book about Mum- this contains several pages for the children to draw and write about their Mum- great to either send home with the children to fill in together or use at a Mother's Day coffee morning for the children and their Mums to fill in together

Colouring posters

Write a letter to Mum- decorated letter writing paper

Draw your Mum and decorate the frame

'My Mum' poster- a poster for the children to draw and write things about their Mums- these make a great display

Three recipes to make and give as gifts on Mother's Day

Gift boxes- Various gift boxes to colour to use for your Mother's Day gift

'A note to my Mum'- write a note to your Mum on this decorated paper

Acrostic poem- Write a poem about your Mum
By Learning Lane Resources

Mother's Day

A pack of 4 worksheets which can be used to celebrate Mother’s Day.

By TaylorsTeachingTimesavers

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