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10 Free Things for Mother’s Day

Found In: Arts, Language Arts, PreK-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

1. Acrostic Mother's Day Poems

Students in grades 1-2 write acrostic poems for Mother’s Day.

2.Pop Up Mother's Day Card

Step-by-step instructions for making a pop up flower card. K-5Mother

3. Mother's Day

(K-12) Brief videos on the history of Mother's Day around the world.

4. Time Magazine Cover Template

Put Mom on the cover of Time and add text with this free template. Requires Photoshop. This could be an opportunity for more tech-savvy students to assist others.

(K-12) A collection of 64 images and descriptions from the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.

5. Mother's Day Fun Facts

K-12 Download facts and teacher's guide.

6. Wordle

Students in grades K-12 can create Mother’s Day Wordles. The Wordle software generates “word clouds” from provided text, giving greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. Students can adjust fonts, layouts, and color schemes. Students can print them out or save them to the Wordle gallery to share with their friends.

7. Mother's Day Gift Project: Make a Stained Glass Vase

Students in grades K-12 create faux stained glass vases with glass bottles and colored tissue paper.

8. Mother's Day Activities and Projects

In these two projects, students in grades 6-12 make home spa bath bombs and microwave heating pads.

9. Depicting Motherhood in Family Stories

(6-12) Students examine black-and-white photographs of one American family and compare that family with their own.

10. Mother’s Day Poems

Poems for Mother’s Day: text, video, audio, and articles for grades 9-12.

Bonus! Mother's Day

A collection of poems about mothers and motherhood for grades 9-12.


last updated: Aprily, 2, 2019



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