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Happy Mother's Day!

Mother's Day provides an opportunity to recognize one of the most important educators in a student's life. Join Education World for resources, activities, and crafts to help make this holiday one that student, parent, and teacher will remember.

Mother's Day Lesson Ideas

Mother's Day Magic: Today's Gift, Tomorrow's Treasure
Do you want some terrific ideas for student-created Mother's Day gifts? Education World offers ideas -- plus online resources to help educators find dozens more on the Web.

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Best Books for Teaching About...
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Every-Day Edits for May

Celebrate Mother's Day in a New Way
Tired of doing the same Mother's Day projects year after year? Take a look at five new lesson plans we've created to celebrate mothers on their special day.

A Mother's Day Surprise
In this Readers' Theater script, two siblings go to the mall to find a special Mother's Day gift for their mom. With help from some unusual sources, the pair learns that the best presents don't have to be expensive or come wrapped in a big fancy box.

Mother's Day Trip
Rox-Anne Cox, who teaches at Albia Community School in Albia, Iowa, submitted this lesson in which students send their mothers on a special Mother's Day trip. (Grades 3-8)

World's Best Mother Template
Students can save this editable template to a disk and customize it for their own moms.

Mother's Day History Scavenger Hunt
What do your students know about Mother's Day?

Additional Resources 

Mother's Day Clipart
Use Education World's free clipart in your school newsletters and on your school's Web page.

Parent Involvement
This special Education World archive is packed with great ideas for bringing parents into the classroom and improving student achievement.

Meet History's Most Outrageous Women
A great book for students and moms. Your students may find a little Trung Trac and Trung Nhi in their moms.


Updated 4/20/201


More Resources for Mother's Day


Make Kids' Hand Prints
Make Marbleized Paper


Story of Mother's Day
Songs and Fingerplays


Family Tree Cookies
"Eye" Love Mom Cookies


Mom's Day Mazes
Word Searches


Mother's Day Clipart
Mom's Day Clip Art
Line Art

Activity Kit
Mother's Day Certificate