Happy Mother's Day! Are you looking for a great gift idea for the whole ward? Maybe you want to put together a fun little gift with your primary class? Need that perfect mother themed church video to go with your lesson? Here is a list of great activities, gift ideas, videos, and music to celebrate Mother's Day in the classroom or your ward.
Many of the links are to LDS.org but a few are to other fun sites perfect for celebrating this great holiday.
Mother's Day Activities
Mothers in the Scriptures- See if you can name all of these scripture moms (crossword doesn't show but you can just use it for a fun guessing game) (older classes)
Mothers in the Scriptures- Matching game (older classes)
Puzzle Page- Solve these puzzles about Moms (older classes)
We Do Not Doubt- Dot to dot
Woman of the Gospel- Matching game (older classes)
Mother's Day Crafts and Gifts
Free Printable Mother's Day Cards- Print one out and put photos and stickers on the back with your class.
5 Gifts that Scream, "Mom, I Love You"- Take a look at these unconventional ideas for your Mom this Mother's Day.
The Cheater's Guide to Breakfast in Bed- An easy gift you can make ahead of time in Activities Day or in your Primary Class.
Beautiful Breakfast in Bed Kit- Love this kit put together by the Dating Divas. Lots of printables to make every Mom smile.
Mother's Day Placemats- Simple enough to do in class or at home.
Mother's Day Gift- Recipe Holder, you just need clothespins and some things to decorate it.
Mother's Day Chocolate Nugget Wrappers- You can make these in class for the kids to take home! (From My Computer is My Canvas)
Mother's Day Flower- Paper flowers
Remember Mother- Can make this into a card or use as a fun activity to remind how many hats mom actually wears
Mother's Day Crafts- Make a Treasure Box or Card with Fabric cut-outs
DIY Soap Wrappers- You can print enough of these to hand out to the whole ward! (From LDS Nest)
Flowers for Mother's Day- Cute flowers to go inside a paper pot instructions
My Mother's Hands- A poem to put inside a card or print out and decorate around it.
Mother is a Gardener- Another poem with instructions of how to decorate it.
Modern MOMents- A great homemade gift full of memories for your Mom. Get the printables to make this book pop
A Mother's Day Flower Necklace- Each flower says, "I will...." to string together as a great gift for mom.
Button Cards- Make flowers out of buttons for this card
Stained Glass Window Hanging- Made with tissue paper and black construction paper
Print Your Own Stationary- Use thumb stamps to personalize pads of paper for Mom
Mother's Day Gifts- Love the disposable apron idea (easily make it in class too), also a button faced card
Study on Motherhood- Print out our free Motherhood Study Journal based on the talk from Sister Sheri Dew about what makes women Mothers.
Paper Plate May Basket- Also includes instructions for paper flowers to go inside of it.
Mormon Origami- Best for the older classes but a temple, CTR shield would be lots of fun to make as a card for Mom.
Happy Mother's Day- Poster card already made- just circle which activities they like to do and add their name- great for younger classes
Wow Mom- Great poster and poem- simply cut out and paste on construction paper
Mother's Day Activities- Use this label to wrap around a water bottle, make into a bookmark, or around a plastic bottle vase.
(Use inside a card, sing in class, surprise Relief Society with a song, or just listen to the music while they create)
"A Happy Family"- Children's Songbook pg. 198
"Dearest Mother, I Love you"- Children's Songbook pg. 206
"I Often Go Walking"- Children's Songbook pg. 202
"Love is Spoken Here"- Children's Songbook pg. 190
"Mother Dear"- Children's Songbook pg. 206
"Mother, Tell Me a Story"- Children's Songbook pg. 204
"Mother, I Love You"- Children's Songbook pg. 207
"Home"- Children's Songbook pg. 192
"My Mother Dear"- Children's Songbook pg. 203
"Quickly I'll Obey"- Children's Songbook pg. 197 (what every mom wants for Mother's Day)
"Dearest Names"- Children's Songbook pg. 208
"When We're Helping"- Children's Songbook pg. 198
"Home Can Be a Heaven on Earth"- Hymn #298
"Love at Home"- Hymn #294
"Teach Me to Walk in the Light"- Hymn #304
It Was Mom (about 2 minutes)- A Mother's Day tribute
To Every Mother (about 2 1/2 minutes)- A tribute to moms
Happy Mother's Day Mom (about 2 1/2 minutes)- Youth talk about their moms
A Mother's Hope (about 3 minutes)- A mom's faith overcomes fears
Love Her Mother (about 2 minutes)- How do you raise wonderful daughters?
Mothers and Daughters (about 5 minutes)- Youth explain how their mothers have been great examples