Mother's Day Ideas for the LDS Classroom

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 but a few are to other fun sites perfect for celebrating this great holiday.


Mother's Day Activities 

Help the Chick Find the Mother- Maze

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 

Mom Card- Color your own Mom card and write a message of just why she is so special to you!

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.

Music Ideas 

(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