Mother’s Day is a special occasion to celebrate the love and gratitude we have for our mothers. As a teacher, you can help your students honor their mothers by organizing Mother’s Day classroom activities that will create lasting memories.
In this blog post, we will highlight some fun and easy activities that you can organize in your classroom, with a focus on the free printable handprint Mother’s Day posters.
Want to give mothers a beautiful gift this year?
Mother’s Day is a great way to celebrate the mother figures in our lives and honor their love and sacrifice.
One of the best ways to make this special day memorable is through Mother’s Day crafts.
Crafts such as making flower pots out of construction paper or pipe cleaners, creating tissue paper flowers, or designing special cards using a piece of paper are all fun ways to get creative.
Mother’s day history
Mother’s Day has a rich history in the United States, dating back to the early 20th century.
It started as a way to honor the sacrifices and contributions of mothers in society, and today it is celebrated across the globe.
Lesson plans that teach students about the history of Mother’s Day can be a great way to help them understand the importance of this special day.
For younger students, creating art projects like handprint or footprint flowers or making simple crafts using construction paper and pipe cleaners can be a fun way to celebrate Mother’s Day.
They can also create simple Mother’s Day poem or card expressing their love for their mother or another special person in their lives.
For older siblings or students, short videos showcasing different ways to celebrate Mother’s Day or creative Mother’s Day gift ideas can be a great way to engage them in the special day.
In addition, incorporating lesson plans that tie into students’ lives, such as discussing the importance of mothers in different cultures, can be a meaningful and enriching experience for students.
Mother’s Day Handprint Craft
if you’re looking for an easy way to incorporate cute mother’s day poem ideas, these handprint and footprint posters are a perfect way to get kids excited about mother’s day.
They also make great mother’s day gift ideas.
If you haven’t seen them yet, I have added many crafts and ideas including making a flower pot at this post here.
Check out these handprint posters in this post and download them below.
There are three posters in the set and you can choose the set you would like to work on.
Mother’s day ideas
These classroom ideas for mother’s day will make students’ lives so special. They will engage with the theme by creating their own posters to give to their mom.
How do you use these posters:
After choosing one or several of these posters, discuss mother’s day and its history. it’s a favorite way to incorporate history in the classroom too.
Talk about fun facts and even add some fun activities like these to your centers.
They make great mother’s day cards on the last minute if you haven’t made anything yet!
These themed packets would make a great handmade gift.
Here are the step-by-step directions on how to use them.
So after they are printed, print the empty templates and then tell the students they will handprint to practice on a poster paper first before making their best ‘handprint’ on the mother’s day poster.
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They will then decorate their poster and then add details like their names to it. They then present this to their moms on the second Sunday of May.
Overall, there are endless possibilities for Mother’s Day ideas and crafts.
See this super cute picture frame craft for Mother’s Day if you’re needing some more inspiration!
From making flower pots out of construction paper and pipe cleaners to creating tissue paper flowers or designing special cards using a piece of paper, there are many ways to celebrate this special day.
By engaging students in creative and meaningful activities, we can help them appreciate and honor the mother figures in their lives.
Download Mother’s Day Handprint Posters
Don’t forget to get your copy of these handprint posters below.