Mother's Day Bible Crafts
and Activities

Bible Crafts and Activities Relating to Mothers
and Mother's Day

 

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"Mothers Are Important Too" Bible Lesson and Craft Ideas

Teaching Concept: There are many stories in the Bible about important people and events such as the creation of the world and God sending his only son to save the world from sin, but sometimes we forget about the important women in the Bible and the roles they played in God's plan for the world. Mother's day is a great day to think about how these mothers might have felt.

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This lesson is taught using a series of pictures (or one picture) of five mothers and sentence cards that describe each mother. Before class teachers print out the pictures of the mothers and staple them to the bulletin board. In class children take turns picking one of the sentence cards, reading it and placing it under the appropriate picture. Ask the class to review the stories. Then the class can share how they think these mothers might have felt.

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Activities:

1. Act Out Bible Stories - The teacher assigns groups of children different Bible references about mothers. The children read the stories and then act out the story from the mother's perspective for their classmates.

2. Who Am I? - The teacher or a student reads short paragraphs written from the Bible mother's perspective and the students try to guess who the paragraph is describing.

Crafts:

Mother and Child Bible Paper Doll Craft for Mother's Day Sunday School Lesson www.daniellesplace.com1. Mother Hugging Child Paper Craft

What you will need: Card Stock (Heavy Paper, but if you don't have it printer paper will work.)

Colored Pencils or Crayons

Clear Tape and/or Tacky Glue

Scissors

How to Make the Mother Hugging Child Paper Craft:

1. Before class print out the patterns on to card stock or printer paper. (A pattern for this craft is available to members on The Resource Room.)

2. In class have your children color the patterns, cut them out, and then tape them together. The mother is taped together in the front and the child in the back. Fold up the feet. The child paper doll can be placed in the mother's arms by bringing it up through the bottom of the mother paper doll.

 

"How to Say I Love You" Bible Lesson for Older Children

"How to Say I Love You" - In this lesson children learn what it means to love someone and how to express their love to their mothers. Many objects are used such as candy, a clock, a compass, a measuring tape and others, to represent different ways our mothers show us love. These objects are also used in a memory game to review the lesson and to study the Bible verses that go with this lesson from 1 Cor. 13.

Play a Family Feud Type Game - Before class write at the top of the board "What Your Mother Does to Show You She Loves You". Under the title write the numbers one through five.

Tell your children as they walk in that you are going to have a contest. Give them each a piece of paper and tell them to write down the numbers one through five on their papers. Tell them that you have a list of the five most mentioned things that mothers do to show us that they love us. You want everyone to write down what they think are the top five things that they think the people surveyed have picked. The student that gets the most right will get a prize.

What Your Mother Does to Show You She Loves You:
1. She tells me she loves me.
2. She hugs and kisses me.
3. She teaches me.
4. Spend times with me.
5. She takes care of me.

Crafts:

Mother's Day Poem Craft - The Poem on these crafts reads:

"Mother, When I see all the things you do
I can tell your love for me is true.
I thank God He gave me you.
I love you through and through."

Doily Mother's Day Poem Bible Craft for Sunday School www.daniellesplace.com Mother's Day Poem Color Sheet Craft for Sunday School www.daniellesplace.com
Poem on a Doily Mother's Day Craft Mother's Day Poem Color Sheet

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In Celebration of Mother's Day

Using Mary, the Mother of Jesus, as a biblical example, this lesson is designed to help children feel gratitude to our Father in Heaven for their Mothers.

Crafts:

Mother Bird with Chicks Picture

Mother Bird and Babies Craft www.daniellesplace.comThis craft has a sign saying "Mom, thank you for taking care of me" hanging down from the bottom of the picture." (Sign not pictured.) This craft is available to members only.

What you will need: Heavy Paper, crayons and markers, glue, dried leaves, straw or dry grass, pipe cleaner, and Exacto knife (Optional).

How to make:

1. Print out the Bird Pattern (PDF Pattern) and Sign Pattern (PDF Pattern) onto heavy paper. (Printing Problems?)

2. Collect leaves and press them in a heavy book between sheets of waxed paper. Collect some dried grass or straw.

3. Color the picture and then glue dried leaves on the branches and grass on the nest.

4. Cut a hole on each side of the mama bird's beak. Cut a piece of brown pipe cleaner about 2 to 3 inches long and stick in through the hole to make it look like the bird is holding a worm.

5. Cut out the sign and tape or tie it to the bottom of the picture.

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Vase with Flowers

Mother Day Vase and Flower Craft www.daniellesplace.comWhat you will need: crayons or markers, glue, light blue construction paper, printer paper, scissors, silk flowers with all the plastic parts removed, (You can buy silk flowers at second hand stores very cheaply.) buttons, pompoms, or any other decorative things you can think of. (If you don't want to use silk flowers, you can use fun foam flowers instead.) (Don't use buttons with children three and younger.)

How to make:

1. Before class draw a picture of a vase at the bottom of a piece of paper and make copies. You can also let your children draw their own vase. Or you can use the vase pattern. This pattern is available to members only.

2. Prepare the silk flowers and leaves by pulling them off the stems and removing any plastic parts.

3. Give each child a piece of construction paper and the vase pattern. Show them how to glue the vase to the construction paper. Have them draw stems coming out of the vase. Then have them glue on some leaves and then the flowers. Finish with buttons, pompoms, or other decorative items.

4. Help the children write a message to their mom or other caregiver.

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Mothers Day Activities

1. Play "Simon Says" but use "Mother Says" instead - Our three year olds loved this game, and they all wanted to take a turn being the mother.

2. Practice Being a Good Mother - Bring in baby dolls, clothes, towels, wash cloths, soap, diapers, etc. Show the children how to take care of a baby.

 

Mother's Day Songs

I'm Going to Help My Mom (maybe)
(Sung to: The Eensy Weensy Spider)

     D                                             A7                   D
I'm going to help my Mom 'cause today is Mother's Day.
D                                           A7                     D
I'll help to cook and clean and I won't go out and play!
D                                                   A7                       D
But, look the sun is shining and my friends are calling me,
D                                                     A7                 D
Are you okay without me Mom? ~ it's an EMERGENCY!
© Mary Flynn

M-O-M-M-Y
(Sung to: B-I-N-G-O)

            D                         G         D
There is someone that I love best!
                       A7        D
And Mommy is her name - o.
         G
MOMMY
A7      D
MOMMY
         G       
MOMMY
         A7                      D
And Mommy is her name - o .
© Mary Flynn

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