Create a memory square for your mom. Draw a picture of a favorite memory, and write a sentence or two about it.
Create a Mother's Day coupon book. Brainstorm a list of things that you can do to help your mom. Write each thing on a separate sheet of paper (using your best handwriting). Add borders and decorations, create a coupon book cover, and staple together.
Make a list of things you love about your mother.
Create a word web of adjectives that describe your mother.
Write an acrostic poem based on the word M-O-T-H-E-R.
Write a letter thanking your mom for the things she does for you.
Write about your funniest memory of your mother.
Finish this sentence in as many ways as you can think of: "My mother is a great mom because ..."
Create a Venn diagram comparing and contrasting your mother and your grandmother (mom's mother) OR your maternal and paternal grandmothers.
Keep a week-long "Mom Journal." Observe your mom each day for a week, and record the many things she does both for you individually and for your family as a whole -- from helping with homework to doing laundry. Write them down. Then, take time to thank her for doing them.
Create a Book of Memories for your mom. Choose five or six favorite memories and write about them. Illustrate if desired.
Imagine that you and your mom switched places and you suddenly became "Mom for a Day." What would it be like? How would you feel? How would your life be different? Write about it.
Write about a lesson you have learned from your mom.
What makes a good mother? Write about it.
Write about the best piece of advice your mom ever gave you.
Write a biographical sketch of your mom.
I wanted to do something special for my mom, but I was flat broke. I thought and thought ...
"WKRX is inviting kids to nominate their mothers as 'Mother of the Year.' The winning family will win an all-expense-paid trip to New York City," Miss Brewster told her fourth grade class. Sue started thinking. She'd always wanted to visit New York City, and she knew she had a great mom ...
"Ugh. I need a vacation," Mother groaned, as Matt and Mary ran in the back door, tracking mud on the freshly-mopped floor. "You've got it, deary," an unfamiliar said. "Poof!" Matt and Mary turned around just in time to see their mother vanish a cloud of smoke. Hovering just above the counter was a funny-looking tiny old woman. "Who are you?" Mary asked. "And what have you done to our mother?" Mark added. "And who's going to take care of us?" Mary continued ...
Joe emptied out my piggy bank and carefully counted the coins. This year, he was going to buy my mom the best Mother's Day gift ever.
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