Second Grade Nest: Mother's Day Ideas

Monday, May 6, 2013

Mother's Day Ideas


Mother's day ideas for kids- sending home hands-on crafts as gifts for mother's day- quick and easy activities

I can't wait for my kids to do some Mother's Day fun. They are all getting extremely restless and they are driving me nuts. I want to get them creatively thinking and having some fun with art! 

First, we will start with some art connected to writing. 
Mother's day ideas for kids- sending home hands-on crafts as gifts for mother's day- quick and easy activities

Mother's day ideas for kids- sending home hands-on crafts as gifts for mother's day- quick and easy activities


These two templates are found here: 
Mother's day ideas for kids- sending home hands-on crafts as gifts for mother's day- quick and easy activities
Click here for that craft.


Here is another craft.
This craft has more reading and comprehending involved. The two crafts could be sent home. The previous one is much easier and quicker to work on, while this one has more activities within it. 
Mother's day ideas for kids- sending home hands-on crafts as gifts for mother's day- quick and easy activities



Then....
I found several awesome ideas on Pinterest. 
I'm creating a running list of ideas that I would love to do next week for Mother's Day.
Mother's day ideas for kids- sending home hands-on crafts as gifts for mother's day- quick and easy activities
This is a FREEBIE from my friend Mel D. at Seusstastic Classroom Inspirations. 
(Source: Classroom Freebies)

Mother's day ideas for kids- sending home hands-on crafts as gifts for mother's day- quick and easy activities
This is an adorable craft from Christi Fultz (who actually designed my blog)!
(Source: Ms. Fultz's Corner)

Mother's day ideas for kids- sending home hands-on crafts as gifts for mother's day- quick and easy activities
This would be rather expensive, but an idea for next year to start collecting jars from families throughout the year! 
(Source not found- if you know the owner, please let me know!)

Mother's day ideas for kids- sending home hands-on crafts as gifts for mother's day- quick and easy activities
All you need is construction paper and cupcake liners! Easy! 
(Source: CleverClassroom)

Mother's day ideas for kids- sending home hands-on crafts as gifts for mother's day- quick and easy activities
Making tape and paint. Amazing! 

2 comments:

  1. Hi Jessica,

    Great ideas! Thanks so much for sharing. I love your blog!

    :) Shelley
    The Perks of Teaching Primary

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  2. I love all of those Mother's Day activities! So cute.

    I found you through another blog and I am your newest follower. I teach second grade as well.

    secondgradealicious.blogspot.ca

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