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5 Reasons to Observe Mother’s Day!

5 Reasons to Celebrate Mother's Day

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Recognizing a mother or special person around Mother’s Day carries significant importance in the educational realm for several reasons:

Emotional Connection: Acknowledging Mother’s Day allows students to connect emotionally with their caregivers or other important figures in their lives. This connection fosters a sense of belonging and security, which is so important for their emotional development.

Gratitude and Appreciation: Encouraging students to recognize mothers or special people teaches them the value of gratitude and appreciation. Expressing thanks for the care, support, and love received helps to develop empathy and strengthens relationships.

Empathy and Understanding: Not all students may have a traditional mother figure in their lives. By acknowledging Mother’s Day, educators can teach students to empathize with classmates who may have diverse family structures. This promotes understanding, tolerance, and inclusivity within the classroom community.

Creative Expression: Engaging in activities such as crafting cards, writing poems, or creating artwork for Mother’s Day encourages students to express themselves creatively. These activities promote fine motor skills, language development, and self-expression while fostering a sense of pride in their creations.

Here are a few activities your students might enjoy during the week before Mother’s Day:

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If you have more time, your students might enjoy choosing from up to 20 pages to create a booklet that will become a cherished keepsake!

If you are looking to save money, I do have a money saving bundle reduced by MORE THAN 50%! It includes BOTH OF THE RESOURCES from above, plus a set of Mother’s Day Mini Books with 3 reading levels and an illustrated word wall that can help students during their Mother’s Day writing. It also includes a set of 7 Mother’s Day poems for students to sing to familiar children’s tunes, as well as a Grandmother’s Booklet and a Google Slides presentation.

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