Mother's Day

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Sid the Science Kid: Mother's Day Meal

Sid the Science Kid: Mother's Day Meal. Sid declares that it’s a special Mom Day, so he makes Mom French toast for breakfast. When Sid smells the French toast and his stomach growls, he wonders if his stomach is trying to talk to him. When Sid and his friends investigate at school, they discover that the stomach makes noise when it’s getting ready for digestion.


Discovery Education.

Grades PreK-2.

Sid the Science Kid: Mother's Day Postcard

Sid the Science Kid: Mother's Day Postcard. Printable postcards you complete for Mom.


PBS Kids.

Grades PreK-2.

Mother's Day: Tissue Paper Corsage

Mother's Day: Tissue Paper Corsage. Mother’s Day is around the corner! Your child can help celebrate the day by making these simple tissue paper flower corsages. This project is a great way to help fine-tune your child’s motor skills (think: lots of twisting paper and scrunching with the index finger and thumb) and the results are beautiful.


PBS Parents.

Grades PreK-5.

Maya and Miguel: Mother's Day

Maya and Miguel: Mother's Day. Mother's Day is coming up, and Maya and Miguel have bought their mother the perfect gift: a cat-shaped potholder. Their friends are not impressed with this gift, however, and Maya vows to make something that will help their hard-working mom feel more relaxed and happy. They decide to make a facial mask which consists of a series of highly exotic ingredients, including hummingbird feathers, snakeskin and yak's milk. Maya, Miguel and the gang split up to collect the ingredients, but encounter many difficulties... including some of the ingredients mysteriously disappearing!


Discovery Education.

Grades K-5.

Mom Rocks!

Mom Rocks! Everyone knows that Mom rocks, but this Mother’s Day, show her how awesome she really is with a gift of “jewels” just for her! Moms love lots of sparkle, but not every mom can get the real thing. By taking the time to turn everyday rocks into precious, glittery gems and jewels, kids can show just how much they care. In just a few steps, children will use their creativity to transform something ordinary into something fancy for a person they love.


PBS Parents.

Grades K-5.

Mother's Day Coupons

Mother's Day Coupons. Giving isn't just about presents wrapped in a box. Making coupons lets children know they have many "gifts" to give.


PBS Parents.

Grades K-5.

Cyberchase: Mother's Day

Cyberchase: Mother's Day. Hacker tries to derail the train carrying Madre Bonitas flowers in order to ruin Mother's Day. The kids must use their knowledge of decimals, decimal addition, and symmetry to save Mother's Day.


PBS Kids.

Grades 3-5.

Cyberchase: Mother's Day - Make a Madre Bonita Card

Cyberchase: Mother's Day - Make a Madre Bonita Card. Create your own Mother's Day card showing the Madre Bonita flower using Symmetry and basic craft supplies.


PBS Kids.

Grades 3-5.

Mother’s Day Tribute

Mother’s Day Tribute. In celebration of Mother’s Day, we highlight the reflections of past guests about their relationships with their moms. Guests include: Jay Leno, former President Jimmy Carter, Condoleezza Rice, Hilary Swank, Alicia Keys, Sidney Poitier, Carly Simon, Rita Moreno, Stevie Wonder, Glenn Frey, and Maya Angelou.


PBS.

Grades 7-12+.

Mother's Day, A Poem, by Daisy Zamora

Mother's Day, by Daisy Zamora. This video segment from Poetry Everywhere features native Nicaraguan poet Daisy Zamora reading her poem "Mother’s Day" at the Dodge Poetry Festival. In politics, Daisy Zamora fought for equality and justice by opposing the dictator Somosa in her native Nicaragua, a stance that led to her banishment until the dictator was overthrown. In poetry, Zamora fights for equality and justice by opposing the norms that are dictated to women by society.


PBS LearningMedia.

Grades 7-12.