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Mother’s Day Craft and Bible Message for Children

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Need a simple Mother’s Day craft idea for Sunday school kids? We’ve got you covered! Help make Mother’s Day meaningful and memorable for families at your church. Check out this free children’s message and Mother’s Day craft.

Mother’s Day Bible Message: Because I Love You

Scripture: Exodus 20:12

You’ll need:

  • Bible
  • flowers (1 per child)

Say: Today is Mother’s Day! So let’s honor our mothers in a special way. Show the flowers. Aren’t these flowers pretty? You’ll each get one to give your mom, grandma, or another special caregiver in your family! 

If you’re leading this Bible message in front of the congregation, encourage kids to give their flowers now. If you’re leading this in a children’s church setting, wait and distribute flowers for children to give at the end of your time together.

Ask:

  • How do these flowers remind you of your mom or another caregiver you love?
  • How does giving flowers show honor to someone?
  • What other ways can we show honor to moms and people who care for us?

Say: Flowers are a lovely way to honor someone and show our love. We can also show honor by telling our moms we love them, helping around the house, and being pleasant to live with! Mention other ways the children talked about.

Honor Mom

Open your Bible to Exodus 20:12.

Say: This is what God says about our parents. “Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you.”

The Bible says to “honor” the people who take care of you. To honor means to show deep respect and love for someone. 

The next time your mom asks you to do something, remember to say cheerfully, “Okay, Mom! I’ll do it because I love you!” But be careful! You may surprise her so much that she faints! Then be ready to pick your mom up off the floor!

Say a prayer: Dear God, we thank you so very much for mothers, grandmothers, and all the people who love and take care of us. We know you’ll help us treat them in a loving and special way. Help us remember to do that all day every day, not just on Mother’s Day.

Send the kids back. Tell them to hug their moms, grandmas, or other special caregivers and say, “Happy Mother’s Day! I love you!”

Mother’s Day Craft: “Because I Love You” Boxes

Scripture: Hebrews 10:24

You’ll need:

  • small paper jewelry boxes (1 per child)
  • glue
  • assorted bright-colored puffy paints
  • fine-tipped colored markers
  • plastic jewels
  • colored paper (1 piece per child)
  • safety scissors

Tip:

For a little extra “wow,” use simple cardboard craft treasure chests. You can find these at most craft stores for a low cost. Or, for a simpler option, paper lunch bags work too!