Happy Mother’s Day!

From all of us here at Mountain Lake PBS, we wish you a Happy Mother’s Day! Here’s to all the mothers, stepmoms, and grandmas in our lives!

For some Mother’s Day fun everyone can enjoy, check out these great crafts, activities and book suggestions to help celebrate the moms in your life.


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Celebrating Mother’s Day as an Adoptive Mom

Just as there is not one “right way” to be a mother, there’s no right way to do Mother’s Day, either. Read more for articles about adoption and Mother’s Day, and ways to celebrate the love you share.

A Mother’s Day Reflection on Being Present

In honor of Mother’s Day, here are a few strategies for turning everyday moments with our children into quality time.


Crafts, Activities & More

Mom Rocks

Grades PreK-3
Turn ordinary rocks into pretty presents for Mom this Mother’s Day.

A Mother’s Love: Children’s Books for Mother’s Day

Grades PreK-4
Mothers, and the families they nurture, fill this fun and touching selection of recommended books for kids ages 0-9. From the classic Are You My Mother? to the fun My Monster Mama Loves Me So, here are stories about the special connection between a mother and her child.

Create Pattern Jewelry for Mother’s Day!

Grades K-3
Here’s a craft that doubles as a fun math learning opportunity! Kids will love making and giving these colorful pattern bracelets and necklaces.

Make a Picture Frame for Mother’s Day

Grades K-3
Perfect for little fingers, this cardboard picture frame is a great way to teach kids how to recycle materials and turn them into something amazing.

Cyberchase | A Gift for Mother’s Day: Activity

Grades 3-5
Explore symmetry and learn how to create a Madre Bonita Card with Jackie from Cyberchase!


For even more games, activities, and educational resources for young learners, go to the Hooray for Mother’s Day Collection on PBS Kids for Parents.

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