Mother’s Day (1)


Invite mothers, grandmothers, and special female guests to
accompany children to this party during your Sunday school or
children’s church hour.

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Serve cupcakes and punch. For punch, add scoops of rainbow
sherbet to raspberry juice. Then pour lemon soda over the sherbet.
Have children serve their guests.

Pin the Corsage on Mom-Tape a drawing of a woman’s head
and shoulders to the wall. Draw a heart on the left shoulder where
a corsage would go.

Give mothers and children tissue paper and pipe cleaners to make
into paper corsages. Here’s how. Place two sheets of tissue paper
together and fold back and forth as if making a paper fan. Grasp
the papers in the middle and twist a pipe cleaner around both
sheets. Fluff into a flower.

Blindfold each player in turn, spin the player around once, then
have the player press the corsage onto the drawing where he or she
thinks it should go. Tape the corsage to that place. Once everyone
has played, award each mother a real corsage.

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Mom Game-Form pairs. Give each pair a paper cup full of
M&M’s candy and O-shaped cereal (such as Cheerios). Explain
that each pair should spell “Mom” out of their candy and cereal as
many times as possible in two minutes. Begin the game, and call
time after two minutes. Count the number of words each pair made,
then award two mugs full of M&M’s candy to the winning

Two weeks before your celebration, have children make homemade
soap balls. Use water to moisten Ivory Snow flakes to the
consistency of a very stiff dough. Divide the dough into several
bowls. Add a different perfume and food coloring to each bowl for
Have children shape large spoonfuls of the soap dough into balls.
Place the balls on trays to harden.

In your next class, have each child wrap three soap balls in
colored cellophane paper and tie the package with a pretty


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