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Elementary Mother’s Day Craft: Bloomin’ Bookmarks

Surprise moms this Mother’s Day with Bloomin’ Bookmarks — the perfect reminders of God’s love that can be kept in a Bible!


Bloomin’ Bookmarks

You’ll need:

  • Bibles,
  • 12-inch pieces of wide ribbon,
  • sticky-back foam flowers and leaves,
  • and ultra fine-point permanent markers.

Read Proverbs 23:25. Give children ribbon, and have them write “Proverbs 23:25” on it.

Say: God chose your mom just for you!

Have kids write, “I’m thankful to God for you because ____________________” on the ribbons. (Let younger kids write only the fill-in-the-blank part. For example, “You take care of me.”) Leave a ½-inch space at both ribbon ends.

Say: Moms help us bloom like flowers. Let kids each share one way their mom or an important woman in their life helps them.

Give kids the sticky-back foam stickers and have them stick two flowers back-to-back on one end of the ribbon and two leaves on the other end. Encourage kids to leave the bookmarks marking Proverbs 23:25 in their moms’ Bibles.

Looking for even more great ideas for Mother’s Day? Check out all our Mother’s Day posts.  For loads of great ideas in every issue, subscribe today to Children’s Ministry Magazine.


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