Mother's Day Activities!

 We are linking up with Teaching Blog Addict's Freebie Friday and Doodle Bugs this Friday to bring you a recap of the week in FIVE FOR FRIDAY!!!  With Mother's Day coming up, we wanted to take the time to celebrate all of the special ladies out there. Check out some of our activities & ideas below!
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 First, we finally updated our If You Give a Mom a Muffin Math & Literacy pack.  Click below to see more!

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Muffin Activities!

We started out making muffins!  We had a great time preparing them  and talking about the steps to make the muffins.  We finished with a muffin tasting activity!  

Like our graphing activity?  We used the graphing activity from our latest FREEBIE!  Click below to see more!  

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Mother's Day Craft

After making muffins with mom, we were inspired to create a recipe that is truly great!  Click on the images to see our Mother's Day craft!

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Mother's Day Breakfast!

We invited our homeschool friends and their moms over for a Muffins with mom breakfast!  

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Mother's Day Gift idea!

After our delicious breakfast, we made these adorable mother's day keepsakes.  

Materials Used:

Clay Pot(Michael's $1.99 each)
Patio Paint (Michael's $1.99 each)
1 bag of Super Moss(Michael's about $6)
Styrofoam (Jo Ann's $3)
6 Silk yellow flowers (Jo Ann's $1.99)
Daisy flower clips (Jo Ann's for $1.99 each)
Glue gun

Do it Yourself Mother's Day Flower Pot

Step 1 Paint the pots(ours took three coats)

Step 2 When paint is dry, decorate.

Step 3 Glue the styrofoam into the pot.

Step 4 Take the silk flowers and cut/separate the stems.  When you are finished, stick them down into the center of the styrofoam.  

Step 5 Take a piece of moss, cut out a circle about the size of the pot and  then, fold it in half, and cut a small hole from the center of the moss(so the stem will slide through).

Step 6 Slide the moss over the stem and glue onto the top the styrofoam.

Step 7 Cut the tag of off the daisy and clip onto the stem.

What are your plans for Mother's Day?

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