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MOTHER'S DAY GIFTS ON A KID'S BUDGET

Mother's Day

Level: ECE, Primary, Junior, Middle School, High School
Grades: all | Age: all
Summary:

Kids don't have to spend money in order to give mom a present. Find out more by reading these practical tips.

What You Do:

Let Mom sleep late! Make your own breakfast and do the dishes.

Clean your room - without being asked.

Offer to baby-sit for your little brother or sister (without being paid).

Ask Mom what she'd like you to do - take a walk with her, go for a picnic, wash her car?

Don't ask, 'What's for dinner?' Instead set the table and help Dad with the cooking - or, if you need help from an adult, ask a neighbor or older friend to help. The fact that you organized this meal will be most appreciated.

Feed the dog or clean the bird cage.

Tell Mom you love her. Remember, the more things that you do for Mom, the more time she has to spend with you. And that's the gift that Moms love most of all.


Recommended Books/Products:

Mother's Day
by Anne Rockwell and Lizzy Rockwell
Each child in Mrs. Madoff's class explains how he or she will celebrate Mother's Day. Rockwell introduces a variety of youngsters, representing many cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Young readers will be intrigued by the multiple ways these characters plan their festivities, which include appreciating nature, enjoying family togetherness, eating special foods, and going to a museum. (Ages 4-8)

All New Crafts for Mother's and Father's Day
by Kathy Ross





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