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Mother’s Day Cards

By John Bomhoff
Art Studio Manager, Children’s Museum of Phoenix

The Children’s Museum of Phoenix celebrates Mother’s Day with this crafty card.

Ages: preschool & up.

Materials: 5 ½” X 8 ½” piece of colored copy paper, markers or crayons and glitter or sequins.

Instructions: Fold the paper in half. Draw a picture of your Mom on the front; add color and sparkles. Copy the poem or write your own message to Mom on the card (for the older child).

TEACHABLE MOMENTS

With this project we honor a very special person — Mom! Designing a card for a loved one is a wonderful way for a child to express their feelings. Following is a poem we use with the older children in the Art Studio which can be incorporated into this project.

Super Mom

Mom, you’re a wonderful mother.
So gentle, yet so strong.
The many ways you show you care
Always make me feel I belong.

You’re patient when I’m foolish
You give guidance when I ask;
It seems you can do most anything;
You’re the master of every task.

You’re a source of comfort;
You’re my cushion when I fall
You help in times of trouble;
You support me whenever I call.

I love you more than I can express;
You have my total respect.
If I had my choice of mothers,
You’d be the one I’d select!
~ Joanna Fuchs

ABOUT THE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF PHOENIX

The mission of the Children’s Museum of Phoenix is to engage the minds, muscles and imaginations of children and the grown-ups who care about them. With hands-on, interactive exhibits designed for children ages birth to 10, the Museum focuses on learning through play, with emphasis on early childhood education and school-readiness.

The Children’s Museum of Phoenix is located at 215 N. 7th St. in downtown Phoenix, at the southeast corner of Seventh Street and Van Buren in the historic Monroe School Building.