This special Mother’s Day gift makes for an adorable keepsake for the mothers of your students. The kids write and illustrate a book all about their moms. It has a “You Are My Sunshine” theme.
Pages/writing prompts included in the book (see the preview for images):
Space for students to draw an illustration of mom.
-All About My Mom
Kids fill in fun facts about mom (their guesses on height/weight etc. never get old). Other prompts on this page include:
“She always says_____”
“She always forgets to _____”
“She laughs when _____”
-My Mom’s Favorites
Kids fill in bubbles of all of their mom’s favorites (favorite restaurant, favorite movie, etc.)
-Additional pages for them to respond to writing prompts about their mom and illustrate pictures for each. Prompts:
My mom looks beautiful when _________
After I go to sleep, my mom _________
Her favorite way to relax is __________
The best meal she cooks is _________
Our favorite thing to do together is ________
My mom is my sunshine and I love her because ________
To go along with the theme of the booklet, students can also make their own “You Are My Sunshine” picture frames. Take a photo of each child holding the sign that says “You Are My Sunshine” and put the photo inside the frame. The sun and cloud templates, 5 options for photo signs, and teacher instructions are included with this download.
If you’d like to purchase this product with inclusive pages for a stepmom, grandma, or aunt, you can bundle & save by clicking here:
If you’d like to purchase Stepmom, Grandma, Nana, & Aunt pages only, they are available here:
You might also like these similar Mother’s Day gifts with a ladybug theme. The front cover of the book and photo frame sign say, “My Mom is a Special Lady.”
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