Mother's Day Gifts: Easy Readers

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Are you looking for some quick, easy and inexpensive ideas for making a Mother's Day gift that will become a cherished keepsake?  You've come to the right blog.  How about some "paper love" where that adorable creation becomes even more special when their child reads it to them!

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My Book Of Flowers reinforces color words. Students read the simple sentences and add end punctuation.

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The end of the story includes a Happy Mother's Day greeting with a  lovely bouquet.  I've also included a blank template for students who are giving the booklet to someone other than a mommy.  Click on the link to view/download My Book of Flowers Mother's Day easy reader.

where are the flowers cov1Where Are The Flowers? is another easy reader,  This one reinforces spatial directions

Students read the simple sentences and add end punctuation.  The sentence "clues" tell where they should glue the flowers (in, above, under, between etc.)  

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As with the above booklet, I've also included generic pages, so students can fill in another special person. Click on the link to view/download the Mother's Day Spatial Direction booklet.

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They also draw a picture and cut out the Happy Mother's Day heart.  You can make this booklet even more of a keepsake, by adding a school picture.

I've done the pages in traceable format for little ones.  Older students can simply write their own pages.

Click on the link to view/download the My Mom easy reader.

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The list of things that "mom's do and are loved for," was compiled throughout the years by my Y5's via a discussion, so the booklet is truly from a child's perspective.

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Older students can draw their own pictures, where as younger kiddos color, cut and glue the picture to the page, as well as trace and write the main idea words.

I've included a variety of little square pictures for students to choose from to include on their blue ribbon badge for mom, or you can have children draw their own.  

The pictures reflect the ideas in their booklet and were thought up by my Y5's.  mothers day gifts, gifts for Mother's Day, mothers day writing prompts, mothers day activities, mothers day booklets, keepsakes for mothers day, mothers day cards, mothers day crafts, gifts for mom, easy gifts for mom, inexpensive gifts for mom, free common core state standards for 1st, free common core state standards for kindergarten, common core for mothers day, adjective activities, adverb activities, CCSS for mothers dayClick on the link to view/download the Thanks For All You Do Mom activity packet.

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