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Use the resources found on this page to honor mom! Learn about the history of Mother's Day. And find ways to incorporate celebrating Mother's Day into your curriculum. Plus, find ideas for some cheap (or better yet, FREE) gifts. Looking for some interactive gifts for your students to create for mom (or grandma)? Check out the TeachersFirst Special Occasions Page. 

 

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Who Came Up With Mother's Day and Why? - HowStuffWorks

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"How Stuff Works" created this simple explanation of the history of Mother's Day. This is a great reference for teachers to have while preparing for their classroom's Mother's Day activities....more
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"How Stuff Works" created this simple explanation of the history of Mother's Day. This is a great reference for teachers to have while preparing for their classroom's Mother's Day activities. This site highlights the connection of Mother's Day to Greek Mythology, U.S. history, European history, and more. There are some unobtrusive advertisements at this site.

tag(s): greek (38), mothers day (11)

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Share this historical site with your students on a projector or interactive whiteboard. List this link on your class website during Spring. Parents may be surprised to learn how this holiday came to be!

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