Sunday School Lessons for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a great time for Bible lessons and activities to celebrate the Mom! God’s Word says mother’s are a blessing, so we prepared these teaching resources for children. These Sunday School Lessons are based on various passages. For this week’s curriculum, we’ve included everything you need to teach. Simply download the lesson materials below.

There are several options for this week’s lesson – the first download includes complete teacher notes, craft examples, object lessons, a preschool version, coloring page, and worksheets. Use it in your children’s Bible study this Sunday for Mother’s Day.


Mother’s Day Sunday School Lessons

This simple lesson plan for Mother’s Day is based on Ephesians 6:1-3. The PDF download includes 6 original coloring pages and a printable game about biblical mothers. This is a simple lesson plan I’ve written for our kids church on Mother’s Day. My target length is about 20 minutes during the children’s church service. It can also be used for a Mother’s Day Sunday school lesson. I’ll list additional resources at the end of the lesson plan.

Note: The file above includes this lesson plan and many bonus resources like our Bible Moms Cards & Crossword PuzzleGame IdeasColoring Pages, and Kids Interview about Mom.

This free Mother’s Day Bible lesson for children is intended for Mother’s Day, but could be adapted and utilized at any point of the year.  It was first prepared for a Children’s Church setting but would work well as a Sunday School lesson also. Through it, children will learn about mothers referenced in the Bible.  They will also learn practical ways to honor their own mothers.  This lesson plan also includes a game and card making activity.

Mothers are uniquely gifted by God to nurture and teach others, so we have much to learn from them! This Mother’s Day lesson will help children understand that God uses mothers to help us grow in our faith. By looking at mothers around them AND three amazing mothers from the bible, children will be able to identify the positive attributes of a mother’s influence. In addition, a special craft will be created by each child to present to their mother!

Whenever Mother’s Day rolls around, we take time to think of all that our mothers have done for us, and to appreciate and thank our moms with expressions of love. At the same time, though, the holiday can join the negative connotation of Valentine’s Day as a day for card companies and restaurants to make money by piling guilty obligations on loving families. In this lesson, we take a peek at how much God values motherhood and women, as evidenced by some amazing matriarchs in the Bible. There are trends of miraculous conceptions in both Old and New Testaments, and this lesson looks at some of those and the women behind them.

A good mother is worthy of praise! She’s also a great example for an object lesson for Mother’s Day. This highly visual teaching will keep kids laughing and demonstrate the value of listening to their mother’s teachings. Ready to teach?


The Mom Song from Go Fish Guys

I just found this great Mom song on the Go Fish Guys YouTube channel. It’s a kid friendly song about moms. It might be something to show in kids church for mother’s day – or you can just send it to another mom in your life.

Mother’s Day Coloring Pages and Activities for Sunday School

Click on the files below to print as JPEG or join our newsletter to get the whole set in one printable PDF. Mothers are a gift from God – our printable coloring sheets will help children remember that truth. Use the simple click & print PDF links below. You can also download his 5-page bundle free at the Sunday School Store.


More teaching ideas for kids church

Mothers hold a special place in our hearts and teaching kids to honor her is profitable for all. It’s hardly necessary to instruct children to love their mothers – that comes naturally! However, learning to respect and obey, as God expects, is a necessary part of a minister’s duties. Lean on the scriptures to bring kids a reliable, nurturing “word” from God’s written treasure chest.

Mother’s Day is upon us! What an awesome time to honor to the mothers in our church. You’ll probably be busy leading crafts and wrapping gifts to send home with the kids but don’t forget the lesson. Usually, on major holidays, I do spend a lot of time crafting with our groups but I always take a little time to present an object lesson. One of my favorite verses to use is: Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction and do not forsake your mother’s teaching. (Proverbs 1:8) Of course, it’s not the only verse you can use but I find kids remember it pretty easily. Here’s how to present this Pin the Corsage Mother’s Day lesson…

“Mothers’ of the Bible” Reading Booklet

Mother’s Day is arriving soon and what better way to teach our youngsters about how special mothers are than to teach them about the mothers in the Bible. For some young children it is difficult to understand that people in the Bible were real and that they were babies at one point. This series on mothers will hopefully open their eyes to some of the wonderful mothers that were written about in God’s Word. Here is the list of the mothers in this mother’s of the Bible series.

  1. Story of Eve for Kids
  2. Story of Sarah for Kids
  3. Story of Rebekah for Kids
  4. Story of Rachel for Kids
  5. Story of Jochebed & the Pharaoh’s Daughter for Kids
  6. Story of Naomi for Kids
  7. Story of Hannah for Kids
  8. Story of Elizabeth for Kids
  9. Story of Mary for Kids

Bible Verses about Honoring Mother

Proverbs 31:28-29 NIV

Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her: “Many women do noble things, but you surpass them all.”

Proverbs 1:8-9 NIV Mother’s Day Bible Reading

Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction
    and do not forsake your mother’s teaching.
They are a garland to grace your head
    and a chain to adorn your neck.

Exodus 20:12 NIV

“Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you.

Proverbs 23:25 NIV May Your Mother and Father Rejoice

May your father and mother rejoice;
    may she who gave you birth be joyful!

Proverbs 22:6 ESV

Train up a child in the way he should go;
    even when he is old he will not depart from it.

John 19:26-27 NIV Jesus Saw His Mother Bible Quote

When Jesus saw his mother there, and the disciple whom he lovedstanding nearby, he said to her, “Woman, here is your son,” and to the disciple, “Here is your mother.” From that time on, this disciple took her into his home.

Proverbs 31:25-28 NIV

25 She is clothed with strength and dignity;
    she can laugh at the days to come.
26 She speaks with wisdom,
    and faithful instruction is on her tongue.
27 She watches over the affairs of her household
    and does not eat the bread of idleness.
28 Her children arise and call her blessed;
    her husband also, and he praises her:

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4 thoughts on “Sunday School Lessons for Mother’s Day”

  1. Great resource for teaching children about God and to help them grow in the Lord. God richly bless you for putting these lessons together for their learning.

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  2. I really find your site so helpful to me for my Sunday School Class, Hope I could read more helpful ideas from your content…

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