What is Mother's Day? -We celebrate this date every year, but do we know what the day is really about? Let's take a look! It is a celebration to honor mothers around the globe. Just like we have other dates specially marked for honoring fathers and grandparents, one of the most important dates around the year is this date. The traditions of celebrating this holiday began in the United States in the early 1900s. It is a special day specified to mark the importance of mothers and their influence in society. It is a date to celebrate the bonds children with their mothers and motherhood itself. Here are some facts you didn't know about Mother's Day! The first-ever observance was celebrated by Anna Jarvis in 1908. She honored her mother, Ann Jarvis, with a memorial. Ann Jarvis had established a committee for reuniting families after the Civil War. But she passed away before Mother's Day became a holiday.It is the third most popular holiday after Christmas and Easter. On Mother's Day, about a quarter of the entire world's flowers are bought. The first thing that a baby can vocalize is the word "ma." So, in the majority of the languages, the word mother begins with the letter "m." There isn't a specific calendar date for Mother's Day. It is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, most commonly in the months of March or May. Aren't these fun!
These free worksheets contain a number of different activities using a dedicated set of vocabulary words related to the Mothers' Day celebration, including word search, fill in the blanks, scrambled words, word wall flash cards, acrostic poems, crossword puzzles, and more. The collection also includes six different packs of Bingo cards, which can be used during discussions of the topics. Last but not least, a KWHL (know, what, how, learn) diagram is included to help students pick a topic to explore in more depth. Mom always works so hard, it's only right that we take some time to recognize this. At last look, Mother's Day accounted for one-quarter of all the floral purchases annually. Just over 150 million phones calls are made on this event. Also fourteen billion dollars changes hands over the week leading to Mom's Day.