Mothers day ideas -
Use these games on Mother's Day
for a children's sermon.
You can play this game like “Simon says.”
but simply replace the name “Simon” with
“Mother Says” has a very simple rule. If a child is given
a command and the teacher does not preface it with
“Mother Says”, children must ignore it. If they
mistakenly follow it they are eliminated from the
game. Continue until only one child remains.
Instead of playing “Simon says”, play a game of
“Mother May I?”
One person (it could be Mom) stands facing away
from a line of kids. She then chooses a child (at
random, or in order), and announces a direction.
These follow a pattern, such as, “Brian, you may take
(NUMBER) “giant steps” forward/backward.” The child
responds with “Mother may I?” Mom then states
“Yes” or “No”, depending on her whim, and the child
If the child forgets to ask “Mother may I?”
he/she goes back to the starting line. First
one to touch Mother wins.
Other possibilities are
“Scissors steps”- jump while crossing your
feet, then jump while uncrossing them
“Banana steps”-laying down with feet at current
spot, marking where the top of your head was,
and getting up there for new spot, and
“Bunny steps” – a hop
Obeying our Mother’s is one
way of showing them we love
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