Mother's Day Writing Prompts

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Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers, grandmothers, friends, guardians, and family members who have taken on this wonderful role!

To celebrate all mother figures around the world, here are the best Mother’s Day writing prompts to express gratitude for everything that they do!

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  1. Write a letter to the mother figure in your life and describe why you’re happy to have them in your life.
  2. In your opinion, what are the top 10 Mother’s Day gift ideas? Can you list them?
  3. Write down the recipe for your favorite Mother’s Day breakfast!
  4. What is your favorite thing to do with your mother figure or someone you cherish? Can you describe that activity, why it’s your favorite, and how it makes you feel?
  5. What is the most useful skill you have learned from your mom, grandmother, or guardian? Why is it so useful?
  6. “I have the best mother figure/guardian in the world because…” - can you write a persuasive text on why you think your mother figure or guardian is the best in the world?
  7. It takes a very special person to be a mother figure or guardian. In your opinion, what does being a mother or guardian mean?
  8. If you could switch places with your mother figure or guardian for a day, what would you do? Can you write your routine?
  9. What are the things your mother figure or guardian likes most about you? Can you name five qualities?
  10. How can you show gratitude to your mother figure or guardian?
  11. Write about your favorite memory that you have with your mom, grandmother, or guardian.
  12. What do you think is the hardest part about being a mother figure or guardian?
  13. How would you describe your mother figure or guardian to someone who’s never met them?
  14. Can you write an acrostic poem using the word MOTHER?
  15. Why should everyone celebrate Mother’s Day?
  16. What is one thing you wish to do for your mother figure or guardian one day?
  17. What are three things you can do daily to help your mother figure or guardian?
  18. Mother’s Day Crafts: Make a Mother’s Day card for your mother figure or guardian. Then write them a poem on the inside of the card telling them how much you love them.
  19. Write a short story about going on an adventure with your mother figure or guardian.
  20. What superpower does your mother figure or guardian have? Write about the amazing things that they do and how their superpower helps them.
  21. Write a Mother’s Day poem. Make sure to use a simile in your poem. A simile compares something to alike things by using the word “like” or “as”.
  22. Journal Writing Prompt: Ask your mother figure or guardian to tell you about the Mother’s Day activities that they did when they were a child. Write them down and compare them to what you do for them now.
  23. What is something that you do for Mother’s Day that you would not do for Father’s Day? Write about the differences and how your family celebrates each family member differently.
  24. Ask your mother figure or guardian if they have a keepsake that they were given by someone special and learn the story behind it. After, write about that object and why it is so important.
  25. Pick your favorite animal and learn more about that animal’s mothering role to its young. Write a report about how that animal cares for and protects their baby.

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