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Mothering Sunday Activities | Barn Church Kew

Sadly we cannot meet in Church. We may be unable to visit our mums, whether because of advice not to travel, or because age makes them vulnerable. While we wait and pray for the current public health crisis to improve, here are some alternative ideas …

Light a candle on Sunday 22 March: a Day of Prayer and Action

https://www.churchtimes.co.uk/articles/2020/20-march/news/uk/day-of-prayer-and-action-light-a-candle-say-church-leaders

Image from: https://www.mothersunion.org/

Look out some poems about mothers & children (you will find all these online):

Sylvia Plath, ‘You’re’

George Barker, ‘To my mother’

Helena Nelson, ‘With my mother, missing the train’

Atilla József, ‘Mother’

Saradha Soobrayen, ‘As the child looks on’

Funny poems about mothers:

Louise Kevan, ‘Why the old woman lived in a shoe’

A.A. Milne, ‘Disobedience’

Do the Great Mothering Sunday Bake-off!

Try these ideas from BBC goodfood:

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/mothers-day-projects-kids

Decode these anagrams to find some fictional mothers:

  1. OLD RHUBARB METHOD
  2. SPARING MEMOS
  3. YELLOWY MEALS
  4. GUMMY IMP
  5. CRADLE BLANKLY
  6. DULY PLACATE