Egg Education

An Eggs-tra Special Mother's Day

Breakfast in bed is a wonderful tradition that has been cherished for years. It involves preparing delicious meals while adding a touch of love to make it extra special. This Mother’s Day, Egg Farmers of Ontario is eggs-cited to keep this tradition alive with an eggs-tra special gift – a Mother’s Day card that your students can fill with their heartfelt messages and appreciation for everything their mothers do. And what better way to celebrate than with a delicious Fluffy Buttermilk Pancake recipe that the whole family can enjoy! Get Cracking this Mother’s Day with an eggs-tra special breakfast in bed!

To begin, gather the required materials below.
Step 1: Mother’s Day Appreciation

To begin, here are instructions on how to complete the appreciation page. This is where the students will express their gratitude. They can either write a list or full sentences, mentioning what they are thankful for, how their mother inspires them, and what their mother deserves this Mother’s Day. Below, you can find a few examples of how each section can be completed. Please choose the examples that would be most helpful for the students in your class.


Mother's Day Card - Page 2


Thank you for…
  • Being kind
  • Teaching me new things
  • Making me laugh
  • Encouraging me
  • Helping with my homework
  • Delicious meals and snacks
  • Loving me unconditionally
  • Being my best friend
You deserve…
  • Breakfast in bed
  • The whole world!
  • A relaxing bath
  • To sleep in
  • A home-cooked meal
  • To be thanked more often
You are …
  • Brave
  • Thoughtful
  • Smart
  • Creative
  • Appreciated
  • My inspiration
  • A great listener
  • Beautiful inside and out
  • More helpful than you know
  • A gift to our family


Step 2: Add Some Colour

It’s time to add some colour and bring this Morther’s Day card to life. Allow the class to use pencil crayons, wax crayons or markers to add their personal touch.


Step 3: Cut and Glue

Once the colouring is complete, it’s time to put it all together! Begin by cutting out the food items, while keeping the tabs attached. Fold the tabs along the edge to make it easier to open.

Add glue to the back of the tab and cover the part of the plate it corresponds to. You can find a small icon in the correct spot.

Now, add glue to the top of the Plate and Recipe page. Glue all the pages in the following order: 

1) Happy Mother’s Day

2) Breakfast plate

3) Recipe page


Step 4: Flip through and enjoy!

Have each student bring home their eggs-tra special Mother’s Day card, with a delicious pancake recipe the whole family can enjoy!

Now you’re ready to Get Cracking this Mother’s Day with Egg Farmers of Ontario!


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