40+ Mother’s Day Primary Songs

Do you like to teach Mother’s Day Primary Songs? Whether the kids are asked to sing in Sacrament meeting or not, I like to spend a little time with a Mother’s Day song, even if it’s just for a small part of my singing time for a week or 2!

I totally understand that Mother’s Day can be a really difficult holiday for some. But even so, I do think there is a lot of value in celebrating motherhood. Even those beautiful women who haven’t had the opportunity to bear or raise children are very much, in my opinion, mother’s in many ways in their wards, communities, employment opportunities and more ways.

And even as a woman who has lost a child, I still appreciate being recognized as motherhood is DANG HARD WORK!

Mother’s day is always celebrated on the 2nd Sunday in May. In 2022, Mother’s Day is on May 8th. In 2023, you’ll have until May 14th to prepare!

With those dates in mind, you’ll likely want to add a Mother’s Day song, if you’re planning to teach one, as one of your activities throughout April!

10 Favorite Mother’s Day Primary Songs

There are a LOT of song you could choose for Mother’s Day to sing. But to help you simplify the long list below, I thought I’d share my personal 10 favorite picks to sing for Mother’s Day in Primary! Of course, since these are my personal picks, your list and order may be different than mine.

Top 10 favorite LDS Primary Songs for Mother's Day list, plus see the full list for even more ideas!
  1. Love is Spoken Here #190
  2. More Than Enough
  3. The Dearest Names #208
  4. Teach Me to Walk in the Light #177
  5. Mother, I Love You #207
  6. Their Mothers Knew
  7. Mother, Tell Me the Story #204
  8. Mother Dear #206a
  9. I Often Go Walking #202
  10. Grandmother #200

*The links above will take you to my archives for each song for fun singing time ideas and flip charts!

40+ Mother’s Day Primary Songs

Now, for the full list of all the fun Mother’s Day Primary songs I could find! If you have any to add, please let all of us know in the comments to add it to this list!

The songs below are grouped in categories to help you find a song that fits what you are looking for. They are listed by song order to help you look up the songs as you go along for more details!

More than 40 Primary Songs for Mother's Day - this helpful list including songs from the children's songbook, hymn book, free sheet music from the church website, and songs created by LDS composers you'll find the perfect Mother's Day Primary song to teach in Singing Time!

Mother’s Day Songs – I Love My Mom:

  • Grandmother #200
  • I Often Go Walking #202
  • My Mother Dear #203
  • Mother, Tell Me the Story #204
  • Mother Dear #206a
  • Dearest Mother, I Love You #206b
  • Mother, I Love You #207
  • The Dearest Names #208

My Mother Teaches Me:

  • I Am a Child of God #2
  • A Child’s Prayer #12
  • Teach Me to Walk in the Light #177
  • Teacher, Do You Love Me #178 *Substitute “Mother” for “Teacher”
  • Love is Spoken Here #190 (vs 1 and 3)

Family Love:

  • Love One Another #136
  • Where Love is #138
  • Families Can Be Together Forever #188
  • Home #192
  • Quickly I’ll Obey #197b
  • Because God Loves Me #234 (vs 2)
  • We Are Different #263 (vs 3)

Fun Primary Songs for Mother’s Day:

  • A Happy Family #198a
  • When We’re Helping #198b
  • Here We Are Together #261 (There’s Father, and Mother, and Sister, and Brother…)
  • Do As I’m Doing #276 (Sweep the floor, rock the baby, fold laundry..)

Mother’s Day Hymns:

  • For the Beauty of the Earth #92
  • Love at Home Hymn #294
  • O Love That Glorifies the Son #295
  • Home Can Be a Heaven on Earth #298
  • As Sisters in Zion #309
More than 40 Primary Songs for Mother's Day - this helpful list including songs from the children's songbook, hymn book, free sheet music from the church website, and songs created by LDS composers you'll find the perfect Mother's Day Primary song to teach in Singing Time! Printable singing time list of Mother's Day songs.

Mother’s Day Songs from the Church Website:

This collection is a little bit of a mixed bag. The first few would work for Primary, but a lot of these would need modifications to work for kids. Still, I thought I would include them here as they can help those planning for the ward choir, solos, or other needs.

Mother’s Day Primary Songs by LDS Composers:

There are some really beautiful Mother’s Day songs that you might also want to consider written by faithful LDS members.

*You will need Bishopric and Primary President approval and may need to purchase sheet music to use any of these songs.

40 Father's Day Primary Songs

For another super helpful list to help you prepare for upcoming holidays, head over to see our list of more than 40 Primary Songs for Father’s Day!

Printable Mother’s Day Song List

As a helpful reference, you can bookmark or pin this post to easily find it year after year. I’ve also created a 2-page printable Mother’s Day Song list that will be helpful to keep in your Singing Time Binder. For easy reference to all the links, and yearly updates with new songs, this post may still be your best go-to resource.

More than 40 Primary Songs for Mother's Day - this helpful list including songs from the children's songbook, hymn book, free sheet music from the church website, and songs created by LDS composers you'll find the perfect Mother's Day Primary song to teach in Singing Time! Printable singing time list of Mother's Day songs.

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If you still haven’t found the perfect song, head over to this post with all of our Primary Songs About LOVE to help you find a good song to sing that’s not specifically about mothers.

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Which of these Mother’s Day Primary Songs do you plan to teach this year?

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