On August 11, 2023, the Prapathom Tham Early Childhood Development Center, Municipality 4 Wat Sawang Arom, hosted a special event called “Mouse Loves Mom” to celebrate National Mother’s Day. The event was held in honor of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit of Thailand’s birthday on August 12, 2023. The Deputy Mayor of Koh Samui, Pakorn Kanchanophas, presided over the opening ceremony, which was attended by various stakeholders, including the mayor’s secretary, center committee members, teachers, education personnel, parents, students, and honored guests.
Fostering Gratitude and Respect
The primary goal of the “Mouse Loves Mom” event was to promote awareness of gratitude and respect among the youth towards their mothers. By engaging children in a variety of activities, the organizers aimed to instill a sense of appreciation for their mothers and help them recognize the sacrifices made by their parents.
Scholarships for Students
One of the key activities during the event was the provision of scholarships to deserving students. These scholarships served as a means to support the education of children and to acknowledge their efforts and achievements in learning.
Outstanding Mothers Awards
A highlight of the event was the presentation of awards to outstanding mothers. These awards recognized the dedication and hard work of mothers in nurturing and caring for their children, reflecting the importance of their role in the family and society.
The event also included a mother-prostration ceremony, a traditional Thai ritual in which children pay respect to their mothers. This ceremony allowed children to express gratitude and show their love and appreciation for their mothers by performing a series of respectful gestures.
To create a joyful and memorable event for everyone, there were numerous lively on-stage performances by the children. These performances showcased the talents and creativity of the students, providing entertainment and a sense of community for all attendees.
The “Mouse Loves Mom” event not only aimed to promote the importance of gratitude and respect among children but also sought to foster good relationships between teachers, parents, and students. By bringing everyone together in a positive and engaging environment, the event encouraged open communication and collaboration among all participants, strengthening the bonds within the community.
In conclusion, the “Mouse Loves Mom” event successfully celebrated National Mother’s Day 2023 by promoting youth awareness of gratitude and respect towards their mothers. Through various activities, scholarships, awards, and performances, the event fostered a spirit of appreciation and created stronger relationships among teachers, parents, and students in the community.