10 Heartwarming Mother’s Day Crafts to Make with Your Kids

Ready?!? Mother’s Day is a special day dedicated to honoring and celebrating the love, care, and hard work of mothers all around the world, and it’s time to help our kids make our special cards and gifts!!

Because we’re moms! Making a Mother’s Day craft is not only a fun and creative activity for kids, but it also teaches them important lessons about gratitude, empathy, and love.

Although some may think that helping kids make a craft for themselves on Mother’s Day is self-serving, it’s actually quite the opposite. The act of creating a gift for someone else, even if it’s with some assistance, teaches children the importance of gratitude, appreciation, and empathy. It also allows children to express their creativity and imagination while strengthening the bond between parent and child. So, helping your child make a craft for you on Mother’s Day is not only a thoughtful gesture, but it’s also an opportunity for them to learn and grow in meaningful ways.

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Here are 10 Mother’s Day craft ideas that you can make with your kids:

  1. Handprint Flower Bouquet: Use your child’s handprints to create a beautiful bouquet of flowers on a piece of paper or canvas. Add some paint or other embellishments to make it extra special.
  2. Personalized Photo Album: Help your child create a special photo album filled with pictures of them with their mom. Decorate the album with stickers, washi tape, and other fun embellishments.
  3. Handwritten Poem or Letter: Encourage your child to write a heartfelt poem or letter to their mom expressing their love and appreciation. They can create a paper flowerpot booklet card to capture their love!!
  4. Beaded Jewelry: Use colorful beads and elastic string to create bracelets, necklaces, or earrings that your child and their mom can wear together.
  5. Homemade Candle: Make a homemade candle by melting down some beeswax and adding essential oils and other scents. Pour the wax into a decorative jar or container and add a personalized label.
  6. Painted Flower Pot: Help your child paint a plain terra cotta flower pot with colorful paint and add some flowers or herbs. Add a special message or design to make it unique.
  7. Hand-Decorated Apron: Use fabric paint or markers to decorate a plain apron with your child’s handprints, drawings, or special messages. This is a great gift for moms who love to cook or bake.
  8. Homemade Bath Bombs: Mix together baking soda, citric acid, and essential oils to make homemade bath bombs. Shape them into hearts or other shapes and package them in a decorative jar or bag.
  9. Handprint Keychain: Use air-dry clay to create a handprint keychain that your child’s mom can carry with her wherever she goes.
  10. Personalized Coffee Mug: Use paint or markers to decorate a plain coffee mug with your child’s handprints, drawings, or special messages. Add some coffee or tea to the mug for an extra-special touch.

Whether it’s a handprint bouquet, personalized photo album, or homemade candle, these craft ideas are sure to bring a smile to your mom’s face and create a lasting memory for your family.

Roses are red, violets are blue

I’m not great at rhyming, but Mom, I love you!

You taught me to walk, you taught me to talk

And how to avoid a silly gawk

You cleaned up my messes, you cooked me my meals

You even helped me with my own laundry deals

You kissed my booboos, you made me feel better

And now I’m writing this silly little letter

So on this Mother’s Day, I just want to say

That I love you more than words can convey

And though my rhyming skills may not be the best I hope this poem puts your heart at rest

Happy Mother’s Day to the best mom around Thanks for always being there, even when I’m a bit of a clown!


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