mothers day crafts for kids

Mothers Day Crafts For Kids

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to start making some thoughtful projects to show Mom just how special she is. These Mother’s Day crafts for kids are perfect for doing just that. We’ve rounded up some fantastic cards, plant pots, flower crafts, DIY jewellery, and so much more. These crafts are sure to make Mom smile!

And if you’re making Mother’s Day crafts in the classroom, you’ll find plenty of projects here that are suitable for making with a group. Made with simple materials that you can prep beforehand, teachers can easily guide students through the crafts. Imagine the smiles on their mothers’ faces when they receive these cute crafts!

But whether you’re crafting at home or school, you’re sure to find a Mother’s Day craft that you love. Don’t forget to make one for your grandmothers, too!

Adorable Mothers Day Crafts for Kids

So here are some suer cute Mother’s Day crafts for preschoolers and older kids. These easy Mother’s Day craft ideas are fun, simple and don’t use too many supplies! Enjoy!

Mother’s Day Flower Pot Craft from The Inspiration Edit:

Kids can use their fingerprints and some colorful buttons to create a beautifully painted flower pot for Mother’s Day. Moms will love this wonderful keepsake gift, and a plant or flower is a lovely gift that can be enjoyed long after the holiday has come and gone.

Unicorn Succulent Pot from The Inspiration Edit:

And here’s another fun plant pot for mom—a pretty unicorn pot! You could also use this same idea to create a pencil holder or utensil holder for moms who aren’t that into plants.

Rose Filled Mother’s Day Card from The Inspiration Edit:

If you order roses from the florist, they’ll only last a week or two at most. But if you give one of these rose-filled cards for Mother’s Day, Mum can enjoy the roses for years to come. This is a gorgeous card for older kids to make for their mothers and grandmothers.

Superhero Mother’s Day Puppet from Kids’ Craft Room:

Show mom how super special she is with a superhero puppet made in her honor. This puppet is super fun because the arms and legs are movable!

Mother’s Day Coffee Card from I Heart Crafty Things:

Give Mom the gift of a hot cup of coffee this Mother’s Day! Include a gift card to Starbucks or her favorite local coffee shop. The card is easy to put together with the template.

Plastic Fork Tulips from Our Kid Things:

Create a bouquet of tulips from plastic forks. This is a fun craft for kids of all ages.

Handprint Cactus Card from Simple Everyday Mom:

Don’t you just love this card depicting a cactus in a pot? The cactus is made from your child’s sweet little handprint, so you’ll want to add this one to the scrapbook after you’ve displayed it for a while.

Bubble Paint Flowers from My Joy-Filled Life:

The pattern and texture created by the bubble paint make these paper flowers look a little like hydrangeas. Aren’t they pretty? Make a whole “bouquet” of these for mom on Mother’s Day!

Home is Where the Heart is Magnet from Darcy and Brian:

Moms work hard at providing a comforting, nurturing home for their kids, so receiving one of these magnets would mean so much. If you’re doing this craft with a class, make sure the children add their names (or Mom’s name) to the heart inside the house.

Bottle Cap Keychains from Artsy-Fartsy Mama:

We love gifts that you can hold onto for years, like these bottle cap keychains featuring drawings and messages from your children. You could also create some fun necklaces using the same idea.

Salt Dough Flower Necklaces from Natural Beach Living:

Speaking of necklaces, salt dough flower pendants would make a lovely gift for all the important women in your life. Your little girl will, of course, want one for herself, too. They’re so pretty!

Family Watercolor Handprint Art from Pink Stripey Socks:

Trace everyone’s handprints onto paper or canvas, and have the kids paint them with watercolors. This creates a beautiful piece that you’ll want to hang above the mantle or include in a gallery wall in your home.

Fingerprint Flower Cup and Saucer from A+ Teaching Resources:

Any mom who enjoys a hot cup of tea or coffee to start her mornings will love having a cup and saucer personalized with her kiddo’s fingerprints. Isn’t this lovely and dainty?

Fingerprint Keepsake Mini Canvas from Red Ted Art:

This piece of keepsake art will allow you to preserve your child’s tiny fingerprints forever. This is a beautiful craft to make with toddlers for Mother’s Day.

Photo Flower Bouquet from School Time Snippets:

Surprise Mom with a bouquet of photo flowers from the kids. For moms with only one kid, you can still put the flower in a small vase or simply add a magnet to the back for her to put on the fridge.

Handprint Flower Frame from Mommy’s Bundle:

This is a beautiful Mother’s Day craft to make with babies. Turn their little handprints into flowers, and include a photo of the baby in the frame.

Cupcake Mother’s Day Card from The Soccer Mom Blog:

For the sweetest moms, only a cupcake will do. But this isn’t the sort of cupcake you eat—you can keep this sweet gift forever! The pop-up design with a photo of the kiddos inside is so much fun.

Felt Flower Bookmarks from Happiness is Homemade:

Moms who love to read need cute bookmarks to keep their pages. These gorgeous felt flower bookmarks are sturdy enough to hold up for years, and she’ll smile every time she sees one.

Tea Cup Card for Mother’s Day from Our Kid Things: 

The teacup on this clever card is made with an egg carton and pipe cleaner. Isn’t it cute? Include a teabag of Mom’s favorite tea blend with the card.

Jewellery Dishes for Mother’s Day from Projects with Kids:

These jewellery dishes are fantastic kid-made gifts for any occasion. Start with some terra cotta saucers and scrapbook paper, and you only need a few more materials to complete the project.

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About Angela Milnes

Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts, preschool music and reading with kids. Don’t forget to follow our fun crafts and creative ideas over on Facebook.

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