Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and what could be better than a heartfelt handmade gift from the kiddos?
Their creative imagination and unusual quirks bedazzled us more than once, so it would interesting to see how they can express their love for their moms on this occasion. If you’re a parent, a teacher, or a carer, you can make the most of this celebration by making Mother’s Day crafts for kids and explore their creative side (and get a peek at their fascinating mind!)
And because this day is all about mommy and that she should be as relaxed as possible, we gathered for you 10 mess-free Mother’s Day DIY projects for kids to express their feelings creatively.
16.) Toddler Art Dishware, by Small Friendly
Have a tiny artist in residence? This is the time to spark their abstractive artistic sense. Give them a porcelain bowl or mug and a porcelain pen, and let the magic happen. They will create a unique aesthetic dishware that will make mommy proud!
15.) Floral Herb Perfume, by Hello Wonderful
This fragrant kid-made floral and herb “perfume” will help mom smell like spring on her special day. It might only last a few days, but the result is totally worth it. Kiddo will get in touch with nature, learn about the fragrances of different herbs and flowers and it could be the start of their interest in gardening.
14.) I Love You To Pieces Card, by Learning And Exploring Through Play
Gift cards remain classics in Mother’s Day crafts for kids. This one pumps the concept up with a confetti-like effect. “I love you to pieces” is the perfect sentence to sums up a child’s love for their moms.
13.) Showering You With Love Card, by I Heart Crafty Things
For a simple expressive gift card that takes less than 10 minutes, go for these “Showering you with love!” cards. In real life, we know we would leave our umbrella closed to receive all our children’s love, but for the sake of the craft, we’re leaving it open.
12.) Superhero Mother’s Day Gift, by I Heart Crafty Things
Calling all superheroes and Wonder Women, these Mother’s Day crafts for kids are paying you a tribute. Plus, a chocolate bar is hiding to reward all moms for their constant hard work. Yum!
11.) Heart-Framed Shadow Box, by Martha Stewart
We can see this piece of art hanging in any room of the house. If the kid can handle a paintbrush, they will be able to create this beautiful project. Even more importantly, you might even put into use any kids’ art project from class and frame it in this heart-shaped form. Stunning results guaranteed!
10.) Mother’s Day Votives, by I Heart Arts n Crafts
For all shining moms, here is a colorful heartwarming gift for you. These candle holders will light up any room and fill it with your child’s love! A mason jar and paint are the essentials, you can swipe the rest with anything available at home.
9.) DIY Heart Notebook, by Easy Peasy And Fun
This one right here is the mother card of all gift cards! This multi-layered card is fun, unique and easy to make. The kids will have more than one piece of paper to express themselves, which promises interesting results.
P.S: If the kid can’t use scissors or glue yet, they might need some assistance.
8.) Heart Fingerprint Tree, by Easy Peasy And Fun
A heart-shaped tree is perfect to symbolize the ever-growing love between a mother and her child. If you have a pencil, ink pads and a piece of paper, you would be ready to go. If you don’t have the ink pads, the kids can use their fingers, providing they are using child-safe paint. Lovely!
7.) Mother’s Day Bookmark, by Make And Takes
Opening an unfinished book and finding loving words and heartwarming pictures can make the day of any mommy out there. To get reminded of your child’s love daily, this bookmark is the perfect gift: the kids can write their own messages, choose their favorite pictures to include, and it’s completely mess-free.
6.) Thumbprint Heart Pendant Necklaces, by That’s Whatche Said
There is a high chance these cute pendant necklaces might become your favorite accessories in the whole world. The kids will greatly enjoy the oven bake clay since it will remind them of Play-Doh and they can color it with whatever colors they want.
5.) Sunshine Noodle Card, by Sassydealz
For shining mommas and bubbly kids, this fun and joyful Mother’s Day craft for kids is as simple as it gets. You will only need a few pasta noodles, bright yellow paint, glue, and a big smile!
4.) Rock Portrait For Mom, by Mermag Blog
For rockstar moms with rock-solid resolutions, this small-scale DIY craft is as easy as it gets: a smooth-rounded rock, paint, a paintbrush and you have your own rock portrait ready to hand proudly on a shelf or to secretly keep in a box. It will be ready any day mommy needs a motivation boost!
3.) Handprint Oven Mitt, by The Idea Room
For the chefs of the house, this hand-printed oven mitt is practical, useful and will remind mom how much we appreciate the efforts she makes. Next time you bake cookies, they will have an extra-yummy love-powered flavor!
2.) Mother’s Day FingerPrint Candles, by Come Together Kids
Candle projects are some of the most famous Mother’s Day crafts for kids in the DIY world, and we can easily understand why. These artwork candles will make excellent decorations to brighten up any room.
1.) “My Mom And Me” Book, by Hello Wonderful
“My Mom And Me” will become the favorite book of many mommies. Written and illustrated by their child to show how much they appreciate their parent, it is the perfect Mother’s Day craft for kids who have a writer fiber in them. Agnes Hsu from Hello Wonderful also provides free printables to make the pages of the book. Neat!
Which one of these Mother’s Day crafts for kids do you want to try? Did your kiddo surprise you with a tight hug or a handmade gift? Let us know in the comments, and read our next article: The 15 Best Mother’s Day Gifts, by clicking the Next Button below.