Your kids will love to create these easy Mother’s Day crafts for their mom. From unique papercrafts to fun art projects, your child will be so proud to give their handmade gift.
Mother’s Day Crafts
Some of my favorite gifts that I’ve received from my kids are homemade ones. And some of the gifts my kids make are a little rough.
We like to create crafts that let your child explore their creativity while still having an end product that mom will love to display.
Kids love to give their fun crafts. These Mother’s Day crafts make fantastic gifts.
From amazing heart crafts to creative flower crafts and some unique art projects. You’ll find a project for preschoolers and for the older kids.
Some of the crafts below can be used to make adorable Mother’s Day cards. And if you need a bit more guidance, you can grab our printable template.
The teachers at my children’s school have always come up with the most amazing gift ideas. We made sure that most of these crafts use inexpensive supplies. So that teachers can create gifts as a May classroom activity.
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Craft supplies for diy mother’s day gifts
These craft supplies are perfect for crafting with young kids. While not each of them is used in the crafts below, they are all staples in our craft bin. If you don’t have any on hand, that might be ok. Take a look at the craft first to see whether or not you need them.
- Construction Paper – One of our favorite craft supplies
- Pipe Cleaners – You can make so many items with this supply.
- Cardboard – Perfect for using up all those boxes you get in the mail!
- Cupcake Liners – They come in every color of the rainbow, and then some!
- Craft Sticks or popsicle sticks – A classic staple, use them in your craft or to mix paint.
- Paper plates – This party supply is perfect for crafting. They also make great inexpensive paint pallets. Don’t forget to tape them down!
- Crayons – Use them for coloring or melting, the possibilities are endless.
- Kid-Friendly paint – Kids love to get messy! Check out our favorite tips for painting with young children.
- Mason Jar – This popular craft supply can be filled or decorated.
- Googly Eyes – You can literally add them to any project and it instantly becomes cuter.
- Tissue Paper – We always have this on hand. Buy it new or use or save it from birthday parties and holidays.
Pin this collection of homemade gift ideas
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Crafts for mom
These handmade gifts from kids are great for Mother's Day, Christmas, Valentine's Day, her birthday, or any day when kids want to share how special their mommy is.
Use up your pile of Amazon boxes for a gift. These cardboard hearts can be used as decoration and is great for kids of all ages.
Kids can color in these free bookmarks as a great gift idea. Sign up for our email list and receive these for free. Or you can purchase them from our Etsy shop!
Hit the easy button by printing out these gift tags and Mother's Day cards. Perfect for any last-minute gifting.
For the mom who loves her plants. Use melted crayons to create unique pots. This one is especially perfect for older kids who can be cautious with things that are hot enough to melt crayons. This is definitely one of our favorite Mother's day crafts.
Kids can pick flowers, press them, and then put them in a picture frame to give their mom flowers that will last. It's a great way for kids to be involved in the entire process!
Use bubble wrap to create a unique Mother's Day Card. Finish it off with something simple like "Happy Mother's Day"!
Melt mom's heart with this fun and unique construction papercraft. Every time you incorporate a 3D effect into a craft kids go crazy! And we do too if we're being honest.
This fun art project is perfect for decorating a card. Use simple pastels and a heart template to create a stunning effect. Plus it's super easy for younger children to accomplish.
Capture little handprints with an art project that moms will want to hang in their home. With each row of handprints, the paint gets darker giving it the ombre look. Use painter's tape to tape off the first initial of your child's name to give it even more of a personalized touch.
Use the sun to create messages to mom with this simple construction papercraft. Not only are kids creating a fun gift for mom, but they are also learning about the effects of the sun! It's always a win-win when you can sneak education into crafting.
Use glitter without all the mess and paint flowers on a cute card. Use the glitter to create sparkly flower petals that really shimmer on the handmade card.
These magnets make fantastic gifts for moms. Now your kids can use magnets that they made to hang up the artwork that they make in the future! Functional crafting for the win!
This colorful spring craft is great for decorating on Mother's day. Use up some toilet paper rolls and stuff them with tissue paper. You could even combine them to make a cute mobile craft.
This gift idea is perfect for the mom who loves to read. The art project is perfect for young children. Then you can cut them apart and give them as bookmarks. Make them in your mom's favorite color and she'll see them every time she picks up her book.
This craft was created for Father's Day, but with a simple adjustment, it's great for moms too! Plus it sneaks in some much-needed fine motor skill-building. Use any color you want to create this unique Mother's Day gift.
Kids love to paint rocks. And this craft is perfect for kids to create. Moms can use them as decorations or paperweights.
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