Great Mother’s Day Crafts for Children

These fun and easy to make handmade Mother’s Day crafts for children are the ideal gifts to put a smile on mums’ faces everywhere this upcoming Mother’s Day. Using inexpensive materials and a fun and fresh range of original activities to keep kids busy, what better way for your kids to give some love back and tell Mum all the reasons they love her than with these unique and personal gifts? We’ve scoured the internet and found a great selection of Mother’s Day crafts for children to get stuck into in the run up to this Mother’s Day.

Top 8 Mother’s Day crafts for children projects

The Activity Village: I Love My Mum Flower

The idea for this heartwarming gift is from the Activity Village, an online provider of free kids activities. Children can follow the simple instructions using a variety of their favourite coloured card and pens to tell Mum how much they love her with this adorably creative flower pot.

I Love My Mum Flower Pot

Free kids Crafts: Helping Hands Craft

This project from Free Kids Crafts one is for the boys; like the I Love My Mum Flower pot, with the help of dad, boys can use their own artwork and creativity to craft as many helping hands as they like, naming all the reasons why they love mum.

Helping Hands

Spoonful: Summer on a String

This banner from Spoonful is a great idea to boost children’s creativity this Mother’s Day; switch the summer theme to mum’s theme and use any left over scrap bits of tissue paper and card with beads and charms to make lots of personal cards and pictures, then hang them up to surprise Mum!

Summer On A String

All Kids Network: Handprint Tea Towel Craft

A simple yet heartfelt gift for everyday use from All Kids Network, all that’s needed is a pair of Mum’s helping hands and some fabric paint. It’s a quick and easy Mother’s Day craft for children that involves messy fun and is bound to get them laughing.

Handprint Tea Towel Craft

Baby Center: Painted Glass Vase

Encourage children to get painting and make something unique with this beautiful Mother’s Day craft idea from Baby Center. The Baby Centers’ idea of a painted glass vase is fun for boys and girls alike; simply save a left over jam jar or old vase and use acrylic paints to create any personal design that can be turned into an accessory for the work desk.

Painted Glass Vase

Tesco: Homemade Felt Bookmark

Another useful gift for the work desk or a great gift for mums that love to read; children can use foam sheets (available here) to cut out a sturdy, fancy bookmark, courtesy of Tesco’s Living magazine. Use the scrap bits to cut out shapes such as love hearts and stars to add a personal flair.

Homemade Bookmark Craft

Krokotak: Heart cut-out card

Show some love and originality with this sweet, heart cut-out mothers day card from Krokotak. It is very simple to make, only requiring a piece of coloured card, some scissors and a small hand! Kids can add their own writing and designs to make it personal.

Heart cut-out card

She Knows: Embellished Sleep Mask

This great idea from She Knows uses felts, embellishments, beads and charms to spice up a plain sleep mask and give Mum the well deserved rest she needs after a long, hard day of being pampered by the kids this Mothers Day!

Embellished sleep mask (courtesy of

So there you have it! A fantastic selection of Mother’s Day crafts for children to get stuck into – and there’s no need to stop at one; why not make a beautiful selection of these homemade Mother’s Day projects that Mum can treasure forever?

Let us know how you and your kids get on making your projects for Mother’s Day in the comments below!


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