Mother's Day Crafts
Getting the kids involved in making some special Mother's Day crafts is a bit of a tradition in many households, because there's nothing that mothers like more than a lovingly crafted handmade gift on Mother's Day, except perhaps breakfast in bed! You'll find plenty of ideas and inspiration below.
These bath salts are a fun crafty gift which kids can make to give to mother on Mother's Day, a grandmother on Grandparents' Day or other favorite adult any time of year!
Here is a really inspirational and unusual gift idea which kids can make - perfect for Mother's Day or a favourite grandmother! You could also make a key ring or perhaps even a small pair of cufflinks so that Dads and grandfathers could be the lucky recipients, too!
Children can try making this pretty coffee filter rose for Valentine's Day or Mother's Day - it's so pretty, who wouldn't be happy to receive it!
This pretty daisy bookmark is quickly and easily made with fingerprints by all ages of children - a perfect little gift for Mother's Day or any special occasion.
Children can sew this pretty daisy picture to give as a gift (mount it and frame in a simple frame like ours) or use it on the front of a card for someone special, perhaps at Mother's Day.
This decoupage tray is a super gift which kids can make for Mother's Day, Father's Day, Grandparent's Day or any other special occasion! And how about serving a surprise breakfast in bed on it!
This pretty brooch is fun for kids to sew and - if you can bear to part with it - it makes a lovely gift for mothers, grannies or friends! And of course you can make all sorts of variations depending on what fabrics you have available... why not make one to match every outfit!
Children can practise their sewing skills to make this pretty felt heart pillow - then decorate it with odds and ends to make it really special. Perfect for Valentine's Day or Mother's Day.
Kids will enjoy making this filter paper bouquet for Mother's Day or Grandparent's Day - or perhaps to a favorite teacher! The colours are so pretty and perfect for Spring.
If your child prints a handprint heart, it will be yours forever! These make a super quick craft activity for Valentine's Day or Mother's Day and a lovely keepsake, too.
Here is a fun way for children to display artwork on the fridge - and it makes a nice little present for Mother's Day, Father's Day or Grandparent's Day too.
Here's a handmade kids craft which anyone would be proud to display on their fridge - perfect for Valentine's Day or Mother's Day.
Here's a sweet craft for Valentine's Day or Mother's Day which the kids will enjoy making. It looks very pretty so whoever they give it to is sure to be pleased!
Thumbprint paintings are always messy fun, and these hyacinth thumbprint paintings can be enjoyed by your youngest children with a bit of direction!
This Mother's Day craft encourages children to think about what makes their mother special. It is sure to become a treasured possession and is one of our most popular Mother's Day crafts here at Activity Village.
This pretty lolly stick window box is a quick kids craft for younger children which makes a delightful gift for them to make for Mother's Day, Grandparent's Day or other occasions. As a glue gun is used, an adult's help will be required.
This clay modelling craft uses a kitchen bowl as a base to create a lovely lotus flower bowl. It would make a super trinket bowl, and a perfect gift for the kids to give to friends or family - perhaps for Mother's Day?
Here is a simple craft idea that kids can make for parents, teachers, grandparents - perfect for a pair of beside reading spectacles!
Here is a very useful gift: a handy little purse in which to keep change for the car park! Perfect for every busy (and forgetful) adult. You could make one that holds coins for the shopping trolley too.
We've tried an unusual technique for this plate which made the design rather exciting! Of course you could adapt this for all sorts of events and use different shapes and pictures. A butterfly would look pretty! Remember, this plate is FOR DISPLAY only.
This Mother's Day bracelet a quick and easy craft for kids to make for Mother's Day, and it makes a cute little gift which they will enjoy giving.
Top off your Mother's Day breakfast in bed with this cute little Mother's Day egg cosy! What a lovely little present for mum to receive.
This can be a very quick and easy craft, and it pays to take a little bit of time to plan your design before you start. Giving mum a handmade Mother's Day egg cup will really make breakfast in bed special!
Here is a simple idea which will let children let their mother's know how much they appreciate them, so it is perfect for Mother's Day or Mum's birthday! Print, colour and assemble...
This makes a great little present for someone who has their own business cards - or get the kids to make some! Perfect for Father's Day, Mother's Day or any day. This clever origami business card holder has 4 pockets and is folded out of A4 or letter-sized paper.
These lovely fluffy flowers are fun to make and quite simple to fold - but your children will need some perseverance to fold the 8 petals needed for the flower (and 2 more for the leaves, if you decide to add them!) It makes a super flower for Mother's Day or any special occasion.
These pretty tulips are perfect for Mother's Day cards, Spring decorations, or just to cheer you up! The flower is relatively easy but the stem is stiff to fold and may not be suitable for younger children.
This is a super idea for Mother's Day, or all year round! You'll end up with a one-of-a-kind painting to treasure, and your child will remember the real Whistler's Mother forever!
Painted flower pots are simple to do and not exactly original - but they always go down well on Mother's Day, Grandparent's Day, or just as a rainy day activity - especially if you pot them up with some seeds or a little plant too!
The paper mache bowl is a classic craft for kids for good reason! It takes a little patience to build it up and wait for it to dry, but there is something very satisfying about creating something out of scraps of paper and glue, and of course you can really go to town decorating it.
A fun craft which makes use of unwanted CDs, these photo coasters are a brilliant gift idea for all occasions! Perfect for Father's Day, Mother's Day, grandparents or even teachers. Perhaps you could make one for each member of the family?
Here's a fun way to give a gift with a hidden surprise! Make them with your little ones for Spring, Easter or Mother's Day... they are a super classroom take-home activity for Mother's Day in particular.
These pipe cleaner daffodils are really fun to make. Twirling the pipe cleaners was a good exercise for little fingers, but some adult help was needed with younger children when it came to putting the daffodils together.
The photo doesn't really do this pretty pipe cleaner flower card justice I'm afraid! Playing with pipe cleaners is a lovely activity for little hands but younger children may need some help putting the petals together.
With just a few bits and pieces, children can recycle a glass jar into a pretty vase with this easy craft idea.
This pretty ribbon bracelet is a perfect little gift for girls to make for their friends, or perhaps for Mother's Day or as a teacher's gift. It's a nice little learner sewing project, too.
This quick and easy clay photo frame is incredibly effective, and children will enjoy experimenting with the patterns they can make. Of course, if you don't like your design you can just roll up the clay and start again.
These are a really super keepsake gift kids can make for Mother's Day, Father's Day, Grandparent's Day - or any time, just for fun!
With this tissue paper flowers craft idea, kids of all ages can produce a stunning bouquet of very pretty flowers quickly and easily!
Children will enjoy making this tissue paper rose, which makes a sweet little home-made gift for Valentine's Day or Mother's Day or a pretty craft for a summer theme.