Mother’s Day Crafts for Kids

Mother’s Day is celebrated in order to express love and respect for mothers and motherhood. It could also be a wonderful time to spend some quality time with your children. Here are some Mother’s Day crafts for kids you could try with your little ones on this special day!

As kids make arts & crafts, it also improves their creativity, imagination, gross motor skills, and hand-eye coordination. Find out more about these Mother’s Day crafts for kids below.

Easy Mother’s Day Crafts for Kids

Check out these easy Mother’s Day crafts for kids:

Crayon Candle

Materials you’ll need:

  • Wax
  • Crayons
  • Containers
  • Wicks

Instructions: Heat a huge jar of wax and pour the heated wax into different containers. Place different colors of broken crayons into these containers too. Then, slowly pour each “layer” of colored wax into a big jar with a wick in it. You’ve now made your very own crayon candle! This is one of the most creative Mother’s Day craft for kids.

Picture Frame Vase

Materials you’ll need for one of the most easy Mother’s Day craft for kids:

  • Mason jar
  • Clear spray paint
  • Painter’s tape
  • Paints and brush
  • Flowers

Instructions: Take your mason jar, stick painter’s tape on the jar, and paint the rest of your vase any color of your choice. Glue a picture of you and your mom (or you and your child) onto the painter’s tape. Don’t forget to make the paint on your vase more durable with some spray paint! And lastly, place your flowers inside the vase.

You could also use Osmo’s interactive drawing game, Masterpiece, to draw a picture of you and your mom! With Osmo’s drawing tool, drawing becomes super easy and fun.

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Cupcake Flowers

Materials required for this mother’s day craft for kids:

  • Cupcake liners
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Pen

Instructions: Use your pen to poke a hole in each cupcake liner. Then, pull your pipe cleaner through the hole. Make sure to tie a knot using your pipe cleaner. You could use another pipe cleaner to wrap your cupcake flowers and hold them together. That’s all! For more easy Mother’s Day crafts for kids, continue to read!

Rainbow Footprint

Here’s one of the most fun kids’ crafts for Mother’s Day:

Materials required:

  • Watercolors
  • Pencil / Pen
  • Paper

Instructions: Dip your child’s feet into watercolors and then have them stand on a sheet of paper. You could use their feet as the wings of a butterfly. Next, design the butterfly using your pen and pencils and you’re done! You could even make a card using these rainbow footprints.

Paper Plate Necklace

Materials required for this easy Mother’s Day craft for kids:

  • Paper plates
  • Yarn

Instructions: Cut your paper plates into tiny circles. Poke a hole in these small circles and pull yarn through them. Decorate each circle with more yarn, sequins, buttons, and glitter. Your paper plate necklace is ready! You don’t need to use paper plates if there aren’t any lying around. Even plain paper / colored paper would do.

Handpainted Cactus

Looking for more Mother’s Day craft ideas for kids? We’ve got you covered.

Materials required:

  • Stones
  • Paints and brushes
  • Pots

Instructions: Collect various stones and pebbles from your backyard. Next, paint them green just like a cactus. Leave them to dry for a while, and then place them in your pot. These look pretty realistic and are a great example of super fun and easy Mother’s Day crafts for kids to make at home. If you don’t have pots at home, you could use a cardboard box and shape it like a pot!

DIY Soap Gifts

Materials required for this creative Mother’s Day craft for kids:

  • Soap
  • Microwave
  • Soap color/food coloring
  • Cookie cutters
  • Mold
  • Fragrance oil or essential oil
  • Ribbon
  • Letter stamps

Instructions: First, melt your soap in a microwave. Once it’s melted, add the fragrance or essential oil to it, along with the soap color/food coloring. You could even add some honey or milk to your soap base. Next, once the mixture has cooled down, pour this mixture onto your mold. Use cookie cutters to shape your soap in any way you like. Use letter stamps to say “I love you, mom!” and poke a hole into your soap to pull a ribbon through it. Put all your handmade soaps into a basket and you’re done! This could be one of the best kids’ crafts for Mother’s Day!

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