There’s something about personalised, handcrafted gifts that bring happy tears to a mother’s eyes.
It doesn’t matter how young or old a child is or how good or bad the result is, if the gift is crafted using their child’s own two hands it is considered very special.
This collection of 19 Mothers Day crafts for kids offers a good balance in that they look impressive, but they’re also super straightforward.
Discover easy crafts for little kids, impressive craft ideas for older kids, handmade gifts using recycled materials, creative Mother’s Day cards, handcrafted flowers and homemade food.
The smile on Mum’s face on receiving one of these gorgeous gifts will say it all. Happy Mother’s Day!
Super Easy Crafts For Little Ones
Often it’s Mum supervising their child’s craft activities, so imagine her surprise when she receives something special she hasn’t helped make!
Whether you’re a Dad, Aunty, Uncle, Grandmother, Grandfather, babysitter, nanny or childcare worker, you’ll love these easy and high impact Mother’s Day craft ideas.
1. Sewing cards
2. Painted hand bouquet
3. Button bookmarks
Impressive Craft Gift Ideas For Older Kids
Send this list to an upper primary child or teenager to tackle on their own. Regardless of whether they’re into arts and crafts or not, these ideas are easy enough to put together. It just takes time and patience.
The results are impressive, particularly the soaps, cactus pots and canvas prints.
To create your own personalised family collage canvas for Mum, check out the 40+ different collage templates you can create online now.
4. Floral bracelet
By: Lovely Indeed
5. Hand painted mini cactus
6. Canvas collage
From Canvas Factory
7. Soap gift
By: Latika Soap
8. Dream catcher
By: jane can
9. Crayon candle
By: The Pinning Mama
Creative Craft Using Recycled Materials
Mums care for the environment, so it makes sense to craft using recycled materials.
To create a quality recycled gift that doesn’t end up being recycled itself, be sure to check out these extraordinary creative craft ideas.
Mum will love how much thought and imagination has gone into her gift, no matter how simple or complex.
10. Love stems
By: It’s A Wild Life
11. Egg carton flowers
12. Recycled art handmade notebook
By: Artful Kids
Gorgeous DIY Mother’s Day Cards
When crafting a Mother’s Day card, it pays to keep it simple, colourful and creative. A child ought to build on strengths it already has.
The pop-up card idea is the ideal option for an older child who’s familiar with the concept of shapes and dimensions while the vintage and flower cards will require much more time and supervision to achieve.
13. Pop-up card
By: Martha Stewart
14. Vintage card
By: Martha Stewart
15. Flower card
Home Made Food Gifts For Mum
How good are those flower popsicles? Not only are they terrifically tasty and fabulously feminine, but they’re chock full of that special secret ingredient – love.
Food gifts can be made a few days in advance, but it’s most important they’re kept fresh so be sure to plan ahead if this is your treat of choice for Mum.
16. Flower bouquet popsicles
By: Marla Meridith
17. Flower bites
Craft Mum A Gift Of Flowers
A flower that lives on long after Mother’s Day has ended? That’s the dream!
Make that dream a reality with craft flowers that will bring a mother’s heart and home to life. So simple. So special. So super straightforward.
18. Paper flowers
By: Made by Joel
19. Crafty bouquet
By: Make and Takes