25 Kid Friendly Mother’s Day Crafts

25 Top Mother’s Day Crafts For Kids to Make


Through browsing Pinterest and the web I have gathered my top 25 favorite crafts that kids can make for their mom’s for Mother’s day. So Dads, if your kids haven’t made anything for Mom yet, you still have time!  These aren’t in any particular order,  just what order I found them in while browsing. I love them all!

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1. Handprint & Fingerprint Flowerpot with Poem for Mother’s Day by Handprint and Footprint Art

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This adorable craft creates a memorable keepsake of your child’s handprint and finger prints along with a sweet poem. This bouquet is sure to last forever in any Mother’s heart.

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This is one of my favorites! I love this idea and the colors used for the handprints! This would be beautiful with any room decor and last for years to come. I will definitely have to make one for our family. 

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We did something very similar to this for Father’s Day last year with my kids. We have four kids and had them hold signs that said We – Love – You – Dada. You could just add Mom at the end instead. :-)

4. Mother’s Day Mason Jar Vase by Christina’s Adventure’s

This is another great gift to make with kids. This is a flower vase Mom will be able to use for years to come. :-) 

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This craft is super simple to make and would be a great last minute gift that the kids can make and still be really creative with.

6. “I Love You This Much” Card by A Day In My Life

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Such a sweet and creative card. I would love it if my kids made me this for  Mother’s Day. :-)

7. Kid Canvas by A Day In My Life

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Let your child paint on a canvas, write their age and name on the canvas or put their footprint on a canvas. Such a great gift that the kids will have a lot of fun with.

8. Handprint Trees by Come Together Kids

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I love this craft by Come Together Kids. A beautiful piece of artwork that Mom can cherish in her heart as well as on her wall. 


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Instead of buying Mom flowers, why not make her a handprint bouquet? I love this idea. You could make these for grandparents as well. :-)

10. Fun Photo Bookmarks by Come Together Kids

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If Mom loves to read this is an adorable, fun craft to make. Turn photos of the kids into bookmarks she can use in her favorite book!

11. Tea Wallet by Is It Naptime Yet?

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I love drinking tea. Sometimes tea isn’t readily available everywhere you go. This is perfect for the mom who wants have her tea everywhere! This is definitely something for an older child to make Mom. :-)

12. Typography Garden by A Subtle Revelry

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I loved this idea! It’s so unique and creative. The kids could help with planting the flowers in this garden. I know my kids LOVE to help me plant flowers and play in the dirt…mostly playing in the dirt…haha

13. Flowers on a String by Toddler Approved

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Brenden made me a bracelet in Kindergarten for Mother’s Day last year. I still cherish it and it’s very special to me. I think this would be a great craft for kids to make Mom.

14. Fingerprint Flower Bookmarks by Share & Remember

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This is a different bookmark the kids can make with their fingerprints. It also includes an adorable poem which makes it all the more special. :-)

15. Cardboard Locket by The Cardboard Collective

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This is a really neat and unique craft. The kids would definitely need some help with this one but I think they would enjoy color and decorating the cardboard.

16. Mother’s Day Handprint Cards by Willowday

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This takes the traditional handprint art to another level. Making the handprint/cut out look like the child. Soooo cute! :-) I’m loving this one.

17. Flower of Love Craft by Macaroni Kid

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This incorporates all the great features of a wonderful Mother’s Day craft….Handprints, photos, and loving words about Mom. :-) Such a cute idea!

18. Cupcake Flower Bouquet by Preschool Play

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What a fun idea! My kids would love to make this! They can be as creative as they want in designing the flowers. These turned out beautifully!

19. Painted Flower Pots by Sparkle Power

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I love the idea of using up old paint cans and letting the kids go to town with decorating them. How fun!!

20. Garden Stepping Stone by A Learning Experience

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This is absolutely beautiful. Such a treasure to be added to Mom’s garden. :-) I would love to make a whole pathway out of these.

21. Children’s Art Vase by Aunt Peaches

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This is a wonderful idea for displaying  a child’s artwork inside a flower vase for Mom.

22. Simple Beaded Necklace by Everything’s Nice

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Why not make Mom a necklace. This is simple and the kids could even decorate the wooden beads for an added personal touch.

23. Personalized Candles by I Can Teach My Child

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I love this idea as well as the technique that was use. What a great idea. I know a lot of moms who love candles and how much more precious is a  candle with your child’s artwork on it?

24. Easy Peasy Pipe Cleaner Flowers by The Craft Nest

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This super simple craft uses basic materials and is something little hands will love to make for Mom.

25. Handprint Flower Tote Bag by Paint Cut Paste

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This is a great gift that Mom can carry around with her everywhere as she shuttles kids to and from school, sports, church, etc. Each child could make her a tote and decorate it or each child could put a handprint and they could work together to decorate one bag. 

There are a lot of great craft projects here and I hope you found one of them helpful in figuring out what to make Mom for Mother’s Day. To all the Mom’s: Don’t forget to relax this weekend, slow down, and enjoy Sunday with your family. Make memories, laugh, and cherish precious time with your loved ones. You are special and much adored. 
“Her children arise and call her blessed;
    her husband also, and he praises her:”
Proverbs 31:28



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About Faith Lohr

Faith is a wife and stay at home mom of five children. She has three boys and two girls who keep her on her toes, teach her new things each day, inspire her, and at times drive her crazy! She has felt a calling into youth ministry since the young age of 15 and uses her roles of being a homeschooling mom, helper at church, and creator/author at Artistic Hands of Faith to fulfill that calling. She loves anything hands on and creative and enjoys using her artistic talents for God's glory.

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