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Kid Gifts for Mom: DIY Mother's Day Cards, Gifts, and Crafts

Getting ready for Mother's Day?!

Who could forget that the second Sunday in May is a special day devoted just to Moms?  I do think that moms should be celebrated every day, but it is nice to have one day just for us!

We have found great kid gifts for mom. These ideas are perfect for school teachers to find a fun and unique gift for their students to make for Mother's Day. We've made it very easy for dad to find something simple, yet beautiful, for the kiddos to create, too!

Mother's Day coloring pages, cards and crafts make a wonderful handmade Mother's Day gift for mom, grandma, or someone special on this day devoted just to them.

When it comes to Mother's Day, nothing says " I love You" more than a homemade craft from the kids.  Gifts that are made from toddlers, preschoolers, and the big kids will be treasured for years to come.

We have gathered some of our favorite free DIY Mother's Day craft ideas, tutorials and printables that you can help the kids make into very special gifts.

The unique craft ideas range from meaningful cards to painted mugs, from handprint Mother's Day cards and thumbprint projects to flower bouquets and much more. You are sure to find something just perfect for the kids in your life to create and make this day extra special for mom!

(If this gets you thinking of Father's Day, we've gotcha covered!)

Kid Gifts for Mom: DIY Mother's Day Cards, Gifts, and Crafts

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All About Mommy Questionnaire

Kids say the cutest things! With this questionnaire, kids can make a unique gift for Mother's Day. Happy Home Fairy

Bookmark - Spool Knitted Bookmark

Bookmark - Spool Knitted Bookmark

This video will show you how to make a spool knitter flower bookmark. Needlepointers.com

Bottle Cap Magnet

Bottle Cap Magnet

These easy bottle cap magnets for kids make the perfect gift for Mother's Day or any occasion. Fun Money Mom

Button Bookmark

Button Bookmark

Learn how to make a super simple, fun button bookmark. A excellent gift giving idea. Needlepointers.com

Candy Bar Wrapper

Does Mom Like Sweets! Give mom a chocolate bouquet of flowers by putting together this sweet Free Printable Mother's Day Candy Bar Wrapper. Artsy Fartsy Mama

Cupcake Wrapper Flowers

Cupcake Wrapper Flowers

This Mother's day craft is the perfect activity for kids. It uses cupcake wrappers to create beautiful paper flowers. Craft Bits

Curled Paper Spring Flower Craft

Curled Paper Spring Flower Craft

This activity is great to create as a spring activity, but this activity can also be used for a special Mother’s Day gift, too. Mom Wife Busy Life

Duct Tape Coin Purse

Duct Tape Coin Purse

Learn how to make a super simple duct tape coin purse (pouch) in about an hour.

Egg Carton Tea Cup Card

For all the moms that are just as sweet as a cup of sweet tea, we have the perfect kid-made gift this Mother’s Day. Out Kid Things

Fingerprint Flower Cup with Saucer

Fingerprint Flower Cup with Saucer

Mums everywhere will treasure this simple-to-make fingerprint flower cup with a saucer gift on Mother’s Day. A Plus Teaching

Flower Basket Paper Weaving

With this free printable, the kids get to color, cut and weave. Red Ted Art

Flower Bouquet

With this Printable Mothers Day Craft, kids can tell Mom how special she is to them, how much they love her and value all she does for your family. 123 Homeschool 4 Me

Handprint Butterfly Mothers Day Craft

Sweet and personal, a handprint Mother’s day craft you can make with your kids. Easy Peasy and Fun

Handprint Cactus Card

Handprint Cactus Card

How to make these adorable cactus cards for Mom. Simple Everyday Mom

Handprint Flower

This easy craft for kids, DIY Mother’s Day flowers, will be cherished by Mom. The Flying Couponer

Handprint Flower Art

This handprint art bouquet is perfect for little ones to make for Mother's Day. Easy Peasy and Fun

Handprint Jewelry Bowl

A handprint art ring dish or jewelry bowl made with marbled polymer clay is a unique homemade gift idea that kids can make for Mother’s Day, Christmas, or a birthday. Rhythms Of Play

Handprint Towels

Handprint Towels

These hands towels are great fun for all ages to make and are perfect for Mother's Day. Learn how simple they are to make. Craft Bits

Heart Pillow (Loop Yarn Project)

Heart Pillow (Loop Yarn Project)

Learn how to make a heart pillow with loop yarn by watching our video tutorial and reading our step-by-step photo tutorial. Our free pattern is included with a chart. This is a fun, cute knitting project. No knitting needles required, just your fingers. Needlepointers.com Staff

I Love Mom Thumbprint Card

Mom will love this adorable card personalized with the child's thumbprints. Also a great fine motor craft for preschool and kindergartners. A dab Of Glue Will Do

Leaf Candle Holder

Leaf Candle Holder

Kids love to Mod Podge. There is a cute gift they can make for Mother's Day. Crafty Hacks

Love You Keyring

Love You Keyring

Do you need a quick DIY gift for someone special? Make this quick and fun keyring with plastic canvas. Free pattern and instructions.
This project can be completed in an evening.
Needlepointers.com Staff

Mom Bag (Dollar Store Craft)

Mom Bag (Dollar Store Craft)

How to make an inexpensive bag as a gift for Mom for Mother's Day. Items can be purchased at a dollar store. This project only cost me $2.

Mother's Day Coloring Pages

Mother's Day Coloring Pages

These free printable Mother's Day coloring pages will make a wonderful handmade Mother's Day gift for mothers and grandmothers this year on their special day. Needlepointers.com

Mother's Day Fingerprint Box

Here is a simple and fun kid's Mother's Day craft that makes a nice homemade gift for Mom. All Kids Network

Mother's Day Hanger

Mother's Day Hanger

This is a fun activity for kids. With simple items already around the house, make a Mother's Day craft Mom can hang up in the home. All About Baby Blog

Mother's Day Pencil Holder

Mother's Day Pencil Holder

Need an easy DIY gift for mom? Kids of all ages can make this cute Mother’s Day pencil holder! Fun Money Mom

Mother’s Day Tulip Card

This 3D beautiful tulip Mother’s day card craft is the perfect craft and card activity for kids! The Best Ideas for Kids

Mothers Day Flower Pot Craft

With these free instructions, kids can give Mom a fingerprint flower pot with a succulent or her favorite flowers planted inside. The Inspiration Edit

Painted Rock Craft

This fingerprint-painted rock craft is easily adaptable to kids of all ages. Learn more with this free tutorial. Projects With Kids

Paper Flower Mother's Day Card

Use craft paper in different colors to make this crumpled Paper Flower Mother’s Day Card for Mom! Perfect project for preschoolers and kindergarteners! Artsy Craftsy Mom

Photo Coaster

Photo Coaster

With a little help from Dad or Mom, kids can make some adorable photo coasters for Mom, or Grandmom for Mother's Day. Fun Money Mom

Pinch Pot Heart

An easy pinch pot heart is an ideal Mother's day gift idea. Red Ted ARt

Pom Pom Wreath

Pom Pom Wreath

This beautiful pom pom wreath makes a great Mother's Day gift. It's a cute DIY project that's easy enough for a tween to make on their own. Money Wise Moms

Printable Mother's Day Card

Free printable Mother’s Day card! The hand-lettered watercolor illustration is the perfect last-minute gift for any Mom in your life. A Lively Hope

Sharpie Dotted Cup

Sharpie Dotted Cup

Does Mom drink coffee or tea? This sharpie dotted glass cup (or use a ceramic mug) is the perfect gift for kids to make for Mother's Day. Organized 31

Shrinky Dink Bracelet

The Perfect Mother's Day Gift! Have the kids draw some cute designs to make a shrinky dink bracelet for Mom. Then make them into a bracelet. Fun with Mama

Sponge Flower Painting

Kids can create simple and easy prettiest flower pictures! This sponge painting technique is even for very young children. Kids Craft Room

Stepping Stone Tutorial

Stepping Stone Tutorial

Learn how to make a garden stepping stone. Needlepointers.com

Sticky Heart Card

Sticky Heart Card

Even little hands (toddlers) can make this fun card for Mom for Mother's Day. Finding Myself Young

Terra Cotta Pot Tutorial

Terra Cotta Pot Tutorial

A last-minute gift idea for Mother's Day. Decoupage fabric onto a flower pot. Add a plant to make it extra special. Scrappy Geek

Tissue Paper Heart

Tissue Paper Heart

Looking for a fun craft for the kids to make this Mother’s Day? Why not try crafting this sweet Tissue Paper Heart. My Poppet

WOW Mother's Day Card

WOW Mother's Day Card

MOM upside down is WOW. Show Mom just how WOW she is with this printable Mother's Day Card. Crafts Kids Love





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