Mother’s Day Craft Ideas

Some Mother’s Day Craft ideas for lovely handmade cards and presents. The time and thoughtfulness that goes into something handmade is always appreciated!

A handmade card or gift is something that always well received and children love to give something they have made themselves. Make Mum or Grandma’s day with a thoughtful handmade card or a little trinket. Find some cute ideas of things to make below!

mothers day craft ideas

Want some ideas for lovely presents for Mother’s Day that you can buy rather than make? Check out our Mother’s Day Gift Guide here.


This is the cutest keepsake that your kids could make as Mother’s Day gift, either as a card or they could decorate a blank canvas.

 Read more – Handprint Flower Art here.

mothers day handprint flower art


Everyone tends to have a few old jars hanging around. Your kiddos could decorate turn them into vases with some acrylic paint, and even use tape or contact to make patterns. Perfect for some handpicked blooms from the garden or as a tea light holder.

 Make these – Mason Jar Vases here.

mothers day craft mason jar vase


I made this cute printable for a friend a while ago, I love reading the funny answers kids come up with. There are versions in my shop available to download for both mum and mummy.

 Download here – My Mummy Questionnaire here.

my mummy questionnaire for mothers day

Fingerprint Cards

Fingerprint and thumbprint art is so cute and perfect for Mother’s Day cards. You can make cute little pictures like the one below or a simple love heart with two thumbprints.

 Read More – Fingerprint Art here.

fingerprint art for mothers day


Homemade bath salts are really easy to make, and kids should have fun putting together this crafty present idea.

 Read More – Citrus Bath Salts Recipe.

Give mum the gift of relaxation this Mothers Day with some homemade Citrus Bath Salts. Homemade Bath Salts are really easy to make and make a lovely gift.

Homemade bookmarks

For mums who enjoy reading a good book, a homemade bookmark is a great present. The below idea of bookmarks made from paint chips is adorable. Or drawings on strips of cardboard, with clear contact over the top would be cute too.

 Read More – DIY Paint Chip Bookmarks here.

mothers day craft paint chip bookmarks

Paint a mug

A hand painted mug would be a special keepsake as a Mother’s Day present. All you need is a plain mug and some paint suitable for ceramics or porcelain.

 Read More – Mug Painting here.

mothers day craft - painted mugs

Mother’s Day Colouring In Page

A colouring in page for Mother’s Day is the perfect little craft activity for little ones.  It could be used as the cover for a handmade card, or laminated for a fridge decoration.

 Print this – Free Printable Mother’s Day Colouring Page here.

mothers day colouring in page

What handmade present have you been given previously?

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1 comment

{Little Hands in the Hunter} May 7, 2013 - 8:28 PM

Such beautiful ideas Kat, thank you so much.
Sending you warm thoughts on Mother’s Day. Well done for making the decision to be strong for your kids ((hugs)) xx


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