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The best Mother’s Day gifts are handmade with love so we’ve gathered the sweetest Mothers Day gifts kids can make. All these mother’s day craft ideas are easy to make and create meaningful presents.
Every mother adores receiving crafts and gifts made by her children. Having keepsakes that capture your children at each age is priceless.
One of my favorite types of Mother’s Day crafts include handprints. They’re so cute, personal, and really hold a special place in my heart. Each Mother’s Day, your sweet little child’s hands will get bigger and bigger. So crafts that capture their handprints are such a precious way to hold on to each stage.
We’ve collected 20 super cute Mother’s Day gifts kids can make.
They’re all something Mom or Grandma will love and adore for years to come. It’s time to get out all of your craft supplies, and let the kids go wild as they create some beautiful presents.
(Moms, if you’re reading this yourself, perhaps send your hubby this link so he can get some ideas to help the kids make.)
Mother’s Day Gifts Kids Can Make
- All Things Mama – Mother’s Day Handprint Flower Pot
This super easy, cute keepsake Mother’s Day Craft won’t break the bank and is easy and fun to make.
- Messy Little Monster – DIY Heart Mug
These DIY heart scribble mugs are easy enough for toddlers or preschoolers to make, although older kids will love making them too.
- Pink Stripey Socks – Egg Carton Flower Pins
Looking for an egg carton craft? These cute egg carton flower pins are perfect for Mother’s Day.
- Glued to My Crafts Blog – Decorative Handprint Plate Keepsake
This sweet handprint keepsake can be treasured FOREVER. With just some paint, an inexpensive terra-cotta planter plate and a little imagination – you too can pull together DIY gift
- Kids Craft Room – Beaded and Pasta Hearts
These hearts can be made in a range of sizes and are really simple for even very young tots to make.
- Glued to My Crafts Blog – Thumbprint Heart Magnets
Here’s another of our favorite mothers day gifts kids can make that moms will use everyday. These Thumbprint Heart Magnets make a great keepsake you can use everyday on your fridge and treasure them for years to come.
- I Heart Crafty Things – Mother’s Day Flower Bouquet
This pretty Mother’s Day flower bouquet is one of the easest mother’s day craft ideas it makes such a bright and pretty decoration for Mom, Grandma or Aunt to display in their home. You can make so many unique designs with a variety of cupcake liner colors and patterns.
- Divine Lifestyle – Mother’s Day Flower Garden
This mothers day craft idea is a fun twist on giving mom flowers. She’ll gobble this up!
- Mom Unleashed – Handprint Flower Tote
Kids love getting messy, so have fun with it and make a hand print flower tote bag for a simple Mother’s Day gift kids can make.
- Meaningful Mama – Salt Dough Fingerprint Flowers
Fingerprint projects are always a huge hit for mothers day craft ideas. You’ll love these adorable Salt Dough Fingerprint Flowers.
- School Time Snippets – Yarn Wrapped Tulips
Sneak in some fine motor skills for toddlers and preschoolers with these beautiful yarn wrapped flowers.
- Mommy’s Bundle – Handmade Jewelry Dish
Kids will love making this flower-shaped jewelry dish.
- 5 Minutes for Mom – Popsicle Stick Picture Frame
Many of our favorite Mother’s Day gifts made by kids include photos! This magnetic popsicle stick picture frame is a great way to let mom see their sweet child’s photo on the fridge all day long.
This cute DIY gift is something that mom, aunts, and grandmothers will all love.
- Messy Little Monster – Salt Dough Handprint Frame Keepsake
These salt dough frames are a simple mothers day craft for kids to create and they make adorable keepsakes.
- Buggy and Buddy – Mosaic Project Using Dyed Pasta
If you’re looking for mother’s day craft ideas, have you tried making mosaics? This craft uses dyed pasta for clay mosaics. Kids can use pasta to create lots of unique pictures and designs. It’s a fun sensory art project for young kids.
- Crafty Morning – Popsicle Stick Mother’s Day Craft
Here’s another adorable Mother’s Day craft idea using popsicle sticks. Kids love playing with popsicle sticks and buttons!
- The Imagination Tree – Salt Dough Footprint Keepsake
These little salt dough footprints make such a perfect keepsake that moms will cherish.
- 5 Minutes for Mom – String Art Mothers Day Card
All ages can make one of these beautiful string art homemade cards for mom.
- Happy Hooligans – Paper Mache Bowls
A paper mache bowl is a creative and inexpensive mothers day gift kids can make. The process takes a bit of time because of the drying time, but the results are so pretty.
- B Inspired Mama – ‘Mom’s Sleeping’ Door Hanger
Moms will really love this homemade gift idea… “Shhh – Mommy’s Sleeping” Door Hanger will help kids let mom rest. And of course, once they give mom this gift, then they can let her take a much needed nap.
What was your favorite handmade Mother’s Day gift you’ve ever received?
UPDATE: We gathered even more ideas for homemade gifts in this post: 20 Creative Mother’s Day Gifts Kids Can Make.
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