Kids love nothing more than getting messy with glue, glitter and paints, but what if their next messy play sesh resulted in something lovely for Mother’s Day? We’d say that would be a UKMums.TV win! To help you along with here’s our pick of the best Mother’s Day crafts for kids of all ages to try, with the added bonus that you get a lovely keepsake for the memory box too. You can follow the instructions or use these ideas as a basis for letting your imaginations run free to create something totally unique!
Mother’s Day Flower Basket weaving art with free printable
A nice change from a basic card, this little project teaches kids how to ‘weave’ a paper basket and even comes with a free printable to help you along.
OK so this isn’t one specific craft, but an idea you could recreate in all kinds of ways – think buttons stuck onto cards, canvases, decorated trinket boxes or in frames (like the picture below) or even on keyrings, with the lovely quote holding it all together – just like mum!
Clay handprint jewellery dish
This is an easy way to do something with the little ones that you can really keep and use. No baking required – just follow these easy instructions from Crafty Morning blog.
Mum’s emergency sweet stash
This is such a fun idea – you could use any kind of box, decorate it yourself, then fill it with your mum’s favourite treats…Just don’t try this one if she’s on a diet or she might not thank you!
Homemade lavender milk bath
Score an own goal with this one and get the kids to make you a pampering treat! You might have to shop ahead for the essential oils, but after that it’s a science experiment/DIY pressie idea you’ll all enjoy. This great blog has a few homemade beauty treats you could try.