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Our favorite homemade Mother’s Day gifts for kids to make for Mom’s special day

Mother’s Day is right around the corner.  Let your kids celebrate Mom this year by creating some homemade Mother’s Day gifts.

Moms work hard.  We carry our children for nine long months and then endure hours of labor to meet our sweet bundles of joy.

We then survive on little to no sleep for months, while caring for our new babies.  As our children get older, it doesn’t get easier, but instead we take on new difficulties as our children evolve from babies to teens in the blink of an eye.

It isn’t until children have grown into adults and have had their own kids that they may truly realize all their parents have done for them. It isn’t until you have held your own baby in your arms, that you see just how much your Mom and Dad really loves you.

While we should appreciate our parents all year long; on Mother’s Day, we get to give our Moms the gift of moving just a little bit slower as we shower them with love.

Give your mom the day off, and make her breakfast in bed.  Let Dad cook dinner, or take her out to her favorite restaurant for lunch.

Mom will appreciate the little things that show her just how much you care.  Mom will also love receiving sweet keepsakes that can be made by the kids.

These homemade Mother’s Day gifts are the perfect craft ideas for kids to make to give to Mom this holiday.  The most special gifts that I cherish the most from my children are the ones that they have made and put effort into.  The gifts that I can keep forever.

16 Best homemade Mother’s Day gifts for kids to make for Mom this year

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All About My Mom Printable from Homemade Wonderland (that’s us!)

Let your kids fill out this easy questionnaire about Mom to include with her gift this year.  Moms will love reading the creative and unique answers that their kids are bound to write, and can keep this printable forever.


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DIY Mother’s Day Scented Candle from Saving You Dinero

This DIY Mother’s Day Scented Candle is extra special because it can include a homemade drawing from your child on it.  Finish it off with your Mom’s favorite perfume to make it an unique gift that will be loved.


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Pretty Paper Flower Craft from Mom Brite

This quick and easy paper flower craft for kids is perfect for Mother’s Day. With just a few supplies, you can make beautiful paper flowers to give to your loved ones.


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Free Mother’s Day Flower Pot Craft from Loving Homeschool

A free printable for a beautiful, durable, personalized homemade flower pot for Mom!  Print in color or black and white to color yourself.  Have the kids answer each question on each flower to make it extra special for Mom.


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Handprint Cactus DIY Mother’s Day Card from Simple Everyday Mom

This handprint cactus card is a fun Mother’s Day keepsake!  We love handprint crafts but this is definitely the most creative one we have found!


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How to Make Simple but Beautiful Map Roses from Pillar Box Blue

How about making flowers for your mom that will last beyond Mother’s Day?  You can personalize this craft by using maps of special places.  What a special way to show your mom how much she means to you!


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DIY Succulent Project from Pink Fortitude

Holly from Pink Fortitude says this, “A few years ago, I made some big health changes. To celebrate my new lifestyle, I upcycled my first container of vegan food into this adorable DIY for several succulent plants. Today, this project is not only honoring my health, but also Mom, and Mother Earth.”

Succulents are a favorite for many, and Mom will adore this gift!


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Lavender Bath Bombs from Crafts by Amanda

These lavender bath bombs are made with skin-loving ingredients that’ll leave you feeling relaxed with their calming properties.  Let Mom relax and take a long, hot bath this Mother’s Day using one of these beautiful bath bombs.


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Easy DIY Tie-Dye Heart Art Seed Paper (Plantable!) from Bunny’s Garden

Pop these adorable, plantable tie-dye heart seed papers inside a card and right into the mail, addressed to the grandmothers for Mother’s Day. Making seed paper is also a fun craft for parents and kids to enjoy together for Mother’s Day.


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DIY Flower Letters from Everyday Savvy

These sweet flower letters are a great craft to make for Mom for Mother’s Day.  Using artificial flowers, these letters will last forever and are a great way for Mom to add some decor to the house.


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DIY Hand Painted Plate from A Cowboy’s Life

This DIY hand painted plate is the perfect personalized keepsake! It’s a fun and simple craft that your kids can make that you will want to keep forever.


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Homemade Lavender Milk Bath Recipe from Julie Blanner

We love this easy lavender milk bath recipe that is made with just a few natural ingredients in less than 3 minutes.  Another great homemade gift that will help Mom relax when she is needing a little self-care.



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Mom Bag – Mother’s Day Craft for Kids from Needlepointers

Another easy homemade gift that kids can make for Mom is this cute, inexpensive cosmetics bag.  Mom will love this bag that you can easily make from a few items at the dollar store.



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Heart-Shaped Hand Print Photo Frames from Seaside Sundays

These cute handprint photo frames are really easy to make and are the perfect keepsake gift for moms and grandmas this Mother’s day.  Use a handprint, footprints, photos, or a mix of them to create a special present that lasts.



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Mother’s Day Flower Pot Craft from I Heart Crafty Things

If you’re looking for a gorgeous Mother’s Day gift for kids to make this year, this Mother’s Day flower pot craft can’t be topped!  It’s easy to make, and Mom or Grandma will adore the special message hidden inside the pot when they open it up.


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Rose Filled Mothers Day Card from The Inspiration Edit

By cutting colored craft paper into spirals, kids can create this rose filled Mother’s Day card.  Use the heart template to complete your beautiful card that Mom will absolutely adore.


We hope you loved our list of our favorite homemade Mother’s Day gifts!


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