Mother’s Day Crafts for Kids

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With Mother’s Day just around the corner, what better way to show love and appreciation than with some heartfelt, handmade crafts from the kids? It’s not just about the gift itself, but the time, effort, and love that the little ones pour into creating something special for Mom. I’ve rounded up some fantastic Mother’s Day craft ideas that are perfect for kids of all ages to express their love creatively.

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These crafts are designed to be fun and doable with just a few simple materials that you might already have at home. From adorable handprint art to custom jewelry dishes, there’s something here that every mom would cherish. Not only do these projects help children develop their artistic skills, but they also create meaningful keepsakes that moms will undoubtedly treasure for years to come.

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So, let’s roll up our sleeves and dive into these craft ideas. Whether you’re a dad coordinating a surprise craft session, a teacher helping your class prepare their gifts, or a grandparent looking for a fun activity with the grandkids, these crafts promise a wonderful bonding experience and some beautiful results. Let’s make this Mother’s Day memorable with gifts that come straight from the heart, crafted by little hands with big love.

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1. Tape Resist Mom Craft

Explore the magic of resist art with this Tape Resist Mom Craft, perfect for Mother’s Day; it’s a simple yet stunning project that allows kids to unleash their creativity while making a special gift.

23 Mother's Day Crafts for Kids

2. Handprint Mason Jar Candle Craft

Light up mom’s day with the Handprint Mason Jar Candle Craft; it’s not just a craft, it’s a glowing expression of love that kids can easily personalize with their handprints.

23 Mother's Day Crafts for Kids

3. Craft Stick Picture Frame Craft

Get those craft sticks ready for a fun session making a personalized Picture Frame; this craft is ideal for displaying cherished family memories in a frame that’s as special as the photo it holds.

Mother's Day Crafts for Kids

4. Fingerprint Heart Craft for Mother’s Day

The Fingerprint Heart Craft is a sweet and simple way for kids to show their love, using their fingerprints to create a unique heart that’s a literal touch of affection.

Mother's Day Crafts for Kids

5. Handprint Heart Suncatcher Craft

Catch the sunlight and mom’s heart with the Handprint Heart Suncatcher Craft, a beautiful piece that sparkles with the colors of love and the unique touch of a child’s hand.

Mother's Day Crafts for Kids

6. You Are My Jam Handprint Mother’s Day Card

Spread some love with the ‘You Are My Jam’ Handprint Card, a playful and heartfelt way to tell mom she’s as sweet as her favorite jam, with a personal touch only a handprint can provide.

Mother's Day Crafts for Kids

7. You Are My Sunshine Handprint Card for Mother’s Day

Brighten up Mother’s Day with the ‘You Are My Sunshine’ Handprint Card; it’s a warm, personalized way for kids to show their love and bring a smile to mom’s face.

Mother's Day Crafts for Kids

8. Adorable Egg Carton Teacup Craft for Kids

Transform egg cartons into adorable teacups with this creative craft that’s perfect for a Mother’s Day tea party; a wonderful way for kids to recycle and create.

Mother's Day Crafts for Kids

9. Painted Canvas Bag Craft for Kids

Let kids customize a practical gift with the Painted Canvas Bag Craft, turning a simple tote into a stylish and personal gift that mom can use every day.

Mother's Day Crafts for Kids

10. Popsicle Stick Flower Vase Craft

Craft a charming flower vase out of popsicle sticks for Mother’s Day; it’s a perfect project for kids to practice their building skills and create a lovely home for fresh blooms.

11. Handprint Rocket Ship Mother’s Day Card

Blast off to crafting fun with the Handprint Rocket Ship Card, where kids can send their love to the stars and back this Mother’s Day.

12. Handprint Bee Mother’s Day Card

Buzz into Mother’s Day with a sweet Handprint Bee Card; it’s a cute and buzzing way for kids to show their love through a creative and buzzy little project.

13. Handprint Strawberry Card

Juice up the creativity with the Handprint Strawberry Craft, a berry special way to create a vibrant and sweet piece of art that mom will surely cherish.

14. Tissue Paper Mother’s Day Card

Create a colorful and textured greeting with the Tissue Paper Mother’s Day Card; it’s an easy craft that lets kids layer love and creativity into a beautiful card.

15. Easy Rock Heart Mother’s Day Card

Craft a heartfelt and sturdy Mother’s Day card with rocks and paint, perfect for expressing enduring love in a craft that stands out for its simplicity and charm.

16. Handprint Flower Vase Craft

Celebrate Mother’s Day by creating a Handprint Flower Vase; it’s a heartfelt and artistic way for kids to leave a lasting impression, transforming their handprints into a colorful vase design that can hold Mom’s favorite flowers.

17. Egg Carton Flowers Craft

Transform everyday egg cartons into vibrant, blossoming flowers, adding a dash of creativity and color to any room.

Play2Learn Toddler & Preschool Programs for Curious Toddlers

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There is no limit to your toddler’s energy and curiosity. That energy and curiosity although a joy can be challenging at times. Their interest in just about everything around them is what makes them great learners. One and two year olds can soak up so much just from their senses!

But as a teacher or parent that thirst for learning can be exhausting. That is why I created this toddler and preschooler program. To help you get the most out of this time with your curious toddler without having to come up with creative ways to play and interact with them.

Play2Learn for Toddlers includes 20 Units for toddlers. Each 2-week toddler unit has 20 super easy to set up and engaging activities for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.

Play2Learn Preschool which includes 20 Units for preschoolers. Each 2-week preschoolers unit has 20 unique and easy to set up and engaging activities for preschoolers 3 years to 5 years. That’s over 800 learning activities for your toddler and preschooler at your fingertips! So many ideas you and your child will never be bored again! 

These toddler and preschool lesson plans and activities will definitely keep you and your toddler and preschooler busy playing and learning!

Click here for more information: Play2Learn

Book: Exciting Sensory Bins for Curious Kids

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Did you know I wrote a book of sensory bins? Click here for more information Exciting Sensory Bin for Curious Kids. Or grab your copy at Amazon

Boring afternoons are made exciting with awesome animal-based bins, like Salty Shark Bay or Yarn Farm. Pretend play bins like Birthday Cake Sensory Play or Bubble Tea Party encourage creativity and imagination. And your kids will have so much fun they won’t even know they’re getting smarter with STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) activities like Sink or Float Soup, Magnetic Letter Hunt or Ice Cream Scoop and Count.

Designed for toddlers 18 months and up.

Book: Super STEAM Activity Book for Kids

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Learning all about science, technology, engineering, art, and math sets kids up for scholastic success―and it can be so much fun! Watch kids enjoy building STEAM skills as they color friendly fish, help water find its way to tree roots, solve math problems with mazes, and more. 

Find out more and grab your copy here.

Designed for preschoolers 3 years old and up.

Book: Big Book of Riddles for Kids

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Riddle me this: What’s an exciting way to practice critical thinking while having a blast? The Big Riddle Book for Kids, of course! From hilarious puns to tough brain teasers, kids can build problem-solving skills with hundreds of riddles tha. t show them how to think outside the box.

  • 350 riddles for kids—Have hours of fun with riddles, puns and jokes, and math and logic puzzles that’ll get their wheels turning!
  • Level up their skills—Riddles get trickier as kids progress through the book, challenging them as they get better at solving puzzles!
  • Double-check their work—Kids can check their answers in the back of the book with a handy answer key.

Help children expand their minds while having fun with this puzzle book for kids!

Designed for kids ages 6 years old and up.

TV Show: Curious Crafting

I’m so excited to share my crafting TV show Curious Crafting which launched in July 2022 on TVOkids and TVOkids YouTube! Season 2 aired in August 2023! My show was also nominated in 2023 for Best Live Action Preschool Series by the Youth Media Alliance Awards of Excellence.

Curious Crafting Season 1 is also now airing in Australia on ABC! Watch it here!

Set in the ultimate crafting space, Curious Crafting is a short form pre-school age series about the joy of making crafts. I lead a rotating cast of adorable little preschoolers (including my own) making magic out of common household objects.

In each episode we transform recycled items into magical crafts like a milk carton school bus, paper bag puppet or cotton pad turtle. The crafters learn and laugh their way through each activity while demonstrating what their young imaginations can create. 

Curious Crafting shares the adventure and joy of making art with takeaway lessons for creating crafts at home.

This show designed for toddlers and preschoolers 2.5 years old and up. 

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