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Mothers Day Gift Ideas From Kids

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Help little hands to make a Gift!

Showing Mom love and appreciation on Mother's Day is easy with a little imagination and crafting. By being creative, we can make original and personalized gifts that will really show her how special she is to us. Turn hand prints into butterflies on plant pots and watering cans for the garden enthusiast or make a special card with unused spare buttons. Check out these Mothers Day Gifts that little hands will just love making!


Berry Special

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Berry Special

Make a berry special present for Mom with this adorable idea. You'll need red and green craft paper as well as black paint. Cut out a strawberry shape from the red paper and have the kids dip their fingers in black paint and press onto the strawberry to create the 'seeds'.

Mother Frame

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Mother Frame

For a great Mothers Day gift make this adorable idea. Cut out 'Mother' in scrap book paper and glue it vertically on paper. Use a sharpie to make the words amazing, loving, strong, happy, selfless, and graceful and painted to spell the word MOTHER.

Mother’s Day card

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Mother’s Day card

This Mother’s Day card is perfect for a kid to make and give and it's also a fantastic way of using all those spare buttons you have lying around the house while giving mom a lovely gift. You can draw a heart on the front of card stock and then glue the buttons onto this.

Foot print Butterfly Pot

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Foot print Butterfly Pot

Make this colorful Foot print Butterfly Pot with baby foot butterfly. Paint your pot white and allow to dry. Then paint the top of your baby's foot purple and the bottom green and print each foot to make the butterfly. You can use a sharpie to make the butterfly body.

butterfly footprints Watering can

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butterfly footprints Watering can

If they love tending to their garden, then this is a great gift idea. Purchase a watering can and a nice plant to go inside. Paint your little one's feet in your chosen color and print onto the can to make a butterfly.

Helping Hands

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Helping Hands

Purchase pot holders at the dollar store and then you can use paint to print your children’s hand prints onto oven mitts to make these super cute helping hands.

Hand Print Tote

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Hand Print Tote

Purchase plain white totes at your local dollar store and then have your little ones print their hands on them to make an extra personal gift. You can then turn the hand prints into flowers by painting green stems from them.

Shadow Box

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Shadow Box

A Shadow Box is always a great gift idea. You can put faux flowers inside and use stickers to write a sweet message such as 'Grandmas plant seeds of love that bloom forever'.

Mother's Day seed poem

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Mother's Day seed poem

If you have to make a lot of Mother's Day gifts - then this is a great inexpensive idea. Purchase little plant pots and plant seeds in them. Type this poem and print "This isnt just an empty pot theres something you should know, Inside the pot there is a seed That, just like me, will grow. The plant that grows will someday bloom And remind you of the seed so small. But without your love and tender care, The seed would not grow at all. Happy Mother’s Day!"

Hand Print Vases

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Hand Print Vases

For a great way to upcycle old jars - transform them into these Hand Print Vases. You can paint them whatever color you like and allow to dry, and then using white, paint your little one's hands and have them print their hands onto the jar. You can put real or faux flowers inside to complete the look.

Flower Pot With Hand Prints

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Flower Pot With Hand Prints

Make this flower pot for grandma with hand prints. Paint your child's hand and print several times onto the pot and then use green paint to turn the hand prints into flowers. Add a nice spring bloom to finish.

Hand Print Plants

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Hand Print Plants

This is a great little gift for a preschooler to give. Trace their hands onto paper and cut out. Write the message "Happy Mother's Day" and then place this in a little plant.

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