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Alien Mother’s Day Card Craft For Kids [Free Template]

Mother’s Day is a special day to celebrate the moms and mother figures in our lives. What better way to show your mom some love than by making her a homemade card?

This alien Mother’s Day card craft is perfect for kids of all ages.

It’s a fun activity that will help them with their fine motor skills. Plus, moms will love receiving a card made with so much love and thought.

All you need for this craft are some construction paper, scissors, glue, and markers. Once you have your materials, follow the simple instructions below to make your very own alien card.

Say goodbye to store-bought greeting cards and hello to a thoughtful, homemade one! Also, be sure to browse through all of our Mother’s Day crafts for more ideas.

Alien Craft Idea

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Start by downloading the alien template and printing it out. Once you have the template printed, gather the materials needed for this fun activity. Get those scissors ready, and let’s help the kids bring this alien template to life!

hand holding alien card craft template

Begin by guiding your child to fold the alien ship base in half along the dashed line. Then, carefully cut along the spaceship, making sure to leave the top portion uncut.

hand folding paper in half

Create the inside of the spaceship by gluing the alien head to the middle of the top piece of the UFO.

hand gluing alien to dome of alien card craft

Next, glue the card base to the bottom of the top piece of the ship, creating a seamless spacecraft ready for takeoff.

hand gluing card base to alien card craft

Now, encourage your child to take the thrusters and glue them to the bottom and back part of the card base.

hand gluing thrusters to alien card craft

Finally, open up the card and tell Mom she’s “out of this world”!

hand writing message inside alien card craft

Be sure to check out our card crafts while you’re here! Your kids will love creating more fun projects like this one!

hand opening alien card craft

Activities For Kids

More Mother’s Day Ideas

It’s time to start thinking about what to do for Mother’s Day. If you’re looking for some fun and unique ideas, we’ve got you covered.

Check out our printables, crafts, and activities below. We’ve got something for everyone, so you’re sure to find the perfect way to celebrate Mom or Grandma.

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Mother’s Day Books For Kids

Reading to kids is such a fun activity that has so many benefits! Not only does it help them learn new words, but it also helps improve their focus. If you’re looking for some new books to add to your reading list, try these cute books about Mom:

I Turned My Mom Into A Unicorn – If your child loves the Ted and Friends books, they’ll get a chuckle out of this one about Ted’s mom! Ted feels his mom is too grumpy, but when he turns his mom into a unicorn, will everything be fixed? This book is short and simple for young kids and shares the message of appreciating the goodness in their lives.

The Night Before Mother’s Day – These books are always fun and sweet and this one is no different! Read this story to see how a dad and his two daughters prepare to pamper mom for Mother’s Day!

What Not To Give Your Mom On Mother’s Day -Follow a boy and his mom in a story of all the things you shouldn’t give to your mom, unless she’s an animal. This is a simple story kids will enjoy with a cute message at the end!

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Easy To Do Mother’s Day Crafts

Kids always love to get their hands busy and have some fun. And what better activity to do than crafts?

Not only is it a great way to show mom how much you appreciate her, but it’s also a lot of fun! Try adding in some of these Mother’s Day craft ideas:

Mother’s Day Cactus Craft – This Mother’s Day, why not surprise Mom with a cactus craft? It’s a fun activity for kids and it’s sure to put a smile on Mom’s face. Once the cactus is made, write a sweet message in it. We like writing something like “I’m stuck on you, Mom!”.

Guinea Pig Mother’s Day Card – Kids will love this fun and easy guinea pig Mother’s Day card craft! It’s a great activity to do with the whole family, and it’s sure to put a smile on Mom or Grandma’s face. Plus, it’s the perfect craft to say ‘Happy Mother’s Day’ to any guinea pig-loving mom!

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Dinosaur Mothers Day Craft – For kids who love dinosaurs, this Mother’s Day can be extra special with a homemade craft. Using some simple craft supplies, kids can create a card that says “dino-mite” and is sure to make Mom smile. We also think this would make such a cute birthday card for someone special!

Mother’s Day Ice Cream Craft – Here’s a sweet and simple craft for kids to make on Mother’s Day. Using some construction paper, glue, and scissors, kids can create an ice cream cone that says ‘I love you un-cone-ditionally!’. Print our free template onto colored paper for a full color craft or use white paper and color it in!

Mother’s Day Activities For Children

One way for kids to show Mom some love is with these Mother’s Day dot to dot activity pages. Not only is this a fun activity for kids, but it also helps them practice fine motor skills and creativity. Plus, it’s a great way to show Mom how much she is loved and appreciated. So grab some crayons and paper and get started on a special Mother’s Day dot to dot activity page today!

These Mother’s Day color by number printables are the perfect activity for kids of all ages. Simply print out the sheets and let your little ones get to work filling in the colors.

They’ll have so much fun they won’t even realize they’re making a beautiful gift for mom at the same time. And the good news? These printables are completely free. So what are you waiting for? Get started on your Mother’s Day masterpieces today!

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Looking for a fun activity to do with the kids this Mother’s Day? Why not try our All About Mom printable? This worksheet is designed to help kids learn all about their mothers, and it makes a great gift or activity for the special day! Plus, your kiddos can work their fine motor and handwriting skills as they complete the page!

Try these Mother’s Day homeschooling printables for a fun and educational way to celebrate the day! From Mother’s Day coupons to word searches and handwriting practice, these printables are great for school or at-home learning! Just print them out and let the learning (and fun!) begin.

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Fun Space Activities

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Alien Mother's Day Card Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Looking for a fun and easy Mother's Day activity to keep the kids busy? Why not try this adorable alien card craft!


  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Markers
  • Alien template


  1. Download the alien template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Take the alien ship base and fold it in half along the dashed line. Cut along the spaceship, leaving the top portion uncut.
  3. Create the inside of the spaceship by gluing the alien head to the middle of the top piece of the UFO.
  4. Next, glue the card base to the bottom of the top piece of the ship.
  5. Take the thrusters and glue them to the bottom and back part of the card base.
  6. Open up the card and tell Mom she's "out of this world"!

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