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

If you’re looking for a fun and easy Mother’s Day craft for kids, look no further!

This adorable cat Mothers Day card craft is perfect for kids of all ages and is sure to put a smile on any cat-loving Mom or Grandma’s face.

Not only is this a fun craft for Mother’s Day, but it’ll also develop your child’s fine motor skills and creativity!

Best of all, it’s simple enough that even the youngest kids can help with it. So download the free template today and get crafting!

Also, be sure to look through all of our Mother’s Day crafts for kids.

Cat Shaped Card Craft

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Start by downloading the cat 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 cat template to life!

hand holding cat card craft template

Begin by preparing the cat head for our cute kitty creation! Guide your child to fold the card base in half along the dashed line. Carefully cut along the head, making sure to leave the top intact.

hand folding cat card base in half

Next, help your child to take the lower face and align it to the bottom of the head, then glue it in place.

hand gluing lower face to cat card craft

Now, glue the eyes in the designated eye spots.

hand gluing eye to cat card craft

Place the nose at the top of the mouth line and secure it in place with glue.

hand gluing nose to cat card craft

Next, draw on some stripes to the top of the head and add eyebrows above the cat’s eyes.

hand drawing stripes onto cat card craft

Encourage your child to create the cat’s ears by gluing the inner ears to the outer ears.

hand gluing inner ears to outer ears of cat card craft

Glue the completed ears to the back of the cat’s head.

hand gluing ears to cat card craft

Lastly, open up the card and write a sweet message inside!

hand writing message inside cat card craft

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

hand holding cat card craft

Activities For Kids

Mother’s Day Unit For Kids

With these engaging and interactive activities, kids will enjoy celebrating Mom and Grandma! Take a look at some of our favorite ideas for entertaining the kiddos.

Choose which ones are best for your kids or students, and then get started right away by scrolling down below to get everything you need in one spot.

Two cat card crafts

Children’s Books About Mother’s Day

Reading is one of the most effective ways to help your child learn. It can help children expand their language, exercise their imagination, and provide you with both a fun and educational activity! Below are some great 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!

hand holding cat card craft

Kindergarten Mother’s Day Crafts

Kids adore making things! It’s an infinitely creative pastime that they may engage in for hours on end while learning new skills. With these Mother’s Day crafts, your kids can have even more fun:

Flower Handprint Card Craft – Show your mom some love with these sweet handprint greeting cards. This easy Mother’s Day craft is perfect for kids of all ages! Gather the supplies, get creative, and have fun making memories together. Your mom will cherish this homemade card forever.

Butterfly Card Craft For Kids – This easy Mother’s Day craft is perfect for kids. They’ll love the bright colors and simple design of these butterfly cards. Don’t forget to add a personal message inside to show Mom how much you love her!

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Mother’s Day Cactus Craft – This simple papercraft is perfect for kids to make for their Grandma or mom as a Mother’s Day gift. It’s easy, free, and fun! Just download the free template, gather your craft supplies, and get ready for some cacti-crafting fun!

Mother’s Day Pig Craft – This adorable pig craft is a fun and easy way for kids to show their love for Mom. You only need some construction paper, scissors, and glue to create this cute little piggy! Mom will be so proud of her little talented artists.

Mother’s Day Activities For Preschoolers

Our printable Mother’s Day coupons couldn’t be any cuter. Mom will love revealing the mystery message hidden behind the scratch-off circle! Kids can decide what they want to give their Mom as a gift, whether it’s breakfast in bed, a day off from chores, or a homemade card. Plus, they’re free and simple to print at home!

Try this Mother’s Day crown printable for an activity that also doubles as a cute gift! Your little ones will have a blast coloring in the crown and adding their own special touches. Mom will feel like a queen for the day wearing this crown made with love! 

Collage image of Kids’ Crafts For Mother’s Day

This free All About Mom printable is perfect for younger and older kids to fill out. They can answer fun questions about their Mom, such as her favorite color or what she loves to do in her free time. It’s also a great activity to help kids practice writing and expressing their thoughts and feelings.

Do your kiddos love coloring and drawing? Then they’ll love these Mothers Day coloring pages! The different designs make it super easy for even the youngest of children to color. They’re the perfect no-prep activity to keep kids busy while creating a sweet and colorful gift for Mom!

hand opening cat card

Share With Us

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For a chance to have your child’s craft featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!

Ideas For Kids

Two cat card crafts

Cat Mother's Day Card Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Show your Mom some love this Mother's day with a homemade card that is sure to make her smile.


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


  1. Download the cat template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Fold the cat head piece in half along the dashed line and cut along the head, leaving the top intact.
  3. Take the mouth piece and align it to the bottom of the head and glue it in place.
  4. Next, glue the eyes in the eye spots.
  5. Place the nose at the top of the mouth line and glue it in place.
  6. Optionally, draw on some stripes to the top of the head and draw some eyebrows above the cat's eyes.
  7. Create the cat's ears by gluing the inner ears to the outer ears.
  8. Finish off by gluing the completed ears to the back of the cat's head.
  9. Open up the card and write a fun message inside!

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Mother’s Day Cat Card Template

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Sunday 30th of April 2023

These look perfect for my K class to make for Mom's!


Monday 1st of May 2023

Oh, great! I hope they have fun!


Monday 10th of April 2023


I am not receiving any links to print out templates. Got any ideas how I can correct this and receive the templates to print out. Thank you, Marie


Tuesday 3rd of May 2022



Thursday 5th of May 2022

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of the post and the link will be sent to you ?

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