Looking for a fun and simple way to show your mom or grandma how much you love them?
This adorable dinosaur Mothers Day craft is perfect!
It’s easy enough that kids can make it themselves, and it has a free template available too.
Plus, kids can practice fine motor skills when making it! So if you’re looking for a special mother’s day craft for the kids to make, look no further than this fun project!
Also, be sure to check out all of our other Mother’s Day crafts for more ideas.
Easy Mother’s Day Craft
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Dinosaur template (enter your email in the form at the end of the post to have the link sent to you)
Download the dinosaur template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Take the eye and glue it to the head, near the left side of the head.
Next, glue the belly to the base of the dinosaur’s neck.
Place the heart on top of the belly and glue it in place.
Position the arms at the top of the heart on both sides and glue them down.
Glue the claws to the bottom of each of the arms.
Optionally: Glue a few spots on the right hand side of the dinosaur’s head.
That’s it! We love how cute this dino is and how kids can customize it with any colors they want.
More Mother’s Day Ideas
Keep the celebration of Mother’s Day going by doing these fun activities. These will give your child a chance to get creative and learn about moms in an engaging way!
Reading to your kids not only gives them an opportunity to explore new vocabulary and use their imagination, but also learn at the same time. We always recommend starting off any theme with books. Below are some popular books about Moms:
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!
Looking for a fun way to keep your kids busy this May? Try adding in some more of these fun Mother’s Day crafts for Mom, Nana, or Auntie!
Mothers Day Cactus Craft – Looking for a fun and easy Mother’s Day activity that kids can do? This cactus craft is perfect! It’s simple enough that young children can make it, but still looks really cute. Plus, there’s a free template so kids don’t have to worry about creating the design themselves.
Panda Mother’s Day Craft – This is a really cute and fun Mother’s Day craft for kids. They can make this panda with lots of hearts to show how much they love their mom. It would be a great activity to do at school or daycare to surprise mom.
Butterfly Card Craft – This beautiful butterfly card craft is perfect for kids to make and give to their Mom or Grandma on Mother’s Day. It’s a bright and colorful activity that will keep the little ones entertained, and the end result is a lovely keepsake.
Kids will have a blast filling out these printable All About Mom worksheets. They are perfect for celebrating Mother’s Day and helping kids learn more about their amazing mom!
These printable Mother’s Day coupons are a fun way for kids to show their moms how much they love them. Let your kids write in anything they want – from special messages to drawings, to coupons for free hugs and kisses!
Show your mom some love this Mother’s Day with these fun and printable coloring pages. These pages are perfect for practicing fine motor skills and creativity, plus they’re a great way to spend some quality time together.
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More Activities For Kids
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Dinosaur template
- Download the dinosaur template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Take the eye and glue it to the head, near the left side of the head.
- Next, glue the belly to the base of the dinosaur's neck.
- Place the heart on top of the belly and glue it in place.
- Position the arms at the top of the heart on both sides and glue them down.
- Glue the claws to the bottom of each of the arms.
- Optionally: Glue a few spots on the right hand side of the dinosaur's head.