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!
Mother’s Day Children’s Books
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!
Kids’ Mother’s Day Crafts
Crafting encourages creativity, problem-solving, and dexterity in our little ones. Plus, it’s a great opportunity for parents to teach their children about color theory, art techniques, and different materials.
Crafting with kids can also help boost their confidence and self-esteem by allowing them to express themselves freely and creatively.
Pirate Mother’s Day Card Craft – Ahoy, mateys! Get ready to set sail on a crafting adventure and make a super fun pirate-themed Mother’s Day card.
This craft is sure to make any Mom smile, and your little ones will love getting their hands busy cutting and pasting! Plus, the free printable template makes it easy for everyone to join the fun!
Mickey Mouse Mother’s Day Card Craft – What’s better than Mickey Mouse? A Mickey Mouse-shaped Mother’s Day card, of course!
Little ones can show their creativity by decorating the cards with special touches like stickers and pretty flowers. All moms will be thrilled to receive a homemade card made especially for them by their children.
Sunflower Mother’s Day Craft – This sunflower craft is a ray of sunshine for Mother’s Day! Kids can stick a photo of themselves in the center of their sunflower – creating the most beautiful bloom! This craft is fun to make and will be a special keepsake to cherish for years to come.
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.
Mother’s Day Activities For Kids
Spread the love to Mom with our printable Mother’s Day coupons. Bursting with sweet and silly activities, these coupons feature things like hugs, quality time, and even 30 minutes of quiet!
Kids can also add their own personal touch by coloring in the coupons. It’s a great way to show Moms just how much their little ones care.
These Mother’s Day dot to dot activity sheets will get your kids counting and having a ton of fun! They can work on connecting the dots to create a special picture just for Mom. It’s a great way to practice their fine motor skills while making a unique gift for Mother’s Day!
For something both fun and educational, you have to try our Mother’s Day color by numbers printables. Each page features a different design that celebrates Mom, and kids can practice numbers while filling the shapes with color.
It’s the perfect way to get those creative juices flowing and have kids learning at the same time!
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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!
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.