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23 Easy Mother’s Day Crafts For Kids (With Free Templates)

Dads, kids, and teachers—May isn’t that far away, so it’s time to start planning some unique cards and gifts for Mom’s special day.

These Mother’s Day crafts for kids are easy and inexpensive, but they’re meaningful and from the heart, which is what really matters when giving a gift.

You’ll find Mother’s Day gifts that are perfect for making at home or in the classroom. From handprint crafts to paper flowers and more, these are gorgeous keepsakes that will last a lifetime.

Mom will love displaying her Mother’s Day cards and crafts at home, and the kids will be so proud when presenting their creations to her.

Don’t forget to make a card or handmade gift for Grandma and Auntie too! These Mother’s Day crafts are perfect for them as well.

We here at Simple Everyday Mom want to help you make this day super special! Keep reading to find some easy Mother’s Day craft ideas that’ll make Mom feel loved and appreciated.

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Mother’s Day Craft Ideas

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If your kids can’t get enough of dinosaurs, they’ll love this simple dinosaur Mothers Day craft. It’s a great way to show Mom some extra TLC and have some fun while you’re at it.

This I Love You to Pieces Mother’s Day craft is a wonderful way for kids to show their moms just how much they care! With just a few simple materials, they can create a heartfelt gift that Mom is sure to love. The fun and easy-to-follow steps make this activity perfect for parents and teachers looking for a quick and engaging activity that also promotes creativity and fine motor skills.

Kids will love creating this adorable alien Mother’s Day card for their Mom or Grandma. It’s a quick and easy craft that can be made in just minutes. Plus, it’s sure to make Mom smile!

This Mother’s Day, get the kids crafting and have them make Mom or Grandma this cute cat Mother’s Day card craft. It’s the perfect gift for any cat-loving mom, and it’s also a great way to practice scissor skills and hand-eye coordination!

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This Mother’s Day cactus craft is the perfect way to show your mom some love on Mother’s Day. Kids will have a blast making this colorful cactus, and Mom will love displaying it in her home.

This fun llama Mother’s Day card craft is perfect for kids to customize and make for Nana, Grandma, or any other family member. Add a special message inside to show how much you love her! Your kid’s special words are sure to make mom’s heart melt!

This fun guinea pig Mother’s Day card craft is perfect for younger kids! They can create a special card for Mom with this easy-to-follow tutorial. Moms will love receiving a handmade card from their little one on Mother’s Day!

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Looking for some great ideas to show Mom how much she is loved this Mother’s Day? Have the kids make her this sunflower Mother’s Day craft! It’s easy, cute, and only requires a few supplies.

What says “I love you, mom” better than this pirate Mother’s Day card craft? This Mother’s Day, get the kids involved in making a special card for mom that she’ll “treasure” forever.

This May, show your mom how much you appreciate her with a homemade shark Mother’s Day card. It’s a great gift that’s easy to make and only requires a few supplies you probably already have at home.

Disney fans rejoice! This Mother’s Day, show your Disney-loving mom how much you care with this easy Mickey Mouse Mother’s Day card craft. This is the perfect Mother’s Day craft for both younger and older kids.

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Do you want some fun flower crafts? Then you’ve come to the right place! This handprint flower card craft is the perfect craft for kids to make for Mother’s Day! It’s simple and easy, and best of all, no acrylic paint is needed. Don’t forget to write a sweet message inside!

This fun panda craft is the perfect activity for kids to make for Mother’s Day. All you need is some construction paper, a pair of scissors, and some glue. It’s so sweet!

butterflies are one of the most beautiful and intriguing creatures on Earth. Kids love to chase them, and adults can’t help but stop and admire their vibrant colors and intricate patterns.

What’s more, butterfly crafts are a great way to show Mom (or any other Mother figure) how much you care. Just imagine her face when she opens up this butterfly card craft!

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If your Mom loves gardening and the outdoors, why not make her this bee card craft for Mother’s Day? This fun activity is perfect for kids of all ages, and it’s a great way to show your Mom how much you care.

Crafting is a fun way to show Mom how much you care on Mother’s Day. And this owl card craft is the perfect way to do it! Tell Mom, “Owl always love you”.

Anyone who loves cute and cuddly koalas will adore this koala card craft! It’s a fun activity for kids to make, and it’s sure to put a smile on Mom or Grandma’s face.

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This cute little sheep card craft is a cute Mother’s Day craft for kindergarten children to make at school and bring home to Mommy! It comes with a free printable template so it’s easy to recreate.

Toad-ally awesome moms will get a kick out of this frog craft for Mother’s Day. In fact, this is a beautiful all-occasion card that can work for Father’s Day, birthdays, and more. It’s such a fun craft that your little artists will have a blast making!

Let Mom know she’s one in a minion with this cute and easy handprint minion card craft! This last-minute gift idea is also the perfect way to spend quality time with your kiddo. Just gather some simple craft supplies and follow the easy step-by-step instructions to create this sweet card.

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Preserve those sweet little handprints in a beautiful cactus card for Mother’s Day. The handprint cactus Mother’s Day card craft is covered in flowers and looks oh-so-sweet. It’s also the best Mother’s Day gift for young children to make! Moms who don’t exactly have a green thumb will love this paper cactus that they can enjoy for years to come.

The only thing more magical and beautiful than a unicorn is a wonderful mom! Any mom would feel special getting one of these lovely, girly unicorn card crafts from the kids. Personalize the unicorn with Mom’s favorite color!

M is for monkey—and mom! Our adorable monkey craft is such a cute choice. Mom will love receiving one from her little monkey with a loving, handwritten note inside. This cute craft is easy to make using our printable template.

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This mothers day pig craft is simple to make, lots of fun, and perfect for any pig lover! Imagine the look on her face when she receives a handmade pig craft, created with loads of love and creativity by her little ones. This project is not just about crafting; it’s about sharing smiles, laughter, and a whole lot of love.

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a heartwarming craft that’s as sweet as honey! This delightful mother’s day bee craft is a perfect way to say “I love you” to mom. letting little hands create a buzz with their creativity and love, this craft can open up conversations about the bee life cycle and what their role is in our ecosystem.

Show mom some love with this adorable happy mother’s day raccoon craft, a heartwarming project that’s as fun to make as it is to give! Raccoons are a favorite woodland animal, and kids love them!

Encourage your little paleontologists to get creative with this dinosaur mother’s day card craft! With just a few simple supplies like colored cardstock, glue, and markers, kids can make a perfect card that shows Mom she’s the best in the age of dinosaurs and beyond.

Create unforgettable memories this Mother’s Day by doing these mother’s day crafts from Simple Everyday Mom that are perfect for preschoolers, such as the adorable “I Love You To Pieces” craft or the charming handprint flower cards and many more.

Are you looking for a fun handprint art craft that is one of our most popular? It’s this handprint mother’s day craft! It’s so easy and fun, kids will love turning their little hands into the sweetest keepsake for Mother’s Day, all without any messy paint!

Are you looking for a simple and educational activity for your kids? This mother’s day owl craft is perfect for them! With just a few pieces of colored cardstock, glue, and our free owl template, your kids can create an adorable owl craft that says “Owl always love you, Mom!” in the cutest way possible!

Looking for a butterfly craft for Mother’s Day? This butterfly mother’s day craft is a fun homemade card that Mom, Grandma, or Auntie will love! Whether you’re looking to add a personal touch to your Mother’s Day celebrations or simply engage in a fun activity with your little ones.

Which Mother’s Day craft do you plan to make with the kids this year?

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Monica McDade

Monday 6th of May 2024

Great Idea and Thank You for Sharing!!


Monday 6th of May 2024

You're welcome and thank you ◡̈


Sunday 5th of May 2024

I found the instructions to put it together but I can't find the template. Could you show me where it is please? Thank you.


Monday 6th of May 2024

Hi! I'm not sure which craft you're referring to but since you're a subscriber, all you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of any post and it’ll automatically redirect you to the download page. If you see the picture that says, "click here to get your freebie", then just click it and it'll open the form in a new window ◡̈


Wednesday 24th of April 2024

Thank you for helping!


Thursday 25th of April 2024

Of course! Glad you can use one of the activities!


Saturday 13th of April 2024

love your ideals


Monday 15th of April 2024



Thursday 11th of May 2023

Adorable! Sweet, easy to do with kids, and precious to save. I did the alien and shark cards perfect for little shark obsessed boys.

Thank you for sharing!


Friday 12th of May 2023

Oh, thanks so much! I'm glad they liked them!

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