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Mother’s Day Pig Craft For Kids (Free Template)

Mother’s Day is a special time of year when we get to show our moms just how much they mean to us. This Mother’s Day, let’s go all out and show Mom she’s loved “pig time” with an adorable paper craft!

Kids will be excited to give their moms this Mother’s Day pig craft that they’ve made. This little piggy is sure to bring a smile to her face when she sees what her little one has been busy creating.

This is a great project to do in the classroom, at daycare, or at home with some help from Dad. Download our free template and grab a few basic crafting supplies to get crafting with the kids.

If you’re looking for even more inspiration for what to give Mom, check out our collection of Mother’s Day crafts for kids. These sweet keepsakes make the perfect gift!

Farm Mother’s Day Craft For Kids

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Crafting is an incredible way for children to develop essential skills. As they snip, paste, and follow instructions to craft their little piggy, they’re honing fine motor skills, enhancing their ability to follow directions, and nurturing creativity. 

We’ve made it super easy for you to get started on this fun craft. Simply download our free template, and use our step-by-step instructions. Gather up a few supplies, and the kids will be all set to make this cute craft! 

Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Mother’s Day Pig template (click the “click here to get this freebie” image at the end to open the form)

Directions

Start by downloading the Mother’s Day pig 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 project to life.

hand holding Mother's Day Pig template

Let’s get started by creating the most charming ears for our piggy. Guide your little ones as they glue the inner ears to the outer ears.

hand gluing inner ears of Mother's Day Pig Craft

Next, it’s time to add those cute eyes to our pig. Help your little ones carefully glue the eyes below the eyebrows and secure them in place.

hand gluing eyes of Mother's Day Pig Craft

Now, let’s add a cute nose to our piggy friend. Guide your kids as they take the nose and glue it at the bottom of the eyes.

hand gluing nose of Mother's Day Pig Craft

It’s time to give our piggy some delightful hooves. Help your little ones place the hooves at the bottom of the legs and glue them in place.

hand gluing hooves of Mother's Day Pig Craft
hand gluing hooves of Mother's Day Pig Craft

Finally, it’s time to position our pig on the grass and glue it down. This is where our piggy gets to explore and play.

hand gluing pig to the grass of Mother's Day Pig Craft

We sure hope your kiddo loved creating this craft. Check out our many other farm animal crafts to keep them entertained!

hand holding finished example of Mother's Day Pig Craft

Activities For Kids

Mother’s Day Ideas For Kids

Make Mother’s Day extra special this year with crafts and activities kids can give to their moms. These projects are a great way to celebrate Mom, and they’ll be so proud to present her with what they’ve been working on.

As a little bonus, kids will also be able to refine important skills they’ll use in their daily lives when they work on these crafts and activities. We’ve gathered a few recommendations for books featuring moms, handmade gifts, and activities to create memories that we think kids and mothers will both enjoy.

Check them out below to make this Mother’s Day one to remember.

two example of finished Mother's Day Pig Craft

Mother’s Day Books For Kids

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 finished example of Mother's Day Pig Craft

Paper Mother’s Day Crafts

Shark Mother’s Day Card Craft – Make waves with this fin-tastic Mother’s Day card that kids will love to make. This craft is the perfect way to show mom she’s loved and appreciated in a fun way!

Mickey Mouse Mother’s Day Card Craft – Say “I love you” with everyone’s favorite mouse! This colorful card combines Mom’s love for Disney and flowers in one. Be sure to save this one for an “a-mouse-ing” mom.

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Mother’s Day Cactus Craft – Make a card for Mom that will really stick with her. This cactus craft is an adorable way to let someone special know how “fan-cactus” they are! Download the free template to get started.

Flower Handprint Card Craft – This will be a card Mom keeps for years to come. These flowers won’t wither and fade since they are crafted using the kids’ own handprints. Kids can customize the message on the inside of the card to let Mom know just how special she is.

Mother’s Day Activities For Kindergarten

Looking for a thoughtful, budget friendly Mother’s Day gift? These printable Mother’s Day coupons are just the thing! Simply print them out, let your kids add their personal touch with some crayons or markers, and voila! Mom will adore redeeming coupons for a free art masterpiece, a big hug, or a fun ice cream date.

Plus, they’re easy to assemble, making them a win-win for everyone!

Celebrate mom in a special way with our All About Mom printable worksheet. This fun and creative activity allows kids to express gratitude for their mom by sharing her favorite things, special qualities, and more.

It’ll be a keepsake that Mom will treasure for years to come since it captures precious memories of how her little ones think of her and see her through their eyes.

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Grab this Mother’s Day dot to dot activity for kids to complete and color in for their mom this May! This set comes with three illustrations featuring a mom and baby raccoon, dog, and swan. As kids connect the dots, they’ll hone their fine motor skills and concentration while making their mom a sweet gift.

After they complete the pictures, they can show off their artistic talents by coloring them in.

Download and print these Mother’s Day printable bookmarks so each time Mom opens a book, she’ll be reminded of this sweet gift. Kids will love customizing the different bookmarks that are designed especially for moms with their favorite colors, stickers, and glitter to make it extra special.

This is a simple and budget-friendly way to give a meaningful gift to the mom that loves to read. 

single example of finished Mother's Day Pig Craft

Share With Us

Did you make this craft with your kids or students? We’d love to feature them on our social media!

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

hand holding finished example of Mother's Day Pig Craft

Mother's Day Pig Craft

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

Kids will be excited to give their moms this Mother's Day pig craft that they've made.

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Mother’s Day Pig template

Instructions

  1. Download the pig template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Create the ears by gluing the inner ears to the outer ears.
  3. Place the eyes below the eyebrows and glue them in place.
  4. Take the nose and glue it in the bottom of the eyes.
  5. Place the hooves on the ends of the legs and glue them in place.
  6. Finally, position the pig on the grass and glue it down.

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Pig Mother’s Day Craft Template

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Linda

Friday 12th of April 2024

good craft

Sam

Friday 12th of April 2024

Thanks, Linda ◡̈

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