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Sunflower Mother’s Day Craft For Kids [Free Template]

Moms are the best! They help us grow into loving, strong adults.

And what better way to show mom how much we appreciate her than by giving her a photo sunflower Mother’s Day craft that kids can make themselves?

This fun activity is perfect for kids of all ages, and it’s a great way to show Mom how much we care.

Plus, it’s a great way to get crafty and have kids practice fine motor skills! So grab some construction paper, scissors, glue, and let’s get started!

Also, be sure to check out all of our Mother’s Day crafts for kids for more ideas.

Mother’s Day Craft Idea

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  • Photo of child
  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Sunflower template (click the “click here to get this freebie” image at the end to open the form)


Start by downloading the sunflower template and printing it out. Once you have the template printed, gather the materials needed for this Mother’s Day activity.

hand holding sunflower Mother's Day craft template

First, guide your kids to glue their photos in the center of the sunflower.

hand gluing photo to sunflower

Next up, it’s time to take the stem and glue it to the bottom of the paper. Help your child stick the stem securely as if our sunflower is reaching for the sun and growing tall and strong.

hand gluing stem to sunflower craft

Now, let’s add some greenery to our sunflower! Help your kids glue the leaves on both sides of the stem.

hand gluing leaf to sunflower craft

To complete our cheerful masterpiece, have your child glue the sunflower to the top of the stem.

hand gluing photo sunflower to blue paper

That’s it! Don’t forget to explore our other spring crafts for your kiddos while you’re here!

hand holding sunflower Mother's Day craft

Activities For Kids

More Mother’s Day Ideas

Looking for some fun Mother’s Day activities to keep the kids busy? Look no further! We’ve got plenty of great crafts, printables, and the best ideas to help you celebrate Mom or Grandma on this special day.

Whatever you choose to do, we’re sure Mom will appreciate the thoughtfulness and effort! Keep reading for some more great ideas for Mother’s Day.

Books About Mom

Reading aloud is a wonderful activity that has been shown to help young children learn new words, improve their focus, and more. Try adding in these cute 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!

Two sunflower Mother's Day crafts

Kids’ Crafts For Mother’s Day

If you’re looking for an activity that will provide your kids with valuable skills while giving them a creative outlet, then crafting is exactly what you need! It can help kids learn how to follow instructions and use scissors properly. Try out some of these Mother’s Day crafts Mom or Grandma will love:

Mother’s Day Cactus Craft -Why not surprise Mom with a homemade cactus craft? Made out of paper, this adorable cactus is easy for even the youngest kids to make. It’s a cute Mother’s Day craft that’s sure to make Mom smile!

Llama Mother’s Day Card Craft – Looking for the perfect Mother’s Day craft for kids? This easy craft is perfect! All you need is some construction paper, scissors, glue, and markers. It’s a fun way to tell her she’s the best llama mama ever!

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I Love You to Pieces Mother’s Day Craft – This fun craft is the perfect way for your little artists to share their love on Mother’s Day. All you need are some simple supplies and our free printable template to get started!

Your little ones will love creating their heart-shaped character and adding pipe cleaner arms and legs!

Dinosaur Mother’s Day Card Craft – Who doesn’t love handmade cards?! This year, why not help your child make a one-of-a-kind Mother’s Day craft featuring their favorite creatures, dinosaurs! It’s simple and big so it’s great for small hands to make. Mom will love this sweet card and the personal touch from her little one!

Mother’s Day Activities

Check out these adorable Mother’s Day color by number printables! Not only are they cute, but they’re also a great way to help with number recognition and fine motor skills. Plus, what mom wouldn’t love a sweet handmade Mother’s Day gift from her little ones?

Kids will love these animal mom and baby Mother’s Day dot to dot activity pages. They can practice counting while they connect the dots, and they’ll end up with a cute coloring page to give to Mom. This is an easy idea for kids to do together, and it’s a fun way to celebrate Mother’s Day.

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For something fun and hands-on, you have to try our all about Mom printable! This cute worksheet helps younger kids practice their handwriting as they answer fun questions about Mom. From what she’s the best at to why they love their Mom, it’ll be a blast seeing what your kids come up with!

Our printable Mother’s Day coupons are a fun activity and great gift rolled into one! Kids can color in their coupons with Mom’s favorite colors and practice cutting them out using scissors. With activities like special artwork or an ice cream date, there’s something to make everyone happy!

sunflower Mother's Day 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!

Spring Activities For Kids

2 sunflower Mother's Day crafts

Sunflower Mother's Day Craft For Kids

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

Kids will love making this photo sunflower craft for Mother's Day! It's a great activity to do together, and it's a thoughtful way to show Mom how much she means to you.


  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Photo of child
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Sunflower template


  1. Download the sunflower template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin by gluing the child's photo in the center of the sunflower.
  3. Next, take the stem and glue it to the bottom of the paper.
  4. Glue the leaves on both sides of the stem.
  5. Finish by gluing the sunflower to the top of the stem.

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Sunflower Mother’s Day Craft Template

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Friday 10th of May 2024

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Friday 26th of April 2024

love it


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Wednesday 24th of April 2024

this is so pretty


Wednesday 24th of April 2024

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