10+ Simple Ways to Celebrate Mother's Day

Mother’s Day provides the perfect opportunity to pay tribute to the wonderful woman in our lives, and it is important to put some effort into the details of the day. Today, I am sharing some simple ways that kids can make Mother's Day special.

Of course, mom is going to need a gift. Store bought options (including flowers) are great, but no mom can resist the beautiful handmade treasures lovingly crafted by her children. Check out these fantastic craft, card, treat, and decor ideas that dads can help little ones make and bake for their moms. Older children can make things independently, or they can write heartfelt notes.

1) Edible Mother's Day Bouquets - Turn mom's favourite treats into edible bouquets with the simple tutorials you can find here.

2) Sharpie pendant - Any mom would be proud to wear one of these lovely pendants made from tin foil and sharpies. 

3) Popsicle stick frame - Popsicle stick frames can be made for a special photo, drawing, or button heart. 

4) Hockey mom artwork - Any hockey mom would love this artwork that you can download here for FREE. There is a version for the mom of multiple kids too. 

5) Custom coffee mug - There are countless options for making moms custom coffee mugs (including this cheeky option). Find out how to create your own version here.

6) Photo Flower - No mom can resist a handmade treasure featuring a photo of their little one. This simple vase and photo flower card are sure to make her smile.

These are cute too....

7) Card and Handmade Flower Pen - This simple card comes with a cheerful, handmade flower pen. Cute, right?

8) "Love you to Pieces" Card - Handmade cards are always special, and this one is perfect for little crafters. If a child can rip paper, they can make this simple keepsake. 

9) Handprint Calendar - Give your mom a year's worth of love by making her a special handprint calendar. No mom can resist adorable handprint artwork.

10) Mason Jar Vase - This beautiful mason jar vase is perfect for children of all ages. It can be filled with real flowers or handcrafted paper ones.

11) Mother's Day Banner - Kids can easily transform an old book into festive Mother's Day decor that their special lady will love.

12) Sweet Treat - Serving mom a sweet treat for Mother's Day is always a great option. She'll enjoy a few minutes to herself with a cup of coffee/tea and a delicious, freshly baked goodie!

13) Mother's Day Photo - Moms are often behind the camera documenting her family's special moments. Why not take a minute on Mother's Day to snap a photo of your special lady with her tribe?

14) Mother's Day Treat Box - Every mom needs a treat to help her through the day, and these treat boxes are easy to make... and adorable. All you need to create this sweet treat is some dollar store supplies and the special tags I designed (that you can download for FREE here).

15) Breakfast in Bed - Every mom deserves breakfast in bed, and this one is full of love... literally. Check out the details here.

17) Mother's Day Painting - This simple painting is the perfect art project for kids. This colourful canvas is sure to brighten Mom's day. Fin the full instructions here.

18) Mother's Day Pom Pom Bouquet - How cheerful is this yarn pom pom bouquet? It's colourful and fun... and pom pom flowers will never die. 😀 Find the full "how to" here.

19) Button picture frame with FREE download - Moms really are the buttons that hold everything together. Decorate a dollar store frame with buttons, and download the free quote/print here.

However you decide to spend Mother’s Day, I hope you pamper the special mother in your life… because she deserves it. Happy Mother’s Day to all the lovely, hardworking ladies doing their best every day to make the world a better place.

Gina Bell
(aka East Coast Mommy)

Find more easy and inexpensive ideas for DIYs and family fun here.


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