25 Easy Mother's Day Gifts Kids Can DIY

Kids will love being part of the fun with these craft ideas for Mother's Day.

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Ikaroo

The best Mother's Day gifts come from the heart, especially when they're made by your little ones. With these Mother's Day crafts, kids can help make Mom a simple, sweet present that she will treasure forever. Not only will Mom love these thoughtful DIY gift ideas, but your kiddos can also get their creative juices flowing.

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Mommy Moment
No Sew Felt Flowers

Did you forget to send Mother's Day flowers this year? Don't worry—these felt flowers are just as pretty and will last forever.

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What you'll need: assorted felt fabric sheets ($11, )

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The Sweetest Occasion
DIY Marble Dipped Mugs

Let kids make a little bit of a mess with these coffee mugs. As beautiful as the marbling looks, it's actually incredibly easy to create.

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What you'll need: paintable ceramic mugs ($20 for 4, )

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Art Bar
Yarn-Wrapped Cardboard Letters

The design and color opportunities are endless with these yarn letters. This is a great craft if you have multiple children—each kid can create his or her own letter or word.

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What you'll need: assorted yarn ($8, )

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Persia Love
DIY Coloring Page Bracelets

Take a page (literally) from your kid's coloring book to create these beautiful bangles.

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What you'll need: wood bangles ($9, )

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Lily Ardor
Framed Pressed Flowers

Flatten real flowers—or even weeds!—from your garden to make a one-of-a-kind Mother's Day craft. It will look especially beautiful hanging near a window with the sunlight shining through.

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What you'll need: cotton fabric ($3 per yard ); white picture frame ($8, )

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Handmade Charlotte
Pasta Noodle Calla Lilies

After baking a beautiful Mother's Day cake, kids can make and place these "lilies" on top for a delicate spring-themed dessert.

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What you'll need: wire floral stems ($7, )

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Simple as That
Handprint Clay Jewelry Dish

A fun and functional twist on the traditional handprint Mother's Day art, Mom will think of her thoughtful little ones every time she puts her baubles in this homemade jewelry dish.

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What you'll need: air dry clay ($12, )

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Hello, Wonderful
Rainbow Heart Wreath

Show your fun-loving mom how much you love her with a colorful, heart-shaped wreath fitted with a festive pom-pom.

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What you'll need: woven ribbon ($17, ); multi-colored cardstock ($13, )

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I Heart Arts n Crafts
Mason Jar Votive

Remind Mom she's the light of everyone's life with a Mason jar votive. Kids can get creative and paint the inside however they please and a battery-operated "candle" is safe for them to handle.

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What you'll need: Mason jars ($7 for 2-pack, ); flameless tea light candles ($11 for 24, )

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Blooming Homestead
Easy Striped Vase

Kids can apply painter's tape in any design they want to make a pretty painted vase for Mom.

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What you'll need: terra cotta pot ($10, ); painter's tape ($4, )

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The Sweetest Occasion
Watermelon Print Napkins

All it takes is a sponge and paint to make these pretty napkins you can use on Mother's Day.

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What you'll need: tea towels (); sponge ($7 for 3-pack, )

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Classic Play
Paper Daffodil Wreath

Welcome Mom home with a homemade wreath on her front door. She can leave it up all summer long.

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What you'll need: yellow construction paper ($4 for pack of 50, )

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Learning and Exploring Through Play
Card with Sun Catcher

Most moms receive cards on Mother's Day, but this one has a hidden surprise: The heart in the center can be removed and doubles as a sun catcher.

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Tools you'll need: colored cellophane wraps ($8 for 104 pieces, )

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Crafts by Amanda
Painted Ladybug Mug

"There’s something utterly cute and cheerful about a ladybug craft," blogger Amanda writes, and she proves just that with this hand-painted ladybug mug. Morning coffee just got better!

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What you'll need: yellow coffee mug ($12, ), acrylic paint set ($15, )

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Flower Photo Craft

Mom will adore having a "garden" of her kids, who will love painting the little flower pot.

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Watercolor Plant Markers

Acrylic paint, alphabet stamps, and oven-bake polymer clay are all you need to make these pretty plant markers with the kids.

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Courtesy of Hello, Wonderful
Printable Mother's Day Book

This precious book can be printed for free online, where you can choose 12 blank frames and 10 prompts for your child to fill out. He or she will complete sentences like, "My favorite memory of Mom is..." or "My mom makes me feel..." and illustrate the book with drawings throughout. The end result: a truly priceless Mother's Day gift.

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Egg Carton Flowers

Round up all your leftover egg cartons from Easter and use them to make these colorful "flowers" that'll never wilt or fade. The little ones will have a blast coating them with paint.

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Handprint Oven Mitt

This craft couldn't be simpler, but preserving their little handprint on an oven mitt makes for a special gift she'll cherish for years.

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Paper Scraps Greeting Cards

Use old pieces of scrapbook paper, wrapping paper, or card stock and have the kids draw flowers of all shapes and sizes. The cut-out shapes look absolutely darling on Mother's Day cards.

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'You Light Up My Life' Card

Mom will adore this handmade Mason jar card, and the kids will love drawing all the little lightning bugs on their fingerprints.

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Pressed Flower Bookmarks

Go on a walk with the kids to collect small flowers and leaves, which you'll then dry and press onto light brown card stock. These precious floral bookmarks make a beautiful gift for Mom, and the kids will love making them, too.

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Tissue Paper Flower Pot

Have the kiddos help with tearing up tissue paper and glueing the pieces onto a flower pot. They'll love getting their hands dirty with this colorful craft!

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Floral Herb Perfume

Made with water, essential oils, and assorted flowers and herbs, these fragrant "perfumes" won't last more than a few days, but they make for fun gifts. This blogger and her daughter made one with rose and sage, and another with lavender, lilac, and rosemary.

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