25 Adorable DIY Mother’s Day Crafts Anyone Can Make

With Mother’s Day arriving before we know it, it’s time to start thinking about all the mothers in your lives. Here are some adorable ideas for DIY projects that are perfect for kids and certain to make Mom smile!

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25 Adorable DIY Mother’s Day Craft Ideas

zink happy DIY monogram photo collage

hAppy Mothers Day: DIY Monogram Photo Collage – Why not try making a photo collage letter using mom’s initial? If your kids love to craft like mine it’s a relatively easy project and kids can help with the majority of it. 

butterfly family tree

                                                                                                Better Homes and Gardens

Butterfly Family Tree – This is a wonderful idea for kids. Have them create a family tree. Better Homes and Gardens has a “how-to” for this special project.

Need creative ways to entertain and educate your kids?  We lots of free printable activities here!

Cold Busting DIY Bath Bombs

DIY Bath Bombs are all the rage right now so why not make a few of these citrus herb cold busting bath fizzies for Mom to enjoy some soothing me time on her special day?


glass etch

                                                                                                               Makeit -Loveit

Etched Dish – Take a favorite casserole dish or buy a new serving bowl and etch something special into the glass. At Makeit -Loveit, there are instructions for this very simply beautiful project.

zink hAppy Craft 5
This DIY Paper Flower Bouquethas to be the best Mothers Day gift ever. The flowers won’t wilt, she can’t kill them and they look great on the dining room table. Best of all, they shower mom in compliments.


MD Mini Photos

                                                                                                                    Parent Map

Mini-Magnet photos – These cute mini-photos featured on Parent Map are originally from Ambrosia Girl. They look just like miniature Polaroids and you can stick them all over your fridge.




Pot Holder Clutch – Every woman (especially Moms) need an emergency clutch. Eighteen25 has a wonderful way to create a clutch from a pot holder! This brilliant idea is a perfect gift for Mom.

Happy Mothers Day Card
My mom has always preferred hand made mothers day cards – but what mom doesn’t?  With some fun photos, a few decals and a lot of help from my photo printer, I made this adorable hAppy Mothers Day Card

Stepping stone

                                                                                                        Pink and Green Mama

Stepping Stones – This idea is a great way to capture those tiny little toes. Pink and Green Mama has simple instructions on how to make your own stepping stones.


Fingerprint dove 2                                                                                                        Busy Kids Happy Mom 

Family of Fingerprints – This is a great idea for a big family. Visit Busy Kids Happy Mom and see how they created this fingeraint masterpiece.


Ten things about Mom

                                                                                                                 The Creative Place

Ten Things to Love About Mom – Who doesn’t enjoy hearing good things about themselves? The Creative Place has a sweet idea to tell Mom just what you love about her.

Vacation memories jar                                                                                                                Echoes of Laughter

Vacation Memories Jar – Vacations are when families create some of the strongest memories. Visit Echoes of Laughter to make a memories jar from your favorite vacation and give it to Mom to cherish.


Flower Photos

                                                                                                        Better Homes and Gardens                                                                           

Flower Photos – This easy idea is great for kids to make and Mom’s to enjoy. Find instructions at Better Homes and Gardens.


Footprint stool

                                                                                                                     Simply Kierste

Footprints stool – Head over to Simply Kierste and find instructions for this charming little family footstool.


Necklace Stand 2

                                                                                                            The Salvaged Boutique

Necklace Stand – Recruit Dad’s handy help for Mother’s Day and make Mom a necklace stand. The Salvaged Boutique shows step by step how to make this genius idea.



                                                                                                               Whipper Berry

Embroidery Hoop Décor – Create a embroidery hoop bulletin board for Mom with this idea from Whipper Berry. Mom can stylishly hang photos and reminder notes with this unique idea.


Cupcake bath bomb

                                                                                                             Little Birdie Secrets 

Cupcake Bath Bombs – encourage Mom to take some time to pamper herself. Use this idea from Little Birdie Secrets to create these cupcake bath bombs.


Grandma Photo Book

                                                                                                      Finding Time To Create Blog

Grandma Photo Book – At the Finding Time To Create Blog, check out this adorable photo book just for Grandma. This one of a kind album will certainly make it a Happy Mother’s Day.

 fingerprint keychain 2                                                                                                                     Lolly Jane

Fingerprint Keychain – This fingerprint keychain at Lolly Jane is a perfect keepsake that kids will have fun making. It will capture those adorable little baby fingers that just grow so fast.



                                                                                                                Discount Queens

Shadow Photos – This inexpensive and neat idea can be found over at Discount Queens. It is a creative new way to capture a photo.


handmade jewelry2                                                                                                                 Etcetorize

Handmade JewelryEtcetorize has incredible ways to create your own jewelry without costing a fortune or needing special tools. This is a great project for older kids to make Mom something special.


Clothes Pin Wreath 2


Clothes Pin Wreath – I love ideas with repurposed items. This clothes pin wreath from stlMotherhood is a perfect afternoon project. Paint your own clothes pins to make this awesome idea.


                                                                                                                     Home Talk

Chocolate Bouquet – What Mom doesn’t love chocolate? Take a cue from Home Talk and make a chocolate bouquet for Mom.


                                                                                                                        Eyes on the Source

Bookmarks – Mom’s always love little reminders of their kids. Use this idea from Eyes on the Source for bookmarks made with pictures of the little ones.

And last, but not least – for those of you that are short on time, or just don’t have a single crafty bone in your body – we’ve made these fun Mother’s Day Activity Sheet printables that mom can spend time enjoying with the kids. After all, making memories over bonding activities are the best Mother’s Day gift of all!

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NO craftiness needed – just download, print and enjoy :)


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