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!

DIY Mothers Day Crafts

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20 Adorable DIY Mother’s Day Craft Ideas

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.


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.


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.


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.

Also read:  10 DIY Thanksgiving Projects for Your Home and Table


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.

Also read:  DIY Thanksgiving Turkey Cupcake Wrappers


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.

Also read:  Clever Ways to Upcycle Plastic Bottles


                                                                                                                     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.

Mother’s Day is May 12th!


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