50 Easy Mother’s Day Crafts for Kids to Impress Mom

Trying to find the perfect gift for Mother’s Day can be a challenge. If you’re looking for something homemade and unique, consider these DIY Mother’s Day crafts.

Diy mother's day crafts

That’s precisely the theme of today’s article, as we took the liberty of creating a list of different DIY crafts that will make excellent Mother’s Day gifts.

Best Mother’s Day Crafts

So let’s not waste any more time and go ahead and show you what we’ve got:

1. Coffee Bean Art – Mother’s Day Gifts DIY

Coffee Bean Art - Mother's Day Gifts DIY

Some of the first arts and crafts classes at kindergarten and schools involve making drawings, patterns, and designs using everyday marbles and buttons.

However, if your mom is a real fan of coffee, you can try making some art using coffee beans instead since the process is pretty much the same.


  • Latte and gold acrylic paint
  • Anise flowers
  • Scissors
  • Framed canvas
  • Coffee beans
  • Lace ribbon
  • Paintbrush
  • Glue gun

2. Pebble Heart Wall Decor – Mother’s Day Ideas

Pebble Heart Wall Decor - Mother's Day Ideas

If you liked our previous entry, you should check this one out as well, since it follows the same steps as far as crafting is concerned – pebble heart wall decor.


  • Some pebbles (preferably white ones like in the picture)
  • A rectangle wooden board
  • Some spot glaze
  • Red acrylic paint
  • A pair of scissors
  • Some ribbon
  • A paintbrush
  • A glue gun
  • A pencil

3. DIY Toilet Paper Roll Wall Decor – Mother’s Day Ideas for Kids

DIY Toilet Paper Roll Wall Decor - Mother's Day Ideas for Kids

Toilet paper rolls and paper towel rolls are some of those crafting supplies that no one ever seems to run out of, especially families with kids.

Because of that, finding ways to repurpose them is not only a great start for a Mother’s day gift, but it’s also good for the environment.

For example, this DIY toilet paper roll wall decor looks amazing, so much so that it’s hard to believe that it’s made from leftover materials that you had around the house.


  • Acrylic paint in the colors of your choosing (we used creme and green)
  • Several wood clamps or clothespins
  • Small round mosaic mirror
  • Toilet paper or towel rolls
  • Scissors
  • Paintbrush
  • Glue stick
  • Pencil
  • Ruler

4. Mother’s Day Card Ideas – Binder Clip Card Holder

Mother's Day Card Ideas - Binder Clip Card Holder

You don’t always need some elaborate gift to bring a smile to someone’s face, and if you have the chance to craft something using things you may already have laying around the house, even better.

So if you want a DIY craft idea that scores high marks in the simple and cute department, go ahead and try making these binder clip holders.


  • Googly eyes
  • Pink pipe cleaner
  • Binder clip
  • Red marker
  • Glue stick
  • Pom-poms
  • Scissors

5. Rustic Wooden Memo Board – Mother’s Day Crafts for Preschoolers

Rustic Wooden Memo Board - Mother's Day Crafts for Preschoolers

The previous entry was great, especially if your mom has a soft spot for fuzzy animals. Check out this rustic wooden memo board if you want to make something similarly useful but with an entirely different aesthetic appeal.


  • Green and cream acrylic paint
  • Rectangular wooden board
  • Decor beads
  • Brown spot glaze
  • Clothespins
  • Hanging hoops
  • Paintbrush
  • Silk ribbon
  • Glue gun

Speaking of which, if you have a lot of clothespins lying around, you might be interested in various ways to recycle clothespins.

6. Rope-Wrapped Vase – Mother’s Day Children’s Crafts

Rope-Wrapped Vase - Mother's Day Children's Crafts

If your mom is a big fan of flowers, but you think that flowers are a bit too cliche, you could try something different this year and gift her something in which she can keep all the flowers she’ll be receiving from everyone else: a rope-wrapped vase.


  • Artificial flowers
  • Hemp twine
  • Yellow and beige yarn
  • Scissors
  • Lace ribbon
  • A regular jar
  • A glue gun

7. Rustic Twig Photo Frame – Mother’s Day Crafts for Infants

Rustic Twig Photo Frame - Mother's Day Crafts for Infants

If you want something that’s extremely simplistic, and that will appeal to people with more rustic tastes, then go ahead and try out this rustic twig photo frame since it’s surely what you are looking for.


  • Straight branches
  • Peach-colored paper
  • Beige acrylic paint
  • Rhinestones
  • Silk ribbon
  • Paintbrush
  • Glue gun
  • Scissors
  • Cardboard frame
  • Flower hole punch 

8. Branch Vase – Mother’s Day Craft for Preschool

Branch Vase - Mother's Day Craft for Preschool

If you like the idea of making a DIY Mother’s Day craft with a rustic appeal, but you also liked our DIY vase, then you’ll love this next craft of ours as well: the DIY branch vase.


  • Straight branches
  • Pinecones
  • Beige acrylic paint
  • Scissors
  • Lace ribbon
  • Lace jute
  • Paintbrush
  • Moss
  • Mason jar
  • Glue gun

9. Textile Keyring – Mother’s Day Crafts for Preschoolers

Textile Keyring - Mother's Day Crafts for Preschoolers

Mothers are known for being constantly busy and yet being able to spend quality time with the family, so with all of those things going on, they’re bound to misplace their keys from time to time.

Well, if you want to give your mom a helping hand, you could try making her a DIY textile keyring just like the one illustrated above.


  • Pink, blue, and white crewel
  • Silver thread
  • Split keychain ring
  • Scissors
  • Lace ribbon
  • Silk ribbon
  • Glue gun
  • Rope

10. Wine Cork Heart – Preschool Crafts for Mother’s Day

Wine Cork Heart - Preschool Crafts for Mother's Day

When it comes to home supplies that we never seem to have a shortage of, wine corks are somehow in the top 3, even in houses where no one drinks any wine.

Because of that, we figured that it would be fair to give them a second life instead of throwing them away and repurposing them to make some Mother’s Day crafts. That’s how we came up with this wine cork heart wall decor.


  • Around 20 or more wine corks
  • Three shades of pink acrylic paint
  • White acrylic paint
  • Rectangle wood board
  • Lace ribbon
  • Scissors
  • Silk ribbon
  • Kitchen knife
  • Paintbrush
  • Glue gun

11. DIY Mushroom House – Mother’s Day Crafts for Kids

Diy mushroom house

If your mother enjoys tending to her garden, she probably has many decorations in her front and backyard, such as those traditional garden gnomes.

Well, gnomes need homes, and this next entry will teach you how you can create your very own DIY mushroom home to decorate your yard.


  • Acrylic paint (red, white, green, and two shades of brown)
  • Plant pot (preferably ceramic)
  • Wooden butterfly, flowers, heart, and mushrooms
  • Scissors
  • Paintbrush
  • Glue gun
  • Pencil

12. DIY Fabric Wall Art – Mother’s Day Flower Crafts for Preschoolers

Fabric wall hanging art

The great thing about wall art is that it doesn’t have to fulfill a purpose other than to look pretty, and if that’s precisely what you like to craft, then check out this DIY fabric wall hanging art.

It’s a mix between a dreamcatcher and a painting, and it will make a room look a lot more lively.


  • Scissors
  • Two kinds of textile
  • Cardboard
  • Silk ribbon
  • Glue gun

13. 3D Butterfly Card – Mother’s Day Cards DIY

3d paper butterfly card

Decorations and other DIY crafts are fun to make, but if you like to keep things simple, making a DIY Mother’s Day card will work just as well, such as this 3D butterfly card.


  • A butterfly template
  • Regular white paper
  • Colored cardstock
  • Scissors
  • Colored marker
  • Glue stick

14. DIY Triangle Dreamcatcher – Awesome Mother’s Day Ideas

Triangle dreamcatcher

If your mom is the type that believes in superstition and the effect of positive and negative energies, then a good way to appeal to her would be to make her a trendy DIY dreamcatcher.

However, even if you’re not into those things, chances are that your mother will dig the unique design of this dreamcatcher since it’s triangle-shaped instead of the traditional round or tear-drop shape.


  • Colored yarn
  • Glue gun
  • Silk ribbon
  • Three wooden sticks
  • Scissors
  • Cardboard
  • Artificial bird feather

15. 3D Paper Flower – Homemade Mother’s Day Gifts

Diy 3d paper flower

Flowers are beautiful, but their biggest flaw is that they wither away in just a few days, so a great DIY alternative is to make your own DIY 3D paper flowers, or better yet, an entire bouquet of them.


  • Colored paper (we used two shades of pink)
  • Colored pipe cleaner (we used pink)
  • Green crepe paper
  • Wooden skewer
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick

16. Candle Art – Mother’s Day Crafts for Adults

Candle art

This candle would make the perfect Mother’s Day or Valentine’s Day gift. You’re going to need six common supplies and a small chunk of time. Check out the directions for making candle art on our website.

17. Twig Monogram – Mother’s Day Crafts for Toddlers

Twig monogram

This twig monogram is a wonderful personalized gift for Mother’s Day. It would look wonderful hanging on a wall or on top of a mantel. You’re going to want to grab some common craft supplies like felt, ribbon twine, and scissors. 

18. String Art Photo Holder – Simple Crafts for Mother’s Day

Heart photo holder

A custom and unique photo holder is the twist on the traditional picture frame gift. This adorable string art photo holder would make the perfect handmade gift for Mother’s Day.

It’s so easy to personalize with your mom’s favorite colors. You only need a few household materials like string, nails, wire, scissors, and a hammer. 

19. Macrame-Wrapped Mason Jar Mother’s Day Crafts

Macrame wrapped mason jar

This adorable macrame-wrapped mason jar is an excellent way to show some love to your mom. It’s homemade, unique, and can hold a variety of things – place a candle, pens, markers, or anything else you desire.

20. Concrete Jewelry Holder Dish – Simple Mother’s Day Crafts

Concrete jewelry dish

All moms need a place for their jewelry, and this DIY jewelry holder makes for an easy and elegant Mother’s Day craft. You’re going to want to grab some paint, scissors, tape, a spoon, and other common supplies.

21. Hot Glue Gun Earrings – Crafts for Grandma on Mother’s Day

Hot glue earrings

These hot glue gun earrings require four materials to make. You’re going to need hot glue, nail polish, a silicone mold, and earring posts.

22. Beach-Inspired Mason Jar – Mother’s Day Craft Ideas for Preschoolers

Beach mason jar

This beach-inspired mason jar would look great as decor in any room of the house. You can customize it with different ribbons and labels.

23. Rustic Favor Bag – Best Mother’s Day Craft Ideas for Tweens

Rustic wedding favor bag

This rustic favor bag is a fantastic choice for crafting gifts for your mom, sister, grandma, aunt, niece, and any other special lady in your life. The best part is that you can fill it with chocolates, candies, gift cards, or any other small items.

24. Mason Jar Centerpiece – Easy Mother’s Day Crafts for Preschoolers

Mason jar centerpiece

Here’s an easy Mother’s Day craft that involves mason jars. It would look great as a table centerpiece filled with some flowers – perfect for moms. Get the full instructions for crafting a mason jar centerpiece.

25. Heart Decor – Kids Crafts for Mother’s Day

Heart decor

This charming heart decor requires a few supplies like ribbon, hot glue, scissors, and beads. 

26. Hanging Heart Wall Decor – Mother’s Day Crafts for Infants

Hanging heart

Create a cute little heart to hang on your wall using pipe cleaners and red string. It’s a wonderful craft to do with kids since any mom would immediately fall in love with this piece of decor.

27. Heart Candle – Mother’s Day Art and Craft Ideas for Toddlers

Heart candle

Candles are a great way to show your mom how much you care since they’re so sweet and sentimental. You’re going to need a few simple materials like yarn, felt, hot glue, and scissors. Find out more about making this Valentine’s Day candle.

28. Rustic Heart Wall Decor – Mother’s Day Kids Crafts

Rustic heart wall decor

This rustic heart wall decor is the perfect minimalist-style gift for Mother’s Day. It’s so cute, simple, and easy to make. Besides, you can customize it by using your mom’s favorite ribbon and felt color. 

29. Yarn and Chain Bracelet – Mother’s Day Craft Gift Ideas

Yarn and chain

This DIY yarn and chain bracelet makes for a wonderful gift on Mother’s Day. To craft it, you need chunky yarn, scissors, a jewelry chain, and ribbon clasps.

30. Button Heart Wall Decor – Mother’s Day Gifts (Arts and Crafts)

Button heart

Here’s another wall decor craft that’s easy and great for Mother’s Day. To make this lovely button heart wall decor, you’re going to need buttons, lace ribbon, scissors, a glue gun, and a few other common craft supplies.

31. Wine Cork Necklace – Arts and Crafts for Mother’s Day for Preschoolers

Wine cork necklace

Every mom could use another necklace, especially one that’s homemade by someone she loves. To make this wine cork necklace, you’re going to need acrylic paint, a paintbrush, pliers, and a few other things.

32. Wine Cork Earrings – Children’s Craft Ideas for Mother’s Day

Wine cork earrings

These gorgeous wine cork earrings would pair perfectly with the necklace we described above. 

33. Rustic Twig Heart – Preschool Craft Ideas for Mother’s Day

Twig heart

Here’s another rustic craft for Mother’s Day that’s easy to pull off. To make this rustic twig heart wall art, you’re going to need a glue gun, hot glue, pom poms, ribbon, and scissors, along with a few other materials. 

34. Ombre Macrame Wall Hanging – Cute Crafts for Mother’s Day

Macrame wall hanging

This ombre macrame wall hanging would make such a cute little decoration. To match the theme of any room, simply change the colors you’d like to use.

35. Wooden Slice Wall Art – Mother’s Day Wood Crafts

Wood slice wall art

It’s easy to turn wooden slice wall art into a beautiful gift for Mother’s Day. You can easily paint a quote, name, or anything else on this sign by following simple instructions. 

36. Floral Wall Hanging – DIY Crafts for Mother’s Day

Floral wall hanging

Take a few pieces of string and create this easy Mother’s Day Craft. It would look wonderful hanging on the wall and choose the flowers you’d like to match existing decor. On top of the string, you’re going to need artificial flowers, a branch, scissors, and a couple of other materials. Snag the rest of the directions here

37. Pebble Heart Wall Decor – DIY Mother’s Day Crafts

Pebbel heart decor

This pebble heart wall decor is a simple Mother’s Day craft that needs basic materials, such as pebbles, ribbon, a paintbrush, scissors, and a glue gun. 

38. Yarn Leaf Wall Decor – Wood Craft for Mother’s Day

Yarn leaf decor

This yarn leaf wall decor is simple enough to match any existing theme when picking matching colors. You need three colors of yarn, scissors, a comb, and wood beads, together with a few other materials. 

39. Yarn Rainbow Wall Decor – Mother’s Day Arts and Crafts

Yarn rainbow

This rainbow yarn wall decoration is charming and works well as a Mother’s Day craft. Besides, you can get creative by using different colors of yarn, ribbon, or beads.

40. Felt Flower Wall Art – Flower Craft for Mother’s Day

Felt flower wall art

This felt flower wall art also works as a piece of decor. You need felt in your favorite colors, cardboard, ribbon, and a few other materials.

41. Twine String Wall Decor – Children’s Craft for Mother’s Day

Twine string decor

This twine string wall decoration is adorable and completely customizable. You can embellish any word, image, or shape using twine, paint, paintbrush, scissors, and a glue gun, along with a couple of other supplies.

42. Glitter Flower Vase – Crafts for Mother’s Day Toddlers

Glitter flower vase

If you’re planning on buying flowers this upcoming Mother’s Day, it would be a good idea to craft a vase to go along with it. This adorable glitter vase is made from a glass jar. 

43. White Bead Bracelet – Easy Crafts to Make on Mother’s Day

Whie bead bracelet

You don’t have to spend a fortune on jewelry this Mother’s Day since you can make this white bead bracelet – a perfect way to gift inexpensive but nice jewelry to your mom.

44. Lace Candleholder – DIY Mother’s Day Craft Ideas for Kids

Lace candle holder

These lace candle holders would make such a wonderful Mother’s Day gift. You just need scissors, a paintbrush, a glue gun, and lace.

45. Tiny Concrete Jewelry Bowl – Best Mother’s Day Craft Ideas

Concrete jewelry bowl

If you’re looking for a non-traditional craft for Mother’s Day, this concrete jewelry bowl is perfect for holding earrings, rings, pins, or any other small items.

46. Concrete Flower Stand – Fun Crafts for Mother’s Day

Concrete flower stand

If you’re looking to go above and beyond this Mother’s Day, check out this concrete flower stand. It makes for a nice centerpiece for a garden table, and you can add real or artificial flowers.

47. Glass Lens Necklace – Mother’s Day Children’s Craft Ideas

Glass lens necklace

This glass lens necklace is an easy Mother’s Day craft. You can pick your mom’s favorite flower or other design, or even add a family picture in the glass lens to make it more meaningful. 

48. Seed Bead Fring Earrings – Mother’s Day Sunday School Craft

Seed bead fring earrings

These seed bead fringe earrings are simple, beautiful, and easy to make. You need wire cutters, beads, earrings hooks, and a few other supplies.

49. Paper Craft Tree – Mother’s Day Paper Crafts

Paper craft tree

This paper tree is a great Mother’s Day craft for kids since it’s easy and customizable. 

50. Rustic Tin Can Container – Best Craft for Mother’s Day

Rustic tin container

Crafts that are easy and cut but still practical are the best kind of crafts. This rustic tin can container can hold small items such as pens, pencils, markers, flowers, or binder clips. Your mom will surely appreciate it.

Mother’s Day Crafts – Buying Guide

Many of these crafts involve common craft supplies like ribbon, scissors, and pom-poms, which you can quickly run out of when not paying attention.

Here’s a shortlist of common craft supplies at affordable prices:

Closing Thoughts

We hold Mother’s Day in high regard, and that’s why we did our best to include some of the greatest DIY Mother’s Day crafts on the web.

If we had to pick a favorite one out of this list, it would probably be the 3D paper flowers combined with glitter because it looks great and is easy to make: but that’s not all.

What are your favorite Mother’s Day crafts? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

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