Countdown to Mother’s Day 2008: Mother’s Day Craft Ideas for Young Children

As we countdown to Mother’s Day (T-5 days), join us for a selection of  easy gift and craft ideas, Mother’s Day coloring pictures, tasty recipe ideas for the big day as well as other ideas for a great holiday. Stop buy each day for a new holiday suggestion.

To start us off – there is nothing a mother appreciates more than a gift made from love. Here are some easy craft ideas that even little kids can master (with some help from dad or an older sibling.)

Sunflower Pin Cushion Craft
This cute and useful pincushion is the perfect gift for a mom who loves to sew.

What you need:
A small ceramic flower pot (or recycled yogurt container)
Green acrylic paint
Green, yellow and black felt
Glue gun
Rubber band
Styrofoam ball to just fit top of pot/container

Appropriate age: 6 years+

What you do: (continue)

Check out these other Mother’s Day craft ideas:

Mother’s Day Button Bracelet Craft
If you can’t afford gold or silver, you can still give mom a special piece of jewelry on Mother’s Day, like this bracelet made from buttons.

Magnetic Picture Frame
This magnetic photo frame is the perfect place to display your favorite picture of you and your mom.

Bath Salts
More than anything else on Mother’s Day, your mom probably wants a little R&R. Bath salts are the perfect solution – as long as you make sure to clear an hour for her soak in the tub, too! This recipe is easy to make with ingredients you probably already have at home.

Flower Handprint Card
Whether you make one of these crafts for your mom – or buy her a special gift instead – be sure to include a handmade Mother’s Day card. This handprint card is perfect to make with little kids.

Don’t forget to stop by tomorrow for another Mother’s Day holiday suggestion.

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