Mother's Day Ideas for the Kids

While hubbys may treat their wives to special gifts on Mother's Day, the holiday really is all about the kids and their relationship with mom.

Once they're old enough to understand the importance behind Mother's Day, kids will want to make mom's day special in their own way. Encourage your kids to get crafty and creative with these fun ideas.


  • A French toast breakfast bar is a one-of-a-kind way to greet mom in the morning. The kids can help prepare the toast and mom will love your kind thought of keeping breakfast on the table where it belongs so she doesn't have to worry about clean sheets.

  • Dad can worry about ordering the real flowers, but kids can craft their own bouquet of blooms. Patti Allan has the how-to for one adorable 3D daisy Mother's Day card.

  • Coryanne Ettiene has a whole chocolate covered menu for mom that's easy enough for even the kids to make on their own. They'll be so impressed with their gifts for mom and get to lick their fingers, too.

  • There are endless reasons we love our mom. Have the kids share all the ways they appreciate and love mom while showing off their alphabet skills with this crafty ABC Book for Mom.

  • Older kids are adept enough to tackle these sweet cupcake ideas for Mom. Get them the supplies, then let them do their thing in the kitchen! Mom may not eat a whole batch, but she'll love showing them off and sharing with friends.

  • Mother's Day coupon books are a longtime favorite craft idea for kids. It's also a good way to get them to do their chores. Have them make their own coupon books with this easy how-to and coupon suggestion list.

  • If you're kids prefer a tea time brunch with mom, make sure you have a few sweet cookies to impress her with. These assorted mom-inspired recipes are sure to win over any mama!

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