A homemade Mother’s Day card filled with sentiment and sweetness is enough to make any mum feel all warm and fussy inside. Whether the kiddies are making a card for granny or crafting something special for mum in secret, we’ve gathered a few ideas to get their creative juices flowing.
Here are 13 DIY Mother’s Day cards for the kids to make at home.
1. Say it with washi tape
Aaahh…washi tape, how we love you so. These tiny rolls of tape transform a plain piece of card into a colourful delight for mum to open on her special day. (via Pinterest)
2. Make a letters of love
There’s no doubt that these adorable origami letters will take a little time (and patience!) but the finished product is totally worth it. Promise. (via Zakka Life)
3. You’re bloomin’ lovely
With a basic flower template, little ones can create a magical Mother’s Day card using colourful string. Be sure to supervise at all times if sewing needles and tiny hands are involved. (via Hello Wonderful)
4. Pretty pop-up
Because nothing says ‘I love you’ like a pop-up card that says ‘I love you’. Pretty simple, really. (via One Dog Woof)
5. Too cute tulips
A cute little craft project that takes no time at all. Grab some pink, green and brown card, a few pipe cleaners and a glue stick and this Mother’s Day card is good to go! (via here)
6. Mum and baby bear
We love this cuddly koala and her bubba joey. A modern Mother’s Day card sure to make mum go nnaaawwww. (via Mad In Crafts)
7. Bright beauty
A handmade Mother’s Day card using a few bits and bobs found in cupboards around the house. You’ll need cupcake wrappers, buttons and a few sheets of card to recreate this number. (via The Best Ideas for Kids)
8. A lovely shower
The only kind of rain we actually enjoy. A showering a love hearts just in time for Mother’s Day. (via I Heart Crafty Things)
For caffeine lovers everywhere, this coffee cup Mother’s Day card is for you. Simply untie the string to reveal a beautiful message written inside. (via I Heart Crafty Things)
10. A beautiful bouquet
Draw hearts big and small on red, pink and purple paper for kiddos to cut out. They then decorate each heart with pretty doodles before sticking them together to form a bouquet. Beautiful! (via Make and Takes)
11. Buttons for days
Put that draw of random buttons to use with this wonderful flower button card. It’s an easy peasy make for kids of all ages and it’ll look pretty on the mantle piece too! (via The Best Ideas for Kids)
12. Perfect pom poms
In our eyes, pom poms can do no wrong. These creative souls use the tiny balls of fluff as bodies for animal mummies and their babies. Too cute! (via Design for Soul)
13. Bursting with love
For a homemade Mother’s Day card bursting with love, look no further. Kiddos use a single piece of string to thread through the outline of a love heart. Simple yet effective and totally sweet. (via Hello Wonderful)
If you’re looking for a stress-free Mother’s Day you’re in the right spot! From our huge ‘hint list’ of gift ideas for new mums to easy breakfast ideas the kids here are more helpful articles to check out next.
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