10 of the Sweetest Mother’s Day Card Ideas for Kids

Jill Holtz

February 6, 2019

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Break out the glue, scissors and colours! Mother’s Day is quickly approaching and who doesn’t love receiving a homemade card from their child? Just in case they need any inspiration we have 10 of the sweetest Mother’s Day card ideas to help them.

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Let their artistic flair shine through with Mother’s Day card ideas that include everything from buttons to pasta sun rays. Not only will it keep them busy for an hour, but they’ll also be beaming with pride when they hand you their card.

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Mother’s Day Card Ideas for Kids

#1. Photo Flowers

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These photo flowers are very easy to make, allowing the smaller members of the household to join in on the Mother’s Day fun!

#2. One in a Minion

Mother's Day Card Ideas

Image: Crafty Morning

This adorable one in a minion card comes from Crafty Morning. To pull this creative card together you’ll need the likes of a bottle cap, yellow and blue paint, a marker, paper and glue – which you’re likely to have at home already.

#3. Button Card

Mother's Day Card Ideas

Image: Tays Rocha, Pinterest

We love this Mother’s Day button card idea from Tays Rocha on Pinterest. Your kids will get to have fun with buttons of all different sizes, and the pretty patterned paper is a lovely touch that brings the colour scheme together.

#4. Butterfly Hands

Mother's Day Card Ideas

Image: Our Daily Obsessions

You have to get hands-on with this card idea from Our Daily Obsessions. The butterfly wing card is made by drawing around their hands, cutting them out and shaping them like wings. It is so simple yet effective.

The card also includes a pretty patterned card with a beautiful butterfly poem:

This isn’t just a butterfly as you can plainly see.
I made it with my hand which is a part of me.
It comes with lots of love especially to say,
I hope you have a very Happy Mother’s Day!

#5. I Love You Because

Mother's Day Card Ideas

Image: Wayward Girls’ Crafts

Make this sweet flap book card using four strips of different coloured paper and a stapler. Your child can draw and write different things that they love about Mum. Find full instructions on the Wayward Girls’ Crafts website.

#6. You Are My Sunshine

Mother's Day Card Ideas

Image: Crafty Morning

Isn’t this card from Crafty Morning just darling? All you need to make this sweet sunshine card is some pasta, yellow paint, a piece of card and markers. Use a paper plate to hold the yellow paint and you can roll the pasta around in it with a paintbrush to coat the pasta thoroughly. Make your card with a bright yellow circle for the sun.

Then when the pasta is dry, stick it onto the card in a sun shape and write your message – don’t forget the smiley face!

#7. Picasso’s Hands

Mother's Day Card Ideas

Image: Splish, Splash, Splatter

Drawing inspiration from the great Picasso, get your kids to these flower handprints, just as he did. This brilliant idea comes from the Splish Splash Splatter website.

To copy the card, follow two easy steps. First, draw and paint a lovely bunch of flowers. Then put your hand in paint and press it onto the bottom of the bunch on your card to make it look like the hand is holding the flowers.

#8. Mother’s Day Rosette

Mother's Day Crafts

Image: Chica Circle

Isn’t this a nice idea? A special rosette for the best Grandma ever (or could be one for a Mum too!). You’ll find full instructions to make the best grandma ever rosette on the Chica Circle website.

A glue gun and the paper cutter will make the project go faster but you could improvise and do this by hand.

#9. My Mom

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Let your child’s imagination run wild with our free downloadable worksheet all about you! There’s so much potential for cute, sweet and cheeky answers. Download your free My Mum sheet here.

#10. 3D Flowers

Mother's Day crafts

Mother’s Day crafts don’t get much more creative than this! These 3D flowers have the personalised touch of having your child’s hand holding them and they can make your favourite flowers too. There’s so much room for imagination with this craft.

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Have your say! What do you do for Mother’s Day? Are you looking forward to some homemade cards from your kids? Leave a comment below and let us know – we’d love to hear from you!

10 of the Sweetest Mother's Day Card Ideas for Kids

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Published On: February 6th, 2019 / Categories: Things To Do / Last Updated: March 30th, 2021 / Tags: , /

About the Author: Jill Holtz

Jill is one of the co-founders of Mykidstime and a mum of 2 girls

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