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Mother's Day Crafts, Cards, Activities, and Worksheets
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Mother's Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May.

These Mother's Day crafts projects are for preschool, kindergarten and elementary school children. The crafts use materials found around the house, like egg cartons, cardboard, paper, boxes, string, crayons, paint, glue, etc. See a page about color mixing to see how to combine paint to make all the colors of the rainbow.

Click on any of the crafts to go to the instructions. Have fun!

Cool Cards:
Circular Painted Paper Flower Card


Make a beautiful flower card using recycled paper that you paint on. This is a great Mother's Day, Spring, Get Well Soon, or Birthday Card.
FLOWER BOUQUET COUPON CARD

A printable card with a paper bouquet of flower coupons in a vase for chores you will do for Mom. A short message for mom is included.
BUTTERFLY CARD

A great butterfly card for Mom.


Tissue Paper Flower Card Craft

Make a beautiful flower card using tissue paper. This is a great Mother's Day, Spring, Get Well Soon, or Birthday Card.
POP-UP FLOWER GARDEN CARD


A beautiful card for Mother's Day.
CUTE CAT CARD


A cute card for cat lovers.
DELIGHTFUL DOG CARD


An easy-to-make card for dog lovers.
BROWN PAPER AND RIBBON CARD


Make a beautiful card from a brown paper grocery bag and ribbon.
COUPON CARD

Make a printable card with a coupon for a chore you will do for Mom. Black-and-white and color versions available.
SCARY POP-UP CARD


Make a pop-up card that mom will always remember!
All-Purpose Check-Off Card

Check-Off Card

Print a card that is good for many occasions, including Happy Birthday, Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Congratulations, Graduation, Get Well Soon, Pi Day, Easter, Christmas, Hanukkah, Ramadan, Anniversary, New Year or Many Thanks. Just print the card, then check off the appropriate occasion.

Mother's Day Crafts:
BOUQUET IN HAND CRAFT


This simple paper craft made from a child's handprint, paint or markers, and construction paper makes a great gift for a birthday or Mother's Day.
Painted Flowerpot


A painted flowerpot that makes a great gift - add a plant (or seed packet) if you like.
Festive Flower Napkin Rings


Simple to make. Cut 3 pieces of felt and slip them together - no sewing and no gluing!
Papier-Mâché Vase Craft


A usable vase made from a plastic water bottle and flour glue.
PRETEND STAINED GLASS


Make a beautiful window hanging using waxed paper, crayon shavings, and pictures.
WALL POCKET


Decorate this hanging wall pocket and use it for your odds and ends.
WOVEN HEART BASKET


A simple basket to make with paper or felt. Great as a party favor.
Flowerpot Pen Holder


A flowerpot that holds a beautiful decorated pen.
Tissue Paper Flowers


Beautiful flowers made from tissue paper.

Frames You Can Make for your Mother:
TWIG EASEL


A tiny easel made from twigs - makes a great Mother's Day present.
RUSTIC TWIG FRAME


A simple-to-make rustic picture frame made from twigs.
FOAM PICTURE FRAME


A nice frame to make with fun foam.
PLASTIC PICTURE FRAME


Frame a picture of the family or children in acetate.

Family Tree Crafts:
FAMILY TREE

Make a Family Tree from a branching twig and construction paper.
PAPER FAMILY TREE


Make a Family Tree from construction paper.
SEMI-CIRCULAR ANCESTRY CHART


Make a semi-circular chart of your direct ancestors.
FAMILY COLLAGE


Make a great collage by cutting out pictures of family members and gluing them to poster board.


Family: Draw and Write

Draw a picture of your family and write about them -- for young writers. For additional lined paper to print, click here.
writing prompt

Write Ten Things About Your Family

A one-page printable worksheet. Write ten things about your family (plus one thing you would like to change).

Mother's Day books to Print:


My Mom and I...

A short book for early readers with phrases to finish, questions to answers, and pictures to draw. Pages include: a portrait of mom and the child, My Mom and I play ___, My Mom and I eat ___, My Mom and I go to ___, My Mom and I read___, My Mom and I watch ___, My Mom and I like to ___.


My Mother...

A short book for early readers with phrases to finish, questions to answers, and pictures to draw. Pages include: my mother's portrait, my mother likes to__, my mother is __ years old, my mother's favorite food, my mother's favorite sport, my mother's favorite color, my mother's name is__, I love it when my mother__, my mother is___.

Other Mother's Day Activities:

Mother: Illustrated Acrostic Poem
Draw a picture of your mother, then write an acrostic poem about her. Start each line of your poem with the letter on that line. Or go to a pdf of the poem.

Mother's Day worksheet

Mother's Day Worksheet

Draw a picture of your mother and answer a few simple questions about her.
Adjectives

Find 8 Adjectives Describing Your Mother

Write your mother's name and draw a picture of your mother in the center oval. Write eight adjectives describing your mother. Then use each adjective in a sentence.
Match syllables

Match the Syllables: Mother's Day Words

Match two syllables to make 10 Mother's Day words. The words are mother, present, candy, flowers, bouquet, roses, tulips, honor, cherish, Sunday. Or go to the answers.


Your Mother: Draw and Write

Draw a picture of your mother and write about her. For young writers.
writing prompt

Write Ten Things About Your Mom

A one-page printable worksheet. Write ten things about your mother (plus one thing you would like to change).
Mother's Day code

Mother's Day Alphabet Code

Use the alphabet code to find the Mother's Day message. Answer: "Mother's Day is the second Sunday in May."
Alphabetical Order

Put 10 Mother's Day Words in Alphabetical Order - Worksheet

Put 10 Mother's Day words in alphabetical order. The words are: candy, card, chocolate, day, flowers, gift, May, mom, mother, Sunday. Go to the answers.
Mother's Day wordsearch

Mother's Day Wordsearch Puzzle

Find the words in the Mother's Day wordsearch puzzle, then use the extra letters to find the secret Mother's Day message. Secret Message: "Mother's Day." Or go to the answers.
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Essay Topic: How Are You Like Your Mother?

Write about how you are like your mother. Do you look at all like her? Do you have any traits in common? What parts of your personality are like hers?

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Essay Topic: The Best Advice Your Mother Gave You

Write about the best advice your mother ever gave you. What was it and why was it important to you? How has it affected your life?
acrostic poem

Mother's Day Acrostic Poem

Write a poem about your mother. Start each line with a letter from the phrase "MY MOTHER."
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Mother
For each letter of the word "mother," find words and phrases that are related to or remind you of your mother. Think of as many as you can.



List of Mother's Day Words

This is a word bank of common words related to Mother's Day.

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Match 10 animals to their babies. The animals are: spider, spiderling, bear, cub, frog, tadpole, deer, fawn, owl, owlet, butterfly, caterpillar, kangaroo, joey, bird, chick, wolf, cub, elephant, calf. Or go to the answers.
Match words

Match Farm Animals to their Babies

Match 10 farm animals words to their babies. The farm animals and babies are: sheep, lamb, cat, kitten, dog, puppy, pig, piglet, cow, calf, goose, gosling, horse, foal, duck, duckling, goat, kid, chicken, chick. Or go to the answers.

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