10 Easy Mother’s day crafts ideas for toddlers

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Here are some fun Mother’s Day crafts for toddlers to make the day special. Perfect for kids of all ages, these crafts are a creative way to show love and appreciation.

Easy mothers day craft for toddlers

1. Handprint Flower Bouquet

Mother's Day craft activities for toddlers


  • Construction paper (various colors)
  • Green pipe cleaners
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • A photograph of the child (optional)
  • Marker or paint


  1. Trace the Child’s Hand: Help the toddler trace their hand on various colors of construction paper.
  2. Cut Out the Handprints: Cut out the handprints. These will serve as the petals of the flowers.
  3. Create the Stem: Glue a green pipe cleaner to the back of each handprint to create the stem of the flower.
  4. Add Details: If desired, glue a small photo of the child in the center of the handprint to personalize the flower. Alternatively, you can draw or paint details like the center of the flower.
  5. Arrange the Bouquet: Gather the handprint flowers into a bouquet. You can tie them together with a ribbon or place them in a vase.
  6. Present the Bouquet: Present the handprint flower bouquet to Mom on Mother’s Day as a colorful, personalized gift.

2. Cute bear drawing

3. Button Bouquet

Get the full tutorial here

4. Love Rocks


  • Smooth rocks or stones
  • Washable paints
  • Paintbrushes
  • Permanent markers (optional)
  • A protective covering for the crafting area (e.g., newspaper or a plastic sheet)


  1. Prepare the Area: Cover your crafting area with newspapers or a plastic sheet to protect surfaces.
  2. Paint the Rocks: Let the toddler paint the rocks with washable paints. They can use their favorite colors.
  3. Dry the Rocks: Allow the painted rocks to dry completely. This may take a few hours or overnight, depending on the paint thickness.
  4. Add Messages or Designs: Once the rocks are dry, you can use permanent markers to add sweet messages, hearts, or doodles on them. This step is optional and should be done by an adult or with close adult supervision.
  5. Gift Wrap: Once the love rocks are dry and decorated, they can be placed in a small box or a decorative bag to be gifted to Mom.

5. Paper Plate and Tissue Paper Flower

Mother's Day craft activities for toddlers

Or you can try the one below for older children


  • Paper plates
  • Tissue paper (various colors)
  • Green construction paper
  • Glue
  • Scissors


  1. Prepare the Paper Plate: Cut a slit towards the center of the paper plate to form a base for the flower. This will be the background.
  2. Cut Tissue Paper: Help the toddler cut or tear the tissue paper into small squares. These will be the petals of the flower.
  3. Glue Tissue Paper: Assist the toddler in gluing the tissue paper squares around the paper plate, overlapping them slightly to create a full, blooming flower effect.
  4. Create the Stem: Cut out a stem and leaves from the green construction paper. Glue the stem and leaves to the back of the paper plate so they extend below the flower.
  5. Display the Flower: The paper plate and tissue paper flower can be hung up as a decorative piece or gifted to Mom as a bright and cheerful Mother’s Day present.

6. Cupcake Liner Flowers Picture Frame

Mother's Day craft activities for toddlers

This cute Mother’s Day craft is an easy way for kids of all ages to create a great handmade gift that’s sure to put a smile on Mom’s face.

Using simple materials like cupcake liners and a plain picture frame, children can express their creativity and improve their fine motor skills.


  • Plain wooden picture frame
  • Cupcake liners (different colors and sizes)
  • Acrylic paint
  • Glue
  • A special photo
  • Optional: pom poms or buttons for decoration


  1. Paint the Frame: Start by painting the picture frame with acrylic paint in Mom’s favorite color. This is a fun way for younger children to get involved and make the end result extra special.
  2. Prepare Cupcake Liners: Flatten out the cupcake liners. You might use different colors to create a vibrant effect.
  3. Create Flowers: Fold or scrunch the cupcake liners into flower shapes. Glue them onto the picture frame in a decorative pattern. For a more 3D effect, layer multiple liners on top of each other.
  4. Add Decorations: Glue pom poms or buttons to the center of each flower for added texture and interest.
  5. Insert Photo: Once the frame is dry, insert a special photo of the child or a family picture. This makes the perfect Mother’s Day craft that doubles as a great gift.

Why It’s a Great Mother’s Day Craft:This project is not only easy and fun but also results in a beautiful and functional handmade gift. It’s a great way for kids to show their love and make Mom’s heart flutter.

7. Mothers day flower activity

Full tutorial read here

8. Mother’s Day Book

Full tutorial here

9. Fun mothers day drawing for kids

10. Fun mothers day drawing for older kids

Mother's Day craft activities for toddlers

Why It’s the Best Way to Say Happy Mother’s Day:This craft is not just an easy activity; it’s a meaningful gesture that uses simple everyday materials to create something lasting and heartfelt. It’s a fun project with a wonderful payoff—a unique, homemade Mother’s Day gift that captures a moment in time.

These crafts offer a fun way to spend time together, crafting something beautiful for a special occasion.

They’re perfect examples of how a little paper, paint, and creativity can make the most adorable Mother’s Day gifts.

Hope you enjoyed the Mother’s day crafts for toddlers here.

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