Sure, flowers and chocolates are great, but we think there’s nothing Mom would appreciate more this year than a heartfelt, handmade Mother’s Day card. We’ve rounded up a list of the easiest (and cutest) DIY cards that kids can make themselves, all of which are sure to make her smile. Keep reading to get the scoop on these great ideas.
1. Let Us Count the Ways
Give Mom a one-of-a-kind gift with this printable poem card from Lil’ Luna. Put your kiddo’s handprint on the front, then have them sign the inside—easy peasy. To get the printable, click here.ADVERTISEMENT
2. 3D Flowers
Turn your extra bits of scrap paper into an eye-popping card with this fun idea from Squirrelly Minds. Older kids can practice their cutting skills while younger ones can help decorate the card with washi tape or markers. To get all the details,
3. Flamingo Love
We’re obsessed with this card from Hobbycraft, which happens to be super easy to make. With foam hearts and a little drawing, you’re sure to melt her heart. Get the how-to on this card (plus three more!) by clicking here.
4. A Fine Flower Pot
Show Mom how much you love her with this cute idea from KareWares. Kids can do pretty much every step themselves, from cutting the flowers (there’s a free printable template) to gluing them to the string. Click here to get the step-by-step instructions.
5. A Tasteful Topiary
6. Bouquet of Hearts
7. A Pretty Printable
If you’re not the crafty type, go for this printable from Weekend Craft. It’s as easy as getting some cardstock, cutting it down to size and adding a personal note inside. Click here to get the printable.
8. A Map to Her Heart
We heart this rainbow painting project aspiring artists can make for mom on her special day. The Artful Parent is where you’ll find out how to create this card that’s meant to be treasured.
9. Pull at Mom’s Heartstrings
You don’t have to be a crafting genius to stitch together these lovable cards for mom, found on Hello Wonderful. In fact, it’s a perfect preschooler activity. String, card stock and little helping hands are what it takes to wind up this Mother’s Day project without breaking a sweat.
10. Paint by Mother
Easy as 1-2-3! Dandee Designs has everything you need to help your petite Picasso create a card that’s as colorful as mom. Simply download and leave the rest of the work to the little ones, so she’ll know it’s made with love.