Nana’s Gift Ideas | Mother’s Day Kids Crafts

//Nana’s Gift Ideas | Mother’s Day Kids Crafts

Nana’s Gift Ideas | Mother’s Day Kids Crafts

Mother’s Day is the one day a year when Mom has full permission to sit back, relax, and enjoy being the one doted upon. So, come Mother’s Day, what should kids do to give Mom the full “thanks” she deserves?  The editors of Disney FamilyFun magazine have generously contributed a number of easy Mom-worthy crafts and recipes to help them do just that.  A few of the Mother’s Day gift may require another adult’s help, but all offer an easy personalized way for kids to celebrate Mom to the fullest on her special day.

Mother’s Day Gifts for Kids to Make

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  • Queen for a Day Cupcakes: This Mother’s Day give the moms in your life the royal treatment by serving up these tiny sweets. (In the May 2010 issue of Disney FamilyFun)
  • Beauty Mask: This eye pillow, filled with lavender and flaxseed, is a Mother’s Day gift that actually takes something away: stress!
  • Button Bracelet: This sweet and simple craft features well-loved faces all in one place and makes a great gift for Mom on her special day.
  • Purse-onal Greetings: Need a great gift that Mom will love? We’ve got it in the bag. This fancy, one-of-a-kind handbag holds just what Mom needs this Mother’s Day: a message of love.
  • Mother’s Day Box: Made with love, this magical wonder issues a steady flow of surprises and gifts.
  • Paper Blossoms: A bare branch, tissue paper, and glue are all it takes to present Mom with a bouquet of delicate, easy-care blossoms she’ll love.
  • Paper Blossoms: A bare branch, tissue paper, and glue are all it takes to present Mom with a bouquet of delicate, easy-care blossoms she’ll love.
  • Bagel Family Portrait: Breakfast in bed on Mother’s Day is a tradition that will never go out of style. But it could stand to be jazzed up a bit. So we here at FamilyFun came up with the perfect solution: bagel portraits of Mom and the kids created by the kids (with a little help from Dad).
  • Garland Card: This clever garland card is an unexpected way to wish a mother the best on her big day or send fun greetings on any occasion. Use a mint or candy tin to create this craft! (In the May 2010 issue of Disney FamilyFun)


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  1. Susan Adcox 2010/05/10 at 12:09 pm

    These are really cool items that would be great for other occasions as well.

    I had a great Mother’s Day. Several of the kids and grandkids came over, and my daughters and I thoroughly enjoyed saying, stuff to the husbands and grandchildren: “Don’t you think you should load the dishwasher. It’s Mother’s Day! How about going outside and checking on your sister. It’s Mother’s Day!”

  2. Edie Mindell 2010/05/09 at 4:12 pm

    Hi. I love your blog!!! I definitely agree with your post here. Mother’s day comes only once a year, so we should celebrate it with the whole family. The Mother’s day gifts you mentioned are very artsy and creative. I love it.

  3. personalized poetry 2010/05/06 at 10:42 am

    I think that your site is great. It takes my mind back to when I was a child and I created gifts for my mom out of anything I could find that would be special. I remember, one special day, I made my mother an outfit out of curtians (skirt and blouse).

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