Posts Tagged "mother’s day"

Last-Minute Mother’s Day Ideas

Mother’s Day is almost here. And the kids haven’t exactly prepared a five-course meal for mom. They also haven’t found the perfect present or done anything else — that is yet. It’s okay that the kids procrastinated. Their lack of prep is more a function of their ages than what they think about mom. After all, they love mom and only want the best for her. But if your kiddos haven’t found the perfect way to celebrate Mother’s Day, check out these last-minute gift ideas. Kid-Created Spa So you forgot to pick up a gift certificate for mom to take...

Mother’s Day Cupcake Bouquet Ideas

Make Mother’s Day even more special with a few kid-made treats. Even though your little chef can’t use the stove or oven yet, they can help you to measure and mix in the kitchen. A cupcake bouquet is a Mother’s Day gift that mom will enjoy, and the kids will enjoy making. Start with your favorite cake recipe or go with a boxed mix. Next comes decorating these tasty treats. If you’re not sure how to decorate mom’s cupcake bouquet, check out these artsy options. Sunny Sun Flowers Make a giant sunflower out of mini “suns.” Bake yellow cake cupcakes...

Mother’s Day Cardboard Tube Photo Craft

Make mom a memorable present this Mother’s Day! Celebrate the special lady in your family with a creative child-made gift. Start with a photo of the family (or one of mom’s favorites from a family vacation, holiday or another treasured day). Next, help your kiddo to craft a cute frame that mom will always cherish. This holiday kids’ craft also doubles as an easy way to teach your child about recycling and reuse. Instead of buying all new materials, your child will reuse cardboard boxes and tubes. Before the crafting commences, have a family scavenger hunt — searching your home...

Mother’s Day Kids’ Craft: Glitter Greeting Card

You want to help your child to honor a very special lady. It’s almost Mother’s Day and mom deserves a card that’s fit for a queen. What can your crafty kiddo create to show mom just how much they love her? Check out this easy art activity that’s perfect for kids who want to make their own holiday greeting. And what kid doesn’t want to celebrate mom in this special way? Materials Card stock paper Scissors Clear-drying school glue Markers or crayons Foam letters Glitter How-To Steps Fold an 8x10-inch piece of card stock paper in half from top to...

23 Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day

How are you celebrating Mother’s Day? If you’re still looking for ways to honor mom, check out these popular ideas. Try one, two or combine more than a few into a day filled with family fun. Help the kids make breakfast, lunch or brunch. Play a game of backyard baseball. Plant flowers together. Paint portraits of each other. Bake cupcakes. Create an at-home spa. Make your own fruit and veggie face masks for your at-home spa. Have a dance party in your living room. Go for a walk around the neighborhood. Design a family mural on a large sheet of...

Easy Mother’s Day Breakfast ideas for Preschoolers

Your preschooler may not be ready for a stint on Top Chef, but they can help you to make a much-deserved Mother’s Day breakfast. Keep in mind, there are plenty of ways that young children can help out in the kitchen — without actually cooking. Never allow your child to use the stove, oven or any other heated cooking appliance. Ans always supervise your child in the kitchen at all times. Granola Mix Your child can whip up their own special Mother’s Day granola mix. Combine granola, chopped nuts, dried fruit or chocolate chips to make the perfect batch. Pour...

Easy Mother’s Day Crafts for Kids

Mom doesn’t need expensive diamond bracelets or pricey perfume this Mother’s Day. Well, maybe she does (she deserves the very best, right?). But she’ll also appreciate kid-created crafts. If you’re looking for the perfect present for the special mother in your life, check out these pint-sized projects that are perfect for little artists to try. Portrait Card Find a photo of mom and her mini me. Your child can create a portrait card that celebrates this special woman by gluing the photo to a folded piece of cardboard, construction paper or card stock paper. Use markers or crayons to add...

5 Mother’s Day Coupon Book Ideas

Ah, the Mother’s Day coupon book. It’s an old school favorite. It’s easy, it’s fun and mom will totally appreciate it. Your crafty kiddo can get as creative as she wants, designing this DIY gift for mom on her special day. What can your child include? Brainstorm ideas and check out these kids’ coupon book activity ideas! Spa Day Make mom a coupon for an at-home spa day. This can include a homemade facial scrub, a manicure or a make-up session with the kids. No Dish Week Mom isn’t fond of doing the dishes after dinner. So, don’t let her....

Mother’s Day DIY Day Spa Ideas

Mom’s special day should equal relaxation, rest and fun! It’s Mother’s Day, and you want to help the kids do something that goes beyond a painted macaroni necklace. Not that mom won’t appreciate a piece of kid-created jewelry, but she might include a spa day at home even more. What can the kids do to give mom an afternoon of beauty and pampering. You can help the kids to mix up a facial scrub or mask with a few everyday items that you probably already have in the kitchen. Chocolate Sugar Scrub Mix a tablespoon of coco powder (the stuff...

4 Fun Mother’s Day Pancake Ideas

What better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than with breakfast in bed? And, what’s mom’s breakfast of choice? Pancakes! This is a special day. And, that means mom deserves more than the same ol’ pancakes. Spice up her typical breakfast, and check out these Mother’s Day pancake options! Fun with Fruit Mix mom’s favorite fruit into the pancake batter and cook up a festive treat. Blueberries, raspberries, peach slices and strawberries all work well in pancakes. Add to the sweet effect and top the breakfast dish with other types of fruit and a dab of whipped cream. Sundae Sunday Celebrate...

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